April 18, 2015
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  • 25/10/2013 | Argentina

    Tension at public university student protest

    Leftist university student groups were gathering in the City outside the dean’s office of the Buenos Aires University (UBA) to halt the election to renew university authorities. Incidents began when hooded demonstrators clashed with police officers.

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    'We pay all so that our sons' name is not tarnished anymore'

    Following the passing of a bill to nationalise the university run by the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo human rights organization by the Senate, the group’s president Hebe de Bonafini expressed her satisfaction with the decision.

  • 06/10/2014 | Argentina

    Students evacuated after Belgrano University fire

    A fire was reported this afternoon at the Belgrano University, in the Belgrano area of Buenos Aires capital city. According to witnesses a short-circuit triggered the fire, which was registered on the sixth floor of the building.

  • 28/12/2010 | Argentina

    CFK, Fabiana Ríos sign 2 decrees

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Tierra del Fuego Governor Fabiana Ríos signed two decrees to set off an Austral Trusteeship, which transfers hydrocarbon royalties to Tierra del Fuego province, and the designation of the vice-chancellor of the provincial National University.

  • 03/08/2011 | Argentina

    CFK announces a 16.8% increase for pensioners

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced a 16.8% increase for pensioners, during a ceremony celebrating the anniversary of the National Inter-university Council (CIN) at the Government House. The hike will be applied from September 1, reaching 6.8 million beneficiaries. 

  • 16/09/2011 | Argentina

    'The world today looks upon us with curiosity and respect,' says CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again defended the economic model implemented since 2003 and proposed once more that all social and political sectors defend the “rights and conquests” met throughout her governance and that of her husband, the late Néstor Kirchner.

  • 02/04/2015 | World

    Al Shabaab kills at least 147 at Kenyan university

    Gunmen from the Islamist militant group al Shabaab have stormed a university in Kenya and killed at least 147 people, in the worst attack on Kenyan soil since the US embassy was bombed in 1998.

  • 16/12/2013 | World

    Harvard reopens all evacuated buildings after bomb scare

    Harvard University has reopened four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that had been evacuated earlier after reports that explosives had been planted on the premises.

  • 25/08/2014 | World

    Scientist grow fully functional organ in living mice

    A team of scientist from the University of Edinburg have created a fully functional organ for the first time by reprogramming and then injecting cells into living mice, in a breakthrough that could be used in the future in organ transplants.

  • 28/03/2013 | World

    Mortar attack kills 12 students in Damascus university

    Twelve Syrian students were killed today when rebel mortar bombs landed on the canteen of Damascus University's College of Architecture, two pro-government television channels said.

  • 15/04/2013 | World

    Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, arts awarded by Columbia University

    Columbia University announced the winners of the 97th annual Pulitzer Prizes, among the most prestigious recognitions for achievement in US journalism and the arts.

  • 25/11/2013 | World

    Lockdown ends at Yale's Connecticut campus, no gunman found

    Yale University has lifted a lockdown after a police search of its campus in New Haven, Connecticut, found no evidence of a gunman, despite an anonymous caller's claim that his roommate had headed to the Ivy League school to shoot people.

  • 13/08/2012 | World

    Three dead in shooting near Texas A&M University

    Multiple people, including law enforcement officers, were shot when a gunman opened fire near Texas A&M University in College Station, police said.

  • 15/01/2013 | World

    Explosions kill 83 at Syrian university as exams begin

    Two explosions tore through one of Syria's biggest universities on the first day of student exams, killing 83 people and wounding dozens, a monitoring group said.

  • 16/01/2013 | World

    Syrian army on offensive in Aleppo after university blast

    Syrian armed forces launched a renewed offensive in the northern city of Aleppo today, state media said, a day after 87 people were killed in explosions at the city's university.

  • 30/03/2011 | World

    Artifacts returned to Machu Picchu, after almost 100 years

    The first set of artifacts (363 to be precise) taken from Machu Picchu were returned today from Yale University, after being held in the United States for almost one hundred years after the explorer Hiram Bingham III had scooped them up during an excavation project.

  • 05/03/2012 | World

    Colorado court says students can carry guns on college campuses

    The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that students and employees with concealed weapon permits can carry handguns on University of Colorado campuses, overturning a ban by the school's regents.

  • 03/05/2012 | World

    Attack on Syria university protest kills four

    Syrian security forces and students with knives attacked a protest against President Bashar al-Assad at Aleppo University early, killing at least four people and arresting 200, according to activists and Internet videos.

  • 23/08/2012 | Latin America

    Chilean students lead massive protests all over Santiago

    Chilean high-school students will set at least 14 simultaneous protests across Santiago de Chile demanding reforms in the educational system, amidst a series of schools take-overs that led to some violent evictions.

  • 11/11/2014 | Latin America

    San Luis to host Mercosur health congress

    The San Luis province is ready to kick off the 7th edition of the Mercosur Multidisciplinary Congress of Community Health to take place on November 13-15 under the slogan “Health fields. Towards the construction of a strategic thinking for the Mercosur.”

  • 26/01/2011 | Arts and Media

    UK university awards first Beatles degree

    A Canadian woman has become the first person in the world to graduate with a Masters degree in Beatles studies.

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