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Guardian Unlimited
Tea with Oliver Sacks: Will Self, Andrew Solomon and Sue Halpern pay tributeof being. For me, Sacks’s writings, taken in their entirety, represent a sustai
Tea with Oliver Sacks: Will Self, Andrew Solomon and Sue Halpern pay tribute
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 hours ago
of being. For me, Sacks’s writings, taken in their entirety, represent a sustained resistance to the pretensions of medical science. What he particularly took issue with was medicine’s need to explain away the integrity of pathologies – whether we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For Expansion of RIA Runway, Others - Over U.S.$10 Million Payment Saga Burstsin the audit report, a copy of which is in possession of the Heritage, were for
For Expansion of RIA Runway, Others - Over U.S.$10 Million Payment Saga Bursts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
in the audit report, a copy of which is in possession of the Heritage, were formally communicated to the authorities of the Ministry of Finance & Development Planning (MFDP) for their responses. The reportable issues, according to the GAC, were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Messy Education - Govt Has Limited Time to Fixbesides the construction of the Fendall campus of the University, the state run
Liberia's Messy Education - Govt Has Limited Time to Fix
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
besides the construction of the Fendall campus of the University, the state run institution still lacks good laboratory for science students and well equipped library for research. The William V.S. Tubman University in the Maryland County is now... Read more
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New Kerala
trained doctor comes up with a better way to prevent and manage onset of strokeand American Board certified stroke neurologist, who is currently working as Pr
trained doctor comes up with a better way to prevent and manage onset of stroke
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
and American Board certified stroke neurologist, who is currently working as Professor of the Neurology Department of Science and Technology, has tied up with the Mumbai-based Aditya National TeleStroke Neuro Centre to look for ways to prevent... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Religion Notescontemporary Christian fellowship. Contact the church office at 239-464-4803 f
Religion Notes
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 10 hours ago
contemporary Christian fellowship. Contact the church office at 239-464-4803 for a listing of weekly programs, outreach ministry opportunities and the Master's School of Ministry Seminary. All faith backgrounds are welcome. Cape Alliance... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Digestintrusion in rulings of Egyptian judiciary #AJTrial.” That was one of this wee
Digest
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 hours ago
intrusion in rulings of Egyptian judiciary #AJTrial.” That was one of this week’s tweets by the newly appointed Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid, outlining Egypt policy on foreign media. The tweet was posted after the ministry summoned... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Candidates-line-up-registercandidates now the group has been designated a terrorist organisation,” points
Candidates-line-up-register
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 hours ago
candidates now the group has been designated a terrorist organisation,” points out Gamal Zahran, a professor of political science at the Suez Canal University. “Most of the group’s leading officials, including onetime high-profile MPs and former... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
High school student triumphs at science awardsMinister of Education4 September 2015Education Minister Hekia Parata has congra
High school student triumphs at science awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
Minister of Education4 September 2015Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated Orewa College’s Jennifer Palmer on becoming the first school student to take top honours at the Sir Paul Callaghan... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New ocean acidification researchwhere acidity levels are also being affected by land run-off.The research recei
New ocean acidification research
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
where acidity levels are also being affected by land run-off.The research received funding of $4.9 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation &Employment’s 2015 science investment round yesterday. It will enable the scientists to... Read more
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Japan Update
Okinawa children improve in national academic testThe Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced Au
Okinawa children improve in national academic test
Japan Update / Posted 14 hours ago
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced Aug. 25th the results of the annual National Academic Achievement Test in the nation’s elementary and junior high schools that took place in April. The test targets all... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Drones—friend or foe?7-8pm.Sandra Mann, Divisional Manager Libraries says, “the drone series will co
Drones—friend or foe?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 hours ago
7-8pm.Sandra Mann, Divisional Manager Libraries says, “the drone series will continue to highlight Libraries as a leader in science and technology”.“Drone technology is a bit of a mystery and a great source of fascination for some, and we’re excited... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Weekend Events: New Shoes for Back to School, Chesterfield County Fair & Back to school free hair cuts$18 For VHS members and $20 for non-members. For more information visit vahisto
Weekend Events: New Shoes for Back to School, Chesterfield County Fair & Back to school free hair cuts
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 hours ago
$18 For VHS members and $20 for non-members. For more information visit vahistorical.org. The “NEW SHOES FORBACK TO SCHOOL Ministry of The Richmond Partnership of Churches annual shoe give-away is Labor Day (Monday, September 7th) at Second Baptist... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Obesity surgery boost callthem are really trying ... under a great degree of suffering and pain. ''I thi
Obesity surgery boost call
Otago Daily Times / Posted 22 hours ago
them are really trying ... under a great degree of suffering and pain. ''I think we need to do something different - use science to tackle the problem.'' Many viewed obesity as a ''moral problem'', when there was actually a biological... Read more
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New Kerala
Virtual centre on bioenergy set up across five IITsinvolves IITs Bombay, Kharagpur, Guwahati, Jodhpur and Roorkee. Set up by the
Virtual centre on bioenergy set up across five IITs
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
involves IITs Bombay, Kharagpur, Guwahati, Jodhpur and Roorkee. Set up by the department of biotechnology (DBT) of the science and technology ministry, the virtual centre will be co-ordinated by IIT-Bombay. "The research team from the five... Read more
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CNET
Bringing the past into high-resolution viewIsrael Antiquities Authority maintains a lab building in the Har Hotzvim indust
Bringing the past into high-resolution view
CNET / Posted yesterday
Israel Antiquities Authority maintains a lab building in the Har Hotzvim industrial park, home to many of the city's science and technology companies, including the Israeli branches of Intel and Cisco and local drug maker Teva... Read more
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Evening Standard
Wake up and smell the coffee — it’s the dawn of the digital baristacup that never spills”. Designed to spare the blushes of drowsy commuters, the
Wake up and smell the coffee — it’s the dawn of the digital barista
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
cup that never spills”. Designed to spare the blushes of drowsy commuters, the Magicup (£19.99, magicup.co.uk) defies the science of sloshing. Bump it or drop it and the anti-spill lid kicks in, preventing your latte from spurting out and causing... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Rampaging Pseudoscience Turning Russia into 'Medieval State' � Q&AThe ongoing brain drain and lack of financing is not the only reason why Russia
Rampaging Pseudoscience Turning Russia into 'Medieval State' � Q&A
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
The ongoing brain drain and lack of financing is not the only reason why Russian science has suffered in the years since the fall of the Soviet Union. The increase in pseudoscience has been so strong that the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) has... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Group for fallen officers giving Fox Lake cop's family $50,000system. Torres created the job when he became superintendent at U-46. When Tor
Lester: Group for fallen officers giving Fox Lake cop's family $50,000
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
system. Torres created the job when he became superintendent at U-46. When Torres moved on to lead the Illinois Math and Science Academy in Aurora, Sanders moved up to head U-46. And he's keeping the equity and social justice chief, whose job it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Classroom to TV Studiosand literature and I was a teacher before diverting to public relations recentl
From Classroom to TV Studios
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and literature and I was a teacher before diverting to public relations recently as a communication liaison officer for the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Kgatleng region." He says he is currently studying communication science with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Airport Took Long to Complete - PSGaborone — The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science a
Airport Took Long to Complete - PS
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Gaborone — The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Dikagiso Mokotedi has said the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport is one of the project which has taken too long to be completed by his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Airport Worth ItGaborone — Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefh
Airport Worth It
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Gaborone — Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has handed over the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) to the ministry of Transport and Communications. Speaking at the handing over ceremony in Gaborone... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim to Host Major Education ExpoZimbabwe through the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education will this year
Zim to Host Major Education Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Zimbabwe through the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education will this year host its inaugural Education Innovation and Opportunities Conference in Harare from September 16 to 18. The theme of this year's conference is "Growing socio-economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Innovations Need Much More Than Research- there was no considered discussion on the limits. Glen Mays, of the Universi
Health Innovations Need Much More Than Research
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
- there was no considered discussion on the limits. Glen Mays, of the University of Kentucky, pointed out that there is a science to scaling: a separate research protocol would be required for efficient rollout. Shelly Batra, of the NGO Operation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Week in EducationDirector General of WDA, Jerome Gasana, said the project needed to be strengthe
Week in Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Director General of WDA, Jerome Gasana, said the project needed to be strengthened for comprehensive knowledge about meat science and processing norms, considering quality production for both local and regional market. Gasana explained that since... Read more
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News.com.au
Is this the warship of the future?a reality. The concept ship has been designed as part of an experiment carried
Is this the warship of the future?
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
a reality. The concept ship has been designed as part of an experiment carried out at the informal request of the British Ministry of Defence. Commander Steve Prest said the Royal Navy challenged the defence industry to brainstorm innovative... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Goldsmith Update: September 2015that schools have the freedom to choose which subject areas will best suit thei
Goldsmith Update: September 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
that schools have the freedom to choose which subject areas will best suit their students, and how they teach them. The Ministry of Education produces a large range of resources for teachers in this area and also invests in teacher professional... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Dow announces recipients of community grantsCrescent. The recipients of the 2015 grants are: Victoria Adult Literacy Coun
Dow announces recipients of community grants
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Crescent. The recipients of the 2015 grants are: Victoria Adult Literacy Council - The grant will fund the purchase of science-based books and engineering challenge kits that aim to increase literacy in children. Victoria Christian Assistance... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lighting up New Zealand – Te Koangaat the Otago Museum we are very excited to be part of this project, and we just
Lighting up New Zealand – Te Koanga
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
at the Otago Museum we are very excited to be part of this project, and we just can’t wait to showcase some incredibly cool science to people who visit our museum over the period of the Spring equinox.”Illuminating NZ is part of the Unlocking... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Research supported in science investment roundThursday, 3 September 2015, 3:37 pmPress Release: University of OtagoThursday 3
Research supported in science investment round
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:37 pmPress Release: University of OtagoThursday 3 September 2015Innovative Otago research supported in science investment roundFive innovative University of Otago-led... Read more
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The New Yorker
Israel’s Favorite Palestinian Calls It Quitsof government-sponsored bills: one demanding that non-Jewish Israelis take loya
Israel’s Favorite Palestinian Calls It Quits
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
of government-sponsored bills: one demanding that non-Jewish Israelis take loyalty oaths; another authorizing the finance ministry to withhold funds from organizations deemed—however vaguely—to be violating Israel’s foundational tenet of a “Jewish... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Let Ballance get your career startedrange of careers which Ballance Agri-Nutrients is proud to support with its ann
Let Ballance get your career started
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
range of careers which Ballance Agri-Nutrients is proud to support with its annual scholarship programme.Warwick Catto, Science Strategy Manager at Ballance said the co-operative was always excited to see student talent interested in primary... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Nation-building module won’t solve unity woes at schools, critics say The Education Ministry hopes to address racial polarisation in schools with a
Nation-building module won’t solve unity woes at schools, critics say
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
The Education Ministry hopes to address racial polarisation in schools with a new module called 'Bina Bangsa', but critics say such a programme is more needed at government... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Humans have wiped out nearly half the world's treesvegetation survey plots, provided valuable data about New Zealand forests. The
Humans have wiped out nearly half the world's trees
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
vegetation survey plots, provided valuable data about New Zealand forests. The data was originally collected for the Ministry for the Environment's national carbon monitoring programme. Landcare Research scientist Dr Susan Wiser said the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$96.5 million for new science research programmes3 September 2015 Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today announc
$96.5 million for new science research programmes
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
3 September 2015 Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today announced funding for 48 new science research programmes, for a total investment of $96.5 million over the next four years.The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Three trillion trees estimated worldwide77,000 vegetation survey plots, provided valuable data about New Zealand forest
Three trillion trees estimated worldwide
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
77,000 vegetation survey plots, provided valuable data about New Zealand forests. The data was originally collected for the Ministry for the Environment’s national carbon monitoring programme.Wiser said the findings would be invaluable in managing... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
I get emailone of my college courses dealing with the origins of life on earth. I am requi
I get email
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
one of my college courses dealing with the origins of life on earth. I am required to ask anyone (preferably someone who is science-minded such as yourself) the following four questions: Here are their four questions, and my short answers. 1. How... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Guantanamo Works for a Better Baitiquiri Eco-ReserveApplications for Sustainable Development in Guantanamo (Catedes, in Spanish), a
Guantanamo Works for a Better Baitiquiri Eco-Reserve
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
Applications for Sustainable Development in Guantanamo (Catedes, in Spanish), an institution that belongs to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA, in Spanish). Even more, the plan enables rehabilitation of... Read more
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New Kerala
India, Australia to hold army-army talks on annual basison a four-day visit to India, held talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Pa
India, Australia to hold army-army talks on annual basis
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
on a four-day visit to India, held talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi. According to a defence ministry release, the meeting between Andrews and Parrikar was followed by a delegation-level talks to discuss issues of... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Column: Have that back-to-school talkSeek balance. A healthy life is usually about finding the balance of work, scho
Column: Have that back-to-school talk
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
Seek balance. A healthy life is usually about finding the balance of work, school, friends, activity and service. Recent science has shown that giving to others provides rewards for the giver. Encourage your children to think about what they can... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Research Should Dictate Any Meaningful Development'Dr Aboubacar A. Senghore, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and T
'Research Should Dictate Any Meaningful Development'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dr Aboubacar A. Senghore, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MoHERST), has said that research should dictate or direct any meaningful development, adding that nations cannot develop without research. Dr Senghore made... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Breakfast With Putin and Medvedev � the Tweetssaid on Monday. All Russian students will be required to learn two foreign lan
Breakfast With Putin and Medvedev � the Tweets
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
said on Monday. All Russian students will be required to learn two foreign languages before graduation, Education and Science Minister Dmitry Livanov was cited as saying by the government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta on Tuesday. President Barack... Read more
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Gulf News
Questions in Lebanon over protesters’ end gamecoherent message and disagree with their tactics Lebanese activists stand in f
Questions in Lebanon over protesters’ end game
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
coherent message and disagree with their tactics Lebanese activists stand in front of riot police outside the environment ministry in downtown Beirut on September 1, 2015 as Lebanese police started forcefully evacuating protesters who had occupied... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Technological Leapfrogging in Ethiopiato think Ethiopia as a thriving centre of artificial intelligence is an unlikel
Technological Leapfrogging in Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to think Ethiopia as a thriving centre of artificial intelligence is an unlikely. But it is true. Now computer science is thriving in its capital, Addis Ababa. A local company, R&D, works for global customers and the government is all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Makerere Claims Namulonge Landto them for teaching purpose and research," Mr Museveni's letter read in part.
Makerere Claims Namulonge Land
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to them for teaching purpose and research," Mr Museveni's letter read in part. "You should, therefore, liaise with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to effect this transfer unless there are strong reasons why that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Power to Women' Campaign Targets 10,000 Studentsgirls suffer from all sorts of violence at home and in schools but as a network
'Power to Women' Campaign Targets 10,000 Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
girls suffer from all sorts of violence at home and in schools but as a network, we will intensify our engagement and dialogue with school authorities and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to pay attention to violence against gi... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Teen’s killing pushes murder toll to 281unrelated killings that took place over the weekend relatives of the deceased w
Teen’s killing pushes murder toll to 281
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
unrelated killings that took place over the weekend relatives of the deceased who spoke with the media at the Forensic Science Centre, St James are calling for an end to the bloodshed. One such person was a female relative of Peter Brown who... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Scrutiny for aquifer trialthe application for resource consent for the trial would be processed by the Ba
Scrutiny for aquifer trial
Gisborne Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the application for resource consent for the trial would be processed by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. GDC’s chief science specialist Trevor Freeman said there were environmental risks in the trial, which involved drilling a bore, taking... Read more
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SiliconIndia
India-U.S. To Sign Pact On Exchange Of Information On Terroristsfinger prints (if any), passport number. The U.S.-India Homeland Security Dial
India-U.S. To Sign Pact On Exchange Of Information On Terrorists
SiliconIndia / Posted 2 days ago
finger prints (if any), passport number. The U.S.-India Homeland Security Dialogue takes place between India's Home Ministry and the US Department of Homeland Security to enhance homeland security cooperation and discuss building capacity in... Read more
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The Columbian
Questions abound in Lebanon over protesters’ end gameBEIRUT — Lebanese security forces and protesters engaged in a drawn-out standof
Questions abound in Lebanon over protesters’ end game
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT — Lebanese security forces and protesters engaged in a drawn-out standoff outside a ministry that was briefly taken over by activists Tuesday, reflecting both reluctance by authorities to decisively crack down and a lack of focus by protesters... Read more
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The Star
Create more job opportunities for Science graduatesSCIENCE is losing to Arts simply because, “there are not enough jobs for Scienc
Create more job opportunities for Science graduates
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
SCIENCE is losing to Arts simply because, “there are not enough jobs for Science graduates,” according to the deputy director of the Education Ministry’s Curriculum Development Division. It is a bread-and-butter issue, and being a developing... Read more
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