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In this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 photo, Libyan Red Crescent workers carry the body of a drowned migrant who washed up along with several others in Zuwara, Libya (65 miles west of Tripoli) after two smuggling boats sank off the coast of Libya on Thursday.
2015-08-31, BBC News
Image caption Some people managed to cross into Hungary on Monday from Serbia - despite recently increased Hungarian border controls German ChancellorAngela Merkel says...
Salva Kiir, President of the Republic of South Sudan, attends a signing ceremony in Juba, South Sudan. Mr. Kiir signed the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, 26 August, 2015.
2015-08-31, BBC News
It wasn't so much a collective sigh of relief when PresidentSalva Kiir finally signed the peace deal this week. It was more a sense of "let's see" as the US issued a...
Belfast Telegraph: Suspected migrant activity has suspended Channel Tunnel rail services between the UK and France, Eurostar said. The...
Topix: CALAIS, France: France plans to build a camp this winter for as many as 1,500 migrants in the northern port city of Calais where twice that many are living in tents and hoping to make the sea-crossing to Britain. European Commission Vice-President Frans...
The Guardian: Wet weather has turned the refugee camp at Calais into a sodden, muddy mess. But help is at hand – thanks to the infamously waterlogged music festival...
The Economist: NOT since the second world war has Europe faced refugee flows of such complexity and scale as this summer's migrant crisis. The protests reported September 1st involving...
Stars and Stripes: BRUSSELS — French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants crammed into a truck. An emergency meeting was...
Sputnik: The French government has not yet devised a plan for how it will accommodate the 2,000 migrants in Calais for whom there is no room in the new shelter that is to be built in the northern French city, the city’s deputy mayor told Sputnik Tuesday.......
The Independent: A picture of an African man trying to smuggle himself into Spain by squeezing himself behind a car engine shows the desperate lengths migrants are taking to flee persecution, civil war and poverty. The man was discovered by Spanish boarder police in a bad...
Taipei Times: A three-way deal backed by the French government has raised hopes of resolving a long-running dispute that has hampered ferry traffic at Calais and disrupted cross-Channel rail services. The agreement was reached late on Monday after eight hours of...
The Oklahoman: This is the big religion story for the day. I'd love to find out what readers think about this. Email me your views at chinton@oklahoman.com -- Carla Hinton, Religin Editor PopeFrancis says priests can forgive women who've had abortions ">Pope...
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The Local: The news that France will build an official camp in Calais to house 1,500 migrants has been met with anger by aid groups while politicians claim it will end up like the infamous Sangatte detention centre that had to be closed in 2002.......
Sputnik: The UK would face an increase in the number of refugees traveling to Britain from Calais if it left the EU, former Conservative immigration minister Damian Green has warned, in comments that directly contradict claims made by the country's Eurosceptic...
Celebrity Café: AuthorRating: 2.5 StarsFans of fiction are often so dedicated to the material they love that they see parallels in real life everywhere. Martin Joubert, the main character in French director Anne Fontaine's latest work, Gemma Bovery, is one such fan....