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WHO raises alarm over 300 perc...

Apr 15, 2019 by

“Many countries are in the midst of sizeable measles outbreaks, with all regions of the world experiencing sustained rises in...

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Why Iranian students in US are...

Apr 5, 2019 by

After re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran, Iranian students struggle to cope with devastating financial stress. by Samira Damavandi...

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Quebec introduces bill banning...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Critics of the bill say it will relegate Muslim women wearing the hijab to second-class citizens. The legislation, which is expected...

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Teachers join doctors in Zimba...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Teachers are joining doctors on strike, demanding the government to do more to help make ends meet. by Priyanka Gupta –...

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Nigeria: Striking teachers, ri...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Classrooms in some government-owned universities are empty as the month-long teacher strike shows no sign of ending. by Ahmed Idris...

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‘Step aside’, soci...

Nov 16, 2018 by

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg should quit the social media giant because of its anti-democratic nature that is a danger to the world,...

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Bangladesh students demand abo...

May 14, 2018 by

Thousands of students launch a fresh movement as government fails to honour its promise to end quota in government jobs. by Faisal...

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Child marriage on the rise amo...

Apr 18, 2018 by

In 2014, 15 percent of all Syrian marriages included a child bride, but now the number has risen to 36 percent.  After seven years...

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Students clash with Kashmir po...

Apr 6, 2018 by

Students injured while condemning killings of civilians and fighters by Indian forces in separatist stronghold. A complete shutdown...

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Austria seeks hijab ban for pr...

Apr 4, 2018 by

The Austrian government’s intent to ban the hijab is the latest in a series of measures targeting Muslims. by Patrick...

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Zuckerberg apologises with ful...

Mar 25, 2018 by

‘This was a breach of trust, and I’m sorry we didn’t do more at the time.’ Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has...

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GCC crisis: Kids in Qatar comp...

Mar 9, 2018 by

It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention, and this is true for many people living in Qatar, since an air, sea and...

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How an education crisis is hur...

Mar 7, 2018 by

Unsuccessful attempts at reform and the growth of private schools are hurting underprivileged families. by Ahmed El Amraoui –...

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South Korea bans English educa...

Mar 4, 2018 by

The ban will affect low-income families in highly competitive society, analysts and parents warn. by Faras Ghani – Seoul, South...

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110 Nigerian schoolgirls still...

Feb 25, 2018 by

After a suspected Boko Haram attack, Nigerian minister says 110 schoolgirls remain missing, according to state media. Nigeria has...

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Costa Rican harvests global re...

Feb 18, 2018 by

For more than 50 years, Zarcero’s ‘Senor Scissorhands’ has cut and trimmed the city’s gardens into...

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How Indian women contributed t...

Feb 6, 2018 by

 100 years ago, British women won the right to vote, after decades of resistance. The Representation of the People Act 1918 granted...

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War-weary Afghan students floc...

Jan 24, 2018 by

Ten Afghan students, some of whom are travelling for the first time, participate in an international debating event. Doha,...

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Art helps students bridge Japa...

Nov 26, 2017 by

Students in Japan are using art to express their feelings on their country’s tensions with North Korea. They are reaching out...

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US classical musicians try to ...

Oct 25, 2017 by

by Gabriel Elizondo – Most classical music dates back hundreds of years. With more young people moving away from listening to...

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