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Islamist militants storm school in southern Philippines, take students hostages

Pro-Islamic State militants stormed a school in the southern Philippines early on Wednesday and are holding several students hostage, police said, on the same island where fighting between government troops and Islamists has entered its fifth week.

Jun 21, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

US deploys 47 more troops to South Sudan to boost embassy security

The White House said US had sent additional military personnel to South Sudan to boost security of its embassy in the country.

Jul 14, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Government troops launch operations in Afghanistan

To eliminate militants, the government troops launched major operations against Taliban in Sarkh Kotal, Dand-e-Shahabudin and Dand-e-Ghori districts of the northern Baghlan province on Friday, Xinhua quoted army spokesman Ahmad Jawed Salim as saying

Jun 12, 2016, 06:45 AM IST

25 Al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

 At least 25 Al Shabaab militants were killed by government troops in Hiran region of Somalia, military officials said.

Aug 20, 2015, 03:35 AM IST

Government troops attacked at base in northern Mali

Three attackers were killed in a firefight and two others captured after an assault on a Malian army base in Boulkessi on Wednesday, Malian officials said.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

Somali Shebab say 18 dead in attack on government troops

Somalia`s hardline Islamists reported heavy fighting on Saturday in battles against government and African Union troops in the central Hiran region.

Aug 09, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Government troops advance in Syria`s largest city

Syrian troops advanced in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Monday in what appears to be an attempt to lay siege to rebel-held parts of the country`s largest city, activist said.

Jul 07, 2014, 21:56 PM IST

15 killed in inter-clan fighting in Somalia

A clan elder in
Somalia says a fight over land rights between two rival clans
has killed at least 15 people.

Mar 14, 2010, 21:56 PM IST