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Border Security

Suspected Liberian gunmen attack Ivorian border town

Ivory Coast soldiers.At least four Ivorian soldiers and several attackers were killed when suspected gunmen from Liberia raided a border town in the west of the country, authorities said on Sunday.

Nigeria closes northern border with Cameroon to keep out Islamists

A border fence.Nigeria has sealed its northern border with Cameroon in an effort to shut out Islamist militants using its neighbor as a launchpad for attacks, the military said on Sunday.

Militants kill four in Tunisian border attack

A Tunisian tank.Islamist militants disguised as security officials killed three Tunisian policemen and a civilian in an attack near the border with Algeria, the state news agency TAP said on Sunday.

Bodies found in Spain's North Africa waters likely brings migrant drownings to 14

The cropses of African migrants.Spain's Civil Guard said on Saturday it had found the bodies of two African migrants in the sea off the country's Ceuta enclave, likely raising to 14 the number of people who drowned trying to swim to the territory from neighboring Morocco last week.

Spain says police fired rubber bullets at migrants trying to swim to enclave

An African migrant leaves through a hole in a fence.Spain said on Thursday border police had fired rubber bullets in an attempt to turn back around 200 migrants who tried to cross the frontier between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave Ceuta on February 6.

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