The United Nations yesterday warned of an “imminent” humanitarian crisis as a result of a conflict in Ethiopia’s northern border region of Tigray. “A full-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding as thousands of refugees flee ongoing fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region each day to seek safety in eastern Sudan,” the UN[…]
China’s official military newspaper has said that India has returned a Chinese soldier who had strayed across a contested de facto border in the western Himalayan region where both sides have been locked in a tense standoff. The soldier was handed over early on Wednesday morning, according to the PLA[…]
Lebanon and Israel have agreed to a framework for the United States-mediated talks aimed at ending a long-running dispute over borders that have been the front line of several conflicts. Lebanon and Israel, still in a formal state of war, have contested their land and maritime borders for decades, including[…]
The United States will station additional forces in eastern Syria to protect oilfields in another policy shift that one former senior American official called a “shocking ignorance” of history and geography. The planned reinforcement will take place in coordination with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to prevent the oilfields from falling into the[…]
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Tuesday night said it would send a “high-level team” to Mozambique to probe a shooting incident in which two officers from the Mozambique border police were shot dead. In a statement, SANDF spokesman, Brigadier General Mafi Mgobozi said a delegation had been[…]
Russian fighters were scrambled twice to intercept American B-52H bombers, active on the eastern and southern borders. The close encounters between Russian and US planes occurred both above the Baltic and Black seas. The US strategic bombers were intercepted twice on Monday, Russian Defense Ministry has said, without providing exact[…]
A video has surfaced of Egyptian border guards shooting dead on Thursday an unarmed 28-year-old Palestinian shortly after he swam in from the Gaza Strip. The video shows Ishaq Khalil Hassan swimming naked in the Mediterranean Sea and then crossing into the Egyptian side through a barbed-wire fence. Palestinian security[…]
The Swedish government will impose stricter border controls on Thursday to deal with the unprecedented arrival of refugees streaming across its borders. “A record number of refugees are arriving in Sweden. The migration office is under strong pressure … and the police believe there is a threat against public order,”[…]
Migrants streaming across the Balkans reached Slovenia on Saturday, diverted overnight by the closure of Hungary’s border with Croatia in the latest demonstration of Europe’s disjointed response to the flow of people reaching its borders. Hungary’s right-wing government declared its southern frontier with Croatia off limits to migrants, blocking entry[…]
South Korea fired tens of artillery rounds toward North Korea on Thursday after the North launched shells to protest South Korea’s anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts along the border, as tension escalated on the peninsula. North Korea did not return fire but later warned Seoul in a letter that it would take[…]
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