Truckers Slow Traffic at Calais in Protest at Migrant Impact

By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France Sept 5 – Two convoys of trucks and tractors slowed traffic to a crawl on the motorway approach to France’s northern port of Calais on Monday, with protesters demanding the closure of a migrants camp they blame for mounting insecurity and an ailing local economy. Dubbed the “jungle”, the squalid

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Through Thick, Thin and Stink

A crisis of waste management in Lebanon prompts a protest movement that shows no signs of abating BY Nour Samaha Newsweek Middle East Web Exclusive BEIRUT: What started out with just 10 people on the streets protesting against an old garbage problem soon escalated to crowds in the tens of thousands, demanding an overhaul of

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