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Facebook launched a messenger for children

Facebook Company presented a new application, which was called Messenger Kids. It will allow children and teenagers to exchange messages and video calls without registering an account. While the new messenger will be available only in the US and only owners of gadgets on the iOS...

Armed man attacked schoolchildren in China

Armed with a clerical knife, a man wounded five elementary school students in the Chinese province of Hainan. This is reported by newspaper Nanguo Dushibao and local authorities. The incident occurred early in the morning in Wenchang City. The attacker infiltrated the school grounds and wounded...

More than 11 million Yemeni children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance: UNICEF

More than 11 million Yemeni children are in desperate need of humanitarian aid, UNICEF's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa, Gert Kabiliari, said on Sunday, adding that Yemen has become one of the worst places for children. "Today, I find it fair...

Online games pose a serious risk to children

British watchdogs have warned of the dangers of Internet-related games for what could be a breach of the privacy of children and endanger their safety. Steve Wood, deputy director of the British Information Commissioner's Office, told the BBC that many of these games do not...

Indian woman sells her baby for a strange reason

An Indian woman sold her two-month-old baby for 21,000 rupees ($324) to pay for her husband's alcoholic addiction bill. According to the Times of India, the woman, who was called Giuzzi, sold her baby to a retired nurse who acted as a mediator to sell...

Bodies of three children were found on the shore of the Greek island of Lesbos

The bodies of three children were found on the north-eastern shore of the Greek island of Lesbos. As reported by the site lesvosnews.gr, in all probability, the dead are refugees. It is noted that the body of a girl of 12-13 years old was found on...

Smartphones late night usage affects mental health in children

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The world’s first long-term assessment of adolescent mental health regarding late night mobile phone usage examined student’s quality of sleep, along with mood, aggression, coping skills, self esteem and whether they were experiencing any symptoms of depression.

Study says high risk of autism in children their mothers had fever during pregnancy

New study suggested that children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers had a fever during pregnancy, especially in the second trimester. The study, led by scientists at the Columbia University and published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, followed 95,754 children born between...

In Iraq, 400,000 children still displaced from the Mosul fighting — Aid group

Around 400,000 children are still displaced from the fighting for Mosul, one year after the start of a military offensive to recapture the Iraqi city from the Islamic State, Save the Children said on Monday as cited by Reuters. Islamic State's self-declared caliphate effectively collapsed...

1,100 children suffering malnutrition in Syria’s Ghouta — UNICEF

More than 1,100 children are suffering from acute malnutrition in the besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside the Syrian capital, the UN's children's fund UNICEF told AFP on Monday. Based on surveys done in recent months, the body said 1,114 children were suffering from various...

Yemen children caught in war in dire need of aid — UN

More than 11 million Yemeni children need humanitarian aid as a result of a war raging since March 2015, the UN's humanitarian coordination agency OCHA said on Monday. A Saudi-led Arab military coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015 to support the government of President Abedrabbo...

Pope Francis mourns plight of 200,000 Rohingya children fled their homes

Pope Francis on Monday mourned the plight of 200,000 Rohingya children stuck in refugee camps a month before he heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh, the countries at the heart of an intensifying humanitarian crisis, told AFP news agency. "Two hundred thousand Rohingya children (are) in...

In Iraq, 400,000 children still displaced from Mosul fighting  — Save the Children

Around 400,000 children are still displaced from the fighting for Mosul, one year after the start of a military offensive to recapture the Iraqi city from the Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL), Save the Children said on Monday as cited by Reuters. Islamic State's self-declared caliphate...

15,000 children under 5 die each day from preventable diseases — UN report

A United Nations (UN) report says 15,000 children under the age of five still die each day around the world from preventable diseases. The report warned that more than 60 million young children will die by 2030 from preventable diseases in Africa and South Asia...

Iraq: 400,000 children still displaced from the Mosul fighting: Save the Children

Around 400,000 children are still displaced from the fighting for Mosul, one year after the start of a military offensive to recapture the Iraqi city from the Islamic State, Save the Children said on Monday as cited by Reuters. Islamic State's self-declared caliphate effectively collapsed...

Over 200 migrant children, unaccompanied minors rescued in Mediterranean

A migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean has carried hundreds of children and unaccompanied minors from over 15 countries to safety in Italy. ‘The Aquarius’, a boat operated by charity group SOS Méditerranée and Doctors Without Borders (MSF), brought 606 people including 241 minors...

250 kids of a school in Shamli City in India, fall sick due to chemical leak, reports

250 kids of a school in Shamli City in India, fall sick due to chemical leak, reported local media on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/CNNnews18/status/917644433658585088 https://twitter.com/ishtkam/status/917647958610497536 At least 200 school children have been hospitalised after inhaling toxic gas in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday, police said. --- This is...

Saudi airstrikes kill several civilians — women, children — in western Yemen

Saudi Arabia airstrikes have killed several civilians including women, children in western Yemen according to reports. --- This is a breaking news, we are working and more details will be published as soon as they are available. Stay connected with @VOP_Today, @BreakingVop, @VOPnewsroom and never miss the...

More than 28 civilians — 4 children among — killed in Syria safe zone

At least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a planned safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against militants, reported AFP news agency on Saturday quoting a monitoring war group as saying. Four children were among the dead...

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