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Knife-wielding man kills two primary schoolchildren in Shanghai

Knife-wielding man kills two primary schoolchildren in Shanghai

A man armed with a knife attacked students at the entrance to a primary school in Shanghai’s central Xuhui district on Thursday, killing two of the children, police said. The 29-year-old man attacked three male students and one female parent with a vegetable knife around 11:30 a.m. (0330 GMT), the Xuhui branch of the Shanghai […]

June 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

Nov 22, – He should be in class, but has virtually dropped out of school because he is always hungry, said his mother Sithandile Dube, of Lupane district in Matebeleland North province. When Thabiso Dube isn’t helping his mother at home, the scrawny 8-year-old is working alongside her, doing odd jobs in exchange for food. […]

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Protests unite Turks across the social spectrum

Protests unite Turks across the social spectrum

June 6, ISTANBUL (AP) — These disparate groups are united by alarm at what they consider unwarranted meddling and increasingly autocratic behavior by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s most popular prime minister in decades. Even some of his supporters are joining the protests sweeping the country. Office workers in business suits chant anti-government slogans alongside pious […]

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16 children, 1 teacher burned to death in Pakistan bus fire

16 children, 1 teacher burned to death in Pakistan bus fire

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) —Police officer Ijaz Ahmad said five children were also injured, three of whom were listed in critical condition, in the blaze in Gujrat about 200 kilometers (120 miles) northwest of Islamabad. The children were aged between 6 and 12, he said. Sixteen schoolchildren and a teacher burned to death in eastern Pakistan […]

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