Child refugees "up 80 per cent" in Europe

The number of child refugees seeking safe passage in Europe has increased by 80 per cent since 2014, the UN Children’s Agency, UNICEF, said Tuesday.

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Ban urges immediate de-escalation of tensions after recent attacks in Turkey

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the recent attacks against Turkish security personnel that have resulted in dozens of casualties, and urged an immediate de-escalation of tensions.