CALAIS, FRANCE—Ibrahim’s odyssey has taken him over the hot sands of the Sahara and across the vast Mediterranean in a death-defying, thousands-of-miles-long quest. Now the 21-year-old from the Sudanese region of Darfur is so close to his destination that he can see it shimmering on the horizon — his dream, his salvation, his England. It beckons to him, and it taunts him. If Ibrahim were a day-tripping tourist, a jaunt from this French port city across the English Channel would take 35 minutes in an underwater train. But because he’s an [...]
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The U.S. government "greatly" appreciates and supports Algeria's efforts to reach political and peaceful solutions to the crises in Mali and Libya, US Ambassador to Algiers, Joan A. Polaschik said Wednesday, stressing that there are "no military solutions" to those crises.