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North Korea defector regains consciousness, dramatic video shows getaway under fire

North Korea defector regains consciousness, dramatic video shows getaway under fire

North Korean border guards were only steps behind a North Korean soldier when they opened fire and one briefly crossed the border pursuing the wounded defector as he dashed to the South Korean side, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in Seoul showed.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

Watch: This is how our soldiers are celebrating Diwali at the border

Watch this special report of Zee News which brings to you the Diwali celebration of our jawans on border. This is covered at RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 18, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Pak shelling: J&K govt assures displaced people of all help

Pak shelling: J&K govt assures displaced people of all help

The minister also directed concerned officers to remain present in their respective jurisdictions to deal with any emergency situation.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

The contraband is valued at nearly Rs 60 crore in the international market.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against Islamic State on Syria border

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against Islamic State on Syria border

"The army command announces a ceasefire beginning at 7:00 am to make way for the last phase of negotiations linked to the fate of the kidnapped soldiers," it said in a statement on Sunday.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Islamic State submits to ceasefires in Syria-Lebanon border fight

Islamic State submits to ceasefires in Syria-Lebanon border fight

The Lebanese army announced its own ceasefire took effect at 7:00 am to allow for negotiations over the fate of Lebanese soldiers who are in Islamic State captivity.

 

Aug 27, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Myanmar troops fire at Rohingya villagers: AFP and border guards

The firing occurred at Ghumdhum border post where the villagers have been stranded since Friday after fresh violence broke out in Myanmar`s northern Rakhine state.

Aug 26, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

The avalanche occurred on Wednesday in the alpine village of Bondo whose 100 residents were promptly evacuated, after which the main road was closed off, reports Efe news.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Sino-India frictions raise potential for open conflict: Congressional Research Service

Sino-India frictions raise potential for open conflict: Congressional Research Service

A specialist in Asian Affairs, Vaughn notes that the border standoff at Doka La marks a shift in China-India ties that likely has more to do with the broader relationship than with the Himalayan border alone.

Aug 19, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Saudi Arabia to open border to Qatar pilgrims, Qatar media silent

Saudi Arabia to open border to Qatar pilgrims, Qatar media silent

A statement on the official Saudi Press Agency said the Salwa border point would be open for Qatari citizens who wish to perform the annual pilgrimage to pass through with no electronic permissions needed.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid: Sources

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid: Sources

Indian soldiers foiled an infiltration bid by Chinese troops to enter Ladakh, near the Pangong lake.

Aug 16, 2017, 07:24 AM IST
Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open border crossing after 27 years

Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open border crossing after 27 years

The opening of border crossings for trade was also on a list of goals for the talks published by Sadr`s office.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Israel fence systems, Quick Reaction Team troops at Pakistan, Banglaladesh borders: BSF Director General K K Sharma

Israel fence systems, Quick Reaction Team troops at Pakistan, Banglaladesh borders: BSF Director General K K Sharma

The BSF is tasked with guarding the over 6,300-km-long two borders and its chief, in an interview to PTI, said the new frontier guarding systems will bring a "sea change", for the first time, in this domain.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
'Partition is not over': Pakistani Hindus find little refuge in India

'Partition is not over': Pakistani Hindus find little refuge in India

Many have no choice but to toil illegally in the stone quarries near where they live because their movements are strictly controlled by the authorities, suspicious of anyone from across the border.

 

Aug 13, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
UK to scrap 'outdated' landing cards for Indians, others

UK to scrap 'outdated' landing cards for Indians, others

According to the department, the changes are expected to free up staff and enable Border Force to better deploy their resources.

Aug 06, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

The Irish Republic, which joined the EU on the same day as Britain more than 40 years ago, is destined to share the only EU border with Britain.

 

Aug 05, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
China ups ante in high-altitude standoff with India

China ups ante in high-altitude standoff with India

Calling for the "immediate and unconditional" withdrawal of Indian troops, the foreign ministry released a 15-page document which warned Beijing would "take all necessary measures" to safeguard its interests.

 

Aug 05, 2017, 08:51 AM IST

Chinese military daily newspaper asks Indian troops to withdraw

"The Chinese military does not demand a single inch of other`s land and it won`t give an inch of its own territory to others," a commentary in the PLA Daily said.

Aug 03, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Myanmar not setting up trading zone at India border

For the purpose of promoting trade between the two countries, a series of joint committee meetings related to bilateral trade, border trade and border-market were held.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

Roads, lights, cameras and sensors will be installed in addition to extra barriers, the Department of Homeland Security said.

Aug 02, 2017, 09:25 AM IST