Display:

Keyword Search: Arrived (loose results)
1 Article
Source: New York Times

A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody

Monday 21:51 GMT

The monks, dressed in crimson robes and wielding blue plastic swords, were rehearsing a dance they would perform the next day in celebration of the Tibetan New Year.

Began nearly 17 hours in police custody for me and a French photographer, Gilles Sabrié, a long though not uncommon experience for foreign correspondents in China. Then a uniformed police officer appeared in the temple and said there were a few questions to answer.

1 Article
Source: The Guradian

'I love Rome, but Rome doesn't love us': the city's new migrant crisis

Today 07:01 GMT

Six months ago the former office block in Via Curtatone, overlooking Piazza Indipendenza in central Rome, became a flashpoint of Italy’s migrant crisis when police evicted the 800 Eritrean and Ethiopian refugees who had been living there for four years.

There are just over 180,000 asylum seekers and refugees in Italy, its stated maximum capacity, with most in or near Rome. Many are housed in emergency accommodation, with around 10,000 living in inhumane conditions, according to a new report by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte