Dozens of children in the west African country have died after taking a few sips of cough syrups, which contained high quantities of poisonous diethylene glycol.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has registered nearly 64,000 cases of disappeared persons in Africa, where there are over 35 active armed conflicts today.
Studies led by University of Glasgow and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have suggested that another common virus, adeno-associated virus 2 (AAV2), was present in most cases.
Economic collapse, rising food prices and drought have forced some 20 million Afghans to go hungry, Save the Children says.
A mysterious and severe form of hepatitis has been found in 200 children, predominantly on the European continent.
While the deaths from malnutrition — recorded between June last year and April 1 — are close to 2,000, the number is likely higher as most hunger deaths go unrecorded.
The conflict has severely disrupted food imports to the region, the UN children's agency said, adding if the situation persists it could impact children in Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
UN's children’s humanitarian aid organisation, UNICEF, said 47 children were killed or wounded in Yemen's civil war in the first two months of 2022.
Instead of focusing on the future of Daesh, let’s remember the Yazidis they enslaved in the past
The Nigerian army reportedly missed their target and struck a village in Niger's Maradi, leaving seven children dead and five others injured.
Children start learning a language from birth, going from babbling to being able to communicate their wants and needs clearly, and continue their learning throughout their lives. TRT World asked linguists how this miraculous occurrence takes place.
On average, Israeli forces and settlers killed 6 Palestinian children per month this year.
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