Boko Haram attack in NE Nigeria kills 21: Nigeria senator

Twenty-one civilians were killed after Boko Haram fighters clashed with troops in the restive northeast of Nigeria, a local lawmaker said on Thursday.

Boko Haram `logistics` raid targets French-owned cement works

Suspected Boko Haram fighters stole dynamite and pick-up trucks from a French-owned cement works in Nigeria after robbing a bank, in a raid to fund and pursue their campaign of violence in the northeast of the African nation.

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.

Cameroon Army `kills 40 Boko Haram fighters`

Cameroon`s army claimed on Tuesday to have killed more than 40 Boko Haram fighters who tried to storm a strategic border crossing from Nigeria.

Amir Khan calls for return of headguards in amateur boxing

British boxer and Olympic silver medallist Amir Khan on Friday demanded headguards be reinstated into amateur boxing to protect exhausted fighters from possible injury.

Ukraine army takes control of shattered border post

Crouching behind sandbags next to the bombed out remains of a roadside cafe that once catered for truck drivers and tourists, Ukrainian troops guarded the Dolzhansky border post with Russian.

Spain arrests eight suspected of recruiting fighters for ISIL

Spain arrested eight men suspected of recruiting militants for Islamist group ISIL which is waging war in Iraq, including a former fighter in Afghanistan previously detained in Guantanamo Bay, the Interior Ministry said.

Clashes near Iraq`s Fallujah as conflict toll reaches 366

Clashes erupted between Iraqi troops and anti-government fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah on Saturday, as the militant-held city`s main hospital said 366 people had been killed in the months-long conflict.

Second European team missing in east Ukraine

A second team of European monitors was reported missing in restive eastern Ukraine on Friday despite army claims it had regained control over much of the separatist rust belt.

S Sudan fighters destroy hospitals, murder patients: MSF

Warring fighters in South Sudan have looted hospitals and murdered patients in their beds, cutting life-saving healthcare to hundreds of thousands of people, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday.

Libyan fighters have no certain info on Gaddafi

A military spokesman for Libya`s
transitional government says revolutionaries have no certain
information about Muammar Gaddafi`s location.

Fighters head towards showdown with pro-Gaddafi town

Libya`s new rulers sent a column of extra fighters toward the tribal bastion of Bani Walid overnight.

Fighters tell Gaddafi town to surrender by tomorrow

Libyan fighters have given
forces in Bani Walid until 1330 IST tomorrow to surrender, a
commander said, adding Muammar Gaddafi`s son Saadi was still
there but another, Seif al-Islam, had fled.

Thirteen fighters killed in Russian Caucasus

Russian police say 13
insurgents have been killed in the country`s volatile Caucasus
region, including four in an operation commanded by Chechnya`s
President, himself a former rebel.

14 dead as more fighters join Philippine feud

The death toll from a vicious feud between rival Muslim rebel groups in the
southern Philippines rose to 14 on Thursday as more fighters flocked
to the remote area.

Pro-Ouattara fighters advance in I.Coast

Forces loyal to UN-backed Alassane Ouattara have seized a fifth town in western Ivory Coast.

Six Taliban fighters killed in northwest Pak

Six Taliban fighters were
killed as security forces repulsed an attack by militants on a
checkpost in the restive Orakzai tribal region in northwest
Pakistan, officials said.

India to induct 200-250 fifth generation fighters

India today said it was looking
to induct around 200-250 fight generation fighter aircraft
(FGFA), which are being co-developed with Russia.

Fighters scrambled after airspace violation near Obama plane

Two fighter jets were scrambled after a plane flew into restricted airspace near where President Barack Obama`s Air Force One jet was parked.

Fighters not thieves killed 10 workers: Aid group

Christian charity group believes militants killed 10 members of medical team.