West could trigger nuclear war over Ukraine, Russia says at UN
A senior diplomat says Moscow would only use nuclear weapons in response to weapons of mass destruction or a conventional weapons attack that threatened the existence of the Russian state.
Nato says no plans for bases in Sweden or Finland
Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that 'if military contingents and military infrastructure were deployed there, we would be obliged to respond symmetrically and raise the same threats for those territories where threats have arisen for us'.
Biden touts Switzerland – whoops, Sweden – in Nato expansion
Biden has long been known for his verbal gaffes during a political career spanning half a century.
Nato to monitor migration as risk of instability to members
At least 23 migrants died and many more were injured in the attempted mass crossing into the Spanish enclave of Melilla that borders Morocco.
US to boost military presence in Europe as Nato bolsters eastern flank
Nato leaders have agreed to move towards putting more than 300,000 troops at higher readiness.
Russia poses a ‘direct threat’ to Nato security, says chief Stoltenberg
Nato is due to launch the largest revamp of its defence and deterrence capabilities since the end of the Cold War by strengthening forces on its eastern flank and massively ramp up the number of troops it has at high readiness.
Russia demands Ukraine surrender as Nato readies for Finland, Sweden membership
The UN says 6.2 million people are now estimated to have been displaced within Ukraine, in addition to 5.26 million who have fled abroad.
Nato allies to boost high readiness forces to 300,000
A Nato official says the new system will be in place next year and improve the alliance's 'ability to respond at very short notice for any contingency' with land, sea, air and cyber assets.
North Korea says US is setting up Asian Nato, vows stronger defence
North Korea, which has been conducting regular missile tests this year, repeated its assertion that such drills were preparation for war aimed at overthrowing it.
US hopes for positive Sweden, Finland Nato bid resolution
Ties between the US and Turkey remain sour as the two Nato allies are at odds over a host of issues including Syria policy and Ankara's purchase of Russian defense systems.
Hopes fade for swift Nato accession for Finland, Sweden
Any Nato membership deal must be unanimously approved by the 30 members of the alliance, and fears are now mounting that Turkey could delay the Nordic countries' bids indefinitely.
Nato warns of long Ukraine war as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv
Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg says there must be no let-up in supporting Ukraine.