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UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areas

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region.

An estimated …

Education

Middle East wars deprive 13m children of education - UN

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The UN has said that conflicts in the Middle East are depriving more then 13 million children of an education.

The UN children's fund, Unicef, says in a new report that the hopes of a generation across the Middle East and North Africa are being shattered.

It says that in Syria, …

Education

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China parade to commemorate WW2 defeat of Japan

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China is set to showcase its military might in a parade commemorating the defeat of Japan in World War Two.

Some 12,000 troops and 200 aircraft, as well as tanks and missiles, will go on display in Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

More than 80% of the machinery will be shown …

World Leaders

New ranges send Lego sales soaring in first half

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New Jurassic World and Elves ranges have helped Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year.

The Danish toy company said that revenue rose 23% to 14.1bn kroner (£1.4bn) for the six months to 30 June.

Net profit for the period was 3.5bn kroner …

Lego

Children paralysed in Ukraine polio outbreak

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Two children have been paralysed in the first polio outbreak in Europe for five years, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Both cases were in Ukraine where only half the children are fully immunised.

It is likely large numbers of other children have also been infected …

Polio

Sony smartphone has 4K screen and new camera module

Sony has unveiled the first smartphone to feature a 4K-resolution screen.

It means the Xperia Z5 Premium can both capture video in "ultra-high definition" quality and then play it back on its 5.5in (14cm) display without downgrading the footage.

All the firm's Z5 handsets also feature a new camera …

Cameras

Migrant crisis: Hundreds protest at Hungary station ban

Hundreds of migrants have protested for a second day at Hungary's decision to prevent them from travelling on towards Germany and other EU countries.

They are among 2,000 people camped at Budapest's Keleti train station, having bought tickets for onward journeys.

Meanwhile, more than 4,000 migrants …

Europe

Migrant crisis: Photo of drowned boy sparks outcry

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At least 12 Syrians trying to reach Greece have drowned off Turkey after the boats they were travelling in sank.

An image of one of the victims - a young boy lying face-down on the beach - has sparked an international outcry over the human cost of the crisis.

The picture, released …

The City

#GE2015: Your complete guide to the election rally schedule and key dates

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Elections

The Year of Living Dangerously

By Bertha Henson

There’s something going on right now that is important to us. I don’t mean the impending elections although that is important too. I …

Singapore

Once Upon A Time, Taylor Swift Was Just A Little Girl On A Tractor

Taylor Swift's life is pretty glamorous these days, between her A-list girl gang, glamorous style, record-breaking albums, and fancy parties. But the award-winning singer wasn't always the jet-setting celeb we know and love today. Once upon a time, she was just a little girl on a farm, riding a …

Taylor Swift

James Bond Author Calls Idris Elba "Too Street" For 007

In an interview with the U.K.'s Daily Mail, Anthony Horowitz, author of the new James Bond novel Trigger Mortis, speaks his mind on a number of topics. He hated Skyfall. He's not really looking forward to Spectre. And he acknowledges that original Bond author Ian Fleming made the character sexist, …

Idris Elba

Taylor Swift Vs. The World: Is It Because We're Afraid Of Powerful Women?

In July, Gawker boldly declared that "Taylor Swift Is Not Your Friend."

Later that day, Salon clocked the start of "The Inevitable Taylor Swift Backlash."

The following day, The Washington Post chided the performer: "Sorry, Taylor Swift. Being A Feminist Is About More Than Just Supporting Your …

Feminism

Acne Studios Casts its Creative Director's 11-Year-Old Son in Fall Campaign

The celebrity offspring as model phenomenon is still having its moment, from Cindy Crawford's 13-year-old daughter Kaia Gerber scoring a September …

Lily-Rose Depp Scores Her First Fashion Editorial

It begins.

Maya Thurman-Hawke Is Fashion's Latest Celebrity Offspring to Watch

The daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke came along as Zac Posen's date to the CFDA Awards Monday night

Charlotte Gainsbourg Poses Alongside Her 12-Year-Old Daughter in Comptoir des Cotonniers Campaign

From newly minted Chanel face Lily-Rose Depp to Cindy Crawford's 13-year-old daughter Kaia Gerber to Zac Posen muse Maya Thurman-Hawke, this summer …

Instagram Gets Serious About Messaging

The photo-sharing service's under-the-radar Instagram Direct feature is about to get a big boost in visibility and features.

Instagram is best known, of course, as a service that lets more than 300 million people a month share photos and videos with the world. Rather quietly, it's also racked up 85 …

Instagram

Google’s New Logo Is Its Biggest Update In 16 Years

Google has a new logo that ditches the old serif look, and reacts to you in all contexts.

You will very soon notice that Google has a new logo that’s sleeker, brighter, and for the first time, animated. And then, you probably won’t notice it at all.

It’s been a long time since the Google we know has …

Google

Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Not Planning To Take Full Maternity Leave

Marissa Mayer — the first woman to give birth while running of a Fortune 500 company — is about to make history once again. The Yahoo president and CEO announced on Tumblr last night that she's expecting twin girls some time in December. Juggling a billion-dollar business with three kids under the …

Marissa Mayer

Jessa Duggar Doesn't Belong On The Public Speaking Circuit, Here's Why

Jessa Duggar Seewald, along with her sisters and a family friend, was molested by her oldest brother, Josh Duggar, when she was just a child. After Josh's history of sex abuse became public, Jessa went on national television to defend him. At the time, she explained away the abuse, saying that Josh …

Public Speaking

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Google

The Latest: Trafficking surges in fake Syrian passports

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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Singapore

Intel Compute Stick review: nothing more than a prototype for now

Intel's new Compute Stick isn't that hard to grasp: It's a computer... on a stick! Using one of its Atom processors, Intel managed to cram everything a fully functional PC needs in something the size of a few packs of gum for just $150. All you need to get going is to plug it into a display with an …

Microsoft Windows

What's Your Money Personality?

Books worth budgeting for

My new book, The Simple Dollar: How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams, is available in …

Personality

Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images

Images are a vital element of social media. Set a photo with screwy dimensions as your profile pic or cover photo, and you've immediately set the tone all wrong.

But don't worry — we took a look at the optimum image sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn, so you can make sure …

Social Media

Chipotle Sued Over Non-GMO Menu Changes

Update: After announcing in April that the chain would no longer serve genetically modified food on its menu, Chipotle is being sued over the claim. According to a press release, a federal class action suit against the fast-casual burrito restaurant was filed in San Francisco. The lawsuit contends …

Chipotle Mexican Grill

This Couple Quit Their Jobs To Travel And Now Scrub Toilets To Get By

Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger wrote in a blog post that social media hides the reality of their journey around the globe.

Almost every day it seems there is a new story of a person or a couple who are quitting their boring 9 to 5 and heading out in search of adventure.

Take the example of …

Africa