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Retired China military told to `return houses` in crackdown

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:22

China has told retired military officers to return non-essential public housing after an investigation found "irregularities", state media said Sunday, as Beijing steps up efforts to stamp out official corruption and excess.

US discussing Russian aggression in Ukraine with India: Biswal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 00:59

The United States is in touch with India over the alleged Russian aggression in Ukraine, a senior Obama Administration official has told lawmakers, who expressed concern over India`s close relationship with Moscow.

Putin igniting dangerous nationalist fervour: US general

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:50

Russian President Vladimir Putin`s military intervention in Ukraine is fanning nationalist sentiments that could spread across the region with dangerous, unpredictable consequences, the US military`s top officer has said.

Arun Jaitley rules out compulsory military training

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:40

The government does not favour compulsory military training to youths because it could militarise an entire nation, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Over half of China military airfields threatened by high-rises

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:44

More than half of China`s military airfields have flight paths that are obstructed by tall buildings, causing accidents and airport closures, Chinese state media reported.

China confirms flight delays caused by military drills

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:31

China`s civil aviation authority has confirmed military exercises are behind widespread flight delays and cancellations this month, following days of rumours.

Israel shell fire brings Gaza deaths above 800: Medics

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 07:35

Israeli shell fire on a house in Gaza killed one person Friday, bringing the total death toll to more than 800 Palestinians after one of the bloodiest days of the conflict.

 Being too short or tall ups depression risk in military men

Being too short or tall ups depression risk in military men

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:51

Both short and tall men in the military are more at risk for depression than their uniformed colleagues of average height, a new study has found.

Arab League chief urges Hamas to accept Egypt`s truce plan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 06:10

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi urged Hamas on Monday to accept an Egyptian proposal to end the fighting between the militants in Gaza and Israel that has killed almost 600 Palestinians.

Israel must take `even greater steps` to protect civilians: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:56

Israel must do more to protect civilians caught up in the crossfire of its assault on Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the White House said Monday.

Gaza toll hits 572 on day 14 of Israeli operation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:34

The death toll in Gaza rose to 572 on Monday following the bloodiest day in the Palestinian enclave since 2009 where Israel is pressing a punishing military operation.

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 23:51

The Twitter account run by Kenya`s military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said today.