Border Conflicts

Border Conflicts

 

conflicts between contiguous states that develop into open clashes on the state border and violation of that border. According to present international law, all border conflicts must be resolved by peaceful means.

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Football ground opens in troubled border village of Ak-Sai AKIPRESS.COM - Opening ceremony of a football ground took place in Batken region's border village of Ak-Sai, which was involved in a number of border conflicts lately.
Law enforcement agencies of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan almost reached agreement on joint investigation of causes of the recent border conflict, finding those guilty of the incident and undertaking joint actions to prevent recurrence of border conflicts in future, the Security Council Secretary said.
Countries in the Gulf should solve border conflicts through negotiations, said the proposal, and foreign military presense should be minimized.
A planned peace project between Kenya and Uganda aims to provide a lasting solution to border conflicts involving the Karamojong, Pokot and Turkana communities.
Unsettled border conflicts among some counties have presented challenges to the peaceful cohesion of communities, resulting in divisions while trying to operationalise the regional blocs.BORDER CONFLICTSThe most common border conflicts that have threatened the good relations of counties within the same regional blocs involve Kisumu and Nandi, Kisumu and Kericho, Vihiga and Kisumu and Nyandarua and Laikipia.
Contributed by sociologists and other researchers from North America, South Korea, and Austria, the nine essays in this volume examine the political sociology of land and various aspects of land politics, such as gentrification, land grabs, and border conflicts. They examine anti-fracking campaigns, property tax, and green gentrification in the US, and soil protection regulation in Europe, squatter settlements in Peru, land grabs in peri-urban China and rural Senegal, violent expulsions in Colombia, and property rights in Morocco.
But at this stage, economic and trade linkages may only play a very nominal role in resolution of border conflicts.12 For this reason, conflict between both the states flares up time to time and this is not in their case only but territorial disputes, in fact, have been the major reasons of wars and interstate violent conflicts between states throughout the history.13 On the contrary, in their case, most of the analysts agree that border conflict has never been escalated too much except 1962 war because there are many constraining factors that are limiting armed assertiveness on the border by both the sides.14
READ:Private surveyors hired to help solve border conflicts in Maguindanao"This program aims to settle quarrels due to boundaries of farms, misunderstandings over names of land owners on land titles, inheritance claims and about occupants tilling specific areas since birth but do not have land titles," Kedtag said.Kedtag said the free land titling program of the DENR-ARMM is being implemented under the ministerial control of the office of Gov.
NorthKorea by Philippe Chancel; Thames & Hudson; [pounds sterling]29.95 (hardback) Border Conflicts in the Contemporary World by Wojciech Janicki and Anna Moraczewska; UMCS; [pounds sterling]14 (softback) Borders and Conflict in South Asia by Lucy P Chester, Manchester University Press; [pounds sterling]17.99 (softback)
"Iran enjoys highly good relations with the three countries of Pakistan, Afghanistan and India and therefore, it can play an effective role in terminating their border conflicts," Qani underlined.
"We will compare and contrast our ancient frontier with modern border conflicts, from the viewpoint of historians, politicians, academics, medics, filmmakers and artists.
Border conflicts, ethnic fighting and disputes over oil have threatened the fragile peace.

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