Dec 8, 2014

Afghan students find inspiration in Islamic State's success

A quiet student at Kabul University, 25-year-old Abdul Rahim has a dream: to join Islamic State in Syria and fight for the establishment of a global caliphate — a new, alarming form of radicalism in war-weary Afghanistan. “When hundreds of foreigners, both men and ...

Mexico says evidence proves missing students were burned up

Dec 8, 2014

Mexico says evidence proves missing students were burned up

Mexican authorities on Sunday said that mounting evidence and initial DNA tests confirmed that 43 trainee teachers who were abducted by corrupt police 10 weeks ago were incinerated at a garbage dump by drug gang members. Attorney General Jesus Murillo told reporters that one ...

Dec 7, 2014

At least one of 43 missing Mexico students ID'd

At least one of 43 college students missing since September has been identified among charred remains found near a garbage dump, two Mexican officials confirmed Saturday. The two could not provide more details on how many of the students might have been identified. They ...

Nov 17, 2014

Number of Japanese students at U.S. colleges dips 1.2%

Japanese students enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities decreased by 1.2 percent to around 19,000 in the 2013-2014 academic year, although they remained the seventh-most numerous in the country, the New York-based Institute of International Education said Monday. Japanese accounted for 2.2 percent of ...

Oct 2, 2014

Ebola worries could keep some Dallas students home

Some nervous Dallas parents picked up their children early from school Wednesday after learning that five students attended class after possibly being exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. School administrators urged calm. None of the children has shown symptoms and ...