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'It’s un-British': UK government crackdown on asylum courts controversy 
The World June 14, 2021
Since late last year, the British government has been putting male asylum-seekers arriving on dinghies from France in a former base called the Napier barracks. Earlier this month, a high court judge ruled that the government acted unlawfully.
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Contentious Keystone XL pipeline project canceled
The World June 10, 2021
Canadian company TC Energy withdraws from Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project after President Biden canceled its permit earlier this year. And, the number of undocumented migrants reaching the US-Mexico border hits its highest level in more than 20 years. Also, Moscow court labels organization of President Putin’s political foe, Alexei Navalny, as an “extremist” group.
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Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting
The World June 08, 2021
Global operation by Australia and the American FBI leads to the arrest of more than 800 suspected criminals. And the Nigerian government bans Twitter after the platform deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari. Also, a man in a pickup truck rams into a Muslim immigrant family in Canada on the street, killing four people.
Biden administration
Addressing migration requires long-term commitment, says analyst on Harris visit to Guatemala
The World June 07, 2021
About $13 billion are squandered as a result of corruption in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, says Adriana Beltran, an analyst with The Washington Office on Latin America.
Violence
Rising anger as youth get caught up in Tigray war
Associated Press June 07, 2021
Hawzen, a rural town in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, is a microcosm of the challenge facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed — and a warning that the war here is unlikely to end anytime soon.
Conflict
Souring on peace marches, Myanmar protesters seek weapons
The World June 02, 2021
Will the US support the pro-democracy resistance in Myanmar as it takes up arms?
Violence
‘Mining kills’: A gold rush in Brazil threatens the Yanomami Indigenous people
The World May 25, 2021
Thousands of illegal miners have invaded Yanomami land in recent years, polluting rivers, destroying forests and putting Indigenous communities at risk. Now, those communities are fighting back.
Immigration
ICE contracts at local, regional level spark contentious debate
The World May 24, 2021
Without a federal mandate to end immigration detention in county jails and private detention centers, advocates continue turn to local and state lawmakers to act.
The blockade on Gaza hampers life and reconstruction
The World May 21, 2021
Israel and Egypt have imposed a blockade on the Gaza Strip since 2007. Israel says it’s for security reasons but the UN has called it “collective punishment.” Now that the fighting has stopped, reconstruction in Gaza will be painfully slow.
Migration
Thousands of migrants leave Morocco for Spanish Ceuta amid diplomatic dispute
The World May 19, 2021
Jonathan Zaragoza-Cristiani follows migration from Morocco at the University of York. He talked with The World’s host Carol Hills about what’s happening between Morocco and Spanish Ceuta.
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