State Department says Nato is monitoring how the Turkish government responds to the failed coup. Members of the alliance are required to 'uphold democracy, including tolerating diversity'
Nato 'only talk about defence, but actually are preparing for offensive operations,' Mr Gorbachev says
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says UK has a duty to 'reassure' Baltic states of Nato support
Servicemen seen bulking up security at crucial bases on the Baltic peninsular
'There's a feeling that those backing the European army are doing it for political reasons rather than military ones'
'We don't seek a confrontation with Russia. We don't want the new Cold War'
‘This will send a clear signal that Nato stands ready to defend any ally’
The vessel, Stary Oskol, is capable of carrying cruise missiles and torpedoes
Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour was killed when a US drone fired on his vehicle in the southwestern Pakistan province of Baluchistan
The West has been advised to act now to avert 'potential catastrophe'
Former secretaries of state and defence say the UK cannot rely on the US once its power in Europe is ‘weakened’
The attackers were killed after carrying out the shooting and an investigation into the incident is underway
The deployment of special forces troops will bring the US contingent to around 300
The incoming Supreme Commander of Nato and of US forces in Europe, declared that President Putin was seeking not just to push Nato back, but to destroy it
Commons Defence Committee says including things like war pensions and intelligence-gathering was the only way the Government was able to meet its pledge to abide by 2% of GDP target announced in last year's summer Budget
This week's meeting is also a victory for realism in foreign policy, on the part of east and west