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If This Doesn't Change The Way The World Sees Refugees, What Will?

A Turkish police officer carries the body of Aylan Kurdi after he drowned off the shores in Bodrum, southern Turkey. Aylan, his mother, and his …

More than 19,000 children killed in Syria, says rights group

More than 19,000 children have been killed in Syria since March 2011, claims a human rights group. Around 92 per cent of them were killed by regime …

Syrian children in refugee camps struggle with mental scars of war

When Fatima al-Lawoz first fled with her family to Lebanon to escape the war in Syria, she did not want to make any new friends.<p>Fatima, just shy of …

Jane Bradley: Five-year hell for Syria’s children

WHETHER in appalling camps or struggling to get to safety in Europe, there is little respite for refugees, writes Jane Bradley<p>On Tuesday, it will be …

Middle East

How Syrian Children Cope — Ammar Tells His Story

<i>Series: Children of Syria Speak, Part 3 of 5</i><p>Meet 13-year-old Ammar. In Syria, he lived in a nice home. He went to school and played soccer with …

Syria’s children starve as America looks on

IT’S BEEN nearly six months since the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution demanding an end to the bombing and shelling of civilian areas in Syria and calling for immediate humanitarian access to besieged areas. It’s been four months since Secretary of State John F. Kerry described the sieges …

Middle East

'Awww, you're such a cutie' - why we use baby language on dogs

Humans have a very special way of talking to babies - and they also use it on dogs. According to a new study, puppies are subjected to especially …

Bullet holes in the walls and secret lessons in caves: How Syria's children are being educated despite the country's devastating civil war

• <b>Dozens of children whose families are displaced are still receiving education from brave teachers in war-torn Syria</b>• <b><br>They congregate in caves and in</b> …

Middle East

This formerly ‘obese’ women has shed over 9st to become a bikini fitness model

A slimmer who managed to drop over 9st thanks to a strict diet and weight training regime now has hopes of becoming a bikini fitness model.<p>Jessie …

The do’s and don’ts of protein

You can be really, really clueless about nutrition and weight loss and still know this: Protein is a freakin' saint. It's satiating as heck (bolstering your willpower against nefarious 3 p.m. cupcakes), it keeps your hair lush and leonine, and of course it builds strong muscles (so you can lift …

People Falsely Believe Pricier Foods Are Healthier

They're wrong.<p>Given the prevalence of inexpensive food that promotes overeating, it makes sense that we try to guard against “cheap and unhealthy” food in an effort to be healthy. But we may be overcorrecting, forgetting that “cheap and <i>healthy</i>” food exists too.<p>According to a recent study published …

Healthy Eating

This picture of a wounded Syrian boy captures just a fragment of the horrors of Aleppo

Omran Daqneesh’s bare feet barely reach the edge of the chair as he sits alone in the back of the ambulance.<p>The five-year-old’s eyes are glassy with shock and he seems hardly aware of the blood seeping from a wound in his forehead.<p>The little Syrian boy was one of five children injured by a Russian …

Buses carrying wounded and ill civilians evacuated from Aleppo burned near Idlib

A deal to allow thousands of desperate civilians to depart the last rebel pocket in Aleppo collapsed on Sunday after armed men burned five buses that were supposed to be used in a simultaneous evacuation near Idlib in northern Syria.<p>The aborted evacuations were part of a quid pro quo deal struck …

Yemen's children starve as war drags on

As the first light of dawn trickles in through the hospital window, 19-year-old Mohammed Ali learns that his two-year-old cousin has died of hunger. But he has to remain strong for his little brother, Mohannad, who could be next.<p>He holds his brother's hand as the five-year-old struggles to breathe, …

Middle East

Australia: Children stripped, assaulted and tear-gassed at detention center

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a national investigation into allegations of abuse and torture at a juvenile detention center.<p>The allegations, which appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corp.'s "Four Corners" investigative program, showed children as young as 10 …

Justice

A Rockette opens up about how Donald Trump's inauguration has become a 'human rights issue'

Following a contentious (and confusing) week of back and forth with the Rockettes, the world-renowned dance company based out of New York's Radio …