Jens Stoltenberg said European flanks are defended by non-EU countries, the US, Canada, and the UK in the north and Turkey in the south.
The most recent rocket attack on a US coalition base in western Iraq reveals a clear intent to remind the US that airstrikes will not deter them.
Denmark will strip nearly 100 Syrian refugees of their residency permits, asking them to return to “safe zones” as opposition party suggests cooperation with Assad regime on repatriation.
Denmark has decided to send 94 Syrian refugees to deportation camps and have determined that Damascus and its surrounding areas are now safe to inhabit.
As the Syrian war nears its 10th anniversary, Turkey's UN envoy Feridun Sinirlioglu said his country is protecting 9 million Syrians in total.
The leaders of the two countries, who've clashed over a range of issues, held discussions over a video call for the first time since September.
Syrian chemical attack victims and Syrian rights groups have filed a criminal complaint in France, where courts have a mandate to investigate and prosecute crimes against humanity even if committed by foreign nationals on foreign territory.
The strikes can be seen as a positive step, but at the same time they expose the fact that the US cannot strike back at Iran inside Iraq.
Even though international law acknowledges that states are each other’s equals, the reality is some states are more equal than others.
Syrian state TV has quoted an unnamed military official as saying that most of the Israeli missiles were shot down before reaching their targets near Damascus.
Russia's Defence Ministry says a Russian Mi-35 helicopter made an emergency landing for technical reasons in north-eastern Syria.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the US strikes were "illegal and a violation of Syria's sovereignty" in a meeting with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein.
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