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Security beefed up at Udaipur-Gujarat border

Udaipur : Udaipur police has raised alerts at all the check posts and bordering areas adjoining Gujarat. Though the authorities termed it as vigilance in order to lay check over inter-state smuggling and criminal activities, however sources claim the security has been beefed up after inputs of terrorist activities in these areas received by the Intelligence Bureau. Gujarat police has sealed ... Read More »

Railways cancels Samjhauta Express on Indian side of border after Pak’s suspension

The railways run the train on Sundays from Delhi to Attari and back, while Pakistan used to run the train between Lahore and Attari. Passengers used to change trains at the Attari station. “In consequent to Pakistan’s decision to cancel samjhaouta exp 14607/14608 running between Lahore and Atari …….the link exp train number 14001/14002 running between Delhi and Atari also ... Read More »

UN confirms re-opening of Rwandan border with Democratic Republic of Congo

Previously, Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for everyone other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda, as a third case was confirmed in Goma. The daughter of an Ebola patient in the east Congo city has contracted the virus, Congolese officials confirmed, the third case in a metropolis of at least one million ... Read More »

Trump signs $4.6 billion border bill

President Trump on Monday signed a bill giving him $4.6 billion in emergency money to provide better conditions for illegal immigrants at the border, and for migrant children being held at shelters in the country’s interior. The bill cleared Congress last week after House Democrats relented on a number of demands. A majority of the money will go to the ... Read More »

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border

The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak has prompted a World Health Organization expert committee to meet on Friday to discuss whether to declare a global health emergency or not. Such declarations almost always boost attention and donor funding. Uganda health ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Ainebyoona confirmed the death of a 50-year-old woman overnight. Her 5-year-old grandson was the first confirmed death from ... Read More »

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia

Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cúcuta waiting to have their documents checked by Colombian officials. Venezuelan Presidnt ordered the borders with Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Brazil and Colombia closed in February as the opposition tried to deliver food and medical supplies into the country. The country has faced shortages of basic supplies as ... Read More »

Two Persons with huge hawala money on International Border apprehended

Shillong, : The Border Security Force troops showing extra alertness to prevent any trans-border crime on the International Border. Acting on a tip-off regarding illegal excess money generated from coal & stone business the vigilant BSF troops 11 BN deployed at Borsora in South West Khasi Hills Distt of Meghalaya on 7th May’2019 ,at about 1645 hrs, apprehended 02 Indian ... Read More »

Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

Judges said veteran Getty photographer John Moore’s picture taken after Honduran mother Sandra Sanchez and her daughter Yanela illegally crossed the US-Mexican border last year showed “a different kind of violence that is psychological”. The picture of the wailing toddler was published world-wide and caused a public outcry about Washington’s controversial policy to separate thousands of migrants from their children. ... Read More »

U.S. President Trump threatens to close Mexico border

Threatening drastic action against Mexico, Trump declared he is likely to shut down America’s southern border next week unless Mexican authorities immediately halt all illegal immigration. The President also cut U.S. aid to three Central American nations whose citizens are fleeing North America. The State Department said in a statement that it will suspend 2017 and 2018 payments to the ... Read More »

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border

Trump has been promising for more than two years to build a long, impenetrable wall along the border to stop illegal immigration, though Congress has been reluctant to provide the money he needs. In the meantime, he has repeatedly threatened to close the border, but this time, with a new surge of migrants heading north , he gave a definite ... Read More »

U.S. House votes to block Trump’s border emergency declaration

In a 245-182 vote, the Democratic-majority House rejected Trump’s assertion that he could use money for the wall that Congress had appropriated for other purposes. The bill now moves to the Republican-run Senate, where it also could pass, given some Republicans’ concerns about the president’s actions. But Trump has vowed to veto the measure if it reaches his desk, and ... Read More »

No govt shutdown, US lawmakers reach deal on Mexico border wall funding

Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. They tentatively agreed Monday night to far less money for President Donald Trump’s border wall than the White House’s $5.7 billion wish list, settling for a figure of nearly $1.4 billion, according to congressional aides. That means 55 miles of new fencing constructed through existing designs such as metal slats instead of ... Read More »

Democratic and Republican negotiators holding talks to reach deal on border security

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s December demand for $5.7bn to help construct a border wall triggered the 35-day partial government shutdown that ended last month. Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks to allow congressional negotiators time to find a compromise on government ... Read More »

Democratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks to try to reach a deal on border security.

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s December demand for $5.7bn to help construct a border wall triggered the 35-day partial government shutdown that ended last month. Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks to allow congressional negotiators time to find a compromise on government ... Read More »