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Two million people without water in Syria`s Aleppo: UN

Nearly two million civilians were without water in Syria`s second city of Aleppo on Saturday after regime bombardment damaged one pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the UN said.

UNICEF releases report on online protection of kids in India

According to the report, the surge in mobile and Internet use in India has brought 400 million people online. 

Starving to death: Boko Haram`s food crisis in Nigeria

Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and another prepared a plastic syringe. The young boy didn`t move. Only the shallow rise and fall of his chest indicated he was still alive.

Barca arrive in Big Apple: New York`s Empire State Building lights up for Spanish champions

Barca arrive in Big Apple: New York`s Empire State Building lights up for Spanish champions

The opening of a New York office signals a major commercial expansion by the team, two years after it opened a Hong Kong office to cater to the Asian market.

Remember toddler Aylan Kurdi, UNICEF chief says ahead of refugee summits

World leaders attending two major summits on the global refugee crisis this month must step up actions such as keeping families together and scaling back detention to stem the growing number of children in danger as they flee war, the head of UNICEF said on Wednesday.

Sonam Kapoor launches world's largest lesson programme with children

Sonam Kapoor launches world's largest lesson programme with children

Launched in September 2015, lessons have taken place in 160 countries.

Concerned by amended child labour bill in India: UN

The UN Children's Fund has voiced concern over the amended Child Labour Bill in India, saying it could legitimise family work and further disadvantage children from poor families.

Lok Sabha passes child labour Bill despite opposition from children's rights activists

Lok Sabha passes child labour Bill despite opposition from children's rights activists

 The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016, despite opposition by several MPs protesting against provisions that allow a child to help out in family enterprises after school hours.

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Urgent funding is needed to keep thousands of people alive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday, stressing that the situation borders on famine and compares to crises in Darfur and South Sudan.

Syria attack so far leaves 25 children dead: UNICEF

Syria attack so far leaves 25 children dead: UNICEF

Deadly airstrikes that hit heavily crowded areas in a town in eastern Syria, leaves children dead reports UNICEF. health workers were reported to have pulled bodies of children from under rubble in the town of al-Quria in Deir al-Zor province, which is mostly under Islamic State control.

Jose Mourinho set to make first Old Trafford appearance

Jose Mourinho set to make first Old Trafford appearance

Mourinho, who has won the Premier League three times and the Champions League twice in his glittering career, had already visited United`s Carrington training ground.

Over 17 million women and girls collect water in Africa, at risk of rape and disease

Children are pulled out of school for the daily task, and many women cannot earn an income because of the time and energy it takes to collect water.

At least 20,000 children trapped in Iraq's Fallujah: UN

At least 20,000 children trapped in Iraq's Fallujah: UN

At least 20,000 children are trapped in jihadist bastion Fallujah under siege by Iraqi forces and face shortages and forced recruitment as fighters, the UN Children`s Fund said on Wednesday.

25 Palestinian children killed in 3 months: UNICEF

Twenty-five Palestinian children were killed in the last three months of 2015 during a wave of anti-Israeli attacks and the number detained was the highest in seven years, the UN children's agency said.

UP govt to set up 10 special juvenile police units, 6 child-friendly police stations

A presentation in this regard was given by UNICEF here before Home department officials.

Quake-hit Nepal kids still without safe classrooms: Unicef

A year after a devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, 1.6 million school children in affected areas are still without safe classrooms and starting their new academic year in temporary structures.

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Experts said Boko Haram is now trying to spread terror by using children for attacks in crowded markets, mosques and even camps for people fleeing Boko Haram violence.

Indonesia launches fresh crackdown on child exploitation

Authorities in the sprawling Indonesian capital are cracking down on the exploitation of children after a raft of cases, from child labour to violence and sexual assault, was uncovered in recent weeks.