Border Control

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 06:39
The Turkmen Foreign Ministry's sharp response to comments made by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev about a tense situation along the Turkmen-Afghan border was as surprising as it was unfounded. The situation in northwestern Afghanistan, just across the border with Turkmenistan, is bad and that cannot be denied.
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 07:11
Russia and its allies will have to step up their military activity in the border regions near Afghanistan to prevent militants fanning out from the conflict there to Central Asia and possibly to Syria, President Vladimir V. Putin and senior Russian officials said on Friday, Russian news agencies reported.
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 06:19
The refugee crisis isn’t over. I’m not talking about the tens of thousands pouring into Europe over the last several months, but about the tens of thousands who are still trying to get to the United States from Central America.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 07:25
Russia, alarmed by increased activity by Islamist insurgents near its borders with Central Asia, may act to re-establish its control over Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan, a senior Russian defense official said on Thursday.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 07:04
Ashgabat is nervous about the border with Afghanistan, but you wouldn’t know it inside the country.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 06:35
The migrants who pass through this desert outpost seek invisibility even before they begin the great trek north. After dusk they flit around the stores lining the plaza to stock up on camouflage backpacks, black water bottles and special slippers to cover their tracks in the Sonora desert. Then they vanish down side streets, heads down, avoiding eye contact.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 06:34
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit back at the US government on Tuesday after the latter publically declared its support for Guyana’s claim to the disputed Essequibo region.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 06:41
The Presidents of Tajikistan and Russia expressed concerns over the current situation in Central Asia, particularly in Afghanistan, which shares its border with Tajikistan with the length of 1,344 km, during the talks in Sochi on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 06:21
The problem seems to have simply been pushed farther south: Many of the young migrants are now stopped entering Mexico instead.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 06:34
Police in northern Mexico on Monday rescued 150 migrants, including 25 children, from the freight compartment of a truck where they had been held under packed conditions. The National Immigration Institute said that the migrants had been in the truck for 14 hours without food or water.