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Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgents

Afghanistan is considering training and arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories where Islamic militants have been driven out, officials say, sparking fears the local forces could become another thuggish militia. 

Sep 17, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Philippine leader to hunt down Maoist rebels after scrapping talks

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was no longer interested in peace talks with Maoist-led guerrillas and planned to hunt down the insurgents once the military has retaken a southern city from Islamist rebels.

Jul 21, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Myanmar sees insurgents behind Rohingya killings in Northwest

Officials say Rohingya insurgents are behind this and a slew of killings in the area that has been racked by violence in recent months, with security forces accused of committing atrocities against civilians.

Jul 20, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Iraqi forces try to bring civilians out of west Mosul, US pledges more support

Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul`s Islamic State-held Old City on Tuesday so that troops could clear the area, but militant snipers hampered the effort, Iraqi officers said.

Mar 21, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Saudi soldier killed in cross-border firefight near Yemen border

A Saudi soldier was killed in a cross-border firefight with Yemeni rebels, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Dec 25, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

Eleven policemen killed in Taliban attacks in northern Afghan

At least nine policemen were killed in Taliban attacks on checkpoints in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan, while another two were killed in the east, security officials said today.

Aug 14, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shiites in northern city

Nigeria's army killed 349 people from the minority Shiite Muslim sect last December in a series of clashes for which troops involved should be prosecuted, a judicial inquiry has concluded in a report.

Aug 01, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Army troops, insurgents exchange gunfire along Manipur-Myanmar border

An Indian Army patrol team and unidentified insurgents exchanged heavy gunfire along the international border in Manipur early Wednesday, intelligence sources said. There was no report of any casualty on either side.

May 26, 2016, 00:52 AM IST

Insurgents seize Syrian Alawite village, killing 19: Observatory

The Observatory said the attackers included Islamist rebel group Ahrar al-Sham and the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front. 

May 13, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

At least 26 killed as fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo

Opposition groups control the eastern part of the city but have come under intense strain as the government has choked off all routes to the area except a narrow and perilous passage to the northwest.

Apr 24, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

30 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul

Thirty people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul and a fierce firefight broke out Tuesday, one week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive.

Apr 20, 2016, 01:26 AM IST

Two held on way to join insurgents in Syria

 Two French nationals were arrested in Tunisia earlier this month on their way to join militant camps in Libya before travelling to Syria, Xinhua reported on Monday.

Dec 01, 2015, 02:36 AM IST

Afghan insurgents take control of a northern district

 Taliban insurgents have taken control of the Chardara district in northern Kunduz province, according to Afghan officials.

Jun 21, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Three insurgents apprehended in Manipur

In separate incidents, three militants have been apprehended from Senapati district of Manipur by Army personnel of Senapati Brigade under Red Shield Division.

Jun 17, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Myanmar operation: A detailed analysis of the mission

A detailed report of the recently conducted Operation All Out by the Indian Army in Myanmar.

Jun 11, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

DNA: The Inside Story of Army's surgical strike on militants in Myanmar

In response to the killing of 18 of its troops by militants in Manipur, the Indian Army in one of its biggest covert missions sent troops into Myanmar to strike at two camps and, killing 38 militan

Jun 11, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

DNA: The Inside Story of Army's surgical strike on militants in Myanmar- Part II

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Jun 11, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

Army planning another Myanmar-like operation: Reports

A day after Indian Army carried out surgical strikes deep inside Myanmar, sources said on Wednesday that there was possibility of more such strikes in the coming days.

Jun 10, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

Army planning another Myanmar-like operation: Reports- Part II

A day after Indian Army carried out surgical strikes deep inside Myanmar, sources said on Wednesday that there was possibility of more such strikes in the coming days.

Jun 10, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

China supporting terror outfits in Northeast region: Reports

The Indian intelligence agencies are suspecting China's role in the recent attacks on security forces by terror outfits in North East region of the nation, reports claimed on Monday.

Jun 08, 2015, 19:04 PM IST