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Passport. Photo © J Aaron Farr

Misused passports open doors to the wrong kind of new lives

Their very name indicates admission or entrance. A passport—from the French passer la porte, or pass through a port—is a document that allows a person to pass from one country to another, from world to another, even from life to another. We’ve heard of two instances in the last month in Read more →

An incident on the way to-lose

Due to a long-unresolved labour dispute, all Lufthansa crew in Frankfurt engaged in a mini-strike before noon on August 31. This meant the plane we were to fly across the Atlantic on was late arriving in Houston that afternoon. And then there were technical difficulties, such as a flat tire. Read more →