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23 arrests in crackdown on Bulgarian border corruption

Twenty-three customs officers and businessmen have been arrested in a probe into corruption at a major checkpoint on Bulgaria`s border with Greece, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Three dead, 13 hurt after bomb blast at checkpoint in Kandahar

An official says a bomb blast at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed two civilians, one policeman and wounded 13 others.

Jul 06, 2015, 03:17 AM IST

Lebanon army arrests Syria rebel commander

The Lebanese army on Sunday arrested a Syrian rebel commander who was trying to enter Lebanon using fake documents, a security source told AFP on condition of anonymity.

Nov 10, 2014, 02:18 AM IST

Syria rebels seize checkpoint near Jordan border

Syrian rebels seized a government checkpoint on a key highway from Damascus to the border with Jordan on Friday, a watchdog said, as fighting intensified on the outskirts of the capital.

Apr 05, 2013, 23:47 PM IST

Four policemen killed at Afghan checkpoint

An official says four Afghan policemen have been killed in a volatile area in southern Afghanistan.

Jan 26, 2010, 13:09 PM IST

Two Iraqi soldiers gunned down at checkpoint

Gunmen attacked an Iraqi military checkpoint in the Iraqi capital on Saturday, as Iraqi lawmakers scrutinise the readiness of Iraqi forces following a string of bombings in recent weeks that have killed hundreds.

Aug 22, 2009, 14:34 PM IST