Calls for unity as Nato marks 70th anniversary with Washington gathering

Calls for unity as Nato marks 70th anniversary with Washington gathering

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo warned of the threats posed by Russia, China and Iran.

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Nato’s 70th anniversary: Milestone marks power of solidarity

Nato’s 70th anniversary: Milestone marks power of solidarity

Flux is the permanent state of human affairs: Empires rise and fall, despots come and go, alliances are built only to fall apart, social norms once thought inviolable are thrown aside.

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Nato secretary-general gets two more years in the post

Nato secretary-general gets two more years in the post

Jens Stoltenberg took the reins of the 29-nation alliance in 2014.

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Nato and Russia hold drills in same area off Norway amid rising tension

Nato and Russia hold drills in same area off Norway amid rising tension

The exercises involve around 50,000 personnel from all 29 Nato allies, plus partners Finland and Sweden.

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Trump hits out at Germany amid Nato tensions

Trump hits out at Germany amid Nato tensions

The US president suggested a doubling of the alliance target for member states to spend at least 2% of their GDP on defence.

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Germany a captive of Russia, says Trump amid Nato tensions

Germany a captive of Russia, says Trump amid Nato tensions

The US president said the deal to build a new pipeline meant Germany was now ‘totally controlled’ by Moscow.

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Five things you need to know about the Nato summit

Five things you need to know about the Nato summit

The alliance is holding a two-day gathering in Brussels.

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Donald Trump to press for more European support for Nato

Donald Trump to press for more European support for Nato

Theresa May is to contribute more troops to the alliance’s mission in Afghanistan.

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Clashes in Chicago as protesters target Nato meeting

Clashes in Chicago as protesters target Nato meeting

Thousands of protesters marched through Chicago in one of the city’s largest demonstrations in years, airing grievances about war, climate change and a wide range of other complaints as world leaders assembled for a Nato summit.

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Nato invites Russia to join Europe missile shield

Nato invites Russia to join Europe missile shield

Russia was receptive but stopped short of accepting a historic Nato invitation today to join a missile shield protecting Europe against Iranian attack, the alliance’s chief announced.

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Anti-war protesters march past NATO summit

Anti-war protesters march past NATO summit

Scottish anti-war protesters took their message to the doorstep of Nato chiefs today.

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Danish PM named new Nato civilian leader

Nato leaders have chosen the prime minister of Denmark as the alliance’s new secretary general at their 60th anniversary summit in Strasbourg and have given full support to President Obama’s new Afghan war strategy.

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Police and protestors clash at Nato summit

Police and protestors clash at Nato summit

Black-clad protesters attacked police and set a customs station ablaze today on a bridge linking France and Germany which served hours earlier as the backdrop for a show of unity by Nato leaders.

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Anti-Nato protestors hurl petrol bombs at police

Anti-Nato protestors hurl petrol bombs at police

Police clashed with demonstrators in Strasbourg where the Nato summit is under way.

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Police clash with protestors ahead of Nato summit

Police held back protesters with tear gas and detained two dozen people in a pre-dawn clash before a summit of leaders of 28 Nato nations today on the French-German border.

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Brown offers more troops for Afghan election

Gordon Brown offered today to send additional British troops to Afghanistan to provide security during the forthcoming presidential election.

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Quiet after violent Nato protests in Strasbourg

Police in France and Germany prepared today to protect Nato’s 60th anniversary summit after quelling violent protests on the eve of the gathering with tear gas, rubber bullets and the detention of hundreds of protesters.

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Riots as Strasbourg prepares for Nato summit

Riots as Strasbourg prepares for Nato summit

Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of 800 to 900 people in Strasbourg tonight as the French city prepared for the arrival of world leaders for the 60th anniversary Nato summit.

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Nato normalises relations with Russia

Nato normalises relations with Russia

Nato agreed to resume normal relations with Russia today, seven months after it froze ties in response to Moscow's invasion of Georgia.

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Rumsfeld cancels plans to join Bush at NATO summit

US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has dropped plans to join President George Bush at a Nato summit this month in Latvia, in light of his announced resignation, a Rumsfeld spokesman said today.

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Alliance to train Iraqi forces

Nato Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said today that the Nato mission to train Iraqi forces would involve alliance instructors working both inside and outside of the country.

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Thousands stage Bush protest

About 20,000 demonstrators, some chanting “USA get out of the Middle East!” gathered today in a square in Istanbul to protest over the visit of US President George W Bush and an upcoming Nato summit.

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