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    Beijing concerned by India's plan for border road

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:18am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi India's plan for border road concerns Beijing India plans to build a road along its remote, disputed border with China, prompting concern from Beijing. China defeated India in a brief but bloody war in 1962 and the border remains unresolved, with both sides regularly accusing soldiers of crossing into the other's territory. ...

  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Russia's Vladimir Putin orders troops to withdraw from Ukraine border

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian treasurer says there is consensus the Russian leader should go to the talks, and he expects there to be 'full and frank discussions' Putin to grace G20 summit, after all Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of troops to withdraw from the border with Ukraine ahead of diplomatic talks on bringing peace ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North, South Korea exchange fire at land border: Seoul

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:08pm by AGENCIES

    ... Koreas exchange fire across the border North and South Korea exchanged heavy gun fire across their border last night just hours after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un failed to appear ... naval confrontations along the two rivals' disputed maritime border occur from time to time, military engagement across the heavily militarised frontier is extremely rare. It came ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    US-led coalition ramps up strikes against Islamic State in Syria-Turkey border town

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:49am by Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey

    ... Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey The US-led coalition intensified its aerial bombardment of Islamic State positions on Thursday in the Syrian border town of Kobani as the extremist ... State. Turkey also has called for the creation of a buffer zone inside Syria to secure the border, but the White House and Pentagon said Wednesday the US is not considering that option. ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH ASIA

    Indian, Pakistan troops trade heavy cross-border fire

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Srinagar Five civilians killed in some of the most intense fighting between the neighbours in a decade Indian, Pakistani soldiers trade heavy fire on border Five civilians were ... of tension in South Asia. Each side has accused the other of targeting civilians and unprovoked violations of a border truce that has largely held since 2003. While exchanges of sporadic fire ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian border town is 'about to fall', warns Turkey

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Mursitpinar Islamic State jihadis on verge of taking Kobani after three-week assault that killed hundreds, putting pressure on Erdogan to join coalition Syrian border townabout ... an international coalition to fight the jihadis. Islamic State wants to take Kobani in order to strengthen its grip on the border area and consolidate the territorial gains it has made in Iraq and Syria ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South, North Korea patrol boats exchange fire at disputed sea border

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:01am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Seoul North and South Korea patrol boats exchange fire Patrol boats from North and South Korea briefly exchanged fire yesterday near their de facto western sea border, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea's military. The incident, which occurred at about 9.50am in waters near Yeonpyeong Island in the Yellow Sea, came just three days after the two Koreas ...

  8. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Islamic State raises flag in Syrian border town as battle rages

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... across the Turkish border atop a four-storey building close to the scene of some of the most intense clashes in recent days. The radical al-Qaeda offshoot has been battling to seize ...

  9. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey steels for action as Islamic State advances on Syrian border town

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:59am by Reuters in Suruc, Turkey

    ... Reuters in Suruc, Turkey Turkey's parliament votes to allow military action against Islamic State across borders with Syria and Iraq and to allow allied foreign troops to launch actions from within the country Turkey’s parliament authorised the government on Thursday to order military action against Islamic State as the jihadists tightened their grip on a Syrian border ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Phone-scam ring smashed after cross-border raid

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 07:20pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com HK$3.2 million seized in first joint operation by police from HK, mainland, Taiwan and Macau Phone-scam ring smashed after cross-border raid Police from ... such cross-border illegal activities,” Chief Superintendent Wong Ying-wai, head of the city’s police commercial crime bureau, said yesterday. Police said the gang had swindled 88 Taiwanese residents, mostly ...




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