Sunday, 22 October 2017
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Kids under 9 spend 2+ hours a day on screens, report shows

Added: 19.10.2017 19:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The amount of time young children in the United States spend with mobile screens might raise some eyebrows, as a new report found it has tripled in just four years.


Children to sue European countries over climate change

Added: 19.10.2017 16:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

A group of Portuguese children whose district was ravaged by deadly forest fires this summer is to sue 47 European nations, accusing them of failing to take action on climate change.


American-Canadian family freed from captivity

Added: 14.10.2017 9:30 | 7 views | 0 comments

Five years after being taken hostage in Afghanistan by the Taliban, Caitlan Coleman, her husband, Joshua Boyle, and their children have been freed.


Freed Taliban hostage claims wife was raped

Added: 14.10.2017 6:50 | 9 views | 0 comments

A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Pakistan claimed his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.


CNN investigates: Possible trafficking scheme

Added: 14.10.2017 3:31 | 3 views | 0 comments

A CNN exclusive investigation has uncovered a scheme in which mothers are led to believe they're temporarily giving up their children to be educated but in reality, the children are sold to adoptive families who think they're taking in an orphan in need. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

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How 'Sesame Street' can help children cope with trauma

Added: 12.10.2017 18:31 | 4 views | 0 comments

Big Bird is upset. Angry, sad, confused, anxious. "I've got all these feelings, you know ... and they're all mixed together," he tells Alan the shop owner in a new "Sesame Street" video. "And I -- I don't know what to do."

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Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years

Added: 12.10.2017 13:48 | 4 views | 0 comments

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years after being taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.


Ten times more obese children today than 40 years ago

Added: 11.10.2017 1:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 -- more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975.

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12 Rohingya killed after boat capsizes

Added: 09.10.2017 6:50 | 5 views | 0 comments

At least 12 Rohingya refugees, including 10 children, died after their boat capsized as they tried to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh, officials told CNN.


UN blames Saudi for children's deaths

Added: 06.10.2017 9:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

The United Nations has placed Saudi Arabia on a blacklist for the deaths and injuries of children in the ongoing conflict in Yemen.


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