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Abu Dhabi ‘hoverboard’ death: Panic over new phenomenon among kids
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Abu Dhabi ‘hoverboard’ death: Panic over new phenomenon among kids

Newsmaster - Oct 15, 2015

The recent death of a UAE-based child while on a “hoverboard" has sparked safety concerns over the self-balancing scooter which is growing in popularity worldwide. The new…

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INDIFFERENCE

Amna Naeem - Jul 17, 2015

Why is it that as we grow older we stop feeling things less keenly? When we were children everything mattered, what are others doing? Why they are…

Parents who starve children of love face jail under new ‘Cinderella Law’
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Parents who starve children of love face jail under new ‘Cinderella Law’

Newsmaster - Mar 31, 2014

PARENTS who deny their children love or affection could be jailed under new child neglect laws in Britain. Changes to the laws will make “emotional cruelty” a…

Iran robot reminds children to say their prayers
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Iran robot reminds children to say their prayers

Newsmaster - Feb 26, 2014

TEHRAN // An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics. Akbar Rezaie, 27, attended private robotics…

Hundreds Of ‘Exploited’ Children Rescued
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Hundreds Of ‘Exploited’ Children Rescued

Newsmaster - Nov 15, 2013

Nearly 400 children have been rescued and hundreds of people arrested worldwide after a sex abuse investigation in Canada. Police said they launched the investigation in November…

Mother, four children killed with meat cleaver in New York
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Mother, four children killed with meat cleaver in New York

Suliman Faizi - Oct 28, 2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York woman and her four young children were hacked to death with a meat cleaver in their Brooklyn home, and the…

One million children flee Syria violence
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One million children flee Syria violence

Newsmaster - Aug 23, 2013

THE number of registered child refugees fleeing Syria's violence has topped the 1 million mark in another grim milestone of the deepening conflict, two U.N. agencies said…

Spanish bank demands rent from children of dead father:
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Spanish bank demands rent from children of dead father:

Usman Saif - Jul 04, 2013

A BANK is demanding rent payment from two young children after their father died, leaving them without income. Ages four and nine, the children lost their father…

Can women really restart their career after quitting work for children?
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Can women really restart their career after quitting work for children?

Sanida Gogic - Jun 20, 2013

It's all very well for some, but the obstacles facing women returning from an extended period away from work can be insurmountable.  Women often find their old…

North Korea Children Stage Mock Military Parade
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North Korea Children Stage Mock Military Parade

Newsmaster - Jun 01, 2013

North Korean youngsters dressed in miniature replicas of military uniforms have celebrated Children's Day with a parade featuring toy cars decorated to look like tanks and rocket…

Children who play outside have better eyesight
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Children who play outside have better eyesight

Newsmaster - May 03, 2013

Children who spend more time playing outside are less likely to suffer from short-sightedness. Two new studies have added to the body of evidence that daylight plays…

Children of Saudi women married to foreigners may receive pension
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Children of Saudi women married to foreigners may receive pension

Newsmaster - Apr 25, 2013

The pension of a Saudi woman married to a foreigner may soon be paid to the couple's children, according to an official from the Public Pension Agency…

Young Children Have Grammar and Chimpanzees Don’t
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Young Children Have Grammar and Chimpanzees Don’t

Newsmaster - Apr 11, 2013

Science Daily  — A new study from the University of Pennsylvania has shown that children as young as 2 understand basic grammar rules when they first learn…

Most victims of sexual violence in conflict zones are children, report shows
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Most victims of sexual violence in conflict zones are children, report shows

Hamida - Apr 10, 2013

In the worst-affected countries, such as Liberia and Sierra Leone, children made up more than 70 percent of victims, said a report by charity Save the Children…

Men without children are ‘more depressed and sad’ than childless women
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Men without children are ‘more depressed and sad’ than childless women

Newsmaster - Apr 03, 2013

Men without children are more likely to suffer depression about the issue than their female counterparts. British researchers found that men are almost as likely as women…

UNICEF: Palestinian children ill-treated by Israeli military
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UNICEF: Palestinian children ill-treated by Israeli military

Hamida - Mar 06, 2013

Maayan Lubell   PALESTINIAN children detained by the Israeli military are subject to widespread, systematic ill-treatment that violates international law, a UNICEF report has said. The United…

Syria War: ‘Children Are Biggest Casualty’
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Syria War: ‘Children Are Biggest Casualty’

Newsmaster - Feb 04, 2013

The anguished cries of a little boy receiving treatment without anaesthetic for a shrapnel wound to the face fills the putrid air of a converted shop that…

North Korean parents eat their children as famine worsens
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North Korean parents eat their children as famine worsens

Newsmaster - Jan 28, 2013

Pyongyang - Reports say a North Korean man has been executed after he killed his two children for food. He was reportedly put to death by firing…

PM says one or two children per family means ‘bankruptcy’
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PM says one or two children per family means ‘bankruptcy’

Newsmaster - Jan 03, 2013

Speaking at the International Family and Social Politics Summit in Ankara on Wednesday, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an repeated his well-known advice that having one or two…

Thosuands of Homeless children in Australia
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Thosuands of Homeless children in Australia

Newsmaster - Dec 17, 2012

MORE than 230,000 Australians used a homeless service in 2011-12 and 99,000 were children or people aged up to 24. The first ever report on specialist homeless…

Dolphin-assisted therapy helps children with mental disabilities
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Dolphin-assisted therapy helps children with mental disabilities

Newsmaster - Dec 16, 2012

Dolphin-assisted therapy for children with mental disabilities has made a splash in the West, and China is now riding the experimental tide. Shi Yingying and Erik Nilsson…

Australia: Children linked to shopping centre fire
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Australia: Children linked to shopping centre fire

Newsmaster - Nov 10, 2012

A MASSIVE fire that gutted four shopping outlets in north Queensland has been brought under control. The "enormous fire", which destroyed most of the Toys R Us,…

Berlin schools ‘racially segregating’ children
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Berlin schools ‘racially segregating’ children

Newsmaster - Oct 27, 2012

Several primary and secondary schools in Berlin are segregating migrant children into classes with “vastly inferior education,” to attract "ethnic Germans," an NGO has told a United…

Why are over 5 million kids on Facebook if it doesn’t want them?
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Why are over 5 million kids on Facebook if it doesn’t want them?

Newsmaster - Sep 21, 2012

Facebook has an ugly little secret, a number disclosed nowhere in its voluminous filings to become a public company and now only vaguely addressed by corporate officials.…

Save The Children launches first-ever appeal for UK kids over child poverty
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Save The Children launches first-ever appeal for UK kids over child poverty

Newsmaster - Sep 06, 2012

Poor children are missing out on warm coats, new shoes and hot meals at home, a report by Save The Children has shown as the charity launched…

Experts call on ministry to protect children from exploitation on TV shows: Turkey
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Experts call on ministry to protect children from exploitation on TV shows: Turkey

Newsmaster - Aug 31, 2012

Negative reactions to a song contest broadcast on TV -- in which young children are made to sing and dance in front of millions in the TV…

Children ‘take a nap’ during President’s speech
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Children ‘take a nap’ during President’s speech

Newsmaster - Aug 29, 2012

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono requires full attention from his audiences, regardless their position or age. After a regional leader dozed off during one of his speeches in…

Alarm as hundreds of children under age of 10 married in Iran
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Alarm as hundreds of children under age of 10 married in Iran

Newsmaster - Aug 26, 2012

Iran has experienced a dramatic growth in under-age marriages that has seen the number of girls being wed before the age of 10 double in the space…

Club Penguin moderators
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Club Penguin moderators

Newsmaster - Aug 14, 2012

The popularity of online gaming worlds for children is soaring, but how safe are children on the internet? Metro visited the British HQ of Club Penguin, one…

World’s most expensive cupcake can feed 1,850 children
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World’s most expensive cupcake can feed 1,850 children

Newsmaster - Aug 10, 2012

DUBAI // The creators of the world's most expensive cupcake now say they will donate 50 per cent of the profit from it to the World Food…