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Belarus orphanage children found on brink of starvation

A criminal inquiry is underway after 100 children in homes in Minsk were discovered seriously malnourished and suffering from neglect.

A criminal inquiry is underway after 100 children in homes in Minsk were discovered seriously malnourished and suffering from neglect.

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Major operation against child porn network culminates in 39 arrests

Spanish police have arrested 39 people as part of an international operation against a major child pornography ring which distributed illicit material via the online messaging application…

Spanish police have arrested 39 people as part of an international operation against a major child pornography ring which distributed illicit material via the online messaging application…

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More than 60 children among 126 killed in Syria bus bombing

The death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached 126 – at least 68 of them children – according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human…

The death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached 126 – at least 68 of them children – according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human…

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Germany to outlaw child marriages

The draft law, which still needs parliamentary approval, aims to protect girls who were married abroad and sought asylum in the country.

The draft law, which still needs parliamentary approval, aims to protect girls who were married abroad and sought asylum in the country.

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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

Science_technology

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…