Friday, 22 October 2021

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Toxic haze: Thousands Of Schools Shut In Malaysia and Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic haze from rampant forest fires sent air quality plummeting. Nearly 2,500 schools were ordered to shut their doors in Malaysia – including nearly 300 in the smog-hit capital Kuala ...

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schoolgirl among two killed in Japan stabbing

JAPAN: A knife-wielding man has attacked a group of schoolchildren waiting for a bus in the Japanese city of Kawasaki near Tokyo. At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his ...

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Phone ban rings in new French school year

PARIS: Texting under the table should be a thing of the past after French children returned to class Monday following a nationwide ban on mobile phones in schools. The new rule, a campaign pledge of President Emmanuel Macron, was brought in under a law passed in July which for primary ...

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550 boys were abused at German Catholic choir school

 Pope Benedict XVI poses for a group picture with the Regensburg Cathedral Choir (Regensburger Domspatzen) following an ecumenical verspers in the St. Peter’s Cathedral of Regensburg September 12, 2006. BERLIN: Nearly 550 members of a German boys’ choir were physically, and in some cases sexually, abused over several decades, a ...

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Birmingham: Muslim pupil’s headscarf ban at school challenged

BIRMINGHAM: A school has been accused of breaching anti-discrimination laws after claims a four-year-old Muslim pupil was told she could not wear a headscarf. St Clare’s Catholic Primary School in Birmingham has met with equality leaders at the city council to discuss a complaint from the pupil’s family. The council ...

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