On a windy island off Helsinki, people from all walks of life are spending their weekend doing military training, as volunteer numbers soar and Finland readies to join NATO to protect itself from Russia
More than an open Russian invasion of Ukraine, European capitals fear Kiev could be lured into a clash with pro-Russian separatists in the breakaway Donbass region
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the West, especially the United States, grew "arrogant and self-confident" after the collapse of the USSR in 1991, leading to the eastward expansion of NATO
France and Greece have signed a multi-billion-euro deal for Athens to buy three French warships, an accord hailed by President Emmanuel Macron as a major boost for the EU's defence ambitions
With the support of EU equipment and personnel, Greece has stepped up security safeguards since the 2015 Paris attacks when jihadists killed 130 people in suicide bombing and gun assaults
The discovery of Afghan evacuees representing potential security risks in France and Britain has put the spotlight on screening efforts during the evacuation operation
US President Joe Biden will seek to restore bonds of trust at NATO's first post-Trump summit, as leaders push to revitalise the alliance despite differences over dangers ahead
The European Union is aiming at keeping the flow of personal data from Great Britain to the member states. Nonetheless, the member states' representatives have to agree on this decision beforehand.