Timmermans gained international prominence with the emotional speech he gave at the United Nations following the July 17 shooting down over eastern Ukraine of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17
The annual exercise, to take place in the Yavoriv training center near Ukraine's border with Poland, was initially scheduled for July, but was put back because early planning was disrupted by the crisis
The MPS plans to move its head office to a smaller former police station which has been empty for the last three years.
The doctrine was last updated in 2010, when Russia identified NATO enlargement as a national threat and reaffirmed its right to use nuclear weapons if its existence was endangered.
Fifteen more Ukrainian servicemen were killed in fighting in the past 24 hours
President Toomas Hendrik said "yes" when asked at a news conference if he wanted permanent NATO bases in Estonia.
The number of people displaced in Ukraine by fighting has nearly doubled in the past there weeks to at least 260,000 and more are fleeing
He said he hoped the talks in Minsk would be an example of seeking a solution through compromise, not by "imposing one's point of view".
French court claims the engineer had links with what it termed as "jihadist networks", but his lawyer called it a case of Islamophobia.
The introduction of legislation announced to allow police power to seize passports of suspected fighters at the border travelling to Syria.
A poll for the Sun and the Times newspapers showed support for the pro-independence "Yes" campaign had risen to 47 percent
NATO leaders will agree to pre-position equipment and supplies, such as fuel and ammunition, in eastern European countries with bases ready to receive the NATO rapid reaction force if needed
The meeting of the so-called "contact group", at which the rebels also said one of their key conditions would be for Kiev to immediately end its military offensive, ended without any details being announced
If Ukraine scrapped its non-alliance status after the Oct. 26 vote, NATO would discuss with Kiev "how to move forward", Rasmussen said
Israel announced the appropriation of land in the Etzion Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem, a move which an anti-settlement group said was the biggest such claim in 30 years
Voters in Scotland will decide on Sept. 18 whether they want to form an independent state with opinion polls showing Scots are likely to vote to keep their 307-union with England intact.
Iceland cut the level back to orange - the next highest level - saying the eruption was not creating ash.
He said Russian involvement had radically changed the balance on the battlefield against Kiev in its fight against pro-Russian separatists
“Mustafa Jemilev: Crimean Tatar voice not heard for decades”, issued in 2014, is being confiscated by the authorities, the head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis (Parliament) Refat Chubarov wrote on Facebook.
EU leaders agreed on Saturday to draw up new economic sanctions against Moscow, a move hailed by the United States, which is planning tighter sanctions of its own and wants to act jointly with Europe.
Two children are believed trapped in wreckage of collapsed building.