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​13 yr-old comes up with scheme to tackle cyber-bullying
In an effort to prevent cyber bulling, a 13 year-old girl has created a project that makes teens think twice about what they are posting, and rethink whether they actually want to send a potentially abusive message.

08.08.2014 15:50

Kremlin’s Spasskaya tower to open gates for tourists
The gates of the Kremlin's main clock Spasskaya tower may be thrown open to visitors soon, Moscow top officials have announced.

31.07.2014 22:20

Charm offensive: The way China influences the world
The far-flung celebrations of Chinese New Year around the world are a reminder of how growing popularity and expanding international recognition of Chinese culture and traditions demonstrate the progress of China's soft power.

04.02.2014 14:52

Israel boycott? World’s largest children’s books publisher ‘erases’ Jewish state from map
The world’s biggest publisher of children’s titles has skipped Israel from their maps in a school book, a mother of one of the readers found out as she failed to find her motherland to show her little son, the Times of Israel reported.

13.11.2013 16:38

We find your lack of faith disturbing: Lego to shelve ‘anti-Islamic’ Jabba’s Palace
Lego will cease production of the ‘Jabba’s Palace’ set following complaints from Austria’s Turkish community that Jabba, the hefty slug-like hookah-smoking alien of ‘Star Wars,’ has a residence that resembles a mosque. Production will end in 2014.

01.04.2013 05:26

Fire partially destroys Europe's oldest theatrical university in central Moscow
Part of the Russian University of Theatre Arts in the heart of Moscow has been devastated by fire. For several hours firefighter struggled to save the historic 18th-century building that houses the largest theatrical university in Russia.

28.03.2013 19:58

­'Wild child of British fashion' Galliano up for some fashion mentoring
Fashion designer John Galliano, whose reputation has been blemished after the anti-Semitic remarks two years ago, is reportedly hoping to become a mentor in one of the world’s leading fashion colleges.

12.02.2013 10:38

US becomes a country of 'downward mobility'
An expert on education with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says that the economic dominance of the United States is at risk because fewer Americans are pursuing advanced degrees.

04.12.2012 21:22

FBI shows up at teenager's home to ask about his Ron Paul school report
A 16-year-old high school student’s video report for his American Government class earned him an A+ from his teacher. It also yielded a visit from the FBI.

13.09.2012 22:16

Is Thursday the last day of the Chicago teachers strike?
The president of the Chicago Teachers Union says she expects that educators in the Windy City will return to classrooms as early as this Friday, ending a massive strike that brought the third-largest school district in the US to a halt this week.

13.09.2012 16:06

Scottish ship finds world's oldest message in a bottle, breaks its own Guinness record
The chances of finding a message in a bottle are about the same as winning the lottery, but one Scottish fishing boat found two in the last six years, breaking its own world record after previously uncorking the world’s oldest message in a bottle.

31.08.2012 08:21

School sham as children aren’t taught ‘super-human’ powers
Parents in China were lining up to enrol their children in a pricey summer course that promised to turn them into ‘wonder kids’. The course claimed to teach children how to read a book in 20 seconds, or identify a playing card by touch.

29.08.2012 13:09

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