France clears 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, children in limbo
CALAIS, France France began clearing the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp on Monday as hundreds gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, a tantalizingly short sea crossing away.
AMMAN A border crossing between Syria and Turkey at Jarablus fell into rebel hands on Thursday after security forces pulled out, a day after the killing of three of President Bashar al-Assad's senior officials, activists said.
Rebels now control the border town of Jarablus, site of the crossing, 400 (240 miles) northwest of Damascus, they said, adding that military and intelligence personnel have also pulled out from the nearby border town of Ain al-Arab, inhabited by members of Syria's Kurdish minority.
(Additional reporting by Oliver Holmes in Beirut)
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to persuade the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Monday to work with her government on a common Brexit negotiating position, but the Scottish leader dismissed the meeting as "deeply frustrating".
KIEV The prime minister urged his cabinet colleagues to be brave enough to do it, saying it was like shutting one's eyes before parachuting out of a plane.