Asylum seekers cross US-Mexico border under 'Remain in Mexico' policy rollback
Two groups of asylum seekers -- who were ordered under former president Donald Trump to stay in Mexico while their requests were processed -- cross into the US, as President Joe Biden's administration begins dismantling the controversial "Remain in Mexico" program put in place by his predecessor.
12 police arrested in deaths of migrants near US-Mexico border
The attorney general in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas says twelve police officers have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the deaths of 19 people, whose charred bodies were found last month near Mexico's border with the US.
Violence in Central African Republic: Cameroon's border on high alert
Thousands of people have been forced from their homes in the Central African Republic due to rebel forces taking over towns. The United Nations refugee agency says that at least 60,000 people have already fled to neighbouring countries, with some 5,000 of them crossing over to Cameroon. Army forces there are now patrolling the lengthy border in a bid to push back any attempts by rebels to get through. Our correspondents Tony Menga, Regina Sondo, Michel Mvondo and Simon Batoum report from eastern Cameroon, where locals are also worried about the violence across the border.
Qataris cross Saudi border for the first time since feud
Qataris are seen crossing the Abu Samrah border into Saudi Arabia after the two Gulf states reopened their land border, as they restore ties following a landmark deal to end a three and a half year rift.
Dominica’s citizenship by investment redefining wealth, safety, and travel for Nigerians
Worries about wealth conservation and border closures in times of political unrest have set the trend for high-net-worth Nigerians to attain a second passport. With a second passport at hand, Nigerians can dramatically increase their personal and economic freedom. Industry trends show that having dual citizenship – or even multiple citizenships – is an essential step to internationalising life.
Boko Haram release video showing kidnapped Katsina schoolboys, Saudi kicks off vaccination campaign and more
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Back to the brink? North Korea's new border tension
Ahead of Thursday's 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, Pyongyang through the ruling Workers Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun has warned that last week's blowing-up north of the demilitarized zone of the Pyongyang-Seoul liaison office was "just the beginning". Why now?
Lagos-Ogun border locked down
Gradually, Nigeria is going on a total lockdown as more states close their borders as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. When The Guardian visited the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway toll gate end bordering the two states, there was little or no activities in the Ogun State end. All shops were locked in the border area of Lagos and many commuters stranded.
EU remains committed to refugee pact with Turkey
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with EU leadership amid a migrant crisis at the Turkish-Greek border. Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel expressed a commitment to the 2016 EU-Turkey refugee pact.
Evaluating Nigeria’s border policy 6 months on
Despite pressure from its neighbouring West African countries, Nigeria continues to insist on compliance with the ECOWAS Protocol as a condition for relaxing its border restrictions. Deputy Comptroller and PRO of Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah tells states that never at any time was a January terminal date set for Nigeria’s border restriction and also talks economic gains and progress with Nigeria's neighbours, six months on. He joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.