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Conversion row: High Court orders CBI probe into teenage girl's suicide
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Conversion row: High Court orders CBI probe into teenage girl's suicide

CBI will undertake an independent investigation and shall not take into account any of the observations made in this order, the judge added.

Michigan teenager charged with murder and terrorism for Oxford High School shooting
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Michigan teenager charged with murder and terrorism for Oxford High School shooting

Ethan Crumbley was charged as an adult with two dozen crimes, including murder, attempted murder and terrorism causing death.

Tech-deprived teen can't handle the hell of a phone-less world, uses refrigerator to Tweet
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Tech-deprived teen can't handle the hell of a phone-less world, uses refrigerator to Tweet

Ever since that Tweet went viral, calls for #FreeDorothy have been trending on Twitter.

Instagram to ban graphic images of self-harm, to make changes to its content rules
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Instagram to ban graphic images of self-harm, to make changes to its content rules

Instagram made this decision after it was held responsible for contributing to the suicide of a teen.

Ohio policeman shoots 13-year-old after he pulls out a BB gun
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Ohio policeman shoots 13-year-old after he pulls out a BB gun

A white Ohio policeman responding to reports of an armed robbery fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after he pulled out what appeared to be a weapon that was later determined to be a BB gun, police said on Thursday.

Judge clears Chicago cop of brutality charges in shooting of black teen
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Judge clears Chicago cop of brutality charges in shooting of black teen

A judge cleared a Chicago police officer of brutality charges Monday as the US city remains embroiled in a debate over police tactics following the shooting death of a black teenager.

That's how you do it: US cop, teen battle it out in viral dance-off video
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That's how you do it: US cop, teen battle it out in viral dance-off video

US public was captivated by footage of a teenager being flipped over her desk and dragged across the classroom, another video was going viral too.

#IStandWithAhmed: From Obama to Zuckerberg, biggest names in science, tech lend support to Muslim schoolboy
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#IStandWithAhmed: From Obama to Zuckerberg, biggest names in science, tech lend support to Muslim schoolboy

A Muslim teen was led out of a Texas school in handcuffs after a teacher mistook his homemade digital clock for a bomb, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and an online backlash on Wednesday.

City teens now have their first sexual encounter at the age of 14, reveals new survey
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City teens now have their first sexual encounter at the age of 14, reveals new survey

Sex has always been the hush-hush taboo topic in India and there is has been a long-drawn debate on the need for sex education. However, new data derived from a survey might just re-ignite the debate on sex education.

 Indian-origin teen US creates 3D-printed robotic arm
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Indian-origin teen US creates 3D-printed robotic arm

A 17-year-old Indian-origin boy in the US has developed a low-cost 3D-printed robotic arm that is programmed to replicate movements of a human hand - such as pinching, grabbing or holding a spoon.

Watch: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation from Germany cry
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Watch: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation from Germany cry

Angela Merkel came under criticism on Thursday for her awkward treatment of a young refugee brought to tears by the German chancellor’s comments on asylum.

Court bars teen in UK with brothers in Syria from leaving country
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Court bars teen in UK with brothers in Syria from leaving country

A High Court judge barred a boy from leaving Britain amid concerns that he might follow his three brothers in joining al-Qaeda-linked fighters in Syria.

'Britain's white jihadi', who joined Islamic State, a teen from Australia: report
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'Britain's white jihadi', who joined Islamic State, a teen from Australia: report

A westerner pictured alongside Islamic State group fighters and dubbed by media as "Britain's white jihadi" is in fact a teenager from Australia who converted to Islam, a report said today.

Delhi: Teen murdered by three friends in Haryana's Murthal
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Delhi: Teen murdered by three friends in Haryana's Murthal

An 18-year-old Delhi school boy was allegedly strangled and shot dead by three friends, including his juvenile classmate, in Haryana's Murthal village where his charred body was recovered.

Amritsar: Teen sets mother afire, beats her to death over suspected affair
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Amritsar: Teen sets mother afire, beats her to death over suspected affair

A woman was set afire and later beaten to death by her 16-year-old son, who suspected her to be in an illicit relationship

16-year-old from Brazil breaks Windows Phone's record for fastest typing
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16-year-old from Brazil breaks Windows Phone's record for fastest typing

A 16-year-old boy from Brazil has set the Guinness World Record for the fastest texting on a smartphone touch screen, typing a 25-word paragraph in just 18.19 seconds.

Teen who flew in jet's wheel well didn't know he was in Hawaii
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Teen who flew in jet's wheel well didn't know he was in Hawaii

Abdilahi Yusuf Abdi, who said he is the boy's father, told Voice of America Wednesday that his son — who is still hospitalised in Honolulu — missed Africa.

Teen survives after sneaking into wheel well of Hawaii flight
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Teen survives after sneaking into wheel well of Hawaii flight

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet.

14-year-old girl commits suicide after 'Facebook boyfriend' dumps her
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14-year-old girl commits suicide after 'Facebook boyfriend' dumps her

A 14-year-old girl in Bangalore has hung herself after she was rejected by her 'Facebook boyfriend', Manoj

14-year-old girl commits suicide after 'Facebook boyfriend' dumps her
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14-year-old girl commits suicide after 'Facebook boyfriend' dumps her

A 14-year-old girl in Bangalore has hung herself after she was rejected by her 'Facebook boyfriend', Manoj