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Save the Children calls for city-specific child protection strategies

Mon, 2013-04-22 04:11
Save the Children condemns the heinous crime against a 5-year-old girl in Delhi last week, which has once again drawn national and international attention to the urgent need to protect children. Save the Children, which works in 15 states, has called for city-specific child protection strategies to be implemented immediately; alongside it has set up an internal Task Force to address the issue of sexual offences against children on a high-priority basis.

Frustration rises from rubble of China's deadly quake

Mon, 2013-04-22 03:56
"We are in the open air here. No place to sleep, nothing to eat. No one is paying any attention to us," a farmer says

IRAQ: Development project brings a 'dead place' to life

Mon, 2013-04-22 03:10
The ‘New Zakho’ project will see 1,200 new houses and apartments built, along with a school, medical centre, fire station and shopping centre to an area riddled with landmines.

INSIGHT-Battered by war, Syrian army creates its own replacement

Sun, 2013-04-21 23:00
Syrian army officers, wary of their own recruits, say they can create a more reliable force out of irregular loyalist militias spread across the country

Rights group says Myanmar authorities aided killings of Muslims

Sun, 2013-04-21 22:32
Security forces were complicit in disarming Rohingya Muslims of makeshift weapons and standing by, or even joining in, as Rakhine Buddhist mobs killed men, women and children

Moderate earthquake strikes western Mexico, no major damage

Sun, 2013-04-21 20:45
No serious injuries have been reported following the magnitude 5.9 quake