Taliban kill 18 Afghan soldiers, some beheaded

Taliban fighters killed 18 Afghan soldiers -- including some who were beheaded -- after storming an army outpost in the remote mountainous northeast in a major attack before the spring fighting season, officials said Monday.

Thanks to the squid, soldiers may now be invisible

Ancient organisms like squids, cephalopods, octopus and cuttlefish could hold the key to making soldiers of the future invisible, US scientists say.

Pakistan says Saudi asked for warplanes, warships and soldiers

Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan for military aircraft, warships and soldiers, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday, at the start of a parliamentary debate on whether Pakistan should get involved in a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.

Three soldiers killed in restive east Ukraine

Three Ukrainian soldiers died when a mine exploded in the separatist-held east where isolated clashes continue to undermine a ceasefire aimed at ending a year-long war.

Egypt jihadists kill 15 soldiers and two civilians in Sinai

Jihadists in Egypt`s Sinai killed 15 soldiers and two civilians in attacks on checkpoints on Thursday, security officials said, the deadliest in months despite a massive army campaign against the insurgents.

Bodies of Japan WWII soldiers found in Palau cave

The bodies of six soldiers, believed to be Japanese troops who fought in World War II, have been found in a reopened cave in the Pacific nation of Palau, a report said on Wednesday.

'Invisibility stickers' to help troops evade detection in dark

 Researchers have developed squid-inspired 'invisibility stickers' that could one day help soldiers evade detection in the dark, even when sought by enemies with tough-to-fool infrared cameras.

Troops from Chad, Niger retake Nigerian town from Boko Haram

Soldiers from Niger and Chad have retaken a Nigerian town from Boko Haram, another victory in a regional campaign to wrest back control of swaths of northeastern Nigeria from the Islamist militants.

Why women find war heroes so sexy
Why women find war heroes so sexy

 Ever wonder why women go gaga over war heroes? A new study has the answer for you.

Cameroon honours 38 soldiers killed in Boko Haram fight

Cameroon honoured 38 soldiers on Friday killed in fighting with Boko Haram Islamists in recent months, with officials pledging the struggle against the militants will be won.

Kiev says three soldiers killed despite lull in fighting

Three government soldiers were killed in war-torn eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, the country`s military said Friday, after a two-day lull in which no fatalities were reported.

`179 soldiers killed` in Ukraine battle; rebels ready prisoner swap

An adviser to Ukraine`s president said Kiev lost 179 troops in a month-long battle for the town of Debaltseve, while pro-Russian rebels readied a prisoner swap Saturday as part of a battered ceasefire.

Seven Syrian soldiers killed in chopper attack

At least seven Syrian military personnel, including three officers, were killed when their helicopter was attacked by jihadis in Idleb city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.

Army to use e-governance, create cloud database for soldiers

The Indian Army plans to use e-governance widely and has an ambitious plan for a cloud database which can store all unclassified information about soldiers.

35 Syrian soldiers killed in plane crash, says Monitor

At least 35 Syrian soldiers were killed overnight when an army cargo plane crashed in bad weather in the northwest of the country, a monitor said on Sunday.

Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills three soldiers

Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed three soldiers, officials said today, as an upsurge in clashes in recent days between the army and pro-Russian rebels centred around control of a battered airport.

Two Ukraine soldiers killed in new upsurge in fighting

Ukraine`s military on Saturday reported the death of two soldiers in the past day of fighting with pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east.

Exhibition highlights Indian soldiers' contribution in WWI
Exhibition highlights Indian soldiers' contribution in WWI

Through mundane objects like matchboxes and utensils, rare monochromatic photographs of Indian soldiers cooking and a few silent movies depicting their life during the First World War an upcoming exhibition here will pay tribute to their unsung contribution during the Great War.

Deadly attacks rock northern Nigeria

 Strife-torn northern Nigeria was hit by two deadly attacks on Wednesday, when a female suicide bomber was killed as she tried to enter a military barracks and seven died in a bus explosion.

Soldiers block off centre of Gambian capital after gunfire overnight

Gunfire erupted around the presidential palace in Gambia`s capital of Banjul overnight and soldiers blocked a bridge leading to the centre of town, but the government denied reports of an attempted coup.