Four days after Chinese immigrant Bei Bei Shuai gave birth to her daughter Angel, she rocked the baby in her arms for hours in an Indianapolis hospital room. There, in her mother’s arms, the newborn passed away.
Relations between Estonians and Russians living in the Baltic state have been strained over the last decade. However, one man has come up with a novel way to get the two communities interacting again – rugby.
When it comes to waging war for the US military, many soldiers might feel that the longer the tour, the tougher the toll. Now a study shows that that might be exactly the case for the sons and daughters of active servicemen too.
They are the forgotten few - the Russian children suffering from a rare and incurable genetic disease. Up to now it has been all but ignored by the medical establishment, and mothers of young sufferers have been left with very little help.
Finnish police have confiscated the Finnish passport of Rimma Salonen, the Russian mother of a child illegally taken out of Russia by his Finnish father in spring 2009. The woman now cannot enter the country where her ex-husband keeps her son.
An Australian man has received a life sentence for stabbing his two-year-old daughter and leaving her to die. He was dubbed the “Facebook killer”, as prior to the murder he announced his intention on the social network.
A 17-year-old mentally handicapped boy was opening the front door of his Dayton, Ohio home last week when police officers fired their Tasers at him before allegedly punching the disabled child in the chest and spraying him with mace.