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Anne Frank's stepsister meets with California teens in swastika picture

Los Angeles - The stepsister of Anne Frank met privately on Thursday with a group of high school students in California who were photographed giving the Nazi salute while standing around a swastika made of red cups.

Students at Algiers rally say 'No' to Bouteflika 5th term

Alger - Hundreds of students from universities across Algeria on Tuesday marched in the capital to protest against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's determination to run for a fifth term in April elections.

Algeria students demonstrate against 5th term for Bouteflika

Alger - Thousands of students Tuesday joined a growing protest movement in Algeria against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, with rallies in and around the capital and other cities.

Group of 25 Canadian students flees Haiti unrest

Ottawa - A group of 25 school students from Quebec and three chaperones were able to leave Haiti on Sunday, where they had been stuck due to violent anti-government protests.

A year after US school massacre, gun control remains elusive

Miami - On Valentine's Day of last year, a 19-year-old armed with a military-style assault rifle walked into his old high school in Parkland, Florida and slaughtered 17 people.

Best and worst banks for student loans in the U.S.

Analysts LendEDU have released two reports that have assessed the CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database for 2018. This is in relation to student loans in the U.S., considering intuitions assessed as ‘best’ and ‘worst’.

Aussie kids skip school for mass climate protest

Sydney - Thousands of Australian students skipped school Friday to join nationwide protests demanding government action on climate change.

Too Marxist for China? Radical students rattle Communist leaders

Bejing - The Chinese Communist Party has faced and crushed a myriad of dissidents over its decades-long rule, from pro-democracy reformers to human rights advocates and outspoken religious leaders.

Top Chinese university warns students to avoid activism

Bejing - One of China's top universities has warned students they face arrest if they associate with a labour-rights organisation that has drawn support in a recent surge of Chinese campus activism.

'Randomly shooting everyone': Witnesses on Crimea college attack

Simferopol - Students in the Crimean college where at least 17 people died on Wednesday said they heard shooting and chaos as students fled from a gunman or multiple gunmen in the building.

Bangladesh PM urges teen protesters to go home amid violence

Dhaka - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged students Sunday to go home as police fired tear gas at teenage protesters during an eighth day of unprecedented demonstrations over road safety which have paralysed parts of Dhaka.

Bangladesh teens block roads for seventh day over road safety

Dhaka - Parts of the Bangladeshi capital ground to a halt for the seventh day running Saturday, as thousands of students staged protests calling for improvements to road safety after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

Venture firms run by students, for students

Starting a company is hard work no matter who the founder is, but some factors make that work even harder. Like, being a student. That's where these student-run venture firms looking to help out their fellow classmates step in.

At school-turned-command post, Nicaraguan students defy Ortega's 'law of the jungle'

Managua - The day M.M. traded his books for mortars and joined the masses in protesting against Nicaragua's president, he knew he would have to leave home.

'It was terrifying': Students reel from latest US school shooting

Santa Fe - Evan San Miguel, a freshman at Santa Fe High School, said he was in his art class early Friday when a fellow student burst in and yelled "Surprise!" Then the shooting started."It was terrifying, terrifying," Evan recalled hours later.

Six students hurt in clashes with police in Nicaragua

Managua - At least six students were hurt Thursday when Nicaraguan police and civilian supporters raided a university searching for activists calling for the ouster of President Daniel Ortega, a protest movement spokeswoman said.

Anti-elitist protest shuts top French university

Paris - One of France's most prestigious universities was forced to shut Thursday after student protesters staged a campus occupation against government plans to make higher education more competitive.

Behind the barricades: images from protest-hit French universities

Paris - Anti-capitalist graffiti on the walls, broken furniture and piles of litter: protests by students in French universities have blocked teaching and led to hundreds of thousands of euros' worth of damage in recent weeks.

Thousands march to demand justice as Nicaragua protest toll hits 43

Managua - Thousands of Nicaraguans marched peacefully through the capital Managua on Saturday in a mass demonstration to demand justice following the violent suppression of a wave of protests that left 43 people dead.

Nicaragua student protesters put conditions on talks

Managua - University students at the forefront of anti-government unrest in Nicaragua on Saturday issued conditions for talks with the government of President Daniel Ortega.

Bangladesh students suspend protests, demand release of detainees

Dhaka - Bangladesh student leaders on Thursday demanded the release of detained demonstrators as they agreed to end days of violent protests against government job quotas.

Tens of thousands rally as Bangladesh job protests spread

Dhaka - Tens of thousands of university students marched in cities across Bangladesh on Wednesday in one of the biggest protests faced by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in her decade in power.

Thousands rally in Bangladesh after 100 injured in student protest

Dhaka - Thousands of students across Bangladesh staged protests and sit-ins Monday after clashes at the country's top university left at least 100 people injured.

Surveying the current state of student debt: Interview Special

Hoboken - The company LendEDU has just released the results of its survey of 1,001 student loan borrowers and their thoughts on changes to the student debt bankruptcy policy, in the U.S. A research analyst provides an oversight.

Why it’s important to redress gender STEM balance: Interview Special

Ottawa - A recent survey on Canadian students’ and parents’ attitude towards coding highlights a significant gender gap across the board when it comes to involvement in STEM. To understand why Jennifer Flanagan, of the charity Actua, gives some answers.

Catalan separatists gear up for peaceful resistance

Barcelona - Caught between euphoria and anguish, their tone increasingly strident, supporters of Catalan independence are gearing up for forceful -- if peaceful -- resistance against Madrid's planned takeover of regional powers.

Digital technology provides personalized learning

The digital transformation of education allows schools to move away from the one-size-fits-all approach to learning and adopt individual learning plans for students, based on individual ability. New apps help to design this process.

Increasing use of virtual reality in education

Education is undergoing a digital transformation and one area being utilized to boost scholastic achievements is the application of virtual reality.

Students mock Trump, local politicians in Guatemala parade

Guatemala City - Thousands of university students paraded through the capital of Guatemala on Friday in a traditional march to criticize and mock political issues, including this year US President Donald Trump.

Racism row over S. Africa school's hair policy

Johanesburg - A South African school was Monday accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten their hair and not wear 'afro' hairstyles.
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Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
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Police turn up outside the gates of the UCL, they are checking to see if any trouble or lawlessness is taking place within the occupation.
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REMEMBERING: A makeshift memorial for passengers who died in the sinking of the MV Sewol in April ta...
REMEMBERING: A makeshift memorial for passengers who died in the sinking of the MV Sewol in April takes shape in downtown Seoul, near City Hall, on May 1.
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Demonstration against military advices at school in Berlin
Demonstration against military advices at school in Berlin
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Graduation caps worn by students
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University of Arkansas students take time to relax.  Fayetteville  Ark.
University of Arkansas students take time to relax. Fayetteville, Ark.
Rally to Prioritize Post-Secondary Education  November 17  2014.
Rally to Prioritize Post-Secondary Education, November 17, 2014.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
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Denzel Washington teaches 'The Great Debaters'
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Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
Students in an elementary school classroom. Photo taken May 23  2008.
Students in an elementary school classroom. Photo taken May 23, 2008.
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Relaxed students at the demo.
Relaxed students at the demo.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
Turkish students pose by a photo of Ataturk  founder of the secular democracy of Turkey
Turkish students pose by a photo of Ataturk, founder of the secular democracy of Turkey
Demonstration against military advices at school in Berlin
Demonstration against military advices at school in Berlin
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Meeting Street Academy students
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A U.S. Navy helicopter lands on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard afte...
A U.S. Navy helicopter lands on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard after helping with search and recovery operations at the scene of the sunken ferry Sewol near Jindo island.
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Students at the mass demonstration.
Students at the mass demonstration.
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Owners of first and second place spots in line at Tent City. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, Ark. September 24, 2010.
Rally to Prioritize Post-Secondary Education  November 17  2014.
Rally to Prioritize Post-Secondary Education, November 17, 2014.

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