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Americans, go home: tension on the Canadian-American border

Image rights Getty Images Image description The Arch of Peace was erected in 1921 to commemorate the Treaty of Ghent that ended the War of 1812 As the pandemic continues to grapple the US, Canadians are becoming more concerned about what American visitors might bring across the border. The Peace Arch was built right on the border between Blaine, Washington …

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Citing the coronavirus, the US is weighing more restrictions on the border with Mexico, which could include citizens

It is the government’s latest attempt to cordon off US borders, citing the virus. In March, the government invoked a public health law to quickly remove migrants, including children arrested at the border. This measure, including a number of other travel restrictions, was expanded as the pandemic progressed. The options being weighed up by the government would likely also depend …

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Star Trek: Lower Decks review: An animated series explores a more silly side of the trek border

Star Trek’s stewards have long tried to cross the line between nostalgia (it finally debuted in the mid-1960s) and exploring new frontiers. However, after “Lower Decks” brought Captain Picard back to expand his list of live action offerings, he has the potential to appeal to some younger visitors, provided they are engrossed in the “Trek” lore enough for the jokes …

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Border collisions with Pakistan leave 15 Afghan civilians dead, officials say

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – At least 15 civilians on the Afghan side were killed on Thursday in some of the most intense border collisions between Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent years. Afghanistan accused the Pakistani armed forces of firing heavy artillery at civilian areas after protests from communities on both sides calling for the reopening of a nearby border crossing that …

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Israel, Hezbollah trade fire in “security incident” near the Lebanese border

The Israeli military confirmed on Monday that there had been a “security incident” on the country’s northern border with Lebanon and said its armed forces were involved in “ongoing fighting” with Hezbollah militants. Local media reported a shootout in an area called Chebaa Farms, which was conquered by Israel during the Middle East War in 1967 and claimed by Lebanon. …

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Hezbollah fighters are fighting Israeli troops on the northern news border

Israeli forces exchanged fire with Hezbollah fighters along the volatile Israeli-Lebanese border on Monday, the most difficult battle between bitter enemies in almost a year. The Arabic-speaking spokesman for the Israeli army, Avichay Adraee, said troops thwarted the Hezbollah attack by three or four men who were infiltrated a few meters across the Blue Line, limiting Israel’s withdrawal from Lebanon …

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Infinity Ward has renamed Call of Duty: Warzones Border War skin

Infinity Ward has renamed one of the multiplayer skins to Call of Duty Modern Warfare and War zone after a few weeks of public outcry. The original version of the skin was called Border War. D-Day was depicted on the skin, an operator playing with a bulletproof vest labeled “POLICE” on the front and a weapon in his hand – …

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Covid-19 forced the Venezuelans to go home. But crossing the border is not easy

According to the Venezuelan authorities, at least 56,000 Venezuelans returned between March and mid-June. The Colombian authorities monitoring the border crossings assume that at least 60,000 Venezuelan migrants have returned to the country since March through the Colombian city of Cucuta alone. They expect tens of thousands more to try to return in the coming weeks. Cucuta, where three bridges …

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Trump criticizes the Texas border wall, which shows signs of erosion

President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that he “disagreed” with the construction of a privately financed section of the border wall in southern Texas that would fall apart only a few months after it was built. The approximately 5 km long wall segment, which was built in January by North Dakota’s Fisher Industries with financial contributions from …

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