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Anguished search by families after Manchester attack

Manchester - Parents were searching desperately Tuesday for children caught up in the attack on a pop concert in the British city of Manchester, after police confirmed youngsters were among the 22 victims.

Children in war zones need education, say campaigners

Den Haag - Campaigners Friday pleaded for more help for millions of children in conflict zones who are missing years of school, revealing only two percent of humanitarian aid funds goes towards education.

Children in war zones need education, say campaigners

Den Haag - Campaigners Friday pleaded for more help for millions of children in conflict zones who are missing years of school, revealing only two percent of humanitarian aid funds goes towards education.

Growing up transgender: US family confronts stigma

Melrose - For months in the Lemay home, the same phrase was repeated over and over by their troubled young child, barely more than a toddler, who showed growing signs of depression."It is a mistake. I am not a girl, I am a boy.

India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

New Delhi - A 10-year-old girl who was raped will be allowed to have an abortion even though she has crossed the 20-week limit for terminations in India, police in the country said Wednesday.

Bittersweet reaction to death of Britain's notorious 'Moors murderer'

London - Relatives of the children killed by Ian Brady, the man responsible for Britain's notorious "Moors Murders", gave a bittersweet reaction Tuesday to his death, as newspapers hailed the demise of a monster.

Dutch court urged to order DNA tests on late sperm bank doc

Rotterdam - A group of Dutch people born through IVF treatment petitioned a court on Friday seeking DNA tests on the late head of a sperm clinic to determine if he was their father.

Traditional British nannies get counter-terror skills

London - Britain's prestigious Norland College, which has trained the creme de la creme of the world's nannies for over a century, has added anti-terrorism training to its curriculum.

Breastfeeding Aussie senator in political first

Sydney - A breastfeeding senator has made Australian political history by becoming the first woman to nurse her newborn baby in the nation's parliament.

Breastfeeding Aussie senator in political first

Sydney - A breastfeeding senator has made Australian political history by becoming the first woman to nurse her newborn baby in the nation's parliament.

Breastfeeding Aussie senator in political first

Sydney - A breastfeeding senator has made Australian political history by becoming the first woman to nurse her newborn baby in the nation's parliament.

Honduras looks to lower age of criminal responsibility to under 18

Tegucigalpa - Faced with one of the worst levels of crime in the world, Honduras is looking to lower the age of criminal responsibility to under 18.

Takedown of underground pedophile network nets 900 arrests: police

Washington - Nearly 900 suspected pedophiles have been arrested and almost 300 children identified or rescued from their abusers following the massive takedown of an underground online pedophile network, US and European police said Friday.

Portugal service for Madeleine McCann 10 years on

Lagos - Ten years after the mysterious disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann, a service was held in her memory Wednesday evening at the church in the seaside resort of Praia da Luz in southern Portugal, marked by the absence of her parents.

Australian grandmother devastated by Islamic State video

Sydney - The devastated grandmother of a young boy filmed being coached to kill Australians has lashed out at his notorious Islamic State fighter father for using him as a "media tool".

Australian grandmother devastated by Islamic State video

Sydney - The devastated grandmother of a young boy filmed being coached to kill Australians has lashed out at his notorious Islamic State fighter father for using him as a "media tool".

Australian grandmother devastated by Islamic State video

Sydney - The devastated grandmother of a young boy filmed being coached to kill Australians has lashed out at his notorious Islamic State fighter father for using him as a "media tool".

Madeleine McCann's disappearance haunts Portuguese resort

Vila De Rei - Scarred by Madeleine McCann's disappearance 10 years ago, the seaside resort town of Praia da Luz in southern Portugal is struggling to shake off the mystery surrounding the British toddler."The residents are all fed up...

Bulgarians jailed for baby sale in Greece

Sofia - Two Bulgarian men were jailed on Friday for 10 years and a woman for six years for trafficking two pregnant women to sell their babies in neighbouring Greece.

Cypriot police hold four over kidnapping of Cypriot-Norwegian girl

Nicosia - A Greek Cypriot court on Friday remanded four men in custody over the kidnapping of a four-year-old girl believed to have been whisked away to breakaway northern Cyprus, police said.

FDA issues new codeine drug warning

Bethesda - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the use of codeine based medicines, especially in the context of medicines administered to children.

Girl snatched in Cyprus, sparking manhunt

Nicosia - Masked men abducted a four-year-old girl outside a nursery in the Cypriot capital on Thursday, sparking a search by police who issued an arrest warrant for her Norwegian father.

Dutch IVF kids seek DNA tests from late sperm bank doc

Den Haag - A group of Dutch people born through IVF treatment demanded on Tuesday that DNA tests be done on the late head of a sperm bank who according to reports may have fathered up to 60 children.

Bus crash in South Africa kills 19 children, driver

Johanesburg - At least 19 children were killed in a bus crash outside the South African capital Pretoria on Friday, emergency services said, after many were trapped inside the burning vehicle.

Dozens of children evacuated from Caracas hospital amid unrest

Caracas - About 50 children were evacuated from a Caracas hospital Thursday which the Venezuelan government blamed on an attack by armed gangs but the opposition attributed to tear gas used to quell unrest.

Dozens of children evacuated from Caracas hospital amid unrest

Caracas - About 50 children were evacuated from a Caracas hospital Thursday which the Venezuelan government blamed on an attack by armed gangs but the opposition attributed to tear gas used to quell unrest.

Dozens of children evacuated from Caracas hospital amid unrest

Caracas - About 50 children were evacuated from a Caracas hospital Thursday which the Venezuelan government blamed on an attack by armed gangs but the opposition attributed to tear gas used to quell unrest.

Syrians in frantic search for their children after blast

- Fatima Rashid was recovering in a Syrian hospital after a deadly suicide blast when she glanced at a teenager with a bloody, disfigured face. She did not recognise her daughter.

Court acquits US-Egyptian in charity abuse case

Cairo - A court in Cairo on Sunday acquitted a US-Egyptian charity worker imprisoned for nearly three years in a case that drew alarm from Washington and international rights groups.

Baby with eight limbs gets new lease on life in India

New Delhi - A baby born with eight limbs, including two protruding from his stomach, has undergone surgery in India to successfully remove the extra arms and legs, in an operation being hailed as a world first.
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