youth in the East

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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Turkey detains 62 children after military coup

Turkey has detained 62 children and accused them of treason after the botched military coup last week. The youngsters, aged 14 to 17, were from Kuleli Military school, the oldest of its kind in Istanbul, the Daily Mail reports. …

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UN Security Council warns of youth radicalization

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution submitted by Jordan, dedicated to the threat of radicalization of young people. The document defined youth as persons of the age of 18-29 years old. The resolution draws …

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