China has objected to a visit by India's defense minister to the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh, a disputed region administered by New Delhi but claimed by Beijing, saying the move would block efforts in maintaining peace in the region.
Iran will reopen all its border crossings with Iraq’s Kurdistan region in the coming days, lifting restrictions imposed after last month’s Kurdish vote in favor of independence, its chief of staff said on Monday.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has refused to relinquish control of its border crossings to the Iraqi government as Arab-Kurd tensions simmer in light of Monday’s referendum on the independence of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region from the rest of the Iraqi territory.
Ordinary Bangladeshi citizens have turned out to help the Rohingya Muslim refugees as the country works to shelter some of the hundreds of thousands of the persecuted minority who are fleeing an escalation of violence back home in Myanmar.
A member of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has been killed and another suffered injuries when an unidentified assailant blew up his explosives near the border between the besieged Palestinian coastal sliver and Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula.