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China’s birth rate drops to record low in 2021
World

China’s birth rate drops to record low in 2021

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Mainland China’s birth rate dropped to a record low in 2021, data showed on Monday,…
The AP Interview: Taliban pledge all girls in schools soon
Middle East

The AP Interview: Taliban pledge all girls in schools soon

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers say they hope to be able to open all schools for girls…
Egypt to build largest pediatric medical complex in the Middle East
Egypt

Egypt to build largest pediatric medical complex in the Middle East

Cairo University announced the laying of the foundations for the largest pediatric medical complex in the Middle East, on Monday,…
Children are not more vulnerable to omicron than other age groups: Egypt’s Health Ministry
Egypt

Children are not more vulnerable to omicron than other age groups: Egypt’s Health Ministry

The spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar denied claims that children are more susceptible to the Omicron…
After UAE law change, out-of-wedlock babies still in shadows
Middle East

After UAE law change, out-of-wedlock babies still in shadows

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Over a dozen unmarried women huddled in a jail cell south of Dubai last…
AP PHOTOS: Town in Syria’s Idlib province transformed by war
Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Town in Syria’s Idlib province transformed by war

SARMADA, Idlib (AP) — In the opposition-held town of Sarmada near the border with Turkey, thousands of displaced Syrians go…
EU regulator authorizes Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids 5-11
World

EU regulator authorizes Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids 5-11

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5…
Children skipping meals in majority of families in Lebanon, UNICEF says
Middle East

Children skipping meals in majority of families in Lebanon, UNICEF says

BEIRUT, Nov 23 (Reuters) – More than half of families in Lebanon had at least one child who skipped a…
How COVID shots for kids help prevent dangerous new variants
World

How COVID shots for kids help prevent dangerous new variants

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cadell Walker rushed to get her 9-year-old daughter Solome vaccinated against COVID-19 — not just to…
Video: Palestinian kids lined up for photo in Israeli raid
Middle East

Video: Palestinian kids lined up for photo in Israeli raid

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A video has emerged showing an Israeli soldier lining up school-aged Palestinian children and photographing…
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