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India says troops 'disengaging' after stand-off with China

Aug 28, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The foreign ministry says it has reached an understanding after talks with Beijing on the confrontation in an area near the Indian border that is claimed by both China and Bhutan

SECURE CROSSING. This file photo taken on July 10, 2008 shows a Chinese soldier (L) next to an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in India's northeastern Sikkim state. File photo by Diptendu Dutta/AFP

PH to China: Don’t harm our fishermen

Feb 06, 2015 - 5:11 PM

Don’t do action that would endanger the lives of our fishermen says DFA spokesman Charles Jose two days after the Philippines lodged protests with China over its alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen in a disputed area

DOUBLE DUTIES. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose, also represents the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's spokesperson as China turned its chairmanship over to the Philippines in 2014.

Israeli strikes kill senior Hamas commanders in Gaza

Aug 21, 2014 - 9:49 PM

Yet Hamas says the attack will not weaken their resistance to Israel

MOURNING. Palestinian Hamas supporters mourn over the body of one of three Hamas senior commanders killed in an Israeli military strike during their funerals at a mosque in Rafah in the south of the Gaza Strip, on August 21, 2014. Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief. AFP/Thomas Coex

Israeli soldier killed in Lebanon border shooting – army

Dec 16, 2013 - 11:14 AM

Incidents on the Lebanese border have been rare since Israel s 2006 war against Lebanon s Hezbollah

Britain reviews naval presence in Gibraltar after standoff

Nov 21, 2013 - 9:19 AM

Foreign Office minister Mark Simmonds said he wanted to de escalate the situation but would not put up with bullying and intimidation of the British territory

THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR. Motorists queue at the border crossing between Spain and Gibraltar in La Linea de la Concepcion on August 7, 2013. Photo by AFP/Marcos Moreno

India, Pakistan PMs to reduce Kashmir incidents: India

Sep 30, 2013 - 12:06 AM

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan agreed in talks to reduce violence over their disputed border in Kashmir

Turkey army 'did what's necessary' by downing Syria helicopter – PM

Sep 18, 2013 - 9:27 AM

Turkish PM Erdogan recalled that his country had changed the military rules of engagement toward war torn Syria and authorized its military in certain areas

Britain marks Gibraltar Day with message of support

Sep 10, 2013 - 7:56 AM

UK s Cameron also insisted that any solution to the recent row between Spain and Britain over the outpost would be achieved through diplomacy not rhetoric

Strong evidence vs Taiwanese fisherman

Sep 07, 2013 - 5:05 PM

The fisherman has made frequent visits to the area to poach for fish adding that was how officials knew where to catch him

Taiwanese fisherman arrested near Batanes

Sep 05, 2013 - 2:42 PM

Tsai Po 54 was detained on Tuesday September 3 while diving for lobsters off the coast in the Batanes group of islands near the maritime border with Taiwan

Gibraltar still strategic asset for Britain - analysts

Aug 18, 2013 - 9:40 AM

Experts: Britain is determined to keep Gibraltar for communications and intelligence reasons and to monitor traffic in the Strait of Gibraltar

THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR. Motorists queue at the border crossing between Spain and Gibraltar in La Linea de la Concepcion on August 7, 2013. Photo by AFP/Marcos Moreno

Pakistan accuses India of attack on border posts

Aug 11, 2013 - 7:19 PM

The fighting is the latest in a spate of recent cross border skirmishes between the 2 nuclear armed neighbors

DISPUTED. In this file photo, an Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier patrols along the border fence at an outpost along the India-Pakistan border in Suchit-Garh, 36 kms southwest of Jammu on January 10, 2013. Photo by AFP/Tauseef Mustafa

Rajoy vows 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar interests

Aug 10, 2013 - 10:46 AM

Increasingly stringent car searches by Spanish border guards have irked Gibraltar a British territory

BORDER QUEUE. Motorists queue at the border crossing between Spain and Gibraltar in La Linea de la Concepcion on August 7, 2013. Photo by AFP / Marcos Moreno

Britain's Cameron warns Spain's Rajoy over Gibraltar spat

Aug 08, 2013 - 9:03 AM

Gibraltar has accused Spain of deliberately creating border hold ups in retaliation for the tiny British overseas territory dumping concrete blocks in the sea to create an artificial reef

BORDER QUEUE. Motorists queue at the border crossing between Spain and Gibraltar in La Linea de la Concepcion on August 7, 2013. Photo by AFP / Marcos Moreno

Cambodian troops 'fire at' Bangkok Airways: Thai army

Jul 12, 2012 - 10:03 PM

The Thailand army says Cambodian troops fired shot at a passenger aircraft believing it to be a spy plane; no one was hurt