Latest Stories
Home » border You are browsing entries tagged with “border”

7 killed in shooting in China-Vietnam border


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


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 »