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India's proposed military base in Seychelles embroiled in controversy

India's proposed military base in Seychelles embroiled in controversy

A plan for India to build a military base on an outlying Seychelles island has won favour among the archipelago nation`s politicians, but some hostility from its people.

Mar 03, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

China sends troops for first overseas military base in Djibouti

China has dispatched troops to Djibouti on the Horn of Africa to set up its first overseas military base.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Turkey rejects Arab demand to close military base in Qatar

Turkey rejects Arab demand to close military base in Qatar

"We consider these demands are against international law," Erdogan. 

Jun 25, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar: Minister

Turkey`s defence minister said on Friday his country had no plans to review its military base in Qatar and that any demand for its closure would represent interference in Ankara`s relations with the Gulf state.

Jun 23, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

China likely to set up military base in Pakistan: Pentagon

China is likely to establish additional military bases in Pakistan and other countries with which it has longstanding friendly ties and similar strategic interests, a new Pentagon report said on Wednesday as the world's largest army increasingly flexed its muscles.'

Jun 07, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

"Radicalised" man arrested near French military base: Judicial source

A "radicalised" man has been arrested near a military base at Evreux in western France.

May 05, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Yemen rebel missile kills Saudi soldier

A Saudi soldier was killed by a missile fired by rebels in Yemen that struck a military base near the border, the interior ministry said on Friday. 

Mar 24, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

DNA: P-8I aircraft deployed to track Chinese moves in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Indian Navy has deployed long-range naval patrol aircraft P-8i at the military base in Andaman & Nicobar Islands to track Chinese moves.

Jan 22, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

Ten Saudi soldiers killed in Yemeni missile strike

Ten Saudi soldiers were killed in a Houthi missile strike at a military base in the eastern province of Maarib in Yemen.

Sep 06, 2015, 05:41 AM IST
Toll from suicide attack on Afghan base rises to 33: Officials

Toll from suicide attack on Afghan base rises to 33: Officials

The UN mission in the country has said almost 1,000 civilians were killed during the first four months of this year, a sharp jump from the same period last year.

Jul 13, 2015, 03:23 AM IST

Tunisia soldier opens fire on comrades near Parliament

Gunfire erupted near a mosque and military base in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Monday, and a nearby school was evacuated, state news agency TAP and a security official said.

May 25, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Syrian insurgents seize last military base in Idlib province

Insurgents in Syria captured the last military base and several small villages in the northwestern province of Idlib today, marking the latest collapse of government troops in the region now almost entirely in opposition hands, activists said.

May 20, 2015, 01:05 AM IST

Lessons for Mediterranean? Euro force hunting Somali pirates

The hulking P-3C Orion aircraft prepares to take off from a military base in the Horn of African nation of Djibouti, on the latest mission hunting pirates off Somalia`s coast.

May 19, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

DNA: Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi, seeks for more central funds

Setting aside his hostility towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived here on Thursday to meet him and sought enhanced central assistance and special status fo

Mar 27, 2015, 00:24 AM IST

Russia turned Crimea into a military base: Tatar leader

In just one year, Crimea has gone from being a picturesque tourist destination in Ukraine to a Russian military base that will likely end up hosting nuclear weapons, the United Nations heard Thursday.

Mar 20, 2015, 04:07 AM IST

Suicide car bomber targets Yemen army base, killing 5

Security officials say a suicide car bomber has targeted a military base in central Yemen, killing at least five troops.

Feb 05, 2015, 01:46 AM IST

Military base in hands of extremists: Nigerian defense chief

Nigeria's chief of defense staff acknowledges that the headquarters of a multinational military force on Nigeria's border with Chad has been seized by Islamic extremists.

Jan 06, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Boko Haram seizes military base in Nigeria: Witnesses

Suspected Boko Haram militants have seized a military mase outside the Nigerian town of Baga near Lake Chad after engaging troops in a fierce battle that lasted several hours, witnesses said on Sunday.

Jan 04, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

Britain to open new military base in Bahrain

 Britain will open a new military base in Bahrain in a deal to increase cooperation in tackling security threats in the region, the Gulf kingdom`s Foreign Minister said on Saturday.

Dec 06, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

PM hails scientists on Prithvi-II launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated Indian scientists on the successful test fire of Prithvi-II missile.

Nov 15, 2014, 00:28 AM IST