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  • Pakistan, Afghanistan pledge to make fresh start in relations

    ISLAMABAD: With their new bilateral engagement framework — Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) — in place, senior officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan pledged to make a fresh start in their relations that have mostly remained tense...

    Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai and Pakistan’s National Security Adviser retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua during their meeting agreed to intensify...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    I must be the only woman in Jamaica who didn’t hear the Prime Minister say that there were five flights to Miami for anybody who wanted to leave...

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Violence again erupted between Urdu and Sindhi residents in the wake of a bill passed by the Sindh Assembly on July 2, 1972 outlining measures for the promotion of the Sindhi language...

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

  • Giving kids presents to make them happy fosters materialism

    Materialism, which has been linked to reduced well-being, marital problems and financial difficulties, is often thought to be solely the result of childhood insecurity, but there’s another pathway to this trait, according to Marsha L...

    Richins of the University of Missouri and Lan Nguyen Chaplin of the University of Illinois: If warm, loving parents provide their offspring with toys and other material rewards, either to shape behaviour...
  • Kindergartens in China under fire after parents spot needle marks on kids

    “Other kids were saying it's not to be called taking a pill, but a reward...

    Though authorities have so far declined to confirm or provide more details about the allegations, the incident prompted the education steering committee of China's State Council, its top administrative body, to call for an “immediate” investigation into kindergartens across the country...

  • PARENTING: NEW RULES FOR TECH-AGE KIDS

    Her query echoed a question parents frequently ask me: What do you do when other people’s rules for their kids are different, especially when your kids and their kids are playing on the same digital playground?“I am getting tired of my sixth-grader (11-year-old) asking for a Snapchat account...

    She claims all her friends have had one for at least a year or more, and feels embarrassed to tell them she isn’t allowed to when they...

  • Eight kids rescued in online sex abuse raid: Philippine govt

    MANILA: Filipino police have freed eight children from a house in Manila where they were allegedly sold for prostitution and forced to have sex for an online audience, authorities said Thursday...

    Villanueva is accused of forcing the children, all but one of them girls aged between 13 and 17, and another 18-year-old girl to have sex with him and each other in front of web cameras for watchers in Asia, the US and Europe...

  • Man throws three kids into raging waters

    OKARA: A man threw his three children into canal after sending his wife away from home for failing to contract second marriage...

    Some people rescued one of the children while the body of another was fished out and search for the third one was going on till last reports came in...

  • 'Skin and bones': doctors fear for malnourished Rohingya kids

    The UN says more than 14,100 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition in wretched camps where half a million mainly Rohingya refugees depend entirely on charities for survival...

    Huge crowds descend on aid deliveries and soldiers need to herd starving people into bamboo pens where they squat cheek by jowl under the scorching sun for a meal...

  • Syrian teen pleads for 'a chance' at kids peace prize

    A Syrian teenager made a strong plea on Monday for the world to give refugees fleeing his country's war an opportunity, as he received the prestigious International Children's Peace Prize in The Hague...

    “Mohamad receives the award for his tireless efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children,” competition organisers KidsRights Foundation said...

  • Facebook launches messenger app for kids under 12

    Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others under parental supervision...

    Messenger Kids is being rolled out for Apple iOS mobile devices in the United States on a test basis as a standalone video chat and messaging app...

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