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In this image taken from a footage released by Armenian Defense Ministry, Armenian forces destroy Azerbaijani military vehicle at the contact line of the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan. Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan has broken out around the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian Defense Ministry says two Azerbaijani helicopters have been shot down. Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan also said Armenian forces hit three Azerbaijani tanks.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China. June 28 image shows that the Indians had built a wall on their side and the Chinese had expanded an outpost camp at the end of a long road connected to Chinese military bases farther from the poorly defined border, according to experts. July 6 image shows China and India appear to have dismantled recent construction on both the Indian and Chinese sides of a contested border high in the Karakoram mountains following a deadly clash in the area.

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Pakistani nationals wave at media before crossing the Attari international border for their country, at Attari near Amritsar. 41 Pakistani nationals who were stranded in India after both the countries sealed their borders to contain the spread of coronavirus left for their country.

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Children stand at the border line between Serbia and Hungary in Kelebija, Serbia. About two hundred migrants, including children, gathered at Serbia's border with Hungary to demand to be allowed entry into the European Union country.

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Assam Rifles and Myanmar Army during post level meeting at Lungwa along Indo-Myanmar Border on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebrations, at Mon district of Nagaland.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along India-Bangladesh border ahead of the Republic Day function, at Yakubnagar village in Dharmanagar.

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Ukrainian soldiers strengthen the front line position in the town of Novoluhanske in the Donetsk region, Ukraine. A long-awaited summit in Paris aims to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine, a conflict that after five years and 14,000 lives lost has emboldened the Kremlin and reshaped European geopolitics.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchange sweets with Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) ahead of Diwali at Akhaura Integrated checkpost of India Bangladesh Border in Agartala, Tripura.

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Iraqi security forces secure the Iraq-Syria border around Rabiaa border crossing, Iraq. Najah al-Shammari, Iraq's defense minister said that some members of the Islamic State group were able to flee northern Syria and cross into Iraq. The Iraqi official added that some of them are still at large while others were detained.

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Indian Army and People's Liberation Army (PLA) jointly celebrate Chinese National Day at Bum La.

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Iraqi and Syrian border guards congratulate each other during the opening ceremony of the crossing between the Iraqi town of Qaim and Syria's Boukamal, in Anbar province, Iraq. Iraq and Syria opened the key border crossing between the two neighboring countries seven years after it was closed during Syria's civil war.

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Cars and trucks line up to enter Turkey as hundreds of protesters gather during a demonstration at the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey, Syria demanding that Ankara either open the border or end attacks by the government. Opposition activists said Turkish borders guards fired tear gas at the protesters.

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Lighting at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border post on the eve of 73rd Independence Day.

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Spectators wave Tricolour during Beating Retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border, near Amritsar.

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Sashashtra Seema Bal (SSB) jawans patrol along the India-Nepal Border near Raxaul, in East Champaran district.

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People line up to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico, seen through barriers topped with concertina wire at the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego.

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Cars line up to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico, seen through barriers topped with concertina wire at the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego. The United States closed off northbound traffic for several hours at the busiest border crossing with Mexico to install new security barriers a day after hundreds of Tijuana residents protested against the presence of thousands of Central American migrants.

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Guatemalan Health Minister workers fumigate on a bridge that stretches over the Suchiate River connecting Guatemala and Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala. Guatemala's migration agency confirmed that another group of about 1,000 migrants crossed into the country from Honduras on Sunday.

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Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed (L) shakes hands with Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant, Sudeep Kumar, on the Independence Day of Pakistan, at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border post about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed (L) presents sweets to Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant, Sudeep Kumar on the Independence Day of Pakistan, at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border post about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Elementary school students hang ribbons written with messages wishing for the reunification of the two Koreas on the wire fence at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along the India-Bangladesh border fencing, ahead of the 72nd Independence Day, at Dharmanagar, Tripura.

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Palestinian protesters escape from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Road construction work in progress at Gandak village in Jalpaiguri District of Indian State, West Bengal.

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BSF Women personnel at Jamadargachh village in Darjeeling District of Indian State, West Bengal.

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This undated surveillance photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows people illegally crossing the United States border from Canada near Derby Line, Vermont. Though attention is focused on illegal immigration into the United States from Mexico, officials and documents say there has been a quiet increase in the number of people apprehended entering illegally on the northern border between Quebec and Vermont.

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Protesters try to throw back teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Protesters try to move part of the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Protesters gather while burning tyres near the fence of the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Israel target Hamas positions in Gaza killing four Palestinians in a series of air strikes after gunmen shot at soldiers near the border, officials said.

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Teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops fall over Palestinians during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Gaza's Health Ministry says a 15-year-old Palestinian has been killed at a border protest by Israeli fire.

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Palestinians take cover near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel during a protest east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip. Palestinians burned tires and Israeli troops fired heavy volleys of tear gas to push back large Gaza crowds from the area of the fence separating the blockaded territory from Israel.

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A Palestinian protester throws a teargas canister back at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian medic rushes to a a protester who got shot in his mouth by teargas canister fired by Israeli troops near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip. Thousands of Palestinians are streaming toward the fence separating Gaza from Israel for a protest against the decade-long blockade of their territory.

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Israeli soldiers drive a tank to a position in the Israel Gaza border.

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Teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops fall over Palestinian protesters during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Flames of rockets fired by Palestinian militants are seen over Gaza Strip toward Israeli lands. Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.

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Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, during east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip.

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A Jammu and Kashmir policeman looks at a wall, damaged during shelling from the Pakistani side, in Arnia in Jammu.

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Border villagers take shelter at a temporary camp, after heavy shelling from Pakistan side, at Arnia, about 40 KM from Jammu.

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A police jawan, injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan, being shifted to the Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu.

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A Jammu and Kashmir Police vehicle, with its tyre punctured during shelling from the Pakistani side, parked at Arnia Police Station in Jammu.

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A South Korean army soldier walks on Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. North Korea canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over military exercises between Seoul and Washington that Pyongyang has long claimed are invasion rehearsals.

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A Palestinian protester reacts to teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis.

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Palestinian protesters burn tires during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis.

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Palestinian protesters run from gas fired by Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip Border.

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Israeli soldiers guard on top of a watch tower in a community along the Israel- Gaza Strip Border. Thousands joined funeral processions for some of the dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in a mass march on the Gaza border, as Israelis faced growing diplomatic fallout from the use of lethal force against unarmed protesters.

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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip.

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A medic carries a Palestinian child suffering from teargas inhalation during a protest near Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip. Israeli soldiers shot and killed dozens of Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a pall over Israel's festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

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Palestinian protesters chant slogans as they burn tires during a protest on the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian protesters burn tires during a protest on the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

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A Palestinian woman walks through black smoke from burning tires during a protest on the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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A disabled Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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A Palestinian protester throws back a teargas canister at Israeli soldiers as others burn tyres near the Israeli fence during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Gaza activists burned tires near the sealed border with Israel in a seventh weekly protest aimed at shaking off a decade-old blockade of their territory. Israeli soldiers fired tear gas volleys from the other side of the border fence.

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Palestinian women hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli solders near the fence, after they burnt tires during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis. Huge clouds of black smoke from burning tires mixed with streaks of Israeli tear gas volleys as several thousand Palestinians staged their sixth weekly protest on the sealed Gaza-Israel border.

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Teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops fall over Palestinian protesters gathered during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinians medics carry a wounded man during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Palestinians converged on the Gaza border with Israel for a fifth round of weekly protests some throwing stones and burning tires, as a top U.N. official urged Israel to refrain from using excessive force against them.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, top, walks toward South Korean President Moon Jae-in, bottom, at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in over the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone. Their discussions will be expected to focus on whether the North can be persuaded to give up its nuclear bombs.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, crosses the military demarcation line to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone .

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A Palestinian shepherd woman walks with her family flock between the tent camps which set up for the coming mass demonstrations along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Gaza City.

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Palestinian protesters run to cover from teargas during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip.

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Israeli soldiers are seen during protests along Israel Gaza border. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protest on Gaza's border with Israel, some burning tires or flying kites with flaming rags dangling from their tails. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops firing from across the border fence, health officials said.

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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Israeli troops fire teargas at Palestinians during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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The international border cuts through Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, right, and Nogales, Arizona, as seen from Nogales, Arizona.

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The international border cuts through Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, rear, and Nogales, Arizona, as seen from Nogales, Arizona. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said 225 members of the state National Guard are heading to the border with Mexico and more Guard members will be deployed Tuesday to help the Border Patrol and other federal agencies that help secure the border.

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Palestinian protesters run to take cover from teargas during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza's border with Israel, east of Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip. Israel's defense minister said that the military will not change its tough response to Hamas-led mass protests, warning that those who approach the border are putting their lives at risk.

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Mexican federal police officers stand guard on the Mexico side of the border in Tijuana, Mexico. President Trump is scheduled to visit the site of the border wall prototypes which can be seen in the background behind the wall.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a tours as he reviews border wall prototypes, in San Diego, as Rodney Scott, the Border Patrol's San Diego sector chief, listens.

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Visitors pose in front of ribbons placed on a barbed wire fence with messages wishing for the reunification of the two Koreas at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea.

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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along the India-Bangladesh border ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 2nd phase of his political rally ahead of assembly elections at Ragna village in Dharmanagar.

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Palestinians wait for their turn to enter the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, in the southern Gaza Strip. Egyptian officials say the country has opened its border with the Gaza Strip for the first time this year.

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Army jawans take positions along LoC in Rajouri, a day after Pakistan attacked Indian posts with anti-tank missiles.

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Police and firefighters work at a scene of a rocket attack, fired from inside Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along the India-Bangladesh border fence at Yakub Nagar village ahead of Republic Day in Dharmanagar, Tripura.

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Visitors tour in front of a wire fence, hanging ribbons with messages wishing for reunification of the two Koreas and national flags at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea.

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A visitor takes a selfie near the wire fence decorated with ribbons carrying messages to wish for the reunification of the two Koreas at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea. The two Koreas are meeting for the third time in about 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South.

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A visitor watches the north side through the glass showing a map of the border area between North and South Koreas at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and others during meeting on Review of Indo-Bangladesh Border issues, at Nabanna near Kolkata.

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This combination of images made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean soldier running from a jeep and then shot by North Korean soldiers in Panmunjom, North Korea, before collapsing across the border in South Korea. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command.

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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, directly beneath flag, and others raise the national flag at a border crossing with Syria days after Iraqi forces retook it from the Islamic State group, in Qaim, far western Iraq.

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Indian and Chinese army officials during a special border personnel meeting at the Bum La Pass in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Indian and Chinese army officials during a special border personnel meeting at the Bum La Pass in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman acknowledging a row of Chinese soldiers from across the fence who were taking pictures on her reaching Nathu La.

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In this combo picture of the two stills taken from a video snippet posted by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, she is seen interacting with the Chinese soldiers at the border at Nathu-la in Sikkim.

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Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh takes salute during his visit to ITBP Border Out Post (BoP), in Rimkhim, Uttarakhand.

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The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh in a group photograph during his visit to ITBP Border Out Post (BoP), in Lapthal, Uttarakhand.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with ITBP personnel at Border Out Post in Mana, Uttarakhand.

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Chinese tourists stand watch on Tumen bridge linking China and North Korea, as seen from Yanbian, Jilin province.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with MoS, PMO, Jitender Singh and J & K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh meeting with Border Defence Committee (BDC) at Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.

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A man takes selfie at the border which separates China, North Korea and Russia, in Yanbian in China's Jilin province. The United States has called for a vote Monday on a U.N. resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea and could lead to a showdown with the country's biggest trading partner China and its neighbor Russia.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnels patrolling on the fence at International Border from Jammu. Pakistani troops had resorted to mortar shelling, besides automatics and small arms fire at various forward Indian positions in Mendhar and Mankote areas of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir in which Two porters were injured.

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A Rohingya man stands near the barbed wire fence near the Bangladesh border town of Kutupalong town that marks the border with Myanmar and watches smoke rising from fires across the border in Myanmar.

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Myanmar's Rohingya ethnic minority members walk through rice fields after crossing over to the Bangladesh side of the border near Cox's Bazar's Teknaf area.

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PLA officers at a border outpost adjoining Sikkim

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