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# nato - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?
# Ship Shape
# Ship Shape

Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:35 PM 65,058 Views 73 Comments

Don’t panic.

# nato - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO
# Spying
# Spying

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

Oct 14th 2014, 4:12 PM 2,872 Views 2 Comments

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# nato - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan
# This Is Still Happening
# This Is Still Happening

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan

Sep 16th 2014, 9:22 AM 3,564 Views 10 Comments

NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.

# nato - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

Sep 15th 2014, 1:15 PM 60 Views 157 Comments

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# nato - Friday 5 September, 2014

Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction "spearhead' force to ward off Russia
# Eastern Europe
# Eastern Europe

Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction "spearhead' force to ward off Russia

Sep 5th 2014, 2:25 PM 8,553 Views 140 Comments

“This decision sends a clear message — Nato protects all allies, at all times.”

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels
# Minsk
# Minsk

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Sep 5th 2014, 7:42 AM 3,441 Views 75 Comments

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

# nato - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after end of combat operations
# Ongoing Mission
# Ongoing Mission

US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after end of combat operations

May 28th 2014, 9:22 AM 3,821 Views 76 Comments

Under the plan announced at the White House, America will gradually withdraw troops until only a small residual force remains.

# nato - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Russia: We've pulled back from Ukraine border. US: No you haven't
# Standoff
# Standoff

Russia: We've pulled back from Ukraine border. US: No you haven't

May 7th 2014, 6:04 PM 8,637 Views 65 Comments

40,000 Kremlin troops are estimated to be on Ukraine’s eastern frontier.

# nato - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Five NATO soldiers killed in British helicopter crash in Afghanistan
# Deaths
# Deaths

Five NATO soldiers killed in British helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Apr 26th 2014, 2:51 PM 7,097 Views 135 Comments

The cause of the helicopter crash is not immediately known.

# nato - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'

Apr 24th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,946 Views 96 Comments

Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.

# nato - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see
# Crisis
# Crisis

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see

Apr 1st 2014, 2:26 PM 5,322 Views 120 Comments

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

# nato - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Russia requests that Crimean officials release captured Ukraine navy chief
# Annex
# Annex

Russia requests that Crimean officials release captured Ukraine navy chief

Mar 19th 2014, 9:47 PM 9,756 Views 154 Comments

Kiev today reneged on a post-Soviet agreement to allow freedom of movement for Russians into Ukraine.

# nato - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine "before there is a massacre"
# Tensions
# Tensions

Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine "before there is a massacre"

Mar 13th 2014, 10:13 PM 9,166 Views 62 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights has called on Russia to avoid military action, while a protester was stabbed in the west of Ukraine.

# nato - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Ukraine's navy chief switches allegiance to the pro-Russian authorities
# Hostile
# Hostile

Ukraine's navy chief switches allegiance to the pro-Russian authorities

Mar 2nd 2014, 6:13 PM 14,673 Views 179 Comments

Denis Berezovsky said in a televised statement that he “swears allegiance to the residents of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea”.

"Russia must stop" - NATO chief
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

"Russia must stop" - NATO chief

Mar 2nd 2014, 12:48 PM 10,127 Views 181 Comments

The NATO council is meeting today to discuss tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

# nato - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev
# Unrest
# Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

Feb 18th 2014, 5:09 PM 4,294 Views 35 Comments

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

# nato - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 606 Views 144 Comments

Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.

# nato - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response
# Drone Strike
# Drone Strike

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:11 PM 6,674 Views 36 Comments

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.

# nato - Friday 28 June, 2013

The French army's new warplane is monstrous
# Oh My
# Oh My

The French army's new warplane is monstrous

Jun 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 28,004 Views 104 Comments

Is this the future of European military airspace?

# nato - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'
# Taliban
# Taliban

US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'

Jun 19th 2013, 9:00 PM 2,242 Views 5 Comments

The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.

Afghanistan suspends talks with US over name of new Taliban office
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan suspends talks with US over name of new Taliban office

Jun 19th 2013, 9:20 AM 5,241 Views 30 Comments

The Taliban’s decision to use the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan name on its new office in Qatar has prompted the ire of the Afghan government.

# nato - Monday 10 June, 2013

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

Jun 10th 2013, 5:21 PM 5,826 Views 20 Comments

The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.

# nato - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

May 16th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,488 Views 10 Comments

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

# nato - Monday 8 April, 2013

Nine killed after bomb hits Afghan bus
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Nine killed after bomb hits Afghan bus

Apr 8th 2013, 12:40 PM 2,006 Views 8 Comments

The bomb blast in which 22 people were also injured follows a NATO air strike on Saturday which killed 11 children.

# nato - Sunday 7 April, 2013

NATO strike kills 10 children in Afghanistan: officials
# War
# War

NATO strike kills 10 children in Afghanistan: officials

Apr 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 4,987 Views 45 Comments

Eight militants also died in the attack and six women were injured.

# nato - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ireland committed to Partnership for Peace but has no plans to join NATO - Shatter
# NATO
# NATO

Ireland committed to Partnership for Peace but has no plans to join NATO - Shatter

Mar 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 3,737 Views 49 Comments

The Justice Minister’s statement followed recent comments by the Secretary General of Nato, who “warmly welcomed” the prospect of Ireland becoming more involved in future Nato projects.

# nato - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Timeline: Iran's controversial nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Timeline: Iran's controversial nuclear programme

Feb 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 2,789 Views 59 Comments

Yesterday Iran and six world powers met for talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# nato - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland give up its neutrality?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland give up its neutrality?

Feb 13th 2013, 9:50 AM 28,928 Views 196 Comments

Ireland’s neutrality has always been an important factor in elections but is it a good thing?

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance
# NATO
# NATO

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance

Feb 13th 2013, 7:56 AM 5,756 Views 71 Comments

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addressed an audience in Dublin last night.

# nato - Sunday 10 February, 2013

New NATO commander takes the helm in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

New NATO commander takes the helm in Afghanistan

Feb 10th 2013, 2:43 PM 3,981 Views 21 Comments

The American-led NATO coalition is entering the final stretch of its participation in a war that will have lasted more than 13 years when most foreign combat troops pull out at the end of 2014.

# nato - Monday 14 January, 2013

Security company discovers online attack to steal EU and NATO files
# Red October
# Red October

Security company discovers online attack to steal EU and NATO files

Jan 14th 2013, 7:45 PM 6,317 Views 21 Comments

Kaspersky says the ‘Red October’ virus has been targeting embassies across Europe – including in Ireland.

# nato - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base

Dec 26th 2012, 8:52 AM 3,599 Views 6 Comments

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.

# nato - Monday 24 December, 2012

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul

Dec 24th 2012, 1:25 PM 4,019 Views 11 Comments

The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.

# nato - Thursday 13 December, 2012

NATO: Syrian regime approaching collapse
# Syria
# Syria

NATO: Syrian regime approaching collapse

Dec 13th 2012, 2:14 PM 3,551 Views 33 Comments

Moscow also admitted today that its longtime Damascus ally might lose its battle with rebels.

# nato - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Five Afghans killed after Taliban launch attacks on air base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Five Afghans killed after Taliban launch attacks on air base

Dec 2nd 2012, 12:27 PM 2,176 Views 2 Comments

The base in Jalalabad was staffed by both US and Afghan troops. The attacks prompted a two-hour firefight.

# nato - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

New twist in Petraeus sex scandal as top US commander investigated
# Petraeus
# Petraeus

New twist in Petraeus sex scandal as top US commander investigated

Nov 13th 2012, 8:19 AM 7,685 Views 14 Comments

The top American commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley who has been implicated in the Petraeus scandal.

# nato - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it
# Libya
# Libya

Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it

Oct 21st 2012, 11:13 AM 2,459 Views 7 Comments

The public face of the Gaddafi regime, Moussa Ibrahim, has denied in audio message that he has been arrested but there has been no confirmation it is him.

# nato - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil
# Protest
# Protest

Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil

Oct 11th 2012, 12:26 PM 3,165 Views 95 Comments

The Irish Anti War Movement is calling for an end to US military flights out of Shannon Airport.

# nato - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Turkey authorises military operations in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey authorises military operations in Syria

Oct 4th 2012, 4:19 PM 4,836 Views 21 Comments

Move follows shelling of Turkish village by Syria.