The port of Cayar in Senegal used to be a busy departure point for African migrants hoping to make it Europe, often on dangerously unsuitable fishing boats. Things have changed in recent years, as DW reporter Adrian Kriesch reports.
Senegal's government has launched an inquiry into the killing of 13 loggers in the southern region of Casamance. It's the first upsurge in violence in the isolated region in years.
US President Donald Trump has denied asking why the US allows immigration from "s***hole countries," but admitted the language he used was "tough." The UN and African Union are among those to slam the reported remarks.
Pope Francis has called hostility aimed at migrants and refugees a sin, urging communities not to yield to fear of the other. The pontiff delivered his message at a special Mass for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
African UN ambassadors and the African Union have called for "a retraction and an apology" from US President Donald Trump after he reportedly described them as "s***hole" countries. Trump has denied using the phrase.
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