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  • China hopes such government-mandated "innovation" will finally revive its economy and catapult it into the front rank of technologically advanced nations.

    IS is receiving significant financial support from Arab sympathisers outside Iraq and Syria, enabling it to expand its war effort, a report said.

    Critics have called out Obama's seemingly myopic view of IS's strategy, and some have suggested that US consider committing ground troops to fight in Iraq.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered defence forces to "take off the gloves" and prepare for a possible full-scale ground invasion of Gaza .

    The move is among the first steps in NCO conscription reforms to offer more benefits to help keep military talents in the army.

    We proudly boast about being a young country with more than 65 % of our population being below 35 years of age. What good is this people power when majority of them are unproductive?

    Does Captain Jack Sparrow have to travel to the ends of the earth to find the elusive fountain of youth? Not really. Given the frequency of the sequels , the elixir may be packaged with the brand itself. In the latest installment, the wily pirate and Barbossa embark on a quest.........

    ST Christopher, the patron saint of travellers, was most probably a darkskinned member of a north African tribe in the fourth century who was captured by the Romans, conscripted, baptised and, ultimately, decapitated for his faith. Legends that have evolved around him on the other hand have fabulously reinvented him to serve quite another arguably valuable purpose. The man has been portrayed as an extremely tall and powerful light-skinned person who decided he wanted to be in the service of the greatest king in the land.

    Across vast region under IS control, group is actively conscripting children for battle and committing abuses against most vulnerable at young age.

    To honour our soldiers without knowing how the World Wars affected India makes little sense.

    Some 250,000 to 300,000 children globally are being recruited to fight in armed conflicts in violation of international law, a UN official said.

    Conscription or draft, terms normally used to describe the mandatory enrollment in the armed forces, is coming to the US diplomatic service.

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