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Nation 11 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Keep jungle trekking in NS

Fine-tune the jungle trekking exercise but do not axe it from the National Service (NS) training programme.

World 26 Oct 2016 | 2:36 AM

France starts clearing 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais

CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French workers began demolishing the "Jungle" shanty town in Calais on Tuesday, wielding sledgehammers to tear down makeshift dwellings as their former residents - migrants seeking entry to Britain - were moved out.

World 21 Oct 2016 | 10:20 PM

In countdown to demolition, Calais 'Jungle' children desperately seek route to UK

CALAIS, France (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Volunteers in the "Jungle" migrant camp near the French port of Calais were frantically trying on Friday to identify children with a chance of gaining asylum in Britain as the countdown to the camp's demolition began.

World 15 Oct 2016 | 8:36 AM

Some Calais migrants accept resettlement before bulldozers clear 'Jungle'

CALAIS, France (Reuters) - In thick fog, Nasir helped load his young family's scant possessions into a van and turned his back on the beaten-up caravan that has been home for the past nine months in a migrant camp known as the "Jungle" in northern France.

World 13 Oct 2016 | 12:11 AM

Some Calais migrants accept resettlement before bulldozers clear 'Jungle'

CALAIS, France (Reuters) - In thick fog, Nasir helped load his young family's scant possessions into a van and turned his back on the beaten-up caravan that has been home for the past nine months in a migrant camp known as the "Jungle" in northern France.

World 11 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Colombia rebels free jubilant hostages from jungle

SAN JOSE DEL GUAVIARE, Colombia (Reuters) - With broad smiles and long hugs for mediators, two women hostages were freed on Thursday by Colombia's Marxist rebels after years in the jungle, raising hopes for others languishing in secret camps.

Nation 16 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Charlie the tiger set free into Sik jungle

Charlie the tiger, which made headlines in the local media in the last few days, was released on Tuesday into a jungle in Sik, more than 100km from Sungei Patani.

World 27 Oct 2016 | 11:37 PM

New Calais 'Jungle' arrivals cannot use resettlement scheme - prefect

CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Bulldozers cleared mounds of debris and demolished makeshift shelters in the "Jungle" migrant camp on Thursday, and French authorities said more than 6,000 people had been evacuated from the squalid site.

World 27 Oct 2016 | 4:19 AM

Calais Jungle clearance to resume after tent-burning, gas explosions overnight

CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French authorities said on Wednesday they had finished clearing the "Jungle", a shanty town outside Calais built by migrants who had hoped to cross to Britain but who are now mostly being dispersed around France.

World 26 Oct 2016 | 1:31 AM

Why are authorities demolishing the Calais 'Jungle' camp?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed with sledgehammers, French workers on Tuesday began demolishing the "Jungle" camp outside the port town of Calais, which has been home to thousands of migrants, many of them seeking entry to Britain.