The Vatican on Friday called for a truce in wars around the globe during Sunday`s World Cup final, taking to social media with the hashtag #pauseforpeace as a conflict in the Gaza Strip escalates and killings continue in Ukraine.
Yemen`s government has apologised to southern separatists and northern rebels for wars against them, seeking to encourage a national dialogue aimed at drafting a new constitution and holding elections.
Cautioning about nuclear arsenal
of some of India`s neighbours, former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday asked the security leadership to develop capabilities, including
strategic missiles and military satellites, by 2020.
General Marcel Bigeard, who led
France`s elite parachute forces in colonial wars in
independence-seeking Indochina and Algeria after serving in
the French Resistance in World War II, has died at age 94.
A leading expert on chemical and biological arms control called on Wednesday for urgent efforts to stop new mind-altering drugs developed for medical purposes from being adopted by the military for use in warfare.