Turkey Closes Syrian Border Gate After Clashes – Governor

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Nov 14  – Turkey temporarily closed a border gate with Syria on Monday near its southeastern province of Kilis after clashes broke out across the border, security sources and the provincial governor said. The Oncupinar border gate, which lies across from Bab al Salam in Syria, is a major conduit for traffic between

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Gunmen Attack Indian Air Force Base Near Pakistan Border

By Douglas Busvine and Rupam Jain Nair NEW DELHI, Jan 2 – Four gunmen and two guards were killed when unidentified militants attacked an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border on Saturday in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Officials said the gunmen, wearing army fatigues,

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German Intel Chief Urges ‘Orderly Procedures’ for Refugees at Borders

  BERLIN, Nov 15 – The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence services called for “orderly procedures” regarding the handling of the daily entry of thousands of refugees to Germany, saying extremists could exploit the sometimes chaotic migration situation. Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris in which at least 129 people were killed have fuelled a debate

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