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Somali child soldiers `punished` in foreign-funded camps: UN

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:18

War-torn Somalia is awash with guns after more than two decades of conflict, with a 22,000-strong African Union force battling alongside government troops against the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab.

54 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistan jails: RTI

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:31

As many as 54 Indian soldiers, who were captured as Prisoners of Wars during battles of 1965 and 1971, are still believed to be in Pakistani jails, according to an RTI reply.

S. Korea, US starts military drill despite North threats

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 05:55

South Korea and the United States on Monday launched an annual military drill, Seoul`s defence ministry said, despite condemnation by North Korea which has threatened a "merciless" retaliatory strike.

Ban Ki-moon honours sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 13:34

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honoured over a million Indian soldiers who fought in the World War I at a commemorative event here and released a photo book authored by the Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of India to the UN featuring war memorials from across the world.

20 Indian soldiers missing from border areas: RTI

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 20:21

Twenty Indian soldiers posted in border areas of the country, most of them in Jammu and Kashmir, have gone missing from 1996 to 2010, according to an RTI reply.

UN evacuates staff, aid workers in South Sudan

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 02:02

UN peacekeepers evacuated 220 staff and aid workers from northeast South Sudan on Wednesday after militias killed at least six relief workers, a UN spokesman said.

More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers crossed into Russia: Official

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 00:14

Russian border security official said more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers crossed into Russia, according to a report from the Interfax news agency. It wasn`t immediately clear why the soldiers entered Russia, with both sides giving conflicting accounts.

Russia says 400 Ukrainian soldiers seek refuge

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 16:12

The Ukrainian soldiers "asked for a humanitarian corridor during the night from Sunday to Monday" across the Ukrainian-Russian border.

Eight Lebanon soldiers killed in Syria border area clashes

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 11:54

Eight Lebanese soldiers have been killed in clashes with gunmen on the Syrian border that erupted after the detention of a suspected Syrian jihadist, the army said on Sunday.

Tunisian army chief resigns after soldiers`` deaths

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 03:41

The Tunisian Army chief,Mohamed Salah Hamdi , has stepped down from his post as the highest commander, the defence ministry confirmed Wednesday.

Rocket attack kills girl in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:48

A nine-year-old girl child was killed and another injured when a rocket fell in front of a house in in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula in an apparent attack targeting soldiers.

Two Israeli soldiers die after earlier Gaza attack: army

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:11

Two Israeli soldiers, who were wounded in and near the Gaza Strip earlier this week, died Saturday, bringing to 42 the number of Israeli soldiers killed since the start of military operations in the Palestinian territory, the army said.