Child Soldiers News
Raised on Terror: ISIS's Focus on 'Indoctrinating' Children
Last month ISIS released the latest of its many propaganda videos featuring child fighters, this time showing a purported 15-year-old suicide car bomber -- a horrifying, but typical example of the youngsters who Western researchers say are increasingly used by the Syria-based terrorist group. "It
Helen Mirren Defends Academy in Oscar Diversity Debate
Oscar winner Helen Mirren is defending the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Oscars diversity debate. Asked about the controversy by England's Channel 4 News , the 70-year-old actress said she thinks "its unfair to attack the Academy." "It just so happened this year it went that
Oscar Nominations Revealed: Nods and Snubs
The nominees for the 88. Annual Academy Awards have been announced and there were. One or two surprises. Obvious at first lets you the numbers are revenue and had the most nominations with twelve nominations. And the revenues had twelve and then what else but. Mad Max got ten and that's got ten and
Idris Elba Dishes on 'Beasts of No Nation'
exploding in my face. Idris Elba is generating buzz for his role in "Beasts of no nation." He plays with a band of young soldiers and stopped by our studio to tell us about it. We were not here to come and give us. We are going to take it. Yes, sir. We're going to take it from them. Yes, sir. Seize
Uganda kicks off LLWS play
WILLIAMSPORT, PENN. - Man. The afternoon temperature is in the mid-90s, and there's no shade on Field 4 at the Little League complex in Williamsport. But then along comes this breeze of joy in the form of a line of players in green-and-blue jerseys. They slip off their new Easton backpacks and take
Bazi Kanani and Kenneth Moton become multi-platform reporters for ABC News
DC Bureau Chief and Executive Producer of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Jonathan Greenberger sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Bazi Kanani and Kenneth Moton have become multi-platform reporters for ABC News. DC Team – Several weeks ago we announced
In Kony Hunt, US Courts Defectors With Pop Music
Three and a half years after President Barack Obama sent 100 special operations troops to Africa to help root out Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony – so far unsuccessfully – the broader U.S.-supported international anti- LRA team has resorted to using a truly unstoppable force against the
Syrian Mother Speaks of Her Son Sold Into Battle
Human trafficking rings have flourished since the start of the Syrian conflict, with children and other victims being sold across borders into Lebanon, Egypt and other Arab countries. Some children are trafficked for sex or labor – and increasingly others, namely young men, driven into battle. In
Am I 'to Blame' for the Deaths of Millions? AK-47 Inventor Asks in Mournful Letter
Just months before his death at 94 years old, the Russian weapons designer credited with creating the AK-47 bared his soul in a letter to his church, asking the question that filled dark hours towards the end of his life: “If my rifle took lives,...
U.S. Embassy Personnel Evacuate South Sudan
Officials evacuate some U.S. personnel as cease fire talks begin in troubled region.