The White House warned that Belgrade had deployed tanks and artillery near the border after deadly clashes in northern Kosovo last week. Meanwhile, NATO said it was reinforcing its peacekeeping force in Kosovo.
The German and US defense ministers have said they see no immediate need to leave Niger, following France's decision to withdraw troops. Niamey's junta has been more focused on the former colonial power's presence.
The French president said military cooperation with the West African nation would end and France's soldiers stationed there would return home by the end of the year.
26 Jul 2023
The West African country of Niger is in the grip of a severe heat wave. Scientists say temperatures in Niger are rising one and a half times faster than in the rest of the world. Heat waves in the country are becoming more frequent and intense.
4 Jun 2023
Peacekeeping troops from the NATO-led Kosovo mission are caught up in an acrimonious episode between ethnic Serbs and Kosovo authorities. But how did they get there in the first place?
31 May 2023
Tensions between ethnic Serbs and Albanians are escalating in Kosovo, with NATO-led peacekeepers injured in clashes with Serb protesters. Previously, Kosovo deployed heavy police forces to Serb-populated areas.