Raking up the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said it is the "main source of tension" in relations between India and Pakistan and sought its peaceful resolution to explore new ways to bolster bilateral ties.
Marxist FARC rebels and representatives from Colombia`s government sat down together on Tuesday for the first time in more than a month, tying up loose ends as they embark on a new round of peace talks.
Italy`s armed forces chief warned today that terrorists could be using migrant boats to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, amid increased concern among intelligence services of possible attacks by extremists.
Ukraine`s armed forces are on "full combat alert" against a possible Russian invasion, Kiev said today, as authorities admitted they were "helpless" to prevent pro-Kremlin insurgents tightening their grip on the increasingly chaotic east of the country.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today praised the powerful Army and its chief Gen Raheel Sharif and stressed on the need to work together for a strong economy, democracy and containment of terrorism.
Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday said peace cannot come at the cost of India`s security concerns and emphasised that all steps are being taken to modernise armed forces so that they are equipped with best weapon system and technologies.
Three personnel of the armed forces have been selected this year for the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peace time gallantry award, for their acts of bravery on the Line of Control (LoC), anti-Maoist operation and relief operation in flood-hit Uttarakhand, respectively.
A Parliamentary panel on Monday slammed the armed forces for "gross misuse" of golf courses under them and asked the Defence Ministry to hold an inquiry into the prohibited activities on defence land and take steps to check misuse.
Armed Forces Flag Day was an occasion for the nation to express its gratitude and solidarity with the Armed Forces for guarding borders and preserving the sovereignty, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.