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Man admits Australia child suitcase murder

Man admits Australia child suitcase murder

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing a young mother and her toddler, whose skeleton was found in a suitcase on the side of a road, ending a case that baffled police and shocked Australians.

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

Thai rescuers on Thursday said they may be prodded into a complex extraction of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave if forecast rains hammer the mountainside and jeopardise the rescue mission.

Rescuers vow to take ‘no risks’ in evacuation of Thai cave boys

Rescuers vow to take ‘no risks’ in evacuation of Thai cave boys

Thai rescuers vowed to take a ‘no risk’ approach to freeing 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave, as fresh video emerged Wednesday showing the team in good spirits following their astonishing discovery ...

Rainfall hampers rescue for children stuck in Thai cave

Rainfall hampers rescue for children stuck in Thai cave

The young football team, aged between 11 and 16, have been stuck in the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand since Saturday night after monsoon rains blocked the main entrance.

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

The assaults in Gujarat, sparked by talk of hundreds of child kidnappers on the loose, are just the latest in a string of similar recent episodes in at least five Indian states.

New York receives separated children, prepares to sue government

New York receives separated children, prepares to sue government

At least 70 immigrant children separated from their parents on the southern US border were transferred to shelters in New York as the state prepares to sue the government over the practice, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said Sunday.

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

A knife-wielding man with a grudge killed seven middle school children and injured 12 others as they returned home in northern China on Friday, authorities said, in one of the deadliest such rampages in the country ...

Pearl diving event for children at Katara beach

Pearl diving event for children at Katara beach

The fourth edition of the pearl diving competition for children (Al Meena) began at Katara beach Thursday afternoon.

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured on Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an official said.

Traditional fishing competition for children at Katara beach

Traditional fishing competition for children at Katara beach

Some 30 children aged between 10 to 13 years took part in the traditional fishing competition (Hadaq) on Sunday at the Katara beach, which was attended by a large number of spectators, including families.

27 children killed as Indian school bus rolls into gorge

27 children killed as Indian school bus rolls into gorge

At least 30 people, including 27 children, were killed on Monday in northern India when a school bus plunged into a deep ravine in the Himalayan foothills, police said.