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Yemeni intelligence official killed

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 05:56

A colonel of the Yemeni military intelligence agency was killed in a drive-by shooting by unidentified gunmen Saturday, the latest in a series of assassinations in the country, a government official said.

Two ex-Armymen, two former bureaucrats elected MPs in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:03

Rajasthan has elected two ex-Army officers and two former bureaucrats as Members of Parliament in this Lok Sabha elections.

Lt Gen Chakravarty handed over Baton of Rajput Regiment Colonel

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 17:44

Director General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Lieutenant General Aniruddha Chakravarty was today handed over the Baton of the Rajput Regiment Colonel.

Brazilian torturer `died of heart attack`: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 02:02

A retired Brazilian colonel who confessed to torturing and killing detainees during the country`s 1964-1985 military dictatorship died from a heart attack during a break-in at his home.

Libya Air Force colonel shot dead

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 20:38

A security official in Libya says a well-known air force colonel has been found shot dead hours after he went missing in the country`s east.

Colonel Ndala: slain hope of reformed DR Congo army

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 12:41

Defections, corruption, war crimes -- DR Congo`s top military commanders have tended to make headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent years.

Rwanda ex-spy chief `murdered` in South Africa

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 07:29

A former head of Rwanda`s external intelligence service was murdered in a hotel in South Africa, where he has lived in exile for the past several years, the opposition party he belonged to said Thursday. 

Military chief in Libya`s Benghazi escapes assassination

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 18:22

The military governor of Libya`s restive Benghazi on Monday escaped an assassination attempt that killed a member of his entourage and seriously wounded another, a security official said.

Terror attack: Omar pulls up security set up for `lapses`

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 20:25

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday pulled up the security establishment for "lapses" and "non-adherence" of Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) in containing the terror attack yesterday in which 10 people lost their lives.

Gunmen kill Yemeni military officer

Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 19:10

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Yemeni air force officer in the southeastern Hadramout province Saturday, a security officer told Xinhua.

100-year-old retired colonel is Indian Army`s First Citizen

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 21:25

On a day he celebrated his 100th birthday, a retired lieutenant colonel of the Indian Army was Monday declared the First Citizen of the force.

Lt Gen Nehra takes over as MRC Colonel

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 19:01

Lt Gen JP Nehra on Wednesday took over as the Colonel of the Madras Regiment Centre at the nearby Wellington.