Military service

Jews, Israelis fear fallout from bomb hoax arrest

Israel`s arrest of a Jewish teenager accused of masterminding dozens of anti-Semitic threats could encourage racism and ease pressure on US President Donald Trump to tackle anti-Semitism, Jewish gr

Mar 25, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Bae Sang-moon back in Korea for Presidents Cup and military service

Bae Sang-moon back in Korea for Presidents Cup and military service

 South Korea`s Bae Sang-moon arrived home on Wednesday ahead of next week`s Presidents Cup and the golfer told reporters he was keen to play a big role in the event before he downs clubs and picks up a rifle to begin mandatory military service.

Sep 30, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the US military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior US officials said.

Jul 14, 2015, 03:59 AM IST

Prince Harry ends army career after a decade

Britain's Prince Harry officially left the army on Friday after more than a decade of full-time military service, including two stints in war-torn Afghanistan.

Jun 20, 2015, 01:01 AM IST
Asian Games: South Korea beat Japan 1-0 to reach football semis

Asian Games: South Korea beat Japan 1-0 to reach football semis

Hosts South Korea beat bitter rivals Japan 1-0 in a feisty Asian Cup quarter-final on Sunday thanks to a late penalty from captain Jang Hyun-Soo.

Sep 28, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

United Arab Emirates mandates military service

The United Arab Emirates has issued a law requiring compulsory military service for adult males, formalising a proposal outlined earlier in the year to feed more of the US-allied Gulf federation`s citizens into the armed forces.

Jun 08, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

Ultra-orthodox Jews protest pending Israeli draft

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked highways across Israel to protest attempts to draft them into the army.

Feb 07, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

UAE plans compulsory military service for all adult males

The UAE has decided to make military service compulsory for all adult males, but kept it optional for women, the Gulf nation`s prime minister said on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2014, 22:49 PM IST

Cuba seeks to attract more women to military service

The UJC, the youth wing of Cuba`s ruling Communist Party, called for increasing the no. of women in military service, the official daily Juventud Rebelde reported.

Jun 05, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

Prince William `to put military service before royal duties

The Duke of Cambridge is currently posted in the Falkland
Islands as a search and rescue helicopter pilot.

Feb 12, 2012, 20:56 PM IST