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Over 100 local high school students in GU-Q's virtual fall MUN at QF

Over 100 local high school students in GU-Q's virtual fall MUN at QF

Over 100 students from 12 high schools in Qatar took part in the first virtual Model United Nations (MUN) conference at QF partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q).

Ministry fully prepared for high school exams

Ministry fully prepared for high school exams

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has completed its preparations for high schools' second semester exams.

At least eight dead in shooting at Texas high school: sheriff

At least eight dead in shooting at Texas high school: sheriff

At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, a local sheriff said, with one person in custody and a second detained.

Students protest leak as India sets new dates for exams

Students protest leak as India sets new dates for exams

Police have questioned 45 people, including students and tutors, over the leak but no arrests have been announced.

India to strengthen online security after exam paper leak

India to strengthen online security after exam paper leak

Education Minister Prakash Javadekar said an investigation was underway into how the mathematics and economics papers were accessed and spread via WhatsApp before the exam.

US rally organisers vow no letup in gun control campaign

US rally organisers vow no letup in gun control campaign

Student organisers of gun control rallies that drew hundreds of thousands to US streets vowed on Sunday there will be no letup in their campaign for reform.

Former student confesses to Florida school shooting

Former student confesses to Florida school shooting

As Americans reeled from the country's worst school massacre since the horror at Sandy Hook six years ago, President Donald Trump suggested the root cause of the violence was a crisis of mental health.

Florida school gunman due in court, charged with murder

Florida school gunman due in court, charged with murder

A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from his Florida high school was due in court on Thursday, charged with 17 counts of murder, after authorities say he opened fire at the school.

Ex-student arrested after 17 shot dead at Florida high school

Ex-student arrested after 17 shot dead at Florida high school

A 19-year-old gunman returning to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled opened fire with an assault rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others ...

'Arson' blamed for fire that killed 9 Kenyan schoolgirls

'Arson' blamed for fire that killed 9 Kenyan schoolgirls

Kenya's education minister Fred Matiangi said arson was to blame while announcing the death toll from the fire had risen to nine.

Student opens fire in French high school, three injured

Student opens fire in French high school, three injured

A teenage student opened fire on Thursday at a high school in southeastern France injuring three people, including the headmaster, in an attack carried out after he had watched American-style mass shooting videos, the interior ministry said.

Japanese father stabs son to death for not studying

Japanese father stabs son to death for not studying

A Japanese man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing his 12-year-old son to death because he was not studying enough for an upcoming examination, local media reported on Tuesday.