Close to a thousand Syrian Kurds gathered on the border seeking to cross into Turkey on Friday after Islamic State fighters seized 21 villages and besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria, a news agency's witness said.
Ahead of President Xi Jinping's first visit to India next week, China today said the two countries have the "confidence and capability" to resolve the border dispute through an "equitable and reasonable" solution based on dialogue and consultation.
At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister VK Singh on Friday said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the people living along the Assam-Nagaland border and the inmates of the relief camps do not have confidence in the central security forces deployed along the disputed belt.
The Lebanese Army advanced into a border town attacked by Islamists at the weekend in the most serious spillover of the three-year-old Syrian civil war into Lebanon, and the Beirut government said the deadly assault would not go unpunished.
At least 65 people have been killed in clashes between tribal gunmen and Ugandan government troops in the west of the country near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said on Sunday.
Ukrainian troops have cleared more than a dozen towns of pro-Russia separatists but Russia is still moving forces close to Ukraine and rebels have attacked border posts from both sides of the border, a top security official said today.
About 1,000 African migrants have marched out of an Israeli detention centre in protest at their treatment and are camped out by the border after Israel`s army prevented them from crossing into Egypt, migrant activists said today.
Sunni Arab militants have seized the Al-Waleed border post between Iraq and Syria, officers said today, meaning that all crossings between the neighbouring countries are now outside government control.
Sunni insurgents led by an al-Qaeda breakaway group have expanded their offensive in a volatile western province of Iraq, capturing three strategic towns and the first border crossing with Syria to fall on the Iraqi side.
Ukrainian forces fended off an attack by pro-Russian separatists on a border post in the east of the country late on Thursday in the second major attack on a post straddling Ukraine and Russia in recent days.