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30/08/2014 - France

French students want more scholarships

With the start of the new school year next week, the National Union of Students in France (UNEF) says the government is not providing enough financial aid to prospective students.
African communities in Dakar: part 5/5
29/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 5/5

It is time now for the last part in our series African communities in Dakar.
A demonstration in Lagos demands the return of the kidnapped schoolgirls
12/05/2014 - France - Nigeria

France hopes to host summit on kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Paris hopes to host a summit of African leaders on efforts to find the 223 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist Boko Haram group, French President François Hollande announced on ...
02/04/2014 - Australia - France

Female French student found murdered in east Australia

A young French woman has been found dead in the Brisbane, the fourth foreign student to be murdered in the east Australian city since November.

Nigerian students debate fleeing Ukraine
05/03/2014 - African news explained

Nigerian students debate fleeing Ukraine

Students at Crimea State Medical University in Simferopol resumed their studies on.
Activists plan to use an empty building to host families who were either evicted or cannot afford to pay for housing.
07/01/2014 - Reports: Pain in Spain

Spain: How ordinary people are coping in the economic crisis

All the macro-economic signs point to Spain turning a corner for the first time in six years since the crisis began.
French school students protest at deportations
18/10/2013 - On-the-spot France

French school students protest at deportations

Thousands of school students in Paris and other parts of France protested yesterday over the deportation of two foreign pupils - 15-year-old Leonarda Dibrani, a Roma girl from Kosovo, and 19-year old ...
School students protest at Paris's Place de la Nation on Thursday
17/10/2013 - France

Paris school students protest after Kosovo Roma girl's deportation

Police fired teargas in Paris Thursday after clashes at a school students' protest against the deportation of a 15-year-old Roma from Kosovo and a 19-year-old Armenian.

Some public transport will be affected...
10/09/2013 - France

Major disruption unlikely amid union division on French pension reform strike

Hardline trade unions in France have called on workers to strike today in protest against proposed reforms to the French pension system, but without the support of moderate unions, major disruption ...
French students
22/07/2013 - France

French universities bend rules on fees and application process

A slew of French universities were found Monday to illegally set quotas on the number of students accepted, while twenty-four higher education institutions still charge bloated registration ...