In the years following World War II, food and coffee were smuggled across the German-Belgian border. Two local women transport visitors back to 1947, to an impoverished Germany - where people resorted to desperate measures to put food on the table.
Syrians granted limited asylum but denied the right to fetch relatives are departing Germany for Turkey by using smugglers, say German media. The cases, if confirmed, bizarrely reverse the "Balkan route" drama of 2015.
Last year there were 65,000 people whose lack of travel documents prevented them from being deported from Germany. Now, though, people who don't cooperate in obtaining new passports will be punished.
Train travel in France has been disrupted for a third time this month as SNCF workers protest against a planned overhaul. The strikes pose the biggest challenge so far to President Emmanuel Macron's reform plans.
On Good Friday, hundreds of pilgrims retraced the last journey of Jesus in the Old City of Jerusalem. Many Christians in Gaza, however, are still waiting for permits to take part in the Easter festivities.
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