Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' Gwoza
Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' Gwoza

Nigeria's military on Friday announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year.

Army's response in Kargil was 'sluggish', govt tells SC

The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Indian army's response during Kargil war was sluggish as it sought and obtained a stay of the Armed Forces Tribunal's order quashing the 2009 policy to have a combat unit commanded by a colonel at the age of 37 years.

MULTA operative arrested in Army-Police joint operation

 A Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam militant was apprehended during a joint operation by the Army and the police today from Modati village in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district, a defence spokesman said.

Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor
Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor

Islamist rebels in Syria captured four crew members Sunday when a regime helicopter crashed in the northwest province of Idlib, a monitor said, while a fifth serviceman was killed.

Israel army launches Gaza school shelling probe

The Israeli army has launched an investigation into the shelling of a UN school in the Gaza Strip while dismissing several other allegations of misconduct during a bloody war last July-August.

Serbian helicopter in fatal crash while evacuating newborn

A Serbian military helicopter evacuating a five-day-old baby for emergency medical treatment has crashed in heavy fog, killing all seven people on board, the officials said Saturday.

J&K army provides skill development to cut off areas

The army has come to the rescue of residents of Kishtwar who remain cut off from the rest of the country due to heavy snowfall in the area, by helping them with skill development.

Roadside bomb kills 3 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Three Egyptian soldiers were killed Monday and three others critically wounded in a roadside bomb attack in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police and medical officials said.

Russia launches military drills in the southwest

Russia's military on Thursday launched maneuvers of air defense forces in the southwest of the country, the latest in a series of frequent drills amid tensions with the West.

Russia denies US claim of 'thousands' of troops in Ukraine

Russian officials on Thursday dismissed a claim by the United States that Moscow has sent "thousands" of troops to fight alongside pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

Tunisia blogger gets 6 months for defaming Army

 A Tunisian military appeals court jailed blogger Yassine Ayari for six months on Tuesday on charges of defaming the army, halving the previous sentence but failing to satisfy its critics.

Afghan army pushes Taliban from south district: Officials

An American general and a senior Afghan police officer say the Afghan military has pushed the Taliban from a key district in a southern province. It was the first solo Afghan operation since international combat troops left at the end of last year.

India placed orders worth Rs 83,858 cr for military hardware

Indian Air Force, Army and Navy have placed orders worth Rs 83,858 crore from 2011 to the last fiscal while domestic defence industries have earned Rs 69 crore by export of military hardware.

Pak army chief warns India ahead of Jaishankar's visit

 Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned India of a "befitting response" to alleged provocation along the Line of Control (LoC), just days before the arrival of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar here.

BJP MP demands early implementation of 'one rank, one pension'

 Demanding early implementation of the 'one rank, one pension' scheme, BJP MP Tarun Vijay on Thursday suggested that "privileges" of MPs and MLAs be withdrawn and the money be used to fulfil the long-standing demand of the ex-servicemen if government is facing fund crunch.

North Korean leader orders army to be ''fully prepared'' for war

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has asked the country`s army to be "fully prepared" for war at an important meeting of the ruling party, state news agency KCNA reported Monday.

Acapulco`s violent descent sends army to schools

Fresh white paint covers the soot from the fire that criminals set in the middle school principal`s office in a rough Acapulco neighborhood, where gang-linked violence interrupted classes for weeks.

Mexican Army base attacked in protest over missing students

Some 200 students attacked the Mexican Army headquarters in the state of Guerrero to protest over the disappearance of 43 of their classmates in September 2014.

Nigeria election boss rules out further poll delay as army claims gains

Nigeria`s elections chief Wednesday ruled out any further postponement to the country`s upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls, despite the country`s Boko Haram insurgents vowing to stymie the ballot.

UN to formally end support for DR Congo operation

The United Nations is pulling its support for a Democratic Republic of Congo military operation against rebels after Kinshasa missed a deadline to sack two generals, a UN official said Saturday.