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US Border Patrol Agent Killed in Shooting

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been killed and another wounded in a shooting in the southwestern state of Arizona near the border with Mexico. The agents were shot early Tuesday while patrolling on horseback in the town of Naco, Arizona. The Department of Homeland Security says the wounded agent was airlifted to a hospital […]

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US Border Patrol Agent Killed in Shooting

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been killed and another wounded in a shooting in the southwestern state of Arizona near the border with Mexico. The agents were shot early Tuesday while on patrol in the town of Naco, Arizona. Authorities have not yet released their identities. The Department of Homeland Security says the wounded […]

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Pakistan Introduces New Identification System At Borders

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan is replacing a U.S.-developed personal identification system at its airports and border crossings with a domestically developed software. Dawn News service reported Tuesday that the new Integrated Border Management System, or IBMS, was installed at 120 other entry and exit points, most recently at Torkham crossing on Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan. The new system […]

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US Offers $1 Million In Death of Border Agent

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities are offering up to $1 million for information about the killing of a border patrol agent in 2010. Authorities made a rare disclosure in the case Monday, releasing the names of four suspects in the shooting of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. A fifth suspect was arrested at the scene of the […]

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Kosovo PM Accuses Serbia of Plotting Violence Due to Border Plan

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Kosovo is accusing Serbia of planning violence in a bid to thwart plans by Kosovo to take over two disputed border outposts in the Serb-populated north. Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci told reporters Wednesday that Serbia is preparing “illegal and criminal structures” to provoke violence and prevent Kosovo’s “legitimate authorities” from performing border and custom […]

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Barenboim Leads Korean Border Concert

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim has held a concert in South Korea, near the tense border with North Korea. Barenboim led his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra of Israeli and Arab musicians Monday in a performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, aimed at promoting peace on the Korean peninsula. A South Korean choir accompanied the choral fourth movement of […]

Kosovo Serbs Set Fire to Border Post After Govt. Police Briefly Seize It

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A group of Kosovo Serbs has set fire to a border post in the country’s north to protest the brief takeover of the site by special police units of the ethnic Albanian government. Officials in neighboring Serbia and an Associated Press reporter said the minority Serb protesters torched the crossing on Wednesday. Earlier, Kosovo’s special […]

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Kosovo Special Police Withdraw from Border Posts in Serb-Dominated Areas

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Kosovo officials say special police units have withdrawn from two border posts in an ethnic-Serb enclave after a day of violent confrontations with Serb protesters. The Kosovo special police officer launched an operation late Monday to seize control of the Brnjak and Jarinje crossings on the border with Serbia, but minority Serbs tried to block […]

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International Court Rules on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court has ordered both Cambodia and Thailand to immediately withdraw all troops and police from a newly declared demilitarized zone around an ancient temple on their border. The International Court of Justice in The Hague also ruled Monday that both countries should allow observers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations into […]

International Court Rules on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court has ordered both Cambodia and Thailand to immediately withdraw all troops and police from a newly declared demilitarized zone around an ancient Khmer temple on their border. The International Court of Justice in The Hague also ruled Monday that both countries should allow observers from the Association of South East Asian […]

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