The Secretive Prisons That Keep Migrants Out of Europe

At 3 a.m. on February 5, 2021, Aliou Candé, a sturdy, shy twenty-eight-year-old migrant from Guinea-Bissau, arrived at the prison. He had left home a year and a half earlier, because his family’s farm was failing, and had set out to join two brothers in Europe. But, as he attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea … Read more

EU, NATO stress unity on Belarus

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg presented a united front Sunday against pressure on their organizations’ eastern borders from Russia and Belarus. “It is important that the European Union and NATO work hand in hand,” von der Leyen told a news conference in Vilnius. “We are testing and coordinating … Read more

New German government should change tack over Nord Stream 2, Poland’s PM says

The new government in Berlin should change its attitude toward the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and “do everything possible” to prevent Russia from using it as a weapon against its neighbors, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said. “Nord Stream 2 is becoming a tool to blackmail Ukraine and Moldova. It is also a tool … Read more

States Debate Whether Or Not To Drop ‘Dehumanizing’ Terms For Immigrants

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Some states are considering dropping terms for immigrants that have been criticized as “dehumanizing.” Earlier this year, California and Colorado banned state agencies from using the word “alien” to refer to immigrants who entered the US without permission. READ MORE: Dallas Police Ask Public For Help Finding Deadly Hit-And-Run Suspects Supporters … Read more