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Nearly 400,000 Syrian child refugees in Turkey not in school: UN

Ankara - More than 40 percent of Syrian child refugees are missing out on education in Turkey raising the risk of a "lost generation", UN children's fund UNICEF said Thursday.

Yemen war claims lives of 1,400 children, says UN

Sanaa - Nearly 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed by the war in Yemen, the UN children's fund said on Wednesday.

Five killed as air strike hits Yemen school: medics

Sanaa - An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a primary school in rebel-held northern Yemen on Tuesday killed five people including two children, medical and military sources said.

Interpol says 10,000th victim of child sex abuse rescued

Lyon - Less than seven years after Interpol set up its International Child Sexual Exploitation database, the global crime buster has identified and rescued a 10,000th child victim, it said Monday.

France moves to suspend Vitamin D supplement after baby dies

Paris - France has moved to suspend sales of a vitamin D medication following the death of a baby who suffocated after being given the liquid supplement, health authorities said Wednesday.

Pope on sex abuse: 'zero tolerance' means just that

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Monday defended the Catholic Church's much-vaunted "zero tolerance" approach to abuse, while admitting the ancient institution had so far lacked the courage to go all out on stopping paedophile priests.

10-year-old girl used as human bomb in Nigeria New Year's Eve attack

Kano - One person was seriously injured when a suicide bomber aged around 10 blew herself up in a New Year's Eve attack in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses and aid workers told AFP Sunday.

Santa denial gets Italian conductor the sack

Rome - Maybe, facing the combined power of Disney and Christmas, orchestra conductor Giacomo Loprieno should have just let it go.

Belgium boy critical after freezing balcony punishment

Brussels - A six-year-old boy was in a critical condition in hospital in Brussels Thursday after being left on a freezing balcony in his pyjamas for 15 hours on Boxing Day as a punishment, prosecutors and reports said.

UK faces legal fight with Calais child asylum seekers

London - Dozens of children who sought asylum in Britain after living in the Calais "Jungle" camp have launched a legal challenge against the government's handling of their claims, their lawyers said Thursday.

Bangladesh police arrest TV reporter over labour unrest

Dhaka - A local television journalist in Bangladesh has been arrested for inciting unrest in one of the country's biggest garment manufacturing zones, police said Saturday.

Bangladesh police arrest TV reporter over labour unrest

Dhaka - A local television journalist in Bangladesh has been arrested for inciting unrest in one of the country's biggest garment manufacturing zones, police said Saturday.

Bangladesh police arrest TV reporter over labour unrest

Dhaka - A local television journalist in Bangladesh has been arrested for inciting unrest in one of the country's biggest garment manufacturing zones, police said Saturday.

The trials of becoming Nigeria's next star

Lagos - Somewhere out there is a new Nwankwo Kanu or a Jay-Jay Okocha, but it is not easy for the thousands of pretenders to become Nigeria's newest football hero to get a foot on the ladder.

Review: Three children release inspirational self-help books for kids Special

Author Michael Evans Sr. has three kids, all of which published motivational self-help books for other kids. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Seven-year-old Syria war symbol evacuated from Aleppo

Dizin - Seven-year-old Bana al-Abed, whose Twitter account has offered a tragic account of the war in Syria, was evacuated from the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday and was set to be brought into Turkey, Turkish officials and aid workers said.

Tunisia wants to stop rapists marrying underage victims

Tunis - Tunisia's prime minister said Friday that his government would seek to amend a controversial law that allows men who rape underage girls to avoid punishment by marrying their victims.

Abducted, brutalised, ruined: siblings survive the LRA

Gulu - Lily Atong's anxious eyes fix on the sky where a helicopter gunship circles over her thatched hut, so low she must shout to be heard. "When I see gunships like this it brings back the fear of being in the bush," Atong says.

French court dismisses complaint against saucy US food cartoon

Paris - A French court on Wednesday rejected claims that the subversive US cartoon "Sausage Party" aimed to corrupt children with scenes of frolicking fruit and vegetables and sex-crazed cereal packets.

2.2 million Yemen children acutely malnourished: UN

Sanaa - Nearly 2.2 million Yemeni children are acutely malnourished, victims of the near-collapse of the health care system during two years of escalating conflict, UN children's fund UNICEF said on Tuesday.

Massage gives infants breath of life in Ivory Coast

Abidjan - A mother from a working-class district of Abidjan watches fearfully while the physiotherapist presses down on the thorax and abdomen of her crying, struggling baby to help him breathe.

New evidence of a genetic reason for autism

The causes of autism are varied. However one reason for some people with an autism spectrum disorder is likely to be genetic. New research has identified a new genetic cause.

Actress Sofia Vergara sued on behalf of own embryos

Chicago - TV star Sofia Vergara is facing a bizarre lawsuit brought on behalf of two frozen embryos she created with an ex-boyfriend, the subject of a year-long legal battle.

British lord says Brexit 'stupidity' should not block child refugees

London - A member of Britain's House of Lords rescued from the Nazis when he was six years old, told AFP the anti-immigrant sentiment behind Brexit should not prevent child migrants being welcomed to Britain.

Bangladesh child labourers toil 64 hours a week: survey

Dhaka - Bangladeshi child labourers who live in slums work for an average of 64 hours a week, many of them in textile factories making clothes for top world brands, a major study said Wednesday.

US dad gets life in prison for leaving son to die in hot car

Miami - A man from the southern US state of Georgia got life in prison without possibility of parole for leaving his toddler son to die in a hot car while he sent sexually explicit messages from his office.

Toddler robots designed to understand how children to learn

Interactive learning of machine could help researchers to understand how children learn new words, according to a new study. Evidence suggests children effectively learn new words in same way as robots.

Teen eco activist spurs hope at children's peace prize award

Den Haag - Award-winning teen environmental activist Kehkashan Basu said Friday ecologists should "not lose hope" in their battle to fight climate change, despite scepticism from world leaders including US President-elect Donald Trump.

Race against time as nearly 20,000 children flee Aleppo: UN

Geneva - Nearly 20,000 children have fled their homes in battered east Aleppo in recent days, the UN said Friday, warning that time is running out to provide them with the help they desperately need.

Kids' hospital fulfils Mandela dream 3 years after death

Johanesburg - Brightly-painted wards and colourful furnishings are matched by state-of-the-art equipment and pioneering operating theatres at a new children's hospital in Johannesburg honouring Nelson Mandela.
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