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Five people were injured when a United Nations school serving as a shelter was hit by Israeli fire Wednesday in Gaza, the second time in three days that a U.N. school reportedly took a direct hit from Israeli rounds.

GAZA CITY — A series of explosions at a school run by the United Nations sheltering hundreds of Palestinians who had fled their homes for safety from Israeli military assaults killed at least 10 people on Thursday afternoon and wounded many more.

Stop Use of Grads in Populated Areas

(Donetsk) – Unguided Grad rockets launched apparently by Ukrainian government forces and pro-government militias have killed at least 16 civilians and wounded many more...

On 23 July, the Director-General of UNESCO, Ms. Irina Bokova, made an appeal for all parties to respect and protect the right to education.

GAZA CITY — Militant rockets can be seen launching from crowded neighborhoods, near apartment buildings, schools and hotels.

Today is the 100th day since the Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok were kidnapped by Boko Haram.

UNRWA condemns in the strongest possible terms the shelling of one of its schools in the central area of Gaza which was sheltering hundreds of Palestinians displaced by the current fighting.

President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.

Vigils are to be held around the world for Nigeria’s 200 kidnapped girls of Chibok on 22 July - exactly 100 days after their abduction from school.

The recruitment and use of children by armed groups remained endemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 2010 and 2013.