BSF wants special pay for being first line of defence at borders

 Country's largest border guarding force BSF has made a strong pitch for a special 'border service' pay for its men stating the troops are deployed well ahead of the Army along international borders and they face the "first brunt" of an enemy attack.

Liberia will end Ebola curfew and reopen borders, says president

Liberia plans to lift a night curfew imposed six months ago and reopen borders closed to contain the spread of Ebola, as the threat from the virus recedes, the president said on Friday.

Liberia lifts Ebola curfew, re-opens borders: Presidency

Liberia said Friday it was lifting nationwide curfews and re-opening borders shut last year at the height of the Ebola crisis, after the retreat of an epidemic that has killed thousands.

BSF plans laser walls to curb infiltration from borders

Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to use laser wall in the border to stop infiltration from Pakistan and to implement more effective border checks.

Rules against racial profiling in US won't apply at airports, borders

The new rules against racial profiling by law enforcement agencies, to be imposed in the US, will not apply to the functioning of immigration agents at airports or borders, media reported Saturday.

Gambia reopens borders to travellers from Ebola-hit nations

The Gambia has reopened its land borders to travellers from Ebola-hit nations, the government said on Tuesday, admitting the restrictions were undermining the response to the epidemic.

Biden says Europe`s borders should not change `at gunpoint`

US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted Russia`s annexation of Crimea, saying borders should not be changed at gunpoint, as he began a visit to Romania days before a crucial vote in Ukraine.

Australia to buy surveillance drones to patrol borders

Australia announced plans Thursday for a fleet of giant high-tech unmanned drones to help patrol the nation`s borders, monitoring energy infrastructure and attempts to enter the country illegally.

‘Iran to seal eastern borders in three years’

Iran spends billions of dollars and has lost thousands
of police troops in the war against drugs.

BJP launches campaign for `secure borders`

Senior BJP leader L K Advani
on Saturday flagged off a `Border Darshan` campaign which will visit
13 points on India`s frontiers to study the living conditions
of soldiers and the threat from China and Pakistan to the

Numerous infiltration bids from across western borders: BSF

There have been "numerous
attempts" to infiltrate into the country from the western
borders along Pakistan which are being thwarted regularly, the
BSF, which guards the frontier, on Saturday said.

Northeast borders need priority in security: CMs

Top priority must be given to tightening security and vigil at India`s northeastern borders, chief ministers of the states in the region told a conference on internal security.

Ivory Coast blocks borders, jams TV in election chaos

Earlier, provisional results showed opposition leader had beaten President.

Palestinians call on US, Israel to set borders

The Palestinians on Wednesday called on the US administration and Israel to define Israel`s borders after Washington invited proposals to get peace talks back on track.

Terror knows no borders: India on Oz PM`s remarks

A day after the Australian Prime Minister`s remarks on the security situation in the country, India on Saturday said terrorism was an "unfortunate reality" which recognises no political borders.

16 new SSB battalions for Nepal, Bhutan borders

With an aim to strengthen
security along the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan borders, the
government today decided to raise 16 more battalions of the
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in the next three years.

Ahmedabad, Gujarat coast, borders on high alert

Security has been beefed
up in the coastal and border areas of the state and a high
alert has been issued for Ahmedabad city during Holi following
intelligence inputs, police said here on Sunday.

1.42 lakh Pak troops deployed along Pak-Afghan borders: Qureshi

Pak has deployed 1.42 lakh
troops along the restive borders with Afghan to contain
Taliban and Qaeda surge and so far lost over 2,200 military
personnel, Pak FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

Threat to borders indicates India`s weakness: Bhagwat

Threat to borders and internal
security besides attacks on Indians indicated India`s
"weakness" to firmly tackle these problems, RSS chief Mohanrao
Bhagwat said on Saturday.

Iraq, Iran to meet next week on borders: Mottaki

Iraq and Iran will hold meetings from next week to formally mark their disputed border, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Thursday, after a stand-off between the two countries last month.