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# border - Monday 15 December, 2014

Cattle-rustling: Man to face charges after border arrest

An illegal slaughterhouse was also found recently.

# border - Friday 7 November, 2014

Tanks, troops, and artillery pour into Ukraine from Russia

A military spokesperson said 32 tanks, 16 howitzer cannons and 30 trucks of troops crossed the border.

# border - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Suicide blast kills 45 spectators during Pakistan border ceremony

The incident occurred at Wagah after the ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony.

# border - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State

Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.

# border - Thursday 21 August, 2014

86-year-old William Doherty found safe and well

The man went missing from his home in Derry yesterday but has now been found.

# border - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Explainer: Why thousands of Yazidi people are trapped on an Iraq mountain

We look at what’s happening in Northern Iraq as the Islamic State (formerly ISIS) continues its attacks, causing thousands to flee.

# border - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

# border - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia Donetsk This post contains images

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia

However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.

# border - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Facebook post is the definition of an Irish welcome Céad Míle Fáilte

# border - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice... Border Counties This post contains videos

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

# border - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Five men arrested after discovery of suspicious device near border

The men range in age from mid 50s to early 70s.

# border - Friday 25 April, 2014

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev

The developments prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call Russian President Vladimir Putin to voice “great concern”.

Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be 'expensive mistake'

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.

# border - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

# border - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Two serving soldiers arrested after Defence Forces respond to viable bomb

The man and women, both in their 20s, were detained after the army bomb squad responded to a call out at a residence next to a filling station.

# border - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Revenue seize 22,000 cigarettes hidden in steel containers Seizure This post contains images

Revenue seize 22,000 cigarettes hidden in steel containers

Two people were arrested and a number of mobile phones and tablets were seized in a follow-up search.

# border - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Three arrested over dissident republican activity

The arrests were made as part of a cross border operation with the police service in Northern Ireland.

# border - Monday 25 February, 2013

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

The current marker system has been deemed ineffective as criminals use acid to wash the dye from the agri-fuel.

# border - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Column: "It's not uncommon to find four families living in a single tent"

Listening to the stories of people displaced by the conflict in Syria, you become accustomed to horror stories – but never immune to them, writes David Adams.

# border - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Pakistani and Indian troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Each side has blamed the other for the flare-up and Pakistan has said one of its soldiers was killed in the exchange.

# border - Friday 23 November, 2012

Palestinian man shot dead near Gaza border

The man was the first casualty since the two sides agreed a ceasefire, with nineteen other Palestinians wounded by gunfire in the incident.

# border - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Air strikes across Syria amid deadly clashes

Most of the army’s air strikes targeted the Idlib province in the northwest, Aleppo and Damascas province.

# border - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Fiona Apple arrested for hash possession in same town as Snoop and Willie Nelson Border Patrol This post contains videos

Fiona Apple arrested for hash possession in same town as Snoop and Willie Nelson

The Texas town of Sierra Blanca has seen its fair share of celeb drug busts.

# border - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Column: Why is Alan Ryan's funeral the face of republicanism?

If politicians don’t want the masked men marching in a funeral cortege to continue being seen as the real face of republicanism, writes David McCann, they need to change the conversation.

# border - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Why did the Mexican police shoot at a US government vehicle?

Two US diplomats were injured in the incident yesterday which is now being investigated by both countries and has left many questions unanswered.

# border - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

'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”.

# border - Monday 23 July, 2012

Three killed, 100 injured by Spanish wildfires

Catalan firefighters have described the situation as “very serious”.

# border - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10

Two churches were targeted in what officials believe were attacks mounted by Somali militants.

# border - Monday 21 May, 2012

Man survives plunge into Niagara Falls

The man is only the third person known to have survived the fall.

# border - Monday 9 April, 2012

Syrian forces fire at Turkish refugee camp

They fired across the border at a refugee camp, killing one and wounding four, according to activists. A UN-brokered ceasefire is supposed to kick in tomorrow, but looks under threat.

# border - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland

Donegal has the lowest average income in Ireland, while Dubliners earn the most. How does your county’s income fare?

# border - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Poll: Will the VAT increase send you over the border to shop? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the VAT increase send you over the border to shop?

There are warnings that a VAT increase will send shoppers to Northern Ireland in order to make savings. Will you consider it? Or would you have gone anyway?…

# border - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Fine Gael TD calls for UK-Irish co-operation through recession

Joe McHugh will today address the British Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

# border - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo

A spokesman for NATO says peacekeeping troops opened fire after being attacked with pipebombs.

# border - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Newspaper worker decapitated in Mexico for social network posts

The woman’s body was accompanied by a sign saying she was killed for posting on a social network.

# border - Monday 6 June, 2011

Death toll from Golan border violence rises to 20 as Syrian police stop protesters

Syrian police are today stopping pro-Palestinian protesters from reaching the border a day after Israeli troops opened fire on protesters, reportedly killing 20.

# border - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Two Americans shot by gunman at Mexican border

The two men were killed while waiting in line at a border crossing in Tijuana in the early hours of Monday morning.

# border - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

A TRADITIONAL choreographed aggression ceremony by guards posted on the India-Pakistan border is being scaled down due to knee injuries sustained by the soldiers, the Hindustan Times reports.

The intense goose-stepping ceremony is performed with gusto by guards from the Pakistan Rangers and the Indian Border Security Force.  For years, it has been performed every evening at the Wagah border post.

Crowds from both nationalities have been gathering each night, cheering their own troops and booing the others.

The extreme boot stomping has resulted in guards from both sides suffering knee strain. Both forces have now agreed that the display will no longer be one of aggression and hostility. The decision was made unilaterally.

Michael Palin made this four-minute video about the ceremony (check the stomping at 1.15):

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