Showing posts with label border. Show all posts
Showing posts with label border. Show all posts

Sunday, July 27, 2014

International Inspections Found no Violations on Part of Russia at Border with Ukraine

International inspections have not registered any violations on part of Russia, including undeclared military activity, at the border with Ukraine, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said on Sunday.
"According to the results of [international]inspections, no violations or undeclared military activity on the part of Russia have been registered at border areas with Ukraine," Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.
Some 18 international inspection teams have visited Russia’s border areas with Ukraine over the last four months in the framework of the Vienna Document 2011 and the Treaty on Open Skies.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Just In: Turkey scrambles warplanes after blast on Syria border

Several Turkish F-16 warplanes took off from base in southeastern Diyarbakir after large explosion close to Syrian border, local media reported on Sunday.

Turkey’s Sabah newspaper reported that the warplanes were headed toward Syrian border, according to Bloomberg news agency.


Thursday, August 29, 2013

Heavy Mayhem in Seme border, Customs officer killed

There was mayhem at the Seme border area of Lagos State on Thursday after a 35-year-old man, Saturday Joel, was shot by officials of the Nigerian Customs Service. Eyewitnesses said Joel was hit by a stray bullet while some customs officers were trying to apprehend a motorist who was smuggling a red Volkswagen bus from Benin Republic into Nigeria.
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

US To spend $46 billion On Building fence and military equipment to tighten US-Mexican security border

The US Senate approved $46 billion border security package on new military equipment, additional fencing and other security needs to tighten the US-Mexican security border. Some see this measure as a new opportunity for defense contractors who suffer from the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, while Mexico complaints that these measures are counterproductive and will not “contribute to the development of the competitive region that both countries seek to promote”.

Six Northrop Grumman airborne radar systems that cost $9.3 million each, 15 Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopters that average more than $17 million apiece, eight AS-350 models Black Hawk helicopters with digital cockpit, eight light enforcement helicopters made by American Eurocopter that sell for about $3 million each, 17 UH-1N helicopters made by Bell Helicopter, 4,595 unattended ground sensors, 104 radiation isotope identification devices, 53 fiber-optic tank inspection scopes, four new drones, on top of 10 unmanned aircraft that the Border Patrol already owns, are on the US Border Patrol’s wish list, according to the Washington Post.
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Friday, June 14, 2013

U.S. studying Syria no-fly zone near Jordan border - Diplomats

The United States is considering setting up a limited no-fly zone in Syria, possibly close to the southern border with Jordan, two senior Western diplomats in Turkey said on Friday. "Washington is considering a no-fly zone to help al-Assad's opponents," (rebels)  one diplomat said. He said it would be limited "time-wise and area-wise", without giving details.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Nigeria combs border areas for kidnapped French family

MAIDUGURI (AFP) – Nigerian security forces searched the country’s northeast along the border with Cameroon on Thursday in a bid to free a French family kidnapped earlier this week, officials said.
“Intelligence reports have shown that the abductors may be holding their victims … around the Dikwa area,” a security official in the region said on condition of anonymity.
“But I must tell you we haven’t got the exact location. Our men and other sister security agencies, especially our colleagues in the immigration service, are already on operation and we have the strictest instruction to carry out the operation with caution.”

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Ghanaian Arrested With Cocaine At Nigeria’s Border

The Seme Border Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a 28-year old Ghanaian auto dealer for allegedly concealing wraps of powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine in his inner wear, the agency said on Thursday. The suspect, Ali Aminu, was arrested with a Ghanaian international passport number H2252580, said Mitchell Ofoyeju, NDLEA Head of Public Affairs. Aminu is alleged to have imported 1.3 kilogrammes of cocaine from Dubai. “He was caught during routine search of passengers at Gbaji security post along Lagos Seme express way,” NDLEA said.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Woman killed for driving into border patrol agent

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car, ABC News reports.

Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula Vista neighborhood to serve a felony warrant on Friday.

The agent said he had no choice but to defend himself and fired at Alvarado get her to stop the car.

Alvarado was hit by five bullets.

According to eye witnesses, the shooting left the mother of five with bullet holes in her face, arms, and chest.

“She literally ran our agent down, the agent actually was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundred yards on the hood before fearing for his life did discharge his weapon to get the vehicle to stop,” said Border Patrol Deputy Chief Rodney Scott.

Alvarado’s husband, Gilbert Alvarado said he wants the shooting investigated.

“I want justice. Yes. Whoever shot my wife, that guy whoever that is, that guy needs to get shot,” he said.

Alvarado’s family called the killing senseless.

“Where’s the evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer? You know? He’s a trained officer to use lethal force, shoot my wife like that and just not even call an ambulance?” said Gilbert Alvarado.

The FBI and Chula Vista Police are investigating the shooting. Officials have not released the name of the agent involved in the incident.

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