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Lithuania will not extend state of emergency at Belarus border

VILNIUS (Reuters) - The Lithuanian government on Wednesday decided against extending a state of emergency along the country's border with Belarus and at camps hosting migrants who had arrived from…

U.S. helps Ukraine to strengthen its border with Russia, Belarus

KYIV (Reuters) - The United States will finance projects including surveillance and monitoring equipment to strengthen Ukraine's borders with Russia and Belarus, amid continuing escalation with Moscow, Ukraine's border service…

Satellite images show Russia still building up forces near Ukraine

(Reuters) - New satellite images captured by a private U.S. company show that Russia has continued to build up its forces in annexed Crimea and near Ukraine in recent weeks…

‘93,000 POW Given For Free’ – Boundary Negotiations Need a Change

Boundary negotiations are complex issues. For countries which came out of grip of Western colonialism in the 1940s, 50s and even 60s, territory and sovereignty are interlinked. Neither can exist…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar

As Iraqi and Syrian migrants leave Belarus, some are afraid to go home

By Charlotte Bruneau SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Exhausted after several failed attempts to enter Poland amid freezing temperatures, Saeed Jundi and his family of Iraqi Yazidis had just made it…

Israel announces completion of underground Gaza border barrier

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Tuesday announced the completion of a sensor-equipped underground wall on its side of the Gaza border, a counter-measure developed after Hamas militants used tunnels to…

Lithuania extends state of emergency at Belarus border

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's parliament on Tuesday extended a state of emergency at the country's border with Belarus and at camps hosting migrants who arrived from there until Jan. 15.…

Russia dismisses U.S. media reports about possible Ukraine offensive

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has dismissed new U.S. media reports about a possible Russian attack on Ukraine, accusing Washington of trying to aggravate the situation while blaming Moscow, the Kommersant…

White House says deeply concerned about reported Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday the White House remains "deeply concerned" about heightened rhetoric around a reported Russian military buildup…

Putin gets Armenian and Azeri leaders to agree to work on defining border

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed at talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday to work towards demarcating the border between their two countries after…

Ukraine launches ‘special operation’ on Belarus border, holds Javelin drills

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine, which has accused Russia of massing troops and says Belarus could send migrants over its borders, launched an operation on Wednesday to strengthen its…

Polish Border Guard reports more incidents at Belarus frontier

WARSAW (Reuters) - Migrants tried to force their way through the fence on the Poland-Belarus border in at least two locations on Tuesday night, the Polish Border Guard said, as…