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UN urges full rights for Syria's displaced children

UN urges full rights for Syria's displaced children

A UN watchdog urged Syria on Thursday to grant full rights to its displaced children, adding that thousands had been killed, tortured or enslaved during the country's civil war.

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday launched a 50-million-dollar aid appeal to assist a total of 6.3 million people, including some 3.8 million children in Afghanistan.

'Little Shepherd' competition for children

'Little Shepherd' competition for children

The Halal festival at Katara – the Cultural Village this year will feature new activities especially for children, it was announced.

Cold kills 29 children fleeing Syria fighting: UN

Cold kills 29 children fleeing Syria fighting: UN

The cold has killed close to 30 children in two months among the civilians who have been fleeing the last militant pocket in eastern Syria, the United Nations said Thursday.

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights ...

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.

Donors pledge 1bn dollars for women and children's health fund

Donors pledge 1bn dollars for women and children's health fund

Several countries, global agencies and other donors pledged 1 billion dollars Tuesday towards helping women and children at a fundraising meeting of the Global Financing Facility (GFF).

Qatar aims at integrated care for children, adolescents

Qatar aims at integrated care for children, adolescents

Qatar aims to establish integrated care for children and adolescents - estimated to be about half a million- through the National Health Strategy 2018-2022, stated a senior official involved in the implementation of the strategy.

Pakistani premier offers citizenship to children of Afghan refugees

Pakistani premier offers citizenship to children of Afghan refugees

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered citizenship to Afghan refugees who were born and raised in his country, a move that the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says could benefit at least half a million Afghans.

Doha Festival City’s back-to-school season concludes

Doha Festival City’s back-to-school season concludes

The activation was part of DHFC’s efforts in providing Qatar residents with one-of-its-kind family entertainment during the back-to-school season.

US certifies Saudi, UAE acting to reduce risks to Yemen civilians

US certifies Saudi, UAE acting to reduce risks to Yemen civilians

The US assessment comes after a string of high-profile coalition strikes that have killed scores of civilians, many of them children.

Saudi-led coalition insists deadly Yemen strike 'legitimate'

Saudi-led coalition insists deadly Yemen strike 'legitimate'

The bombing on a crowded market in rebel-held northern Yemen killed a total of 51 people, according to the Red Cross.