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Our world news for children focuses on news and events happening in anywhere in the world that would be of interest to children - major events, human interest, social issues, environment, culture and more from all over the globe.

International Conservation Meet on Animal Trade

Conservation experts from 175 participating countries assembled in Doha, Qatar. The 15th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species discussed possible bans on commercial hunting and fishing of many rare species. Read on ...

Another Big Quake for 2010 - Chile

An 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile killed at least 700 people and damaged 1.5 million homes. Read on ...

Fiji Struck by Cyclone

The Pacific island nation of Fiji declared an emergency after Cyclone Tomas struck. The northern and eastern parts of the country were the worst affected. Read on ...

Hundreds Killed in Ethnic Violence in Nigeria

More than 200 people died in violent clashes between ethnic and religious groups in Jos, Nigeria. Read on ...

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Killer Storm Rages Through Western Europe

Over 60 people died in storms that lashed parts of France, Spain and Portugal. In France alone, 50 people died. Read on ...

Flightless Mosquitoes the Solution to Dengue Fever?

Scientists plan to control the spread of dengue fever by breeding genetically altered flightless mosquitoes. Dengue is spread by the bite of the female Aedes aegypti mosquito. Read on ...

Rahman Bags Double Grammy Honour for India

The popular music composer A.R. Rahman won two Grammy awards for his music in the film Slumdog Millionaire. Read on ...

Terror Targets India: Bomb Blast Kills 16

A bomb blast in the western Indian city of Pune in Maharashtra state killed 16 people and injured 40 more. This was the first such attack after the November 2008 terror strike in Mumbai. Read on ...

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The Bt Brinjal Battle

Brinjal or egg-plant is not everybody's favourite vegetable, but it has been making headlines. A debate over the introduction of genetically modified brinjal has been raging in India. Read on ...

Athlete's Death Casts Gloom Over Games

The Winter Olympics began in Vancouver, Canada, under the shadow of the death of athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili in a training accident. Read on ...

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