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Crossing illegally into Malaysia from Thailand so simple, reporter tells mass...

S Arulldas, who found mass graves on a hilltop in Perlis, says he and a photographer just stepped over a stretch of barbed wire in Thailand and were in Perlis, with no fence or security personnel to stop them.

China, N.Korea open new border crossing

The new highway border crossing opened in the northeastern city of Ji'an on Monday, complementing its 3 existing ports with the North

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico ‘next week’

Trump's latest tweets ramp up the tension between the neighbours, putting a specific timeframe to his repeated threats to shut the border, one of the busiest in the world.

Bird collision crashes Indian jet near Pakistan border

The Russian MiG-21 jet was on a routine sortie when it crashed in western Rajasthan state.

US House strikes down Trump’s border emergency, now goes to Senate

The Democratic-controlled House strikes down the president's emergency declaration by a comfortable margin of 245-182, sending the measure to the Republican-held Senate.

Venezuela hit with new US sanctions after clashes over food aid...

The US Treasury Department's sanctions are imposed on 4 Venezuelan state governors allied with the government of President Nicolas Maduro, blocking any assets they control in the US.

Maduro starts shutting Venezuelan borders to block humanitarian aid

Venezuela has already closed its maritime border with the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire.

Trump says wall coming `one way or the other’ as lawmakers...

Trump says in a tweet that if Democrats didn’t give him all the wall money he’s demanded, he may use executive action to build it.

With two months to Brexit, cracks form on Irish border

Both Dublin and Brussels have been loath to spell out the implications of having to carry out EU customs and regulations checks on what would become the bloc's new frontier.

Indian police arrest Rohingya group on Bangladesh border

Indian police have arrested the Rohingya group stranded on the border under the Foreigners Act on charges of entering India without valid documents.

Rohingya insurgents attack police in western Myanmar, wounding six

An attack by Rohingya Muslim insurgents has left six Myanmar border guard police wounded.

Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border

Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from Pentagon.

Trump threatens to use emergency power to build wall, end shutdown

Trump flew to the Texas border with Mexico to try to bolster his case for the border wall as a partial US government shutdown tied to the issue stretched into its 20th day with no sign of new talks to resolve the impasse.

Trump warns could force long-term shutdown over border wall

Describing the situation as a "national emergency," the president says he is also looking into ways to build the wall without congressional approval.

US to take ‘extraordinary’ measures in face of migrant surge

US Border Patrol has apprehended 139,817 illegal aliens on the southwest border in the last 2 months, compared with 74,946 during the same period a year earlier.

Turkey reinforcing Syrian border

Turkish convoy headed toward the border district of Kilis, included tanks, howitzers, machine guns and buses carrying commandos.

She was healthy, well-hydrated before death at border, says Guatemalan girl’s...

Neither the father nor other family members cast blame on US border authorities in their first statements about the tragedy.

US arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest

More than 400 demonstrators, many leaders of churches, mosques, synagogues and indigenous communities, sought a halt to detention and deportation of migrants and for the United States to welcome the caravan that arrived in Tijuana, Mexico in November.

Trump, without evidence, says Arizona ‘bracing’ for surge of immigrants

Representatives for the White House, the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon did not respond immediately to requests for comments.

North Korean soldier defects to South across border

The rare defection came as the two Koreas push ahead with a process of reconciliation in an effort to ease tensions.

Pentagon appears poised to extend Mexico border deployment

Border security is a major issue among voters in Trump's Republican Party.

Two Koreas to begin joint railway survey this week

Linking up the railway systems was one of the agreements made earlier this year between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in.

US agents fire tear gas at migrants trying to cross from...

Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete accused some of the migrants of attempting to cross from Tijuana in a violent way, and said they would be deported.

Mexico will hold US-bound refugees while claims processed, says Trump

Asylum seekers will be given an initial screening to determine whether they face imminent danger by staying in Mexico, where violence is widespread.

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