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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Border Crossing

Last year
2022
# There's a snake in my boot
US border officers find 52 lizards and snakes hidden in man’s clothing
The truck driver was pulled over for an additional inspection at the San Ysidro border crossing with Mexico.
# North Korea
Unidentified person enters North Korea from South in rare border breach
More than 30,000 people have fled to South Korea in the decades since the Korean War, but crossings to the North are rare.
All time
Voices
A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'
GOAL’s Yusuf Nural tells the stories of Syrian Refugees in Turkey ahead of the release of a moving new documentary and photo exhibition.
# Border Crossing
Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent
Some have already spent nearly a week stranded due to the diplomatic impasse.
# Border Crossing
Even Rory McIlroy dragged in as Canada prepares to celebrate an NBA title
Kawhi Leonard is leading a terrific Toronto side against a great Warriors outfit.
# Border Crossing
Factcheck: Are there really only 100 lorries crossing the border every day?
A UKIP MEP claimed that only a small number of lorries cross the border daily – but is he right?
# Border Crossing
US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico
The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.
# Border Crossing
Trump says his plan for border wall has never changed after aide called it 'uninformed'
Trump also clarified the wall would not be built in areas of natural protection.
# Border Crossing
The Mexican tribe that fears it will be split in two by Trump's border wall
For the few remaining Tohono O’odham natives, the mooted wall could mean an end to their way of life as they know it.
# Border Crossing
The Limerick native looking to fire Clare to victory in the All-Ireland semis
Pádraic Collins, 21, crossed the Clare-Limerick border as a youngster and has not looked back.
# Border
'Welcome to Northern Ireland' signs spark political row
Two signs have already been illegally removed and Sinn Féin representative Phil Flanagan said they are “a waste of money”.
# Syria
Six-year-old boy shot dead by Syrian troops
The young boy was trying to flee the country with this family when he was shot in the neck.
# Gaza
Egypt to open Gaza border crossing permanently from this weekend
Gaza has been under blockade since Hamas took power in 2007; Rafah border crossing opening will give people in Gaza the opportunity to freely enter and exit for first time in four years.