Just a few hours drive from the Belarussian capital of Minsk, many villagers still live off the land — planting, harvesting and pickling crops according to the season and ancient folk traditions.
In rural Belarus, villagers prefer hard work to city smoke
Most teenagers, and some kids younger than 10, have smartphones, and the police say that parents should strictly monitor their children’s phone usage for safety risks.
Parents need to monitor kids’ cellphone use
Suicidal children are being abandoned, the Children’s Commissioner has warned as she called for ‘seismic change’ to mental health services for the young.
British suicidal children abandoned
In the 19th century, over 5 million Germans moved to North America. It was not only a century of poverty, war and revolutions in what is now Germany, but also of variable climate.
Climate changes triggered immigration to America in 19th century
With the decline of manufacturing, the US economy has increasingly shifted toward knowledge-based production: Industries focused on implementing new ideas surrounding technology, product design, machine learning, and other areas as their source of revenue.
New tool help job searchers better position themselves in market
The data used to calculate the damage that an additional ton of carbon dioxide has on the global economy has long relied on outdated science.
Carbon's economic damage costlier than thought
Nearly one in four elderly Japanese convicts is reoffending and ending up back behind bars within two years of being released, according to new government figures.
Poverty of aging Japanese population fueling ‘silver crime’ wave
Almost two out of every three South Africans (65 percent) aged 16 or older are now connected to the Internet, while four out of every 10 access the Internet daily (42 percent).
65% of South African over age of 16 connected to Internet
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggested things could get worse.
Millions of children fare worse than parents
The risk of divorce is lower for rural coal-mining families, a recent study has suggested.
Rural coal families less likely to divorce

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