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World - International
2/20/2023 11:52:36 AM
Pakistani border guards and Afghan Taliban forces traded cross-border fire on Monday morning, officials said, a day after Afghanistan's Taliban rulers closed the Torkham border crossing amid increasing tensions between the two neighbors.

World - Region
2/15/2023 11:37:06 AM
A convoy of 11 trucks from a United Nations agency crossed into northern Syria from Turkey on Tuesday, just hours after the U.N. and Syrian government reached an agreement to temporarily authorize two new border crossings into the rebel enclave, devastated by the region's deadly earthquake.

World - Region
2/13/2023 7:28:21 PM
The UN Security Council meets behind closed doors Monday to address ways to boost humanitarian assistance to Syria following the devastating recent earthquake, amid growing calls to open new border crossings to deliver aid.

World - Region
2/11/2023 3:46:03 PM
A border crossing between Armenia and Turkey opened for the first time in 35 years on Saturday, to allow humanitarian aid through after a massive earthquake hit the region, an official said.

World - Region
2/9/2023 1:42:43 PM
An aid convoy reached rebel-held northwestern Syria Thursday, the first since a devastating earthquake that has killed thousands, an official at the Bab al-Hawa border crossing told AFP.

World - International
1/21/2023 3:47:14 PM
A surge in Cuban and Nicaraguan arrivals at the U.S. border with Mexico in December led to the highest number of illegal border crossings recorded during any month of Joe Biden's presidency, authorities said Friday.

World - Region
1/9/2023 9:54:37 PM
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Monday to keep a key border crossing from Turkey to Syria's rebel-held northwest open for critical aid deliveries for another six months. Syria's ally Russia _ in a surprise move _ supported the resolution.

World - International
12/29/2022 5:30:01 PM
Kosovo's primary border crossing with Serbia was back open Thursday, dialling down growing tensions that had drawn international calls for de-escalation.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/23/2022 11:26:45 PM
Egypt dismissed on Wednesday a statement by Libya’s Tripoli-based government regarding alleged mistreatment of Libyans at an Egyptian border crossing, asserting that it provides all means of care to the Libyan people.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/28/2022 4:44:21 PM
Nigeria, South Africa and other African governments scrambled on Monday to help their nationals escape the Russian invasion in Ukraine as reports emerged of racist and unfair treatment of their citizens at border crossings.

World - International
2/14/2022 11:05:01 PM
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has decided to invoke emergency powers across all of Canada to quell the protests by demonstrators who have paralyzed Ottawa and blocked border crossings in anger over the country's COVID-19 restrictions, a senior government official said Monday.

World - International
2/14/2022 10:25:01 AM
A major US-Canada border crossing reopened late Sunday almost a week after it was forced shut by truck driver-led protests against coronavirus restrictions, prompting police to quell the demonstration with a series of arrests.

World - International
2/13/2022 9:34:51 PM
Police moved in to clear and arrest the remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing on Sunday, ending a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions that has hurt the economy of both nations even as they held back from a crackdown on a larger protest in the capital, Ottawa.

World - International
2/12/2022 8:44:28 PM
Canadian police moved in Saturday to remove protesters who have disrupted Canada-US trade at a major bridge border crossing, though several trucks remained blocking traffic.

World - International
2/12/2022 6:24:41 PM
For five days, a blockade of pickups, cars and a handful of commercial trucks has choked off traffic at the Ambassador Bridge, the busiest border crossing between Canada and the United States. There are blockades at two other crossings as well. And for two weeks, downtown streets in Canada's capital have been snarled by a convoy of semis and other vehicles as protesters rail against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

World - International
1/3/2022 12:38:09 PM
A person who crossed the border from South Korea into North Korea on New Year's Day was likely a defector who had slipped through the same heavily fortified frontier in the other direction to settle in South Korea in late 2020, the military said Monday.

World - International
11/23/2021 3:59:04 PM
The number of people trying to enter Europe without authorization has risen significantly this year to surpass migrant border crossing figures from 2019, before restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic severely limited travel, the European Union's border and coast guard said Tuesday.

World - International
8/15/2021 9:50:00 AM
The collapse of Jalalabad, near a major border crossing with Pakistan, leaves Afghanistan's central government in control of just Kabul and six other provincial capitals out of the country's 34

World - International
8/2/2021 10:26:44 PM
The Taliban are now trying to seize provincial capitals after already taking large swaths of land and scores of districts in more rural areas, as well as several key border crossings with neighboring countries

World - International
8/1/2021 10:38:11 AM
After seizing large tracts of rural territory and capturing key border crossings, the Taliban have started to besiege provincial capitals

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