In the Commons Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary and front-runner in the Labour leadership contest, made his first intervention in Brexit related questions, stating that the government’s decision to remove the child refugee protections from the EU (withdrawal agreement) bill was a “disgraceful decision”.
A powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday, killing a child, injuring dozens and damaging buildings in an area still recovering from a string of deadly quakes in October.
Child health is improving dramatically around the world. Cases of measles and tetanus have reduced by 80 percent. The Center for Disease Control has aided more than 80 countries in eliminating rubella by increasing access to vaccines. The death rate of children under five has plummeted. India is one of the countries making great strides in the health of their children.
An Iranian child living in rural areas of the northwestern city of Sardasht lost his leg after stepping on a landmine planted by the Iraqi regime during the imposed war on Iran, said Sardasht’s Governor Naser Yousefi.