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Student killed in attack at Papua New Guinea university

Sydney - One man was killed and several buildings torched in violence at a university in Papua New Guinea, its vice-chancellor said Sunday, some two weeks after police opened fire on students in the capital.

Court action to quell student protest in Papua New Guinea

Sydney - A court in Papua New Guinea has granted an injunction preventing students from protesting on campus with the country on high alert Thursday after violent clashes in the capital Port Moresby.

Papua New Guinea police open fire on protesting students

Sydney - Police in Papua New Guinea opened fire on students protesting against the prime minister on Wednesday, with witnesses saying at least four people had been shot.

Papua New Guinea police open fire on protesting students

Sydney - Police in Papua New Guinea opened fire on students protesting against the prime minister on Wednesday, with witnesses saying at least four people had been shot.

Papua New Guinea police open fire on protesting students

Sydney - Police in Papua New Guinea opened fire on students protesting against the prime minister on Wednesday, with witnesses saying at least four people had been shot.

Two of three suspects arrested in slayings of Marin County teens

Novato - Two teenage suspects being sought in a deadly attack in normally bucolic western Marin County were arrested Thursday and charged with killing two high school students and seriously injuring a third.

Brain waves used to control the flight of drones

It is possible, through the use of computers, to control an object with thought. This has been extended to drones, thanks to a University of Florida in Gainesville student project.

State could bar builders of Berkeley balcony that collapsed

Sacramento - California regulators could revoke the licenses of five contractors that worked on a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapsed last year, killing six college-age students and injuring seven others.

No charges filed in balcony collapse that killed 6 in Berkeley

Berkeley - California prosecutors will not bring criminal charges over last year's fatal balcony collapse that killed six young people.

French students encouraged to smoke in school to stop terrorism

A few weeks ago, schools in France started to allow students to smoke on their grounds to prevent themselves from becoming targets of terrorist attacks.

Indian police arrest Muslim students over beef-cooking rumours

New Delhi - Police in India arrested four Muslim students on charges of breaching the peace after rumours the men were cooking beef sparked protests, an officer said Thursday.

FacePalm Friday: Teacher beats students for interrupting nap

Guangdong - An elementary school teacher in Southern China beat 16 of his students because they were making too much noise and disturbed his afternoon nap.

Mexico opens new probe into 43 missing students

- Mexico has created a special unit to investigate the disappearance of 43 students last year, yielding to longstanding demands of irate parents who dismiss the government version of what happened.

Thousands rally in Greece to commemorate 1973 student uprising

Atenas - Thousands took to the streets in major Greek cities on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student revolt that was brutally crushed by the country's junta at the time.

Palestinian students clash with Israeli police

Abu Dis - Israeli border police stormed a university Monday in the occupied West Bank after clashes with Palestinian students protesting against Israel's separation barrier and recent Palestinian deaths.

South Africa student demo over university fee hikes: Photo Essay Special

Pretoria - South Africa is being rocked by student protests over high tuition fees and lack of government promises to provide free education, yet the big demonstration at Pretoria's Union Buildings had a carnival atmosphere.

South Africa student protests target ruling ANC headquarters

Johanesburg - Thousands of students demonstrated outside the headquarters of the ruling ANC in Johannesburg on Thursday in rolling protests that have become a focus for youth frustration in South Africa.

A desperate wait at 43 Mexican students' school

Apango - Brigida Olivares has lived in a classroom at her grandson's rural teacher college in southern Mexico since the young man and 42 other students vanished last year.

Students in Alabama will be required to learn about evolution

Alabama is updating its science standards to require students to learn about climate change and to understand evolution.

Students in Zimbabwe were brewing beer with cereal

A few schools in Zimbabwe have made the decision to ban certain types of cereals because students have been making homemade beer.

Two for-profit schools have to pay students $2.3M

Former students at Kaplan Career Institute and Lincoln Technical Institute in Massachusetts will receive redress from the colleges.

Exam students vent their frustration at Edexcel GCSE maths paper

16-year-old school students have taken to Twitter to vent their frustration at a maths exam paper by British exam board Edexcel, taken today. The trend has led to thousands mocking the "impossible" questions by turning them on their heads with memes.

Quebec student protest boils over

Montr - An ongoing student protest in Quebec is boiling over following clashes with riot police, arrests and significant damage to a university campus, reminiscent of 2012 demonstrations that gripped the Canadian province.

Fears of Apple Watch prompt universities to ban watches in exams

A number of British universities have announced that they will be banning all watches from examination halls amid fears of possible cheating once smartwatches come into popularity, expected with the release of the Apple Watch next month.

Boy survives Peshawar school attack due to a faulty alarm clock

A ninth-grader who attended the school in Peshawar that was the scene of a brutal Taliban attack earlier this week survived because of the faulty alarm clock used by his family, it has emerged.

Rally calls for post-secondary education to be a priority Special

Edmonton - Several hundred students from three cities in Alberta gathered at the Legislature on November 17 to call for their education to be a priority.

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry gets 36-year sentence

Gwangju - Gasps and screams filled a Gwangju courtroom Tuesday after the captain of a passenger ferry that killed more than 300 -- mostly high school students -- when it sank off South Korea last year was sentenced to 36 years in prison for negligence.

Mexico's 43 students dreamt of teaching before tragic end

Apango - The 43 college students left behind empty dorm rooms and dreams of becoming teachers before embarking on a trip that ended tragically in southern Mexico.

Edmonton's Mexican community protests student disappearances Special

Edmonton - A few members of Edmonton's Mexican community came together on November 5 for a candlelight vigil for missing students in Mexico.

Op-Ed: Three ways outgoing students can make the most of fall

As fall rolls in, thousands of high school students from all over the US are getting ready for college application season.
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