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10-year-old India rape victim gives birth to baby girl

New Delhi - A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday.

'Rot is deep' at Indian hospital where 85 children died

Gorakhpur - Inside the decrepit children's ward at an Indian hospital where 85 infants died last week, Ram Prasad prayed his two-year-old daughter would escape the same fate as he scanned the overcrowded hallways for a doctor.

Weekend child deaths push India hospital toll to 85

Gorakhpur - Twenty-five children died over the weekend at a northern India government hospital that suffered oxygen shortages, taking the overall death toll to 85, authorities told AFP .

Weekend child deaths push India hospital toll to 85

Gorakhpur - Twenty-five children died over the weekend at a northern India government hospital that suffered oxygen shortages, taking the overall death toll to 85, authorities told AFP .

Weekend child deaths push India hospital toll to 85

Gorakhpur - Twenty-five children died over the weekend at a northern India government hospital that suffered oxygen shortages, taking the overall death toll to 85, authorities told AFP .

After desperate bid to save daughter, father seeks 'truth' about Indian hospital

Gorakhpur - Mohammad Zahid battled exhaustion to keep a manual pump pushing air into his five-year-old daughter but slowly the life went out of Khushi, one of dozens of children who died at a Gorakhpur hospital that ran out of oxygen.

Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital

Gorakhpur - A key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was facing calls Sunday for his resignation after dozens of children died at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages.

64 deaths at India hospital without oxygen

Lucknow - At least 64 children have died over six days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday.

Charlie Gard's life became 'soap opera': clinician

London - A clinician who treated Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby who died last month, said Saturday his short life became a soap opera fuelled by President Donald Trump and the pope.

Plane crash at Swiss camp kills teens, pilot: police

Geneva - A plane crash at a Swiss summer camp on Friday killed two 14-year-old campers and the pilot, while leaving a third teenager seriously injured, police said.

Solace of orphaned children of defeated Libya jihadists

Misratah - Traumatised by war, their jihadist parents either killed or missing, 28 children have found solace in each other at a Red Crescent centre in Libya's third city Misrata.

Plight of mother-of-two 'abuse victim' shakes Spain

Madrid - The plight of a Spanish woman who vanished with her children after defying a court order to hand them over to her Italian ex-partner, found guilty of domestic violence, has shaken the country.

Clooney to sue Voici over images of twins

Los Angeles - Hollywood A-lister George Clooney is fuming mad at Voici for publishing images of his twins and will sue the French entertainment magazine.

Terminally-ill British baby Charlie Gard dies

London - Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump and sparked a debate about medical ethics, died on Friday, his mother said.

Terminally-ill British baby Charlie Gard dies

London - Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump and sparked a debate about medical ethics, died on Friday, his mother said.

Terminally-ill British baby Charlie Gard dies

London - Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump, died on Friday, his mother said.

Parents of terminally-ill UK baby prepare for last goodbye

London - The parents of a terminally-ill British baby whose plight has drawn sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump were preparing on Friday for their child's life support to be withdrawn.

Baby sold by drug-addict father in Bangladesh returns to mother

Chittagong - A Bangladeshi woman whose daughter was sold off by her drug-addicted husband described her joy Thursday at being reunited with the infant.

India court to consider abortion plea from young rape victim

New Delhi - Doctors on Wednesday will examine a 10-year-old raped by her uncle as India's top court considers whether she should be allowed to have an abortion despite strict laws.

Parents of terminally-ill UK baby end legal fight

London - The parents of British baby Charlie Gard on Monday abandoned their legal fight to take him to the United States for experimental treatment in a case that has attracted global attention.

Parents of terminally-ill UK baby end fight for US treatment

London - The parents of British baby Charlie Gard on Monday abandoned their legal fight to take their son to the United States for experimental treatment in a case that has attracted global attention.

South African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission: study

Paris - A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the AIDS virus into long-term remission -- almost nine years and counting -- after receiving a drug cocktail in infancy, researchers announced Monday.

Putin tries to woo Russian teens with live TV show

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin on Friday took part in a live television show, fielding questions from Russian youngsters in an apparent bid to connect with teenagers who have been flocking to opposition rallies.

Greece still failing unaccompanied migrant minors: HRW

Atenas - Greece is failing to adequately care for many unaccompanied migrant minors, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, citing the case of an island camp where violence has broken out in recent days.

British families blame Brexit for au pair shortage

London - Negotiations over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union have barely started, but some British families are already feeling the bite as the number of au pairs coming from across Europe declines.

Russia probes fidget spinners over health fears

Moscow - Russia's state consumer watchdog warned Tuesday over possible harmful effects on children from an addiction to fidget spinners, the craze sweeping playgrounds around the world.

'Happy' Afghan girls compete at robotics meet after US visa woes

Washington - Huddled around a small table in the halls of a cavernous Washington concert hall, a group of Afghan teenage girls tweak gears and sprockets on their radio-controlled robot, hoping to best the competition.

Boxed in: S.Korea child law sees more babies abandoned

Seoul - The young woman laboured up the steps, past brightly decorated walls akin to a child's nursery, her daughter in her arms. Opening a hatch in the wall, she put her inside, turned around and walked away.

'Happy' Afghan girls compete at robotics meet after US visa woes

Washington - Huddled around a small table in the halls of a cavernous Washington concert hall, a group of Afghan teenage girls tweak gears and sprockets on their radio-controlled robot, hoping to best the competition.

UN envoy Lilly Singh calls on India to show comic tolerance

New Delhi - Comic and UN ambassador Lilly Singh has called on the Indian government to be more tolerant of satire after a popular comedy group was slapped with criminal charges over allegations that they insulted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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