At least five guerrillas were killed when they tried to sneak into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Saturday. A soldier too was killed in the gunbattle.
A Burundi soldier was shot dead by an intelligence officer while at least nine protesters were hurt in renewed clashes in the capital Bujumbura Thursday over a bid by the country`s president to stand for a third term.
A Canadian soldier was killed on Friday in a friendly fire incident in Iraq, Canada`s defense department said on Saturday, in the first fatality for the country during its current military mission there.
An Israeli woman was killed and a soldier critically wounded in Palestinian knife attacks in the West Bank and Tel Aviv on Monday, extending a surge in violence fuelled by strife over access to Jerusalem`s holiest site.
Scientists who unlocked the genetic code of bacteria grown from a soldier who died of dysentery in World War I say it revealed a superbug already resistant to penicillin and other antibiotics decades before they were in common use.