SRINAGAR, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Three soldiers and a woman were killed while five army personnel were injured as militants ambushed an army convoy in Shopian district of Kashmir on Thursday, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.

TOKYO, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Residents living near the US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture have won the largest-ever amount of compensation from the central Japanese government related to a suit over excessive noise connected to a military base, China's Xinhua news agency reported

SRINAGAR, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- At least three Indian army troopers were killed and three others wounded on Thursday after militants ambushed them in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, China's Xinhua news agency reported officials as saying

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday proposed creating a new office for counter-terrorism to lead the world body's efforts to combat terrorism, China's Xinhua news agency reported

HANOI, Feb 23 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA)--The decision by Brazilian authorities to reduce tariffs for importing robusta coffee from 20 to 10 percent has created sale opportunities for the Vietnamese seeds to the Latin American country, the report said

LIMA, Feb 23 (BERNAMA-NNN-EFE)-- The Peruvian peninsula of Paracas, where 335,000 hectares (827 acres) of tropical desert stretch into the Pacific Ocean to form one of the richest, rarest ecosystems in the world, has just recently become one of Peru's key projects for attracting sustainable tourism

HOUSTON, Feb 23 (BERNAMA-NNN-EFE)--- A U.S. Federal District Court has denied Venezuela's request for the return of US$600 million in money recovered in a bribery scandal involving Venezuela's state owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).