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Tired by war, some Syrians seek respite by the sea

Added: 17.08.2017 17:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

Children splashing in the Mediterranean, young men and women in swimwear smoking hookah -- this could be any holiday hot spot, but it's Latakia, a seaside town in war-torn Syria.


Worried relatives try to remove children from hospital where 68 died

Added: 16.08.2017 5:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Independence Day speech Tuesday with a call for the country to stand shoulder to shoulder with people of the city of Gorakhpur as they mourn the deaths of 68 children in a state-run hospital.


Boko Haram favors women, children as suicide bombers, study says

Added: 10.08.2017 6:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

The majority of suicide bombers used by terror group Boko Haram to kill innocent victims are women and children, a US study reveals.


Couple fosters 13 children left by addicted parents

Added: 07.08.2017 12:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

When Cyndi and Jesse Swafford were certified to become foster parents 10 years ago, they were told to expect to wait for a baby up to two or three years. Fast forward to today -- with a foster license, a new baby can be placed with them within a week.

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Yemen: Million children 'at risk from cholera'

Added: 02.08.2017 11:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

More than a million children already suffering from acute malnutrition are at risk from a cholera outbreak sweeping war-torn Yemen, charity Save the Children warned Wednesday.


New leader is quizzed on baby plans hours after taking post

Added: 02.08.2017 9:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

New Zealand's new opposition leader said it was "unacceptable" for a professional woman to be questioned on her plans for children, hours after she faced exactly those queries.


Calls to poison centers about supplements up 50%

Added: 25.07.2017 3:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

From 2005 to 2012, the rate of calls to poison control centers about dietary supplements increased by almost 50%, and most of the exposures were in children younger than 6 years old, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Medical Toxicology.

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The grim fate of Afro Germans under Nazis

Added: 21.07.2017 12:37 | 4 views | 0 comments

In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.


Russia probes fidget spinners 'zombifying' youth

Added: 20.07.2017 14:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Russia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into fidget spinners amid claims that Russian opposition groups are using the children's toy to "zombify" youth.


'No one ever helps us': Life after escaping conflict in Myanmar

Added: 17.07.2017 19:50 | 11 views | 0 comments

Children with henna-painted hands play outside mud-walled hovels with damaged roofs in one of Bangladesh's biggest refugee camps.


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