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Somali troops retake town after rebel raid

Somali troops have regained control of the southern town of Elwaq a day after Islamist rebels raided the border post in an...

Egypt cabinet to meet as Israel tensions linger

Egypt's cabinet was due to discuss growing lawlessness along the border with Israel as pressure grew for a tough response to the...

German commandos upset at release of Afghan suspect

`Germany's elite KSK commando unit issued a rare statement to signal its disapproval over the release of an Afghan it had detained...

Obama honours return of fallen troops from Afghanistan

President Barack Obama flew to a Delaware air force base to honour the return of the remains of 30 US troops killed...

US drawdown begins in Afghanistan, first troops leave

The first US troops have left Afghanistan as part of US President Barack Obama's planned drawdown of about a third of the...

Syria tank assault kills 11 near Turkey border

Syrian troops shot dead 11 villagers residents said, as authorities pressed on with a tank-led assault that has driven thousands of refugees...

US draft requests 4,200 Ethiopia troops for Abyei

The United States said it submitted a draft resolution to the UN Security Council that would authorize the deployment of 4 200...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...