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Russian border becomes China’s frontline in fight against second viru...

04 April, 2020 11:32 am 11:32 am

SUIFENHE, China (Reuters) – China’s northeastern border with Russia has become a frontline in the fight against a resurgence of the coronavirus epidemic as new daily cases rose to the highest in nearly six weeks – with more than 90% involving people coming from abroad. Having largely stamped out domestic transmission of the disease, China … Read More

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Coronavirus divides lovers, friends at Swiss-German border fences

04 April, 2020 10:40 am 10:40 am

KREUZLINGEN, Switzerland (Reuters) – Constance, Germany, and Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, are divided cities these days, with a strip of grass and two fences separating them after the countries closed their borders to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In a park on Lake Constance’s shoreline residents of both cities normally move freely across an invisible line … Read More

Trump says he will invoke wartime act to fight ‘enemy’ coronavi...

03 March, 2020 8:52 pm 8:52 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump moved on Wednesday to accelerate production of desperately needed medical equipment to battle the coronavirus pandemic and said an estimate that US unemployment could conceivably reach 20 percent was a worst case scenario. Scrambling to address the virus after initially down playing it, Trump said he is invoking … Read More

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India seals all Int’l border points with Pakistan over coronavirus outbre...

03 March, 2020 12:09 pm 12:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – India sealed all borders movements of all international border points with Pakistan from March 16 midnight over coronavirus outbreak. According to a notification from the Indian Union Home Ministry, India decided to suspend movements of all types of passengers through the international border points with Pakistan from March 16 midnight to … Read More

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Border with Afghanistan, Iran completely sealed to stop coronavirus spread

03 March, 2020 3:44 pm 3:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Following the decisions made by the National Security Committee (NSC), the government has completely sealed the border with Afghanistan and Iran to control the spread of coronavirus. A relief camp has been established for passengers at Pak-Afghan border. Hundreds of devotees, including women and children, have been shifted to Labour Colony … Read More

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Erdogan accuses Greece of Nazi tactics against migrants at border

03 March, 2020 9:42 pm 9:42 pm

ISTANBUL/ATHENS (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Greek security forces on Wednesday of behaving like Nazis for using force against migrants trying to cross the border from Turkey into the European Union. Tens of thousands of migrants have been attempting to get into EU member Greece since Turkey said on Feb. 28 it would … Read More

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Coronavirus: Pakistan extends closure of border with Afghanistan for week

03 March, 2020 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

QUETTA (92 News) – Pakistan has extended closure of its border with Afghanistan at Chaman for a week due to the fear of coronavirus on Monday. According to the reports, Pakistan closed the Chaman border with Afghanistan for another week. The decision was taken in a tribal jirga and the return of the Aghan migrants … Read More

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EU pledges aid to Greece as migrants mass on border with Turkey

03 March, 2020 12:29 pm 12:29 pm

KASTANIES/LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) – European Union officials on Tuesday promised more cash for Greece during a visit to its border with Turkey which tens of thousands of migrants and refugees have been trying for days to breach. The officials urged Turkey to abide by a 2016 deal which requires it to keep the migrants on … Read More

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Pakistan decides to close Chaman border with Afghanistan for one week

03 March, 2020 1:38 pm 1:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has decided to close Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan at Chaman for one week due to fear of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Sunday. It is pertinent to mention here that the federal government took the decision after Kabul confirmed its first case of the coronavirus. The interior ministry issued a … Read More

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Coronavirus fears: Trains between Quetta, Taftan suspended

02 February, 2020 11:53 am 11:53 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Railways has suspended the operation of trains between Quetta and Taftan as fears across the region continued to grow over a jump in new coronavirus infections. Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that the four trains that travel between Quetta and Pakistan’s Taftan have been … Read More

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Turkey threatens action on Syria as Russian-backed govt offensive pushes to...

02 February, 2020 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

ANKARA/AMMAN (Reuters) – Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday a Turkish military operation to push back a Syrian government offensive against rebel strongholds in northwest Syria was now “a matter of time” after talks with Russia failed to halt the assault. Turkish troops have already massed inside Syria ready to act and more were … Read More

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Two Indian arrested for illegally crossing Pakistani border in Bahawalpur

11 November, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

BAHAWALPUR (92 News) – The law enforcement agencies on Monday arrested two Indian citizens from Bahawalpur’s Yazman Mandi for illegally crossing Pakistani border. According to the reports, the Indians, identified as software engineer Parshant resident of Hyderabad Deccan and his friend Vari Lal, were arrested from dessert area in a charge of crossing the Pakistani … Read More

Turkey says Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from Syria border a...

10 October, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Turkey, which began a military offensive in northeastern Syria targeting the YPG forces on Oct. 9 after President Donald Trump pulled U.S. … Read More

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Israeli troops martyr Palestinian on Gaza border: Hamas

07 July, 2019 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

GAZA (Reuters) – Hamas said that a Palestinian was martyred by Israel’s military near the Gaza border fence. The health ministry in Gaza, an enclave run by Hamas Islamists, said a 28-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed in Thursday’s incident near Beit Hanoun in the northern part of the territory. In a statement, Hamas’s armed … Read More

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Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump

06 June, 2019 12:04 pm 12:04 pm

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (Reuters) – Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier. Mexico has agreed with the United States to demonstrate by late July … Read More