Amal Clooney calls for Stephen Harper to intervene in Al Jazeera journalists case

The high-profile lawyer for detained Al Jazeera journalist and Canadian citizen Mohamed Fahmy, is calling on Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to personally intervene in the case. Speaking to CBC in Cairo on 30 August, human rights attorney Amal Clooney said she got exemplary support from the Canadians on the ground but said she believes more can be done. Sep 1, 2015

Calais crisis: UK reinforces border controls to prevent illegal migrants

The UK has recently reinforced its border controls around the French port of Calais to curb the illegal entry of migrants. An average of 2,000 migrants from the Middle East and African countries have entered the UK every day through the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France in recent months. Sep 1, 2015