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Top Court Upholds Death Sentence for Rape that Shocked India

Top Court Upholds Death Sentence for Rape that Shocked India

by Ashok Sharma, Associated Press | May 7, 2017
NEW DELHI — India’s top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men who were con [...] Read more
Hungary Still Defiant on U.S. University after Brussels Summit

Hungary Still Defiant on U.S. University after Brussels Summit

by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | April 30, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Hungarian government remained defiant Saturday over the possible clos [...] Read more
Saudi Council Rejects Proposal for Female Sports Colleges

Saudi Council Rejects Proposal for Female Sports Colleges

by Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | April 26, 2017
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi wom [...] Read more
Hungary Premier Dismisses University Fear as EU Takes Action

Hungary Premier Dismisses University Fear as EU Takes Action

by Lorne Cook and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press |
BRUSSELS — Hungary’s prime minister on Wednesday dismissed concerns about his country’s n [...] Read more
Head of Beleaguered Hungary University Appeals for EU Help

Head of Beleaguered Hungary University Appeals for EU Help

by Lorne Cook, Associated Press | April 25, 2017
BRUSSELS — The head of a Hungary-based university founded by billionaire philanthropist Georg [...] Read more
Report: Anti-Semitism Rises, but Violence Against Jews Falls

Report: Anti-Semitism Rises, but Violence Against Jews Falls

by Ariel David, Associated Press | April 23, 2017
TEL AVIV, Israel — Violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, but ot [...] Read more
Pakistan Professor from Minority Ahmadi Sect Fatally Stabbed

Pakistan Professor from Minority Ahmadi Sect Fatally Stabbed

by Associated Press | April 18, 2017
LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistani police say a university professor from the Ahmadi sect was found [...] Read more
EU Launches Probe in Hungarian Education Law

EU Launches Probe in Hungarian Education Law

by Raf Casert and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | April 12, 2017
BRUSSELS — The European Union executive on Wednesday openly questioned Hungary’s commitment [...] Read more
U.S. official: Hungary Should Talk with Soros-founded School

U.S. official: Hungary Should Talk with Soros-founded School

by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | April 11, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Hungarian government should engage in “serious, urgent and good-fai [...] Read more
University of Kentucky Sports Scholar Finds Perfect Balance

University of Kentucky Sports Scholar Finds Perfect Balance

by Catherine Morris | April 10, 2017
Paul Sime knew early on that he had big aspirations. He has excelled both athletically and acad [...] Read more
Hungary’s President Signs Bill Aimed at Soros-founded School

Hungary’s President Signs Bill Aimed at Soros-founded School

by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press |
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s president on Monday signed amendments to the country’s high [...] Read more
Colleges, Universities Officially Cite Potential Harm of Travel Ban

Colleges, Universities Officially Cite Potential Harm of Travel Ban

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 9, 2017
With the second travel ban issued by President Donald J. Trump being held in abeyance, colleges [...] Read more
Egypt Professor Faces Possible Dismissal Over Dancing Video

Egypt Professor Faces Possible Dismissal Over Dancing Video

by Menna Zaki, Associated Press | April 6, 2017
CAIRO — An Egyptian professor could face dismissal over a video posted on Facebook showing he [...] Read more
Guillermo: Halted or Not, Travel Ban Already Impacting Higher Ed

Guillermo: Halted or Not, Travel Ban Already Impacting Higher Ed

by Emil Guillermo | April 2, 2017
Even while both of Donald Trump’s executive orders banning travel from six Muslim-majority na [...] Read more
Scholars Urge China to Let Academic Return to Australia

Scholars Urge China to Let Academic Return to Australia

by Louise Watt, Associated Press | March 30, 2017
BEIJING — Dozens of scholars in Australia, the U.S., Britain and Hong Kong are urging Beijing [...] Read more