France moving more than 6,000 migrants, destroying huge camp
International News / Middle East

France moving more than 6,000 migrants, destroying huge camp

CALAIS, France (AP) — Carrying their belongings in bags and suitcases, long lines of migrants waited calmly in chilly temperatures Monday to board buses in the French port city of Calais, as authorities began evacuating and dismantling the squalid camp they call home. French authorities were beginning a complex operation to shut down the makeshift … Continue reading

Australia tries to halt unrest at immigration detention camp
Australia & the Pacific / International News

Australia tries to halt unrest at immigration detention camp

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials were working Monday to contain unrest at a remote detention center for asylum seekers in the Indian Ocean, with protesters lighting a series of small fires and guards withdrawing from the compound. The immigration department confirmed there was a “major disturbance” at the detention center on the Australian territory of … Continue reading

Ukrainian kids go to military camp
Europe

Ukrainian kids go to military camp

STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. The training at a National Guard camp about 75 kilometers (45 miles) from Kiev taught children aged 11-15 rudimentary military skills and … Continue reading