European Union's foreign policy head Josep Borrell had called Europe "a garden" and most of the world a "jungle" that "could invade the garden" — remarks that UAE blasted as "inappropriate and discriminatory".
Thousands of blazes are sweeping through the Pantanal, the world's largest wetland, threatening one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet.
Soon after authorities handed out notices to unaccompanied youth about being transported to reception centres elsewhere in France, riot police had to break up a brawl between 100 Eritrean and Afghan teenagers at the Calais camp.
Tensions rose this week between the two countries over who will take care of the young refugees after bulldozers demolished the Calais camp.
Authorities shifted refugees from the squalid makeshift camp also known as the "Jungle" to reception and orientation centres set up across France.
The poorly-managed refugee camp in the French city of Calais is cited as an example of Europe's failure to solve the humanitarian crisis.
Immigration is a key issue in France ahead of next year's presidential elections.
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