DNA: World War 3 fears grow as Russia begins biggest military exercise of 2015

Russia began its largest military exercise of 2015 on Monday, with some 95,000 troops taking part in it.

Pakistan again warns India, says 'will have to face consequences of war'
Pakistan again warns India, says 'will have to face consequences of war'

Pakistan has yet again warned India of the consequences of a war.

Pak targets civilian areas in Jammu; 2 killed, 16 injured

Two people was killed and 16 others injured when Pakistani Rangers heavily shelled civilian areas and Army posts along the International Border in R S Pura and Arnia sectors of Jammu district today, drawing retaliation from the BSF.

War fears defused for now as North Korea, South Korea strike deal
War fears defused for now as North Korea, South Korea strike deal

Having hurtled to the edge of war, the two neighbouring Koreas have made peace.

North Korea says 'prepared to risk war' as troops on alert

North Korea has warned that it was prepared to risk "all-out war" as leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt propaganda broadcasts across the border.

NATO denies it is making war more likely in Europe
NATO denies it is making war more likely in Europe

NATO on Wednesday defended the number of military exercises it has staged as a response to "growing Russian aggression" and refuted suggestions that they were helping make war in Europe more likely.

Ukraine calls on Russia to negotiate end to war in east

Ukraine's foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to "real negotiations" about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine's war-torn east which will require fair elections that are internationally monitored.

Faulty protocols behind live anthrax shipments to labs - Pentagon

The shipment of live anthrax spores to researchers in the United States and seven other countries was "a failure" that exposed "a major problem" in Defense Department handling of the deadly bacteria, U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka body on war missing holds fresh inquiries

 A Sri Lankan Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to look into complaints regarding people reported missing during the country`s civil war began holding fresh inquiries on Saturday.

IS ahead in turf war with Al Qaeda: US
IS ahead in turf war with Al Qaeda: US

 The Islamic State is beating Al Qaeda at being the world`s leading terrorist group, says the US State Department.

Turf war between IS, Taliban escalates in Afghanistan

 Islamic State militants have executed three fighters accused of defecting to the Taliban as a brutal turf war escalates between the rival organisations in Afghanistan.

Bombings, war, disease as Yemen marks start of Ramadan

War-torn Yemen began marking the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan Thursday after a wave of Islamic State group bombings, with little hope of a ceasefire and a worsening humanitarian situation.

Israel probe says Gaza war actions `legitimate`, `lawful`
Israel probe says Gaza war actions `legitimate`, `lawful`

Israel did not intentionally target civilians in fighting during the 2014 Gaza war, an inter-ministerial report concluded on Sunday.

Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia
Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia

Former Ukrainian rebel fighter Valery glances down at where his right leg should be as he confronts life`s new reality across the border in Russia. 

Ukraine says it may freeze debt payments to fund war

Ukraine`s premier warned Friday that Kiev would freeze its debt repayments if no immediate deal was found with private lenders because it had to fund its escalating campaign against pro-Russian fighters.

Over 20 million in war-torn Yemen need humanitarian aid: UNICEF

Eighty percent of Yemen`s population, or more than 20 million people, need some form of humanitarian assistance as Arab air strikes and civil war ravage the impoverished country, aid agency UNICEF said on Thursday.

Drugs, divorce and despair: Somalia's forgotten male war victims

Men in war-torn Somalia suffer high rates of drug addiction, divorce and mental illness, the World Bank said, urging donors to do more to support men and strengthen families.

Israel launches air strike on Gaza after militant rocket salvo

Israeli aircraft struck the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled territory that hit southern Israel, the Israeli military said.

Arab war planes bomb Houthi positions throughout Yemen

Aircraft from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Yemen`s Houthi rebels throughout the country on Sunday, residents said, a day after border clashes killed a Saudi serviceman.

Indian Colonel injured in fresh firing in S Sudan identified

The Indian peacekeeper who was injured in fresh firing in the troubled Malakal region in South Sudan two days ago was today identified as Lieutenant Colonel Krovvidi Dinakar.