New ISIS video shows training of child soldiers in Iraq

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By: Nick Logan

WARNING: This story contains details and images that some readers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised.

Keeping with its pattern of documenting its own war crimes on video and using that footage as propaganda, ISIS has posted a video online depicting the training of child soldiers.

Almost three dozen boys, all of whom would only be in elementary or middle school if they lived in Canada, are depicted learning martial arts, how to disarm or capture an enemy fighter, and how to endure brute force.

Scene after scene shows an adult trainer punching and kicking boys

Celebrating women of excellence

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By: DalNews

Dalhousie had particular cause to be proud of some of its outstanding faculty this week.

On Wednesday, 19 women were honoured during the 25th Annual Progress Women of Excellence Awards held at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax. Among them were Dal