Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met in Moscow on Friday to try to resolve the growing tension between China and India. In June of this year, the two countries broke out a continuous military conflict at the border, killing at least 20 Indian soldiers.
A statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Defense on Monday said that during the night between August 29 and 30, the Chinese military “violated” the agreement reached on military and diplomatic levels. The statement said the Indian military had “thwarted” a Chinese military plan on the southern shore of Lake Pangong Tso.
Rwanda reopened its borders with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Thursday afternoon, hours after temporarily closing it following the detection of a new case of Ebola in the Congolese city of Goma located a few meters away. “The border of Rwanda with the Democratic Republic of the Congo is open to travel as usual,” confirmed the Rwandan Ministry of Health in a press conference, in which he stressed that the country remains “free of Ebola.”
Airports in the united states are expecting and preparing for the Ebola outbreak that may be coming to the united states. Career builder just posted a new job at Dulles Airport seeking EMTs to help Dulles Airport screen the thousands of migrants arriving at Dulles for Ebola Virus.
The United States government said yesterday it will never grant asylum to immigrants who did not request it in a “safe third country” in a new attempt to reduce the flow of migrants along the border with Mexico, mainly from Central America. Strict measures should reach migrants arriving along the Mexican border. Strict rules are making it difficult to grant benefits to applicants who have transited through other countries before arriving in the US.
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection closed a section of the southern border with Mexico on Sunday and fired tear gas at a group of migrants that tried to breach a fence separating the two countries. Road and pedestrian bridge access at the San Ysidro port had been closed.
- Mexican officials say members of a Central American migrant caravan who rushed the US border will now face deportation from the country. The Interior Ministry of Mexico said any would-be asylum seekers in the group had hurt their cause by “violently” and “illegally” trying to cross the border.
- Border officials reopened the port of entry north of Tijuana and south of San Diego by 6 p.m. local time Sunday. Thousands of Central American migrants are waiting in Tijuana and surrounding areas to apply for asylum in the U.S.
- Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, tweeted Sunday that the use of tear gas against Central American migrants who attempted to enter the U.S. illegally may have been a violation of international agreements governing the use of chemical weapons — before he backtracked.
- A 26-year-old Guatemalan woman fell and landed on pieces of rebar that pierced her body after she attempted to scale a fence at the US–Mexico border near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Her young children were not injured.