DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh

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.

`People in border areas not confident about central security`

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.

Lebanese Army advances in border battle with Islamists

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.

Andhra Pradesh to open checkposts on Telangana border

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to open eight border checkposts between the state and Telangana and deploy vigilance squads to check "diversion" of trade and pilferage of taxes.

Two injured in three bomb explosions near Indo-Myanmar border

Two persons were injured when three powerful bombs exploded in Kasom Khullen area near the Indo-Myanmar border in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said Wednesday.

Clash between Army, `tribal gunmen` leaves 65 dead in Uganda

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.

Ukraine: Rebels attack from both sides of border

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.

African migrants protest Israeli treatment

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.

J.P. Gene`s maiden production wraps up first schedule

“Border” director J.P. Dutta`s new untitled production under his new company J.P. Gene has finished its first schedule.

Militants seize Iraq-Syria border crossing: Officers

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 fighters expand offensive in western Iraq

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.

UN chief calls for arms embargo on Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria and urged neighboring countries to stop the flow of weapons across the border.

Russian troops near Ukraine aimed at reinforcing border: Kremlin

The build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine is meant to reinforce the border and was ordered weeks ago, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday after NATO reported the deployment.

Uphaar victims` kin demand law to hasten justice

The kin of Uphaar cinema tragedy victims Friday appealed to the government to bring in a new legislation which would expeditiously deal with "man made" disasters pending for more than five years.

Separatists in eastern Ukraine attack border post

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.

Ukraine says 15 rebels killed in border clashes

An aide to the Ukrainian interior minister says 15 pro-Russian rebels were killed in clashes with government troops at a border crossing with Russia.

Bangladesh, Myanmar at odds over deadly border clash

Bangladesh has lodged a protest with Myanmar over what it called an unprovoked attack against its border guards by Myanmar security forces on May 30, following an earlier exchange of fire in which one Bangladeshi guard was killed.

Russia reaffirms troop withdrawal from Ukrainian border

Russia Thursday said that it has pulled back all its troops from near the Ukraine border and accused Ukraine of deploying 15,000 troops on its side.

White house denies Putin`s claim of withdrawing Russian troops from Ukraine border

A White House spokesman said Wednesday that US officials have seen "no evidence" that Russian troops have pulled back from the tense border with Ukraine. 

Putin announces `no` Russian troops on Ukraine border

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that there were no Russian troops left on the Ukrainian border.