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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Will the US support the pro-democracy resistance in Myanmar as it takes up arms?
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.
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.
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.
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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