Taliban Continue To Take Control & Lithuania Begins Border Fence Construction | This Week In Geopolitics – 11/7/21
- Taliban Continue To Take Control
Afghanistan’s Taliban claimed to have captured 85% of the country’s territory on friday, in a statement dismissed by government officials as a propaganda campaign.
2. Lithuania Begins Border Fence Construction
Lithuania Begins Border Fence Construction Lithuania began construction of a 550 kilometer, or 320 mile long razor wire fence on Friday, along its border with Belarus, after accusing its eastern neighbour of flying in migrants from abroad to send illegally into the European Union.
Tigray Rebels Retake Mekelle & Belarus Closes Ukraine Border | This Week In Geopolitics – 4/7/21
1. Tigray Rebels Retake Mekelle Rebel fighters in Ethiopia’s Tigray province have retaken the regional capital Mekelle this week, after the withdrawal of federal troops from the city.
2. Belarus Closes Ukraine Border Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, ordered his country’s border with Ukraine to be closed on Friday, claiming that arms were being smuggled across it.