Russia successfully test-fires new Navy missile

The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile, proving its reliability after a long and troublesome development.

Cameroon army kills 39 Boko Haram fighters: Defense ministry

Cameroonian troops killed 39 Boko Haram fighters in clashes with the Islamists, who were carrying out three raids on Cameroon's territory, the defense ministry said on Sunday.

Yemen troops foil attack on hospital, 6 killed

Yemen`s defense ministry says its troops have foiled a militant attack on a military-affiliated hospital in the country`s south, setting off clashes that killed four militants and two soldiers.

Yemen ceasefire breached as violence flares anew

Fierce clashes erupted between rebels and tribes backed by an army unit in a northern Yemeni city close to the capital today, breaching a week-old ceasefire, a Defense Ministry official said, as the country`s leaders said assailants were plotting to destabilize the country.

Egyptian police fire tear gas at protesters near Defense Ministry

Egyptian police fired tear gas and water cannons at hundreds of pro-Islamist protesters demonstrating near the Defense Ministry in Cairo on Wednesday, state media said.

Russian military helicopter crashes, crew survives

Moscow city officials say that a Russian military helicopter has crashed on a test mission, but both pilots bailed out safely.

Explosion at Russian military training site kills 6 soldiers: report

An explosion at military training site in western Russia killed six airborne troops and left two more injured on Tuesday, state-run RIA news agency said, quoting the country`s Defense Ministry.

Defence Ministry declines to share information on `TSD`

Information on the activities of the controversial Technical Support Division (TSD), an intelligence unit set up by former army chief VK Singh, is still out of bounds for the public.

SL launches S Asia’s 1st integrated Interpol service

Sri Lanka has launched South Asia`s first integrated Interpol service according to a statement posted on the Defense Ministry website.

Typhoon slams northern Philippines; 8 dead

Strong winds knocked down a concrete wall in the capital`s suburban Quezon City on Sunday, killing a man and injuring two others.

Egypt protesters march on Defense Ministry

Protesters marched toward Egypt`s Ministry of Defense in a rare rally.

Thai-Cambodian fighting leaves 10 dead in two days

A second day of fighting between Thai and Cambodian troops brought the two-day death toll to 11.