Dutch boy genius, 9, to become world’s youngest university graduate
16 November 2019 | 6:00 am
Dutch boy genius, 9, to become the world's youngest university graduate
25 Mar 2021
Burna Boy's star burns brighter than ever. The Nigerian rapper is ecstatic as he takes home his first Grammy Award. Also, a rare female Malian rapper is using her experience to inspire other women in an industry in which there are very few voices like hers. And tens of thousands of Nigerians who fled to Cameroon to escape Boko Haram insurgents are now hoping they can return home.
8 May 2021
Eight-year-old Joseph Deen is the youngest paid Fortnite player ever, after signing with Team 33 in December last year. The young pro gamer could be seen playing the popular battle royale game at his family home in Brisbane on Monday. Deen, who is originally from California, first started playing the popular game at age four, after watching his brother play.
16 May 2021
The boy and two others were sleeping inside a large container when a rubbish truck collected it in Port Lincoln on Australia's southern coast. Police say the driver of the was "extremely shaken" by the fatality.
23 May 2021
Inside a Gaza hospital, Mohammad al-Hadidi cradled his baby boy Omar -- his only surviving child after Israeli air strikes killed his wife and four other sons in the night. After the strikes, rescue workers pulled the five-month-old from the arms of his dead mother early Saturday, one of his tiny legs fractured in three places.
21 Jun 2021
Surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena during a nighttime church service.
20 Aug 2021
In the middle of a Hong Kong shopping mall, scores of people scream and chant - but it's nothing to do with protests. The crowd is gathered to see Mirror, the latest boy band frenzy sweeping the troubled city, where many are desperate for escapism and local pride.
5 Sep 2021
Nigeria's foremost highlife musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo passed away a few days ago at the age of 80. GuardianTV takes a look at the life and time of the legendary singer and how he impacted the Nigerian music industry during his time.
14 Sep 2021
This nine-year-old Nigerian boy has been declared cancer-free after readers of two UK newspapers raised £216,000 for his treatment. Nathaniel Nabena had gone to the UK from his hometown in Bayelsa, Nigeria, in September 2020 to get a prosthetic eye after his left eye was removed due to cancer.
10 Oct 2021
When Nicole Oliveira was just learning to walk, she would throw up her arms to reach for the stars in the sky. Today, at just 8 years of age, the Brazilian girl is known as the world's youngest astronomer, looking for asteroids as part of a NASA-affiliated program, attending international seminars and meeting with her country's top space and science figures.
19 Oct 2021
A nine-year-old Indian boy known as Sharvesh was seen running in Tiruchirappalli on Sunday, as he covers the distance of 750 kilometres (466 miles) from Kanyakumari to Chennai to raise awareness about the 17 aims of the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations. "No poverty, eradicate the poverty, zero hunger and everyone should get food, good health means everyone should live healthily, quality education and each one should get quality education, gender equality - boys and girls should be considered equally. Clean water and sanitation. Like this, there are 17 Goals, to achieve those goals I am running today.", said the young marathon runner, as he posed with supporters.
27 Oct 2021
A boy walks unexpectedly and repeatedly on stage to say hello to Pope Francis during the weekly Wednesday audience at the Vatican. After the child walks on the stage for the third time, the Pope says he wishes to "thank this child for the lesson he taught" because "he has acted from the heart."
25 Oct 2021
A boy who was the only survivor of a cable car crash in the Alps must go back to relatives in Italy, an Israeli court has ruled. He has been the focus of a bitter custody battle since his grandfather took him to Israel.
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US Defense Secretary Austin has said Germany would continue to exercise leadership, despite Berlin not yet approving its Leopard 2 tanks for delivery to Ukraine.
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Father Victor Ntambwe is not content with just reciting psalms during mass on Sunday mornings in Congo's capital. With presidential elections just months away, he has more earthly concerns.
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Kurds living in Sweden are concerned over an agreement reached between the Swedish and Finnish governments and Turkey, which has threatened to block the two countries from joining NATO over their alleged harboring of Kurdish militants.
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The Paris Peace Accords 50 years ago began the withdrawal of US forces from Vietnam. DW looks at how Germany's support for Vietnam during the war was divided by east and west.
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Holocaust survivors and concentration camp memorial sites are taking to the video-based social media platform to raise awareness among young users.