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7 killed in shooting in China-Vietnam border

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The Vietnamese government says seven people have been killed in a shootout between Chinese migrants and Vietnamese border guards at a crossing in the north of the country.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Lebanon sends army to Syria border as rebels flee

A Lebanese army officer from a commando unit, right, gives orders to his soldiers after they blew up a bomb-packed parked car in a field outside the village of Fakiha, near the Lebanese and Syria border, in northeast Lebanon, Monday, March 17, 2014. AP

The Lebanese army sent commandos to the tense border area with Syria on Monday, bracing for another spillover of the conflict next door as Syrian rebels continued to flee into Lebanon after the fall of their stronghold to President Bashar Assad’s forces.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NATO flying surveillance planes to Ukraine border

A Nato AWACS plane takes off the NATO Airbase in Geilenkirchen, Germany, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. AWACS planes flying out of Geilenkirchen to patrol over Romania and Poland. AP

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization says it has dispatched two surveillance planes to fly over Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis unfolding in neighboring Ukraine.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israelis shoot, kill Jordanian judge at border

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Israeli guards shot and killed a Jordanian judge on Monday who the Israelis said tried to grab a rifle from a soldier at the border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tense standoff as armed men surround Crimea base in Ukraine

A woman takes photos in front of armed servicemen and their armored personnel carrier in the eastern Crimea's port city of Feodosiya on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Witnesses said Russian soldiers had blocked about 400 Ukrainian marines at a base in the eastern port city of Feodosiya and were calling on them to surrender and give up their arms.  AFP PHOTO/VIKTOR DRACHEV

Defiant Ukrainian troops were in a tense standoff Sunday with hundreds of armed men believed to be under Russia’s orders who had surrounded their military base in the flashpoint peninsula of Crimea and demanded their surrender.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Spain: 200 migrants storm enclave border fence

Sub-Saharan migrants climb over a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, as a Red Cross worker is on-hand to offer humanitarian assistance, Monday Feb. 17, 2014. AP

A Spanish official says more than 200 migrants have stormed a six-meter-high barbed wire border fence to enter Spain’s northwest African enclave of Melilla from Morocco—the second such crossing in a week.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Last groups of South Koreans leave North Korean factory

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South Korean workers unload their products to a truck as they returned from North Korea's Kaesong industrial complex, at the customs, immigration and quarantine office near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, April 27, 2013. South Korea said Friday that it has decided to withdraw the roughly 175 South Koreans still at a jointly run factory complex in North Korea, raising a major question about the survival of the last symbol of inter-Korean cooperation. AP/Ahn Young-joon

The final group of South Koreans working in a shuttered factory park in North Korea is expected to leave Monday after their government ordered them to leave the border city, as Pyongyang issued a new threat to shut down the last symbol of detente.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israel reopens Gaza border crossings

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, listens to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during their bilateral meeting at the Muqata Presidential Compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Obama is meeting Palestinian officials on the second day of his Mideast tour to emphasize the importance of reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a message underscored Thursday when Palestinian militants in Gaza launched rockets into southern Israel. (AP Fle Photo

Israel on Thursday fully reopened its border crossings with the Gaza Strip that were closed following militant rocket fire during President Barack Obama’s visit to the region last week, the military said.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Korean border open despite NKorean hotline cut

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A day after shutting down a key military hotline, Pyongyang instead used indirect communications with Seoul to allow South Koreans to cross the heavily armed border and work at a factory complex that is the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New drug tunnel found near US-Mexico border

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Mexican authorities said Saturday they have discovered a “sophisticated” tunnel likely intended for smuggling drugs and migrants across the US-Mexico border.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Detained Thais to face charges–Myanmar state media

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Dozens of Thai nationals will face charges in neighboring Myanmar after they were held for illegally crossing the border to run rubber plantations, state media said Tuesday.

Posted: July 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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