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Video of bloodied Syrian boy captures horror of Aleppo

A video of a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Aleppo has highlighted the desperation of the Syrian civil war and the struggle for control of t

A video of a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Aleppo has highlighted the desperation of the Syrian civil war and the struggle for control of t

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Afghanistan: Children's circus act brings joy to Kabul residents

At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…

At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…

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Trafficking fear as record numbers of migrant children arrive alone

Record numbers of migrant children are arriving on their own to Europe and elsewhere, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, it has been…

Record numbers of migrant children are arriving on their own to Europe and elsewhere, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, it has been…

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Iraq halts Falluja offensive over civilian safety fears

The decision comes two days after elite forces set up on the outskirts, preparing for what would be the most ambitious attempt to oust the extremist group since ISIL overran much of the city in June 2

The decision comes two days after elite forces set up on the outskirts, preparing for what would be the most ambitious attempt to oust the extremist group since ISIL overran much of the city in June 2

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Iraq: Fears for 20,000 children trapped in war-torn Falluja

At least 20,000 children are trapped inside the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja as government forces battle to recapture it from ISIL.

At least 20,000 children are trapped inside the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja as government forces battle to recapture it from ISIL.

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Albanian arrests over orphanage abuse

A war of words has erupted in Albania over who’s to blame after five orphanage workers were arrested for abusing children at a shelter in…

A war of words has erupted in Albania over who’s to blame after five orphanage workers were arrested for abusing children at a shelter in…

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90,000 unaccompanied children seek refugee in Europe in 2015

Nearly 90,000 unaccompanied children claimed asylum in the EU last year, according to official figures. 2015 saw a sharp rise on the number of

Nearly 90,000 unaccompanied children claimed asylum in the EU last year, according to official figures. 2015 saw a sharp rise on the number of

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Refugee children hit hardest by Greek-Macedonian border limbo

With some 12,000 migrants massed at the Greek-Macedonian border, the most vulnerable residents of the makeshift refugee camp there are suffering the

With some 12,000 migrants massed at the Greek-Macedonian border, the most vulnerable residents of the makeshift refugee camp there are suffering the

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Victims of domestic violence struggle for justice

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

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How many children have drowned since Alan Kurdi and that photo?

More than 300 migrant children have died attempting the Turkey-Greece sea crossing in the six months since the much-publicised death of Syrian

More than 300 migrant children have died attempting the Turkey-Greece sea crossing in the six months since the much-publicised death of Syrian

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BBC under fire over handling of Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal

The BBC has come in for strong criticism over its handling of allegations against one of its late stars, Jimmy Savile, accused after his death of

The BBC has come in for strong criticism over its handling of allegations against one of its late stars, Jimmy Savile, accused after his death of

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Fears over fate of '10,000 missing refugee children'

Some 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees are thought to have gone missing in Europe with fears that criminal networks are now actively targeting the most vulnerable.

Some 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees are thought to have gone missing in Europe with fears that criminal networks are now actively targeting the most vulnerable.

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Every day child migrants drown in the Med, the UN reveals

On average two children have been drowning every day in the eastern Mediterranean the UN’s refugee agency has revealed. It started its calculation

On average two children have been drowning every day in the eastern Mediterranean the UN’s refugee agency has revealed. It started its calculation

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Paedophilia cold case burns French clergy

A group of former scouts have broken the silence about the abuse they went through decades ago. They want the highest authorities of the French

A group of former scouts have broken the silence about the abuse they went through decades ago. They want the highest authorities of the French

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Paedophilia Cold Case burns French Roman Catholic Church

The alleged victims of a pedophile priest came out of the woods, and are demanding accountability to the highest authorities of the Catholic Church

The alleged victims of a pedophile priest came out of the woods, and are demanding accountability to the highest authorities of the Catholic Church

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Ghana's president threatens to 'commit murder' against child marriage

Ghana’s president, John Dramani Mahama, in a bid to support a campaign against child marriage, threatened to commit murder if anyone attempts to

Ghana’s president, John Dramani Mahama, in a bid to support a campaign against child marriage, threatened to commit murder if anyone attempts to

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Internet of Things: cyber crime on the rise

In an increasingly connected world where hackers can take control of cars remotely or access data in your home appliances, Cyber security was a hot topic at the CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv.

In an increasingly connected world where hackers can take control of cars remotely or access data in your home appliances, Cyber security was a hot topic at the CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv.

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Europol sounds alarm over 10,000 missing migrant children

Europol has alerted the authorities to an aspect of the migrant crisis ignored until now; the fact that 10,000 children have gone missing, and will

Europol has alerted the authorities to an aspect of the migrant crisis ignored until now; the fact that 10,000 children have gone missing, and will