Four children under 10 in hospital with coronavirus, as Victoria records 278 new cases | ABC News

For the first time since July 29, Victoria has recorded a daily increase in cases below 300. It is the state’s lowest daily increase in 24 days, and its lowest daily number of deaths in 7 days. Read more here: https://ab.co/30QeTeU For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Four children under 10 in hospital with coronavirus, as Victoria records 278 new cases | ABC News

US schools starting to reopen

Schools throughout the United States are starting to reopen. And despite rising coronavirus cases, many educators are bringing children back to the classroom rather than using online technology. That choice, as Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports, has become a major political battle between the White House and the states, and the students are caught in … Read more US schools starting to reopen

Trump Speaks on Getting America’s Children Safely Back to School at the White House

(Aug. 12) Watch live as President Donald Trump participates in the “Kids First: Getting America’s Children Safely Back to School” event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Library at the White House on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like … Read more Trump Speaks on Getting America’s Children Safely Back to School at the White House

UNICEF: Conflict in Syria forces children into child labour

Nearly five million children have been born in Syria since the civil war began, nine years ago. The conflict has had a devastating effect on their lives, with many forced to drop out of school to support their families. Aid agencies warn Syria’s deepening economic and currency crisis will push even more kids into child … Read more UNICEF: Conflict in Syria forces children into child labour

Fresh clashes in Belarus after Lukashenko challenger Tikhanouskaya flees country

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanouskaya said on Tuesday she had fled abroad for the sake of her children after strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko’s claim of victory in Sunday’s presidential election prompted bloody street protests. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com … Read more Fresh clashes in Belarus after Lukashenko challenger Tikhanouskaya flees country

Egypt: The world of rug art

In a small village called Harraniya, located on the outskirts of Egypt’s capital Cairo, a beautiful experiment began decades ago. In 1952, Egyptian architect Ramses Wissa Wassef believed all children are artistic. He wanted to dig deeper into how to trigger their creativity. The result was a unique experiment in tapestry weaving that produced extraordinary … Read more Egypt: The world of rug art

Belarus Opposition Leader Flees to Lithuania After Challenging Election Result

Top Belarusian opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said on Tuesday she fled Belarus “independently” for her own safety and the safety of her children amid a massive police crackdown on protests following the country’s presidential election. Tsikhanouskaya posted a video from Vilnius in neighboring Lithuania saying she had made “a very difficult decision for myself” outside … Read more Belarus Opposition Leader Flees to Lithuania After Challenging Election Result

Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” – BBC News

The opposition candidate in Belarus’s presidential election has fled the country, declaring that the result was rigged. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said she left the country for Lithuania for the sake of her children, as her supporters continued angry protests in the capital Minsk. The former Soviet Republic is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship. … Read more Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” – BBC News

Kamala Harris’s Critical Moment in Police Reform

Kamala Harris’s push for police reform in the Senate is shaping up as an audition for the job of Joe Biden’s vice president, as she makes herself a highly public voice for change after years as a no-nonsense prosecutor. By promoting a bill to ban police chokeholds and make other changes — and by publicly … Read more Kamala Harris’s Critical Moment in Police Reform

Belarus opposition leader flees amid Lukashenko election-rigging allegations

The main opposition leader in Belarus says she fled the country “for the sake of her children” after claiming the presidential election result was rigged. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is now said to be safe in neighbouring Lithuania. President Lukashenko – who’s been in power for 26 years – won a sixth term in office … Read more Belarus opposition leader flees amid Lukashenko election-rigging allegations

Beirut & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (11 August 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Lebanon – Yemen – South Sudan – Sudan/Chad – Abyei – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Flooding in Asia – COVID-19/Pacific – Afghanistan/Pakistan/Polio vaccines – Education – U.N. Virtual Tours – Financial Contributions LEBANON The UN system is stepping up its efforts to help … Read more Beirut & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (11 August 2020)

How do we talk to kids about coronavirus? | The Stream

While information about the physical effects of coronavirus on children is undetermined, the impact on their mental health is clear. Anxiety and stress levels among children under five are on the rise – with many overwhelmed by a fear of the unknown and how long the pandemic will last. The US Centers for Disease Control … Read more How do we talk to kids about coronavirus? | The Stream

Belarus election: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya fled ‘for sake of her children’ – BBC News

Belarus’s main opposition leader says she took a “very difficult decision” to leave the country, after disputing an election result she claimed was rigged. In a YouTube video, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said she did it for her children as protests continued for a second night. One person has died. She was “safe” now in Lithuania, the … Read more Belarus election: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya fled ‘for sake of her children’ – BBC News