Children sit by the window as they have breakfast in Mojiang, ...
Aug 24th, 2011
(Reuters) - Children sit by the window as they have breakfast in Mojiang, Yunnan province August 23, 2011. Picture taken August 23, 2011. REUTERS/Wong Campion (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syrian troops and rebels are recruiting children to fight in the country's civil war and some have been tortured by government forces for having links to the opposition, U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon said in a report on Wednesday. The report issued after Ban's special envoy for children and armed co... [Full Article]
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban claimed responsibility Wednesday for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four American troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the U.S. on finding a political solution to ending the nearly 12-year war in the country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
DUBLIN (AP) - A miscarrying woman who died in an Irish hospital should have had her blood poisoning detected much sooner and been offered an abortion to improve her odds of survival, an experts' report concluded Thursday in a case that is forcing Ireland to modernize its abortion laws. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]