Tag: North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Turkey aims for dialogue with Taliban on Kabul Airport plan

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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president said Tuesday his country will talk with the Taliban regarding Turkey’s bid to operate and secure the airport in the...

Women’s groups call for UN peacekeeping force in Afghanistan

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UNITED NATIONS — Women’s rights supporters and faith leaders are calling for a United Nations peacekeeping force for Afghanistan to protect hard-won gains for...

‘He was our eye’: Reuters photographer killed in Afghanistan

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LONDON — A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Reuters news service was killed Friday as he chronicled fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban...

Harris to host Merkel before chancellor’s talks with Biden

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WASHINGTON — In a meeting intended to reflect the importance of U.S.-German ties, Kamala Harris will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel at the...

Neck rubs, tapped phones: Merkel has history with US leaders

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BERLIN — Neck rubs, pricy dinners, allegations of phone tapping, awkward handshake moments. ...

Bush criticizes Afghanistan withdrawal, fears for women

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BERLIN — Former President George W. Bush criticized the Western withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview with a German broadcaster released Wednesday, saying he...

Russia against US troops in Central Asia near Afghanistan

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MOSCOW — Russia has strongly warned the United States against deploying its troops in the former Soviet Central Asian nations following their withdrawal from...

France urges compatriots to leave Afghanistan immediately

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PARIS — France on Tuesday urged all its citizens to leave Afghanistan immediately given growing security risks, and is arranging a special weekend evacuation...

Bulgarians elect new parliament amid corruption worries

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SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgarians are voting in a snap poll on Sunday after a previous election in April produced a fragmented parliament that failed...

Central European leaders worry over Afghan migration ‘wave’

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Central European leaders on Friday voiced concern over what they said was a potential migration rush from Afghanistan as U.S. and...