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Violence shuts schools, deprives children of medical care in Syria's East Ghouta, warns UNICEF
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Sunday, 10 December 2017
Violence shuts schools, deprives children of medical care in Syria's East Ghouta, warns UNICEF
Five of the more than 130 children who require immediate medical evacuation have died as they could not access treatment they needed due to the continuing violence across Syria's eastern Ghouta, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported, adding that most schools are closed there.Read Full Article ...
 
Millions of babies, mostly in South Asia, risk brain damage from breathing toxic air, UNICEF warns
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Tuesday, 05 December 2017
Millions of babies, mostly in South Asia, risk brain damage from breathing toxic air, UNICEF warns
Almost 17 million babies live in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than international limits, causing them to breathe toxic air and potent...
 
Global blueprints on refugees, safe migration should include protections for children – UNICEF
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Global blueprints on refugees, safe migration should include protections for children – UNICEF
The rights, protection and wellbeing of uprooted children should be central commitments of global migration policies, the United Nations Children's Fund (UN...
 
Family members linked to nearly half of child trafficking cases, new UN-backed data reveals
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Monday, 27 November 2017
Family members linked to nearly half of child trafficking cases, new UN-backed data reveals
Almost half of identified child trafficking cases has begun with a family member’s involvement, new data from the United Nations migration agency has revealed....
 
Yemen’s Sana’a airport opens after blockade; UNICEF says vaccine delivery ‘cannot be a one-off’
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Sunday, 26 November 2017
Yemen’s Sana’a airport opens after blockade; UNICEF says vaccine delivery ‘cannot be a one-off’
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday warned that more than 11 million Yemeni children – almost every single Yemeni boy and girl – are in acute...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.