Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.
In a new report released by U.N. Children’s Agency (UNICEF), the organisation warns that the number of child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current practices continue. Just over one in three African girls marry before the age of 18, most commonly in poor, rural families which often receive a bride price or dowry in exchange for their daughter.
City officials estimate 3.5 million spectators will crowd New York City to watch Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after the attacks in Paris. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
In an address before a joint meeting of Congress , Pope Francis praised capitalism but urged the American people to use it as a force for good.
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas says Facebook must delete posts inciting hatred following a spate of violent anti-refugee protests.
India’s iconic Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, makes its debut on microblogging site Twitter and becomes the first monument in the world to have its own handle.
A girl who was denied an abortion at age 10 gives birth to baby girl in Paraguay; former stepfather pending trial for rape.
Three-time English scrabble world champion wins French language championship after memorizing most of the French dictionary.
China Central Television (CCTV)- The Tanzanian government has recently set up anoher special school to protect albino children to bring the total number up to ten, but many more albino children need proection.
The Moscow branch of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party unveil a ‘Straight Flag’ to honour the nuclear family and counteract the prevalently used rainbow flag representing LGBT rights.