At least 80 migrants including children have spent the night in shelters that remain in the now otherwise deserted Calais “Jungle” camp.
France and the UK have traded accusations about the children’s treatment.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Calais 'Jungle' stragglers and minors spend another night at camp
Mohammed Idrees used to travel to London once or twice a year, but these days the Saudi civil servant is asking his wife and children to cut back on using the family car to save fuel and has installed a solar panel for the kitchen to reduce electricity costs.
For decades, Saudi nationals such as Mr. Idrees enjoyed a cozy lifestyle in the desert kingdom as its rulers spent hundreds of billions of dollars of its oil revenue to subsidize essentials such as fuel, water and electricity.
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Time For Truth: (Wall Street Journal) – Kingdom Comedown: Falling Oil Prices Shock Saudi Middle Class
It is supposed to be a utopian vision of peace and love but this year’s Burning Man Festival has been marred by “hooligans” carrying out a “revolution against rich parasites”.
The festival plays out each year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert where 70,000 people build a city in a week, burn a giant wooden effigy of a man, and then restore the arid playa to its original state.
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Time For Truth: (The Telegraph) – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/04/revolution-against-rich-parasites-at-utopian-burning-man-festiva/
The story goes like this:
A ranch hand working in New Mexico’s Bootheel stumbles upon men and two or three vehicles stranded in remote cattle country. They turn out to be drug runners from Mexico who take him hostage, load his vehicle with narcotics and force him to drive to Willcox, Ariz., where they leave him alive but warn him not to go to the police.
They would be watching.
With rows of crumbling buildings stretching to the horizon and not a soul in sight, these apocalyptic scenes reveal the shocking legacy of the Syrian war.
Once home to spectacular ancient landmarks and a bustling population, the Damascus neighbourhood of Jobar now lies in ruins.