- National GeographicMay 17 08:56 PM
As plunging crime rates close prisons across the country, a government agency is using the space to house refugees.
- Midlothian ExchangeMay 17 04:44 AM
In this Saturday, May 7, 2016 photo, Afghan refugee Shazia Lutfi, 19, peeks through the door of her room at the former prison of De Koepel in Haarlem, Netherlands.
- The AtlanticMay 23 10:37 AM
Associated Press photographer Muhammed Muheisen has documented many refugees heading to Europe. He often found himself wondering “What happens to migrants once they reach Europe?”, and heard about a program in the Netherlands where the government had started housing refugees in vacant prisons.
- Tech Insider via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsMay 19 12:36 PM
Tens of thousands of refugees from all over the Middle East — countries like Syria, Iraq, Morocco, and Lybia — have found an unlikely haven in the Netherlands. Unlike American prisons, the facilities are uniquely suited to serve as temporary homes given their wide-open spaces and array of amenities.
- Time MagazineMay 19 11:01 AM
Peek inside a former prison that is now home to migrants and refugees hoping for asylum
- The AtlanticMay 02 12:06 PM
For the past five years, Russia has been building a new spaceport in its Far East, about 3,500 miles (5,500 kilometers) away from Moscow, called the Vostochny Cosmodrome.
- The AtlanticMay 18 10:22 AM
Angela Merkel has served as Germany’s Chancellor for more than ten years now, and in her official capacity happens to have met and interacted with quite a number of robots.
- The AtlanticMay 10 09:22 AM
After a week of wildfires raging through the town of Fort McMurray and the surrounding area, more than 500,000 acres of forest and 2,400 buildings have been destroyed.
- The AtlanticMay 05 11:22 AM
The Reuters photographer Aly Song recently visited a small neighborhood in Shanghai—a remnant patch of smaller houses and shops where residents live in homes surrounded by a concrete wall and looming skyscrapers on all sides.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! FinanceMay 17 04:14 AM
With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to fill its prisons. The government has let Belgium and Norway put prisoners in empty cells and now, amid the huge flow of migrants ...
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