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Israeli airstrike kills 2 Hamas officers in southern Gaza Strip


September 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY, GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli forces carried out an airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip on late Wednesday evening, killing two Hamas security officers and injuring a third, Hamas officials ... Read more...

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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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Are there more tunnels on India-Pakistan border?


July 29th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) After the discovery of a tunnel running from Pakistan to India, security personnel fear that more such tunnels may have been dug to push terrorists and ... Read more...

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Tunnel from Pakistan found near border in Kashmir (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) An "under construction" tunnel originating from the Pakistani side of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir has been discovered near an army post in Samba ... Read more...

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River erosion upsets BSF at India-Bangladesh border


May 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, May 8 (IANS) River erosion has made the job of Border Security Force (BSF) guards increasingly difficult and dangerous along the India-Bangladesh border, says a senior BSF official."The erosion ... Read more...

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BSF, Bangladesh border guards to discuss trans-border issues


March 16th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trans-border smuggling, trafficking and illegal activities will be the focus of a five-day meeting between India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) ... Read more...

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9/11 changed life along US-Mexico border


September 11th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Arizona, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The terror attack of Sep 11, 2001, forever changed the dynamics of life along the US-Mexico border with increased militarisation, use of technology and sanctions against ... Read more...

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Kashmir border fence affecting wildlife


September 1st, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Landmines have killed and maimed many wild animals straying into the barbed wire corridor marking India's Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.The ... Read more...

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At least 10 people killed, more than 100 injured in clashes along Israel’s borders


May 15th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured on Sunday when Israeli troops clashed with violent protesters in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon, reports ... Read more...

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Bangladesh relaxes norms for India to erect border fence


April 8th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) Dhaka has allowed New Delhi to erect fencing along the 'zero line' of the international border so that Indian homes and farms located close to it ... Read more...

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Mexican Gangs Catapult Drugs Into United States


January 29th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Once used as an ancient weapon to toss flaming debris, or makeshift bombs over castle walls and territory fences, the catapult has gained a new use from the ... Read more...

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Israel fires at two Palestinians on Gaza border


January 18th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Tuesday fired at two Palestinians on the Gaza border as they attempted to plant an explosive, the Haaretz newspaper reported.One suspect was ... Read more...

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Four killed as Israel, Lebanon exchange fire (Second lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Tensions boiled over along the flashpoint Israel-Lebanese border Tuesday, as both armies exchanged fire, causing fatalities on both sides, in the most serious clash since Israel and ... Read more...

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Two Lebanese soldiers killed in Israel-Lebanon clash (Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Clashes erupted Tuesday between Israeli troops and the Lebanese army in southern Lebanon, killing at least two Lebanese soldiers and wounding two Israelis, a Lebanese security source said. An ... Read more...

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Israel, Lebanon exchange fire on border


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Tensions boiled over along the flashpoint Israel-Lebanese border Tuesday, as armies from both sides exchanged fire, amid conflicting reports on the origin of the clash. An Israeli military ... Read more...

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BSF in search of infiltrators after discovering holes in border fence


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Abdullian Sector (Jammu-Kashmir), Jan.23 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have launched a massive search operation here after noticing holes in the border fence along the International Border between Indian and Pakistan.The ... Read more...

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BSF catches potential Fidayien


January 14th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari Border (Amritsar), Jan.14 (ANI): Pakistani teenager Namun Arshad, who was apprehended by the Border Security Force on Tuesday afternoon while attempting to infiltrate into India, has ... Read more...

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BSF foils infiltration bid in Jammu


January 13th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 13 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers opened fire on suspected militants early Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kanachak sector and foiled an infiltration bid, a BSF official said. BSF patrolling ... Read more...

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Israel trying to sabotage Palestinian achievements: Abbas


January 1st, 2010 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Jan 1 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel Thursday of trying to sabotage Palestinian achievements - mainly the enforcement of law and order, stability and security in the West Bank ... Read more...

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Israeli troops kill six in Gaza, West Bank


December 26th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 26 (DPA) Israeli troops killed six Palestinians in two separate incidents in the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank early Saturday, an Israeli military spokeswoman and media reports said. The ... Read more...

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Infiltrator killed in Jammu and Kashmir


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) One terrorist was killed Tuesday when Border Security Force (BSF) troopers foiled an infiltration bid in the Samba sector of Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and ... Read more...

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Activists put 5,000 crosses on US-Mexico border fence


November 1st, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), Nov 1 (EFE) Defenders of emigrants' rights placed more than 5,000 white crosses on the fence dividing Mexico and the US here to denounce the deaths caused by Operation Guardian ... Read more...

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Yangon preparing for large-scale conflict: Dhaka


October 12th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it is responding to threats from its eastern neighbour Myanmar, which has amassed troops on the border and readied warships and fighter jets "in preparation ... Read more...

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Dhaka reinforces troops as tension mounts along Myanmar border


October 7th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 7 (IANS) Bangladesh has cancelled leave of its border guards and stepped up army deployment on its border with Myanmar, alleging large-scale intrusion and to protest against the eastern neighbour ... Read more...

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Northeast chief ministers want border security tightened


August 18th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Shillong, Aug 18 (IANS) The chief ministers of northeastern states have asked for tightening of security along India's border with Bangladesh and Myanmar, with the boundaries being frequently misused by insurgents ... Read more...

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Gates on India-Bangladesh border fence open for Tripura voters


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The gates on the barbed wire fence along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura would remain open till the balloting ends to enable all voters to exercise their franchise, ... Read more...

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Egyptian politician faces military trial for going to Gaza


February 4th, 2009 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (DPA) An Egyptian opposition politician will face military trial Thursday in the Suez Canal town of Ismailiya on charges of crossing into the Gaza Strip illegally, sources said Tuesday.Magdi ... Read more...

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Israel begins troops withdrawal from Gaza Strip


January 19th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.19 (ANI): Israel has begun withdrawing troops from the Gaza Strip after a unilateral ceasefire came into effect, ending over three weeks of hostilities with the militant group Hamas. The withdrawal ... Read more...

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Gaza-Israel flar-up dampends truce prospects


December 25th, 2008 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 25 (DPA) A Hamas militant was killed by an Israeli airstrike after Palestinian militants showered southern Israel with rockets Wednesday, dampening prospects of a renewed ceasefire between the two ... Read more...

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BSF foils infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir


October 1st, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Pakistani troops today fired from across the border to push in armed militants in Jammu and Kashmir, in yet another ceasefire violation.A Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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After elephants, endangered dolphin killed in Nepal


June 24th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Even as animal rights activists stepped up their campaign to stop the killing of elephants on the India-Nepal border, villagers in eastern Nepal killed a Gangetic ... Read more...

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Women crowd Border Security Force recruitment centre in Punjab


June 13th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, June 13 (ANI): Scores of enthusiastic women yesterday, thronged the recruitment centre of Border Security Force (BSF) in Jalandhar for getting into the elite force.Coming from different districts of Punjab, ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan border fence affecting wildlife


June 2nd, 2008 - 8:55 am ICT by admin
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, June 2 (IANS) The barbed wire fence between India and Pakistan and the landmine fields laid to prevent infiltration of militants has had a tragic fallout - on wildlife. ... Read more...

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Israeli troops kill five militants in Gaza clashes


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Gaza/Tel Aviv, May 23 (DPA) The Israeli military killed at least five Palestinian militants and injured six others during clashes in the southern and central Gaza Strip Friday, medical officials said. The ... Read more...

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Hamas denies plan to attack Gaza-Egypt borders


April 15th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, April 15 (Xinhua) Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas Tuesday denied a report that it has plans to breach Gaza-Egypt borders by force after Egyptian troops intensified presence there. Sami Abu Zuhri, spokesman ... Read more...

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