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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • troops may have extra marital affair if denied leave army

    Troops may have extra marital affair if denied leave: Army study

    India | June 03, 2013 20:07 IST

    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

  • army chief meets antony

    Army chief meets Antony

    India | April 25, 2013 16:28 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 25: Army chief Gen Bikram Singh on Thursday briefed Defence Minister A K Antony on the Chinese incursion issue in Ladakh and the present situation there.After reviewing the situation in Jammu and

  • china sticks to its stand denies incursion

    China sticks to its stand, denies incursion

    World | April 24, 2013 19:22 IST

    Beijing, Apr 24: Ignoring India's demand to revert to a status-quo in Depsang Valley, China on Wednesday firmly stuck to its stand that its troops have not violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in

  • china has 1.48 mn troops minus missile forces white paper

    China has 1.48 mn troops minus missile forces: white paper

    World | April 16, 2013 15:03 IST

    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

  • pak army to deploy troops for general elections

    Pak Army to deploy troops for general elections

    World | March 13, 2013 13:16 IST

    Islamabad, Mar 13 :  Pakistan Army and the Election Commission will hold a meeting soon to decide on deploying troops for holding the upcoming general election in May in a peaceful and orderly manner."We have

  • sc quashes hc s gag order on reporting troops movement

    SC quashes HC's gag order on reporting troops movement

    India | September 14, 2012 17:52 IST

    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

  • poor turnout egypt presidential poll phase two

    Poor turnout Egypt presidential poll, phase two

    World | June 17, 2012 22:26 IST

    Cairo, June 17: A poor turnout was noticed at Sunday's phase two poll for the presidential election in Egypt with few crowds outside polling stations and the troops on edge.Foreign journalists were asked to keep

  • 6 nato troops die in afghanistan helicopter crash

    6 NATO Troops Die In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

    World | January 20, 2012 13:29 IST

    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

  • saudi shiites protest after troops kill 1 youth

    Saudi Shiites Protest After Troops Kill 1 Youth

    World | January 14, 2012 8:54 IST

    Cairo, Jan 14: Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in a tense region in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday after the killing of a Shiite youth in a clash with security forces.Videos posted on

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