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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
New Delhi, Jun 3: Denial of leave to Army personnel including officers and soldiers may tempt them to have extra-marital affairs and in extreme cases, they may also resort to misbehaviour and flirting, an Army
Beijing, Apr 16: Disclosing its strength for the first time, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), the world's largest active military, today said its troops totalled 1.483 million, excluding its missiles division. An annual white paper
New Delhi, Sep 14: The Supreme Court today quashed the Allahabad High Court order which had prevented media from reporting on the controversy related to alleged Army units' movement towards Delhi on January 16 amid
Kandahar, Jan 20: A NATO helicopter has crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing six members of the international military force, the U.S.-led coalition said Friday.The cause is still being investigated, but a coalition statement said there