Senegalese man awarded French visa in gay marriage debateIn a landmark court ruling, the French government was ordered Wednesday to immediately grant a visa to a gay man from Senegal to allow him to marry his partner in France.
In The Papers
In the Papers
57 000 little problemsINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 10.07.14: International papers focus on tensions in the Middle East, elections in Indonesia and illegal immigration in the United States.
Inside The Americas
INSIDE THE AMERICAS
World Cup humiliation for host nationThis week, the sadness of Brazil is matched only by the surprise of the rest of the world as the world cup hosts and favourites are crushed by Germany. Then, a World Cup ticket sca...
Obama in Texas to urge congressional action on child migrant crisisBarack Obama met with Texas Governor Rick Perry in Dallas on Wednesday to discuss the critical influx of unaccompanied children from Central America across the US border.
AUSTRALIA – SRI LANKA
Sri Lankan migrants in legal limbo off Australian coastThe Australian government promised Tuesday not to hand over a group of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka for three days amid a High Court case that has exposed the dark side of Australia...
The Swedish model: An example for Europe? (Part 2)In September 2013, Sweden became the first European country to offer permanent residency to any Syrian who manages to arrive in Sweden, taking in an average of 500 refugees per wee...
Some 30 people die aboard migrant boat bound for ItalyThe Italian navy and its coastguard discovered at least 30 bodies in a migrant boat found between Sicily and the North African coast, Italian news agencies reported Monday. The fis...
EU - MOROCCO
Illegal immigrants desperately aim for Ceuta and Melilla, Spain's fortified citiesThe tiny Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla are located on the northern shores of Morocco. They account for the only land borders the EU shares with Africa. Increasingly, the...
Lampedusa, a reluctant outpost in the stormSince the unrest sweeping across the Arab world released thousands of northbound migrants, the Italian island of Lampedusa has been thrust into the spotlight. But all its inhabitan...
The huge cost to Africa in money transfer feesFor many the end of the month means pay day, time to pay bills, taxes or rent... But for thousands of emigrants who have left families behind - there is a responsibility to send mo...
What does France’s National Front stand for?As Marine Le Pen, who heads France’s far-right National Front (FN), tries to form a eurosceptic group in Brussels with other like-minded political movements, FRANCE 24 takes a look...
French riot police dismantle Calais immigrant campsFrench riot police began evacuating three campsites housing hundreds of immigrants in the northern port town of Calais on Wednesday.
A TOUR OF EUROPE