27 Jun 2022

AU expresses ‘deep shock’ over deaths at Spain-Morocco border

Nearly two dozen people died while trying to break through a border fence between Morocco and Melilla, a Spanish enclave. The African Union expressed its shock about the tragedy and called for an immediate investigation. The chairman of the African Union Commission condemned the “degrading treatment of African Migrants.”  The

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15 Jul 2021

Taliban flag raised above border crossing with Pakistan

According to new reports, the Taliban have raised their flag above a key border post between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The terrorist organization has claimed that the territory is now under its control. Although Afghan officials have denied that the post, Spin Boldak crossing near Kandahar, videos and photos posted to

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09 Jul 2021

Taliban capture key Afghanistan-Iran border crossing

A major border crossing between Afghanistan and Iran has been captured by the Taliban. Video footage shows the Taliban forces taking down the Afghan flag from the roof of the border customs office. The Islam Qala is one of the largest trade gateways into Iran, the gateway generates approximately $20m

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16 Feb 2021

North Korean man caught by South after crossing border

South Korea has caught a North Korean man who crossed through a heavily fortified zone between the two countries filled with land mines, barbed wire, and other measures to prevent people from passing between the two countries. South Korea is now allegedly investigating whether the man tried to defect. The

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19 Mar 2020

US, Canada are closing shared border to nonessential travel

On Wednesday, Canada and the US agreed to temporarily shut down the border between the two countries to all nonessential travel in order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The flow of trade will remain intact, but citizens of either country cannot cross the border for family visits

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18 Mar 2020

World virus infections hit 200,000; Borders jammed in Europe

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now infected more than 200,000 people and killed more than 8,000, causing a huge disruption at European border crossings on Wednesday after countries implemented strict travel rules in an attempt to slow the outbreak. Johns Hopkins University stated that 82,000 people have recovered from the

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16 Nov 2018

Trump administration greenlights $324M border wall in Arizona

“The Arizona border will have 32 miles of existing wall replaced starting next April. The $324 million project has been given the green light by federal immigration officials, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday. The project will switch out an old barrier that runs from the Border Patrol’s Tucson

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02 Aug 2018

BurnBox makes hidden files look like you’ve deleted them

A new “self-revocable encryption” app has been designed to temporarily remove access to specified content on a device. The app is not yet commercially available, but could eventually allow journalists, dissidents, and similar individuals carrying sensitive data a method of carrying the data over borders or through high-risk situations without

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