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14 Nov
Scores of migrants are stranded in the border region between Belarus, Poland and Lithuania. A refugee based in Austria has headed to Poland in hopes of finding his father and mother. Magdalena Gwozdz-Pallokat reports.
11 Nov
The main health authority in the US has authorized the BioNTech-Pfizer COVID vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 earlier this month. While some parents couldn't wait for their kids to get the shot, others hesitate.
31 Aug
Nigerian schoolchildren kidnapped from an Islamic seminary three months ago are reunited with their parents after their gunmen captors freed them from forest hideouts. The May 30 Tegina seminary abduction in northwest Niger State was one of the longest-running mass kidnappings at a Nigerian school since December when criminal gangs began to target students and pupils.
22 Aug
Indonesia has one of the world's highest Covid mortality rates for children, according to its paediatric association and NGO Save the Children.
8 Aug
After their small daughter was killed in Beirut's devastating port explosion, one Lebanese couple are fighting for an explanation — and to get their country back.
26 Jul
Parents were reunited with their children in Nigeria's northwestern Kaduna on Sunday after kidnappers released 28 children taken from a school earlier this month - but dozens more are yet to return.
2 Jul
Watch till the very end to see how arguably the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in the world and UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman, translated the above sentence into English in this GuardianTV exclusive, in which he discusses life in and out of the octagon, his relationship with his parents and siblings, his daughter, and much more.⁣
4 Jun
A Dutch parents group claims that TikTok is putting children at risk with its content and is collecting too much data. They claim the Chinese smartphone app is in breach of EU law.
16 May
Days after their release from captivity, some of the students of the College of Forestry Mechanization in Kaduna are still in the hospital receiving treatment for different health issues.
2 Jan
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17 Dec 2020
Parents of abducted Katsina students assemble at school premises, keep vigil
15 Dec 2020
The federal defense minister has confirmed that an operation is underway to free hundreds of schoolboys who were abducted by gunmen in Katsina. Only prayers are needed 'so that there is no collateral damage,' he says.

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41 mins ago
Turkey's Finance Minister, Lutfi Elvan, has resigned amid another plunge in the value of the country's currency, the lira. He is being replaced by his deputy, Nureddin Nebati, who supports President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's controversial economic policies. The lira has lost almost half of its value this year as Erdogan has pushed for low interest rates, despite rising inflation. Also today, we look at how some French parents are choosing to rent toys for their children, instead of buying new ones.
48 mins ago
Fighting continues in Ethiopia, where rebel groups are advancing on the capital Addis Ababa. While much has been said about the northern front, where the army is at war with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), another armed group – allied to Tigrayans – is fighting from the south and west of the country. The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) now controls a large swathe of territory. Together, the TDF and OLA plan to topple the government and take over the capital. The government accuses these rebel groups of committing crimes against civilians, including several massacres. Our regional correspondent reports.
1 hour ago
The EU Commission on Wednesday (1 December) unveiled its plan to invest €300bn by 2027 in global infrastructure in digital and climate projects - as an alternative to China's Belt and Road initiative.
1 hour ago
The Supreme Court appeared set to put limits on abortion rights in the United States by upholding one state's law banning the procedure after 15 weeks. Protesters from both sides of the issue rallied at the top court.
3 hours ago
Authorities in Nigeria reject the conclusions of an independent report that found that security forces were behind the death of 11 people at an anti-police brutality protest last year. Also, South Africa's president calls for solidarity between countries in the face of travel bans following the discovery of the Omicron variant. And on World AIDS Day we take you to Kenya, where the prevalence of HIV has fallen drastically in the past two decades, but the fight against new infections remains a daily battle.
4 hours ago
Ghislaine Maxwell, the UK socialite accused of grooming young girls for Jeffrey Epstein, has appeared in a New York court. Prosecutors say she gained the girls' trust by taking them to movies and sending them gifts.