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'World's best teacher' wins $1 million prize

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.

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Children trapped in 'endless misery' at Greek refugee camps - report

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

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Takeaway: Playing against diabetes

This robot is not just a toy He helps kids with diabetes Researchers have programmed NAO to play educational games These games teach children how to handle their disease Playing with the robot makes h

This robot is not just a toy He helps kids with diabetes Researchers have programmed NAO to play educational games These games teach children how to handle their disease Playing with the robot makes h

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Guatemala in shock after fire horror at children's home

The country has declared three days of national mourning after at least 22 young girls died in a fire at a home for vulnerable teenagers and children. Police are investigating claims of arson.

The country has declared three days of national mourning after at least 22 young girls died in a fire at a home for vulnerable teenagers and children. Police are investigating claims of arson.

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Self-harm, drugs, suicide: the future of Syria's children?

Youngsters living in the war-torn country are self-harming, taking drugs and attempting suicide to escape the horrors they have endured after six years of conflict, according to a new report by Save t

Youngsters living in the war-torn country are self-harming, taking drugs and attempting suicide to escape the horrors they have endured after six years of conflict, according to a new report by Save t

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"They were babies" - remains found in Irish church home's sewers confirmed as human

The remains of hundreds of babies, ranging from new-borns to three-year-old toddlers, have been confirmed as lying in the sewers of a former church-run home for unmarried mothers in Ireland.

The remains of hundreds of babies, ranging from new-borns to three-year-old toddlers, have been confirmed as lying in the sewers of a former church-run home for unmarried mothers in Ireland.

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Rio Carnival: junior parade

Children in Rio de Janeiro took part in the junior Carnival parade competition on Tuesday.

Children in Rio de Janeiro took part in the junior Carnival parade competition on Tuesday.

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Abuse victim quits Pope's child protection panel

The last abuse victim on the Pope's child protection panel, Marie Collins quits, launching a stinging attack on the Vatican's administration

The last abuse victim on the Pope's child protection panel, Marie Collins quits, launching a stinging attack on the Vatican's administration

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Yemen: UN says one child dies every ten minutes from a preventable disease

The time to act is now, according to campaign group Human Rights Watch. Activists say the international community must give its financial backing to humanitarian efforts in the country and is warning

The time to act is now, according to campaign group Human Rights Watch. Activists say the international community must give its financial backing to humanitarian efforts in the country and is warning

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UNICEF warns African female & child migrants at terrible risk

UNICEF claims African women and child migrants are at increasing risk during passage to Europe and after arrival at the hands of smugglers, criminals or the authorities.

UNICEF claims African women and child migrants are at increasing risk during passage to Europe and after arrival at the hands of smugglers, criminals or the authorities.

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How weak links in justice system hit Europe's most vulnerable children

Sexually-abused children are among European youngsters whose suffering is being exacerbated by failings in the justice system, a ground-breaking new report…

Sexually-abused children are among European youngsters whose suffering is being exacerbated by failings in the justice system, a ground-breaking new report…

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Why your big brother has an advantage in life

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

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Yemen has 'only 3 months supply' of some key food stocks

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.