Bombay HC asks Army to consider war veteran's disability pension plea

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Army authorities to consider within two weeks a representation made by a 68-year-old war veteran seeking disability pension.

South Africa to deploy army over anti-immigrant attacks

 South African soldiers will be deployed to tackle gangs hunting down and killing foreigners, officials said Tuesday, after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence.

Burundi warns Army could be called out over protests

 Burundi`s government warned on Monday it could call out the army if protests escalate over controversial plans by President Pierre Nkurunziza to defy a two-term limit and seek re-election.

Syrian army says seizes villages in Deraa, cuts rebel supply line

The Syrian army said on Monday it had captured several villages in the southern province of Deraa, cutting a supply route used by insurgents to smuggle weapons and fighters from Jordan to Damascus`s Eastern Ghouta region.

Prince Harry gets airborne and into Australia`s Outback

Prince Harry completes the first two weeks of a stint with the Australian Army on Sunday, training in bush survival skills, spending time on helicopter duties and playing wheelchair Aussie Rules football.

Britain`s Prince Harry arrives in Australia for Army stint
Britain`s Prince Harry arrives in Australia for Army stint

Britain`s Prince Harry arrived in Canberra on Monday ahead of a one-month attachment with the Australian Army, as he moves towards his retirement from the British military.

Avalanche kills four armymen in Leh, leaves two missing
Avalanche kills four armymen in Leh, leaves two missing

An avalanche on late Friday evening hit an Army convoy in Leh killing four soldiers and leaving two injured.

Three jawans killed, four injured in Naga ambush in Arunachal
Three jawans killed, four injured in Naga ambush in Arunachal

Three Army jawans were ambushed by Naga militants in Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday evening. The attack left four others injured.

J&K: Fierce gunbattle between forces, militants; 1 jawan martyred

A fierce gunbattle is currently underway between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday

Prince Harry will begin a month-long attachment with the Australian Army on Monday, officials said, spending time on bush patrols, working with an indigenous regiment and possibly flying helicopters.

Pakistan army chief vows to eliminate terrorism at any cost

 Pakistan's military will "root out menace of terrorism" from the country at any cost and is fully prepared to defeat any form of aggression, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said on Wednesday.

Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' Gwoza
Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' Gwoza

Nigeria's military on Friday announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year.

Army's response in Kargil was 'sluggish', govt tells SC

The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Indian army's response during Kargil war was sluggish as it sought and obtained a stay of the Armed Forces Tribunal's order quashing the 2009 policy to have a combat unit commanded by a colonel at the age of 37 years.

MULTA operative arrested in Army-Police joint operation

 A Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam militant was apprehended during a joint operation by the Army and the police today from Modati village in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district, a defence spokesman said.

Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor
Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor

Islamist rebels in Syria captured four crew members Sunday when a regime helicopter crashed in the northwest province of Idlib, a monitor said, while a fifth serviceman was killed.

Israel army launches Gaza school shelling probe

The Israeli army has launched an investigation into the shelling of a UN school in the Gaza Strip while dismissing several other allegations of misconduct during a bloody war last July-August.

Serbian helicopter in fatal crash while evacuating newborn

A Serbian military helicopter evacuating a five-day-old baby for emergency medical treatment has crashed in heavy fog, killing all seven people on board, the officials said Saturday.

J&K army provides skill development to cut off areas

The army has come to the rescue of residents of Kishtwar who remain cut off from the rest of the country due to heavy snowfall in the area, by helping them with skill development.

Roadside bomb kills 3 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Three Egyptian soldiers were killed Monday and three others critically wounded in a roadside bomb attack in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police and medical officials said.

Russia launches military drills in the southwest

Russia's military on Thursday launched maneuvers of air defense forces in the southwest of the country, the latest in a series of frequent drills amid tensions with the West.