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    India’s Tamil Nadu shuts borders over virus fear

    Agence France-Presse . Chennai | Updated at 11:07pm on March 21, 2020

    The Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Friday took the rare step of closing its borders with several neighbouring states because of the coronavirus pandemic....

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    Travellers stranded for days as Polish-German border shuts

    Agence France-Presse . Briesen, Germany | Updated at 11:01pm on March 19, 2020

    With blank stares or catching a few winks of sleep curled up on uncomfortable chairs, dozens of people have been stranded for four days on...

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    Land borders shut, flights stopped in western Libya over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:45pm on March 15, 2020

    The UN-recognised government in divided and war-torn Libya has said it will close from Monday land borders under its control in the west to keep...

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    Khalid urges river border pillar works completion in time

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23am on March 09, 2020

    State minister of shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday requested the authorities concerned to complete the construction work of border pillars, walkways and jetties and...

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    Border violence must end

    Amir Mohammad Sayem | Updated at 12:00am on March 05, 2020

    India must act responsibly to bring border violence to zero as the continuation of border violence would certainly contribute to a deterioration in the relation...

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    India plans steel mesh fence along border with Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:19am on March 03, 2020

    India has expressed its intent to install meshed steel fence in at least 58 more places, within 150 yards of the zero line, along the...

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    Bangladesh sets an example that India should learn from

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2020

    The Bangladesh-India border has been regarded as one of the deadliest borders in the world largely because of violent handling of illegal trespassers by the...

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    Greece blocks migrants at Turkey border

    Agence France-Presse . Pazarkule, Turkey | Updated at 10:50pm on March 01, 2020

    Greece said Sunday it has blocked nearly 10,000 migrants at its border with Turkey, which opened its gates to Europe as tensions mount over its...

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    ICRC can’t reach all zero-line Rohingyas

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on February 11, 2020

    The International Committee of the Red Cross is in difficulty to extend support to over four thousand forcibly displaced Rohingya people living along the zero-line...

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    Closing borders could allow China virus to spread faster: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:28pm on January 31, 2020

    The World Health Organization cautioned Friday that closing borders was probably ineffective in halting the transmission of the deadly novel coronavirus from China and could...