Barack Obama offered solidarity with Greece over its debt and migrant crises on November 15 during his final trip to Europe as US president before handing over power to Donald Trump.
VOV.VN - Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election last week has prompted some European leaders to revitalize the idea of forming a common army.
A Taliban suicide bomber dressed as a laborer blew himself up at the NATO air base at Bagram north of the Afghan capital Kabul on November 12 killing four Americans and wounding at least 17 people in one of the bloodiest attacks against US forces since President Barack Obama took office.
World leaders offered to work with Donald Trump when he takes over as US president, but expressed anxiety over how he will handle problems from the Middle East to an assertive Russia and whether he will carry out a number of campaign threats.
Governments from Asia to Europe reacted with stunned disbelief on November 9 to the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election, while populists hailed the result as a triumph of the people over a failed political establishment.
VOV.VN - The arms race between NATO and Russia has escalated since the UK announced its deployment of an additional 800 troops and fighter aircraft to Russia’s western border.
Britain said on October 26 it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO's biggest military build-up on Russia's borders since the Cold War.
The US partnership with Turkey in countering Islamic State is "very strong," US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a news conference on October 20.
US Secretary of State John Kerry played down expectations of a new Syrian ceasefire deal with Russia after talks in Geneva aimed at agreeing on how to separate al Qaeda-linked militants from opposition fighters in the besieged city of Aleppo.
VOV.VN - Tense relations between Russia and the US continue unabated over Syria, Eastern Europe, and cyber warfare.
Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on October 10 for the construction of a major undersea gas pipeline and vowed to seek common ground on the war in Syria, accelerating a normalization in ties nearly a year after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.
A car bomb hit the center of Kabul late on September 5, just hours after a Taliban suicide attack near the Defense Ministry killed at least 24 people including a number of senior security officials, and wounded 91 others, officials said.
Turkey's army and its allies thrust deeper into Syria on August 28, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had killed at least 35 villagers.
The last time US Vice President Joe Biden flew to Turkey, in January, he had a stern message for President Tayyip Erdogan: his model of Islamic democracy was setting a bad example by intimidating media and threatening academics
VOV.VN - Russia’s influence in the Middle East has grown, thanks to recent diplomatic and military activities.
Syrian rebels backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and warplanes entered one of Islamic State's last strongholds on the Turkish-Syrian border on August 24, in Turkey's first major U.S.-backed incursion into its southern neighbor.
Russia and Turkey took a big step toward normalizing relations on August 9, with their leaders announcing an acceleration in trade and energy ties at a time when both countries have troubled economies and strains with the West.
Supporters of Republican Donald Trump urged him to get back on message on August 4 after a week of dropping opinion poll numbers and a war of words with ranking Republicans over his U.S. presidential campaign.
America's highest-ranking military officer sought on August 1 to soothe strained ties with NATO ally Turkey, which was angered by the West's response to a failed military coup and an apparent US reluctance to hand over the cleric it says was responsible.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for a truck bomb attack on a military and logistics services compound, mainly used by foreigners, in Kabul early on August 1 after a powerful explosion was heard all around the city.