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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.

Turkey releases 62 military academy students: report

Ankara - Turkish authorities on Saturday released from jail 62 students from Istanbul's military academy, more than two weeks after the July 15 attempted coup, local media reported.

Erdogan critics glad coup failed, fearful of backlash

Istanbul - Three years ago, critics of Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan rallied against him in mass protests. Last Friday they were appalled by a coup attempt against him. Now they fear what may come next.

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.
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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.
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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Students at the entrance gate to the Union Buildings.
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.
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.
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.
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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Edmonton vigil for the 43 missing students in Mexico.
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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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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My students at Kocaeli University would sometimes meet me outside at the cafeteria