Sea-Watch 3 standoff shows how far Europe will go to keep out refugees
by Ramona Wadi
The rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has struggled to find a European nation willing to take 47 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean.
Feb 20, 2019
Trump loses appeal; court declines to reinstate travel ban
by Venice Buhain
A federal appeals court declined to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visa holders from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Feb 9, 2017
What the heck is happening in Mali? (and why you should care)
by Amy Scott
Until a couple weeks ago, you probably didn’t think much about Mali, the large, former French colony that spans North and West Africa. I know I didn’t. But then we started hearing about French troops invading northern Mali, and militants kidnapping foreign workers in Algeria and that this all somehow connected to the fall of […]
Jan 24, 2013
The Northwest’s revolutionary Libyans determined to rebuild homeland
by Ansel Herz
Have you ever met a real-life revolutionary freedom fighter – someone who took up arms to overthrow a dictatorial regime? It’s not every day you meet someone who not only talks that talk, but walks that walk. But Libyans who have done just that live here in the Northwest. Last year five Seattleites from Libya […]
Mar 5, 2012