Ukraine accuses separatists of abusing Minsk deal with land grab

Ukraine on Tuesday accused pro-Russian separatists of taking advantage of a ceasefire deal signed last September to seize more territory in the east and said Kiev would demand its return in any future peace talks.

US `very concerned` at eastern Ukraine military buildup

The White House expressed grave concern Sunday at reports of Russian military reinforcements in eastern Ukraine, warning that any separatist efforts to seize more territory would be a "blatant violation" of a ceasefire agreement.

Al Qaeda splinter group declares Islamic `Caliphate`

An offshoot of al Qaeda which has captured swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria has declared itself an Islamic "Caliphate" and called on jihadi factions worldwide to pledge allegiance to it, the SITE monitoring service said on Sunday.

Philippines has right to defend its territory like China

The Philippines also has the right to defend every inch of its territory, President Benigno Aquino`s spokesman said on Sunday, after China made a similar warning.

Borders of election-bound states to be sealed

The international as well as domestic borders of all election-bound states would be sealed to check the smuggling of arms, Deputy Election Commissioner of India Vinod Zutshi said.

Why cats go next door? `To mark their territory`

You may have wondered why your pet cat often prefers the neighbour`s garden as a convenience?

`Piracy getting closer to Indian territory`

The Southern Air Command of
IAF would "add more teeth" to its capabilities to combat the
menace of pirate activities, that are inching "closer" to the
Indian territory, outgoing SAC chief Sumit Mukerji has said.

No incursions into Indian territory: China

China on Tuesday dismissed fresh reports
of incursions by its troops into Indian territory, saying it
was committed to solving the vexed boundary issue through
talks.

BDR men intrude into Indian territory, one detained

BSF jawans fired in the air and detained a BDR personnel who along with two others tried to intrude into the Indian territory in Meghalaya this morning.