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27 minors to leave stranded migrant ship, leaving 107 stuck aboard

27 minors to leave stranded migrant ship, leaving 107 stuck aboard

Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini authorized Saturday the disembarkation of minors from the Open Arms, a migrant rescue ship caught up in a political dispute.

US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors

US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors

Jeffrey Epstein, a hedge fund billionaire with ties to top politicians and celebrities, was charged on Monday with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls.

ICC to accept passport application for minors: Indian embassy

ICC to accept passport application for minors: Indian embassy

The Indian embassy has announced that passport applications for newborns and minors will be accepted at the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) from today.

Zakat Fund gives over QR6mn aid to help families in need

Zakat Fund gives over QR6mn aid to help families in need

The Zakat Fund Department at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has provided more than QR6mn to the General Authority for Minor's Affairs.

France urges Britain to take in 1,500 'Jungle' minors

France urges Britain to take in 1,500 'Jungle' minors

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday urged Britain to take in 1,500 unaccompanied minors from the ‘Jungle’ as officials stepped up efforts to finish demolishing the almost-deserted Calais migrant camp.

US regulators ban e-cigarette, cigar sales to minors

US regulators ban e-cigarette, cigar sales to minors

US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday banned sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco to people under age 18, in line with cigarette rules ...

88,300 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in EU in 2015

88,300 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in EU in 2015

Some 88,300 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in the European Union in 2015, 13 percent of them children younger than 14, crossing continents without their parents to seek a place of safety, EU data showed on Monday.