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More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

Eleven new countries have added their names to a growing United Nations-backed list of States that have pledged to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate them into civilian life.
"The Paris Principles reaffirm our collective commitment to protect the most fundamental right of a child: To be a child,"
- Anthony Lake, Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund

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More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

Source: UN News Centre, Sun October 03, 2010
Eleven new countries have added their names to a growing United Nations-backed list of States that have pledged to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate them into civilian life.

Pair rescued in Bermuda Triangle

Source: BBC News, Tue February 24, 2009
Off the Bermuda Triangle - A man from Greater Manchester has spoken about being rescued near the Bermuda Triangle after being lost at sea for 40 days.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

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