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Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU
# Unsteady
# Unsteady

Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU

Jul 13th 2018, 1:28 PM 31,784 Views 87 Comments

The 63-year-old was seen repeatedly unsteady on his feet at the NATO summit dinner on Wednesday night.

Trump says US is committed to NATO after allies commit to increase their spending
# One For All
# One For All

Trump says US is committed to NATO after allies commit to increase their spending

Jul 12th 2018, 1:21 PM 6,868 Views 55 Comments

“The US were not treated fairly, but now we are. I believe in NATO.”

NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump as he vows that US won't be bullied
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump as he vows that US won't be bullied

Jul 11th 2018, 7:45 AM 14,330 Views 64 Comments

There may be trouble ahead.

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato
# United Nations
# United Nations

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato

Sep 20th 2017, 7:27 PM 9,832 Views 46 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons today.

Afghan commando kills two American soldiers in 'insider attack'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan commando kills two American soldiers in 'insider attack'

Jun 10th 2017, 5:20 PM 14,757 Views 30 Comments

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the volatile district of Achin.

'Trump Not Welcome': Irish anti-war activists in Brussels for protest at Nato summit
# Strained Alliances
# Strained Alliances

'Trump Not Welcome': Irish anti-war activists in Brussels for protest at Nato summit

May 25th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,573 Views 22 Comments

The summit is much-awaited following Trump’s previous dismissal of Nato.

He called it 'obsolete', but Trump says he will reaffirm US commitment to Nato
# You're Gonna Love It
# You're Gonna Love It

He called it 'obsolete', but Trump says he will reaffirm US commitment to Nato

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:23 AM 8,650 Views 24 Comments

The White House confirmed Trump will attend a Nato meeting in May.

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting
# I Will Follow
# I Will Follow

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting

Feb 18th 2017, 6:02 PM 18,128 Views 72 Comments

“The United States will continue to hold Russia accountable,” the Vice President said.

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland
# Miami Air
# Miami Air

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,209 Views 65 Comments

The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.

Opinion: 'The Neutrality Bill would exclude Ireland from being an active supporter of perpetual war'
# Irish Neutrality
# Irish Neutrality

Opinion: 'The Neutrality Bill would exclude Ireland from being an active supporter of perpetual war'

Nov 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 1,320 Views 102 Comments

A clear and decisive majority of Irish people are in favour of enshrining neutrality in our Constitution, writes Roger Cole.

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel

Oct 21st 2016, 10:05 AM 31,711 Views 76 Comments

Britain has deployed the Royal Navy to monitor the aircraft carrier group, which is reportedly en route to Syria.

Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality

Aug 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,960 Views 127 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan says any decisions about our status must be taken by the Irish people in a transparent and ethical manner.

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt
# Mass Arrests
# Mass Arrests

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt

Jul 19th 2016, 7:45 PM 29,730 Views 104 Comments

Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.

Former Nato general warns that the west is risking a nuclear war with Russia
# Post Cold War
# Post Cold War

Former Nato general warns that the west is risking a nuclear war with Russia

May 18th 2016, 3:09 PM 19,615 Views 112 Comments

Western relations with Russia have been strained since the country annexed Crimea in March 2014

Putin: Downing of Russian jet by Turkey a "stab in the back"
# Crashed
# Crashed

Putin: Downing of Russian jet by Turkey a "stab in the back"

Nov 24th 2015, 11:04 PM 84,065 Views 380 Comments

Video footage of the incident showed a warplane crashing onto a hill and two crew members apparently parachuting safely.

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"

Oct 4th 2015, 7:58 AM 12,369 Views 67 Comments

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia
# Balkans
# Balkans

Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia

May 10th 2015, 7:44 PM 22,963 Views 25 Comments

A shoot-out left 22 people dead today.

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

Jan 1st 2015, 2:27 PM 13,990 Views 25 Comments

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy
# This Could Get Ugly
# This Could Get Ugly

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:36 PM 17,998 Views 120 Comments

The eastern European nation voted to drop its non-aligned status if a war breaks out.

How should Ireland decide whether to send troops abroad?
# Triple Lock
# Triple Lock

How should Ireland decide whether to send troops abroad?

Nov 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 9,998 Views 46 Comments

Questions have been raised over the triple-lock system in the Dáil recently.

Irish troops in Afghanistan are coming home
# ISAF
# ISAF

Irish troops in Afghanistan are coming home

Nov 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,697 Views 38 Comments

A decision has yet to be made on any further deployment.

Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Oct 29th 2014, 9:58 PM 16,256 Views 70 Comments

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:10 PM 14,536 Views 31 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Irish Water and the manhunt in Ottawa…

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 65,314 Views 73 Comments

Don’t panic.

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 2,884 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.

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 3,575 Views 10 Comments

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

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 88 Views 157 Comments

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

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 8,566 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 3,462 Views 75 Comments

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

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 3,838 Views 76 Comments

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

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 8,659 Views 65 Comments

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

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 7,104 Views 135 Comments

The cause of the helicopter crash is not immediately known.

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 4,968 Views 96 Comments

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

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 5,344 Views 120 Comments

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

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 9,833 Views 156 Comments

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

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 9,195 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.

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 14,704 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 10,138 Views 181 Comments

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

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 4,311 Views 35 Comments

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

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 787 Views 144 Comments

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