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Blast at Istanbul school injures teacher

A blast hit a school in Istanbul's Gungorenh district today, Turkish media reported. According to reports, the explosion occurred during experiments in a chemistry class. As a result, the teacher got injured. Classes …

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Ten students dead in bus crash in Tehran

Ten people have been killed in a bus accident at one of Tehran´s largest universities. The bus was carrying 30 students along a mountainous road within the science research campus of Islamic Azad University in northwestern Tehran …

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Wedding of 13 year old girl prevented in Jerusalem

Jerusalem police prevented the wedding of a 13 year old girl and a 16 year old boy from taking place yesterday night, a police spokesperson said.  Police units entered the ultra-religious neighborhood of Meah Shearim, after …

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Children's commissioner replaced in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed Saule Aitpayeva as children's commissioner in Kazakhstan, the presidential press office has said. By another decree, the president …

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School bus overturns in Turkey's Aksaray

A school bus overturned in the province of Aksaray, located in the center of Turkey, local media reported. As a result of the accident 18 people were injured. All the injured people have been hospitalized and their health condition is …

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 Turkey starts to fight against child labor

Turkey declared 2018 the Year Against Child Labor, according to the Turkish Resmi Gazete website. The country's prime ministry has issued a public mandate, declaring 2018 'The Year Against Child Labor.' The …

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Iran bans teaching of English in schools - media

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official said. "Teaching English in government and non-government primary schools in the official curriculum is against laws and regulations," the …

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Russia gives Christmas gifts to children in Syria

Children in Syria received New Year's gifts, collected in the framework of the action "Children of Russia for the Children of Syria". Russians from the Tula, Pskov and Moscow regions, as well as from Kazan, Orenburg and …

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Student dorm burns in Istanbul

A fire occurred at a dormitory in Istanbul, local media report. Firefighters extinguished the fire in the shortest time. The cause of the fire has not been established yet. So far, no casualties have been reported. …

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One girl killed another injured by tram in Pavlodar

A tram hit two girls in Pavlodar, one of the victims died, the head of the press service of the Department of Internal Affairs of Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, Ruslan Ospanov said. The tragedy occurred today at 07.43 local time at the …

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 Five Dagestani children flying to Russia from Iraq

Five children from Russia's Dagestan who have found themselves in a combat zone in Iraq are flying home, the head of Russia’s North Caucasian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, wrote on his Instagram account. …

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Kazakh students missing in Egypt

The Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks assistance of the Egypt's authorities in search for six missing Kazakh students aged 20 to 24, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Anuar Zhainakov said. Zhainakov said …

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Child labor practice phased out in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has phased out organized child labor, The International Labor Organization said in a status report prepared for the World Bank. It also said that Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in …

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