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.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma speaks to media after the Assam-Mizoram clashes (Photo: PTI)

  • Assam and Mizoram have been up in arms because of a border dispute
  • The Mizoram police booked cases against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and four senior police officials
  • The recent violence is over a long-standing border dispute between the two states

.Cachar, Assam, India
Locals during a clash with police personnel at Assam-Mizoram border at Lailapur in Cachar district. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Five officers of the Assam Police force were killed in violent clashes 
  • Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to the chief ministers of Assam and Mizoram
  • Violence broke out after 8 farmers' huts were set ablaze by unidentified miscreants along the  border

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Home Minister Amit Shah (left) with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during his visit to Guwahati on July 25. (PTI File Photo)

  • Eight farmers' huts were set ablaze by unidentified miscreants along the Mizoram-Assam border
  • The incident took place a day after CMs of northeastern states met Union Home Minister 
  • This is not the first time that the residents of the two states have clashed

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US Department of Homeland Security confirmed the extension on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The US-Mexican border will remain closed to non-essential traffic until August 21
  • The land border was closed to non-essential traffic in March 2020
  • Mexico's official coronavirus death toll of more than 236,000 is the fourth highest

.Ottawa, ON, Canada
Justin Trudeau has so far been cautious.. (Credit: Facebook/Justin Trudeau)

  • The US-Canadian land and air border have been closed to non-essential travel since March 2020
  • Pressure had been rising on the government from the tourism sector to ease travel restrictions
  • According to Canadian government data, 50% of the residents are fully vaccinated

.Venezuela
The presidential delegation had left the town of Sardinia and was headed to the border city of Cucuta when they came under fire.(Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Colombian President Ivan Duque's helicopter hit by gunfire
  • It was the first attack against a Colombian President in 20 years
  • He was flying with ministers and Governor when the helicopter was attacked

.Yerevan, Armenia
The capture of Armenia's soldiers comes at a delicate time for Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ahead of snap elections next month. (Photo credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Six Armenian soldiers were captured by Azerbaijan on Thursday
  • The latest border escalation incident after last year's war over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region
  • The Armenian defence ministry said that its forces were carrying out engineering work in a border region

.London, UK
Priti Patel serves as Home Secretary of the UK since 2019. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@pritipatel)

  • New plans would enable to check the travellers to the UK in advance
  • In the announcement on Monday, the UK's immigration system will also be talked about 
  • "Our new fully digital border will provide the ability to count people in and out", said Patel

.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
The US is facing a huge influx of undocumented migrants. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Roberta Jacobson is the coordinator for the Southwest Border
  • Jacobson will leave office at the end of April
  • She committed to serving only for the first 100 days under Biden

.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
The capacity of the shelters has been reduced due to COVID-19. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Authorities took in approximately 172,331 migrants
  • At least 16,000 temporary beds have been put up in 10 big emergencies facilities
  • Migrants are supposed to spend approximately 31 days in custody before being sent off to guardians