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Sydney school crash driver 'deeply sorry' for tragedy

Sydney school crash driver 'deeply sorry' for tragedy

The incident unfolded at the Banksia Road Public School on Tuesday when the car ploughed into a wooden classroom building with 24 students inside.

Two children die as car ploughs into Australia classroom

Two children die as car ploughs into Australia classroom

The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the car smashed into a wooden classroom building not long after lessons started.

Woman arrested after incident at Prince George's school

Woman arrested after incident at Prince George's school

The four-year-old son of Prince William and Kate Middleton started last week at Thomas's Battersea, a private school in southwest London. The event was widely publicised in Britain and beyond.

Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go

Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go

Prince George, 4, was taken by his father, Prince William, from their Kensington Palace home to Thomas's Battersea school in southwest London

Two dead, nine hurt in Minneapolis school explosion

Two dead, nine hurt in Minneapolis school explosion

Two people were killed and nine injured on Wednesday after a gas explosion ripped through a Christian private school in Minneapolis, starting a fire and causing a building to collapse, authorities said.

Militants flee, hostages freed in Philippine town

Militants flee, hostages freed in Philippine town

Muslim rebels who stormed a southern Philippine town and occupied a school are on the run after freeing dozens of hostages following a day-long crisis, the military said on Wednesday.

Kashmir schools shut down after deadly shelling

Kashmir schools shut down after deadly shelling

Hundreds of schools were ordered to close indefinitely in Kashmir Wednesday after shelling by Indian and Pakistani troops in the disputed region killed 14 civilians in two days.

Armed men burn down girls' school in north Afghanistan

Armed men burn down girls' school in north Afghanistan

Armed men have burned down a girls' school in northern Afghanistan, officials said Saturday, with police blaming the Taliban for the assault as the militants expand their foothold across the country.

Canada schools evacuated over bomb threats

Canada schools evacuated over bomb threats

Some 60 schools and universities in eastern Canada were evacuated Wednesday over a series of bomb threats, including one received by police, that appeared to have been bogus.

Gunmen abduct American teacher in Yemen

Gunmen abduct American teacher in Yemen

Gunmen abducted an American teacher on Tuesday from an English language school in Sanaa, capital of wartorn Yemen, witnesses said, in the latest of a series of kidnappings of foreigners.

Heavy traffic as schools, offices reopen

Heavy traffic as schools, offices reopen

Some parts of Doha witnessed heavy traffic on Sunday as thousands of children returned to school, but many motorists said they did not face much difficulty in general as the situation was “well under control”.

Indian principal jailed for 17 years over deadly school meal

Indian principal jailed for 17 years over deadly school meal

An Indian court Monday sentenced a school principal to 17 years in jail over the death of 23 pupils who were served a free meal laced with pesticide, a prosecutor said.