In today's news roundup, four ships carrying migrants rescued at sea are finally allowed to land in Italy and France, a new law in France requires solar panels on large parking lots, and Switzerland sets a record for the world's longest train.
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Migrants from the Middle East are being caught up in a political battle between Belarus and the European Union (EU). Thousands of migrants are stuck on the border between the two sides with temperatures dropping below freezing.
Climate Strike, Haitian Migrants, & a Slackline Walk
In today's news roundup, young people around the world take part in a global climate strike, a US plan sending thousands of migrants back to Haiti upsets many people, and a French athlete takes a walk off the Eiffel Tower, high above the River Seine.
The US government has been holding hundreds of migrant children in dirty and unhealthy conditions. The children have either crossed into the US on their own or been separated from their parents.
Last week, 7 people died and 53 people were rescued when a boat carrying migrants headed for Europe turned over. Italy's government is making it harder for rescue boats to help people like this.