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JK Rowling releases new children's book

JK Rowling releases new children's book

The creator of the "Harry Potter" books, J K Rowling, has released a free online serialisation of a bed-time story she wrote for her children 10 years ago.

Dozens of refugee children reach Germany from Greece

Dozens of refugee children reach Germany from Greece

Dozens of refugee children from the Greek islands flew from Athens and reached Hanover airport on Saturday morning.

Parents urged to talk to children about Covid-19

Parents urged to talk to children about Covid-19

The Children and Adolescent Mental Health (CAHMS) team at Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, has advised parents to talk to their children about the novel coronavirus ...

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

With baseball caps and scarves covering their faces, only their serious eyes are visible as a dozen children stand to attention, rifles by their side.

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

At least 304 people have been killed in Iran during anti-government unrest that broke out last month, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Thunberg: Children affected by climate change today must be heard

Thunberg: Children affected by climate change today must be heard

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on Monday urged the world's media to focus less on her story, and more on the stories of those already affected by the ongoing climate emergency.

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

Deaths related to measles, mostly among small children, have more than tripled to 20 in the past week on the Pacific island of Samoa ...

‘Ajyal’s jury programme inspires children to have their voices heard’

‘Ajyal’s jury programme inspires children to have their voices heard’

Ajyal Film Festival’s jury programme inspires and encourages young people to have their voices heard and step out of their comfort zone, Doha-based Filipino film producer Jemina Legaspi has said.

Qatar makes huge progress in treating children with spinal muscular atrophy

Qatar makes huge progress in treating children with spinal muscular atrophy

Qatar has made great progress in the treatment of children with hereditary spinal muscular atrophy after Hamad General Hospital began using the latest innovative gene therapy ...

Philippines vaccinates more than 1.6 million children against polio

Philippines vaccinates more than 1.6 million children against polio

More than 1.6 million children were vaccinated against polio in a two-week immunisation drive in the Philippines, where three cases of the disease have been confirmed since last month ...

Indian boy dies after three days stuck in well

Indian boy dies after three days stuck in well

The body of a two-year old boy trapped 26-metres (85-feet) down a well in southern India for more than three days was recovered on Tuesday, authorities said.

Sidra Medicine helps address the mental health of women, children

Sidra Medicine helps address the mental health of women, children

The Department of Psychiatry at Sidra Medicine, part of Qatar Foundation (QF), offers comprehensive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), the hospital has said.