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  • 32 troops killed in Niger clash with Boko Haram

    32 troops killed in Niger clash with Boko Haram

    World | June 05, 2016 10:46 IST

    Thirty-two troops have been killed in a clash with Boko Haram fighters on Niger's border with Nigeria, Niger's defence ministry said today, one of deadliest tolls inflicted by the jihadists.

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    Barack Obama announces additional 250 special operations forces to Syria

    World | April 26, 2016 12:01 IST

    Hannover, German: President Barack Obama on Monday announced the deployment to Syria of an additional 250 U.S. special operations forces to assist local troops who are trying to dislodge Islamic State extremists, significantly broadening the

  • two militants killed in anti infiltration operation in

    Two militants killed in anti-infiltration operation in Kashmir

    India | June 21, 2015 13:10 IST

    Srinagar:  Security forces have gunned down a second militant during an operation to thwart a major infiltration bid in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, army said today."The troops conducting the search found a

  • niger parliament approves troops deployment to fight boko

    Niger parliament approves troops deployment to fight Boko Haram

    World | February 10, 2015 17:16 IST

    Niamey: The Niger Parliament has unanimously approved deployment of troops to Nigeria alongside other forces from neighbouring countries to fight against Boko Haram sect.The Nigerien constitution stipulates that before deployment of the country's defence and

  • india pakistan trade fire on international border in jammu

    India, Pakistan trade fire on international border in Jammu

    India | January 23, 2015 10:34 IST

    Jammu:  Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire overnight on the international border in Samba district of Jammu after the BSF reacted to 'suspicious movements on the border'."At 10.55 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) BSF troops at the

  • bsf trooper killed in pakistan firing

    BSF trooper killed in Pakistan firing

    India | December 31, 2014 14:29 IST

    Jammu:  A BSF trooper was killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistan Rangers on the International Border in Samba district of Jammu region Wednesday, police said."Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the Regal border outpost

  • maoists massacre 13 crpf troopers in chhattisgarh

    Maoists massacre 13 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh

    India | December 01, 2014 18:37 IST

    Raipur:  Maoist guerrillas Monday gunned down 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers returning after a search operation in Chhattisgarh, officials said.Additional Director General of Police R.K. Vij told IANS that the dead included two

  • moscow denies reports on troop deployment in ukraine

    Moscow denies reports on troop deployment in Ukraine

    World | November 14, 2014 7:34 IST

    Moscow: Russia categorically denied on Thursday reports about its troop deployment in Ukrainian territory."It is a lie to say that there are Russian troops in southeastern Ukraine," Sergei Naryshkin, speaker of the Russian State Duma,

  • us to send 4 000 troops to liberia to fight ebola pentagon

    US to send 4,000 troops to Liberia to fight Ebola: Pentagon

    World | October 04, 2014 10:54 IST

    Washington: The US military expects to increase the number of troops deployed to Liberia to fight the Ebola outbreak to nearly 4,000, up from a planned 3,000-strong force, the Pentagon said today.About 200 soldiers are

  • pak violates ceasefire again fires mortars at midnight

    Pak violates ceasefire again, fires mortars at midnight

    India | August 22, 2014 21:22 IST

    Jammu: The Pakistan Rangers Friday violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the international border in Jammu district, police said.The firing started along the border at 1:00 a.m. that continued

  • efforts on to bring back trooper who entered pakistan

    Efforts on to bring back trooper who entered Pakistan

    India | August 07, 2014 14:10 IST

    Jammu: Efforts are on to bring back an Indian trooper who entered Pakistan after being swept away in the Chenab River in Jammu district, sources said Thursday."Pakistan Rangers have confirmed that the trooper is in

  • china rushes troops planes helicopters to quake hit region

    China rushes troops, planes, helicopters to quake hit region

    World | August 04, 2014 14:15 IST

    Beijing: China today rushed thousands of soldiers, police and firefighters as well as eight planes to its southwestern Yunnan Province, which was devastated by a strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 400 people.  The Chengdu

  • two troopers injured in jammu firing

    Two troopers injured in Jammu firing

    India | August 01, 2014 11:46 IST

    Jammu: Two paramilitary troopers were injured Friday in an accidental firing incident in Jammu district, police said.Inspector Ratiram and Constable Ramji Thakur were injured when the inspector's pistol went off accidentally, police told IANS here.The

  • ukraine defense chief resigns troops leave crimea

    Ukraine defense chief resigns, troops leave Crimea

    World | March 25, 2014 16:50 IST

    Kiev:  Lawmakers in Ukraine have accepted the resignation of the defense minister as thousands of troops withdraw from the Crimean Peninsula, now controlled by Russia.In address to parliament, Igor Tenyukh said Tuesday that he rejected

  • former army dgmo reveals govt was spooked because of

    Former Army DGMO reveals, govt was spooked because of January 2012 normal troop movement near Delhi

    India | February 21, 2014 11:56 IST

    New Delhi: Former Director General of Military Operations retd Lt Gen A K Choudhary has revealed that officials in the highest levels of government were indeed "spooked" becaue of normal army movement on the night

  • david cameron visits troops in afghanistan

    David Cameron visits troops in Afghanistan

    World | December 16, 2013 23:36 IST

    Camp Bastion: British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed confidence on Monday that a security agreement will be signed to allow a continuing allied training mission in Afghanistan after 2014, as he declared Britain had accomplished

  • us envoy afghan president unchanged on troop deal

    US envoy: Afghan president unchanged on troop deal

    World | December 05, 2013 18:56 IST

    Kabul: The U.S. special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan said on Thursday that Afghan President Hamid Karzai still refuses to sign a security deal with the United States until after next April's elections.James Dobbins, who

  • bsf trooper injured in pakistani firing

    BSF trooper injured in Pakistani firing

    India | October 14, 2013 14:09 IST

    Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was injured Monday when Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian positions along the Jammu and Kashmir border.A police officer told IANS that the Rangers opened fire at Katau (Gagyal)

  • telangana centre rushes 7 500 troops to andhra

    Telangana: Centre rushes 7,500 troops to Andhra

    India | October 10, 2013 20:45 IST

    New Delhi: Anticipating attacks due to the creation of a separate Telangana state, the Centre has deployed 7,500 paramilitary forces in Andhra Pradesh to control the law and order situation. The Home Minister made it

  • kenyan president vows to keep troops in somalia

    Kenyan president vows to keep troops in Somalia

    World | October 01, 2013 18:06 IST

    Nairobi, Kenya: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says Kenya will keep its troops in Somalia to help that country's beleaguered government battle the armed Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, which attacked a mall in Nairobi on Sept.

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