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India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said Sunday.

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

A knife-wielding man with a grudge killed seven middle school children and injured 12 others as they returned home in northern China on Friday, authorities said, in one of the deadliest such rampages in the country ...

Pearl diving event for children at Katara beach

Pearl diving event for children at Katara beach

The fourth edition of the pearl diving competition for children (Al Meena) began at Katara beach Thursday afternoon.

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured on Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an official said.

Traditional fishing competition for children at Katara beach

Traditional fishing competition for children at Katara beach

Some 30 children aged between 10 to 13 years took part in the traditional fishing competition (Hadaq) on Sunday at the Katara beach, which was attended by a large number of spectators, including families.

27 children killed as Indian school bus rolls into gorge

27 children killed as Indian school bus rolls into gorge

At least 30 people, including 27 children, were killed on Monday in northern India when a school bus plunged into a deep ravine in the Himalayan foothills, police said.

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Nearly 260,000 volunteers and workers fanned out across Pakistan in an effort to vaccinate every child below the age of five in a week-long campaign, Pakistan's national coordinator on polio, Mohammad Safdar, said.

HMC treats 3,580 children with autism in 2017

HMC treats 3,580 children with autism in 2017

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Child Development Center treated a total of 3,580 children with autism in 2017, a senior official said.

'Several children' among dead in air strike on Yemeni port: UN

'Several children' among dead in air strike on Yemeni port: UN

The statement described the attack as "one of the deadliest attacks on children since the conflict in Yemen escalated in March 2015".

QCRI to hold Creative Space Fair for children

QCRI to hold Creative Space Fair for children

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), is holding a Creative Space Fair – a day packed with innovative learning activities – on March 10.

Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates

Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, became the centre of a "baby factory" scandal in 2014 after Thai police said DNA samples linked him to nine infants found under the care of 24-hour nannies in a plush Bangkok apartment.

Bangkok air pollution warning, children asked to stay indoors

Bangkok air pollution warning, children asked to stay indoors

Residents in Bangkok, one of the world's top tourist destinations, were warned on Thursday the city's air quality had hit dangerous levels just days after the country's pollution ...