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Blast targets police near Northern Ireland border: officers

Blast targets police near Northern Ireland border: officers

A device exploded in Northern Ireland near the border with Ireland early on Monday in what police said was an attempt to kill officers looking into an earlier incident.

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to seal the US-Mexican border, claiming in a tweet that America's southern neighbor is allowing illegal immigrants to cross unhindered.

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuelan forces on Saturday fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a crowd demanding to cross a closed border bridge to Colombia, AFP journalists reported.

North Macedonia puts up new name on border with Greece

North Macedonia puts up new name on border with Greece

The freshly renamed country of North Macedonia on Wednesday put its new name on the border with Greece, ending a 28-year feud with its neighbour.

Car bomb explodes near Syrian town on border with Turkey

Car bomb explodes near Syrian town on border with Turkey

A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint on the outskirts of the Syrian town of al-Rai near the Turkish border on Tuesday, residents and an emergency worker told Reuters.

EU drops plan for 10,000 border guards by 2020: officials

EU drops plan for 10,000 border guards by 2020: officials

The European Union's flagship plan for a 10,000-strong bloc-wide border and coastguard force in two years exceeds ‘what is feasible,’ the EU's Austrian presidency said Thursday.

UN aid convoy reaches Syrian refugee camp near Jordan border

UN aid convoy reaches Syrian refugee camp near Jordan border

A UN convoy carrying much-needed humanitarian assistance arrived Saturday at a refugee camp in the Syrian desert near the Jordanian border, a war monitor reported.

Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border

Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border

At least three migrants were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.

Pompeo warns of 'crisis' over migration as Hondurans storm border

Pompeo warns of 'crisis' over migration as Hondurans storm border

The United States and Mexico are about to reach a crisis point over illegal migration, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday as a caravan of Honduran migrants broke through the Guatemalan border ...

14 members of Iranian border guards kidnapped

14 members of Iranian border guards kidnapped

Fourteen Iranian security personnel, including Basij (volunteer forces) and border guards, were abducted by a ‘terrorist group’ on the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, an informed source said.

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan on Monday reopened its main border crossing with war-torn Syria, a key Middle East trade route, after a three year closure, an AFP photographer reported.

Israel reopens pedestrian crossing to Gaza Strip

Israel reopens pedestrian crossing to Gaza Strip

There are three crossings to the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian territory that has been under an Israeli blockade for the last decade.