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Twenty-five of America’s largest universities told The Associated Press they have sent acceptance letters to more than 500 students from the six banned countries for next fall, mostly from Iran.
Twenty-five of America’s largest universities told The Associated Press they have sent acceptance letters to more than 500 students from the six banned countries for next fall, mostly from Iran.

Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

Wednesday 29 March 2017 07:37

Universities in the U.S. say President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban would block hundreds of graduate students who play key roles in research.

Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

Wednesday 29 March 2017 07:37

Universities in the U.S. say President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban would block hundreds of graduate students who play key roles in research.

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SA takes a strong stance during negotiations on nuclear weapons

Tuesday 28 March 2017 14:00

The very existence of nuclear weapons means that humanity continues to face the peril of a nuclear catastrophe and all states have a shared responsibility to prevent the use of such weapons.

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Some countries against negotiations to prohibit nuclear weapons treaty

Monday 27 March 2017 21:10

Some 40 countries will boycott the negotiations at the United Nations to create a legally binding treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons leading towards their total elimination.

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EU Commission to give free travel to up to 7 000 young Europeans

Monday 27 March 2017 15:28

The European Commission said on Monday it would give free international trips to up to 7 000 school students.

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Russian police detain opposition leader, hundreds of protesters

Monday 27 March 2017 06:46

Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Russia to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

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Merkel's conservatives make big gains in German Saarland election

Sunday 26 March 2017 21:47

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives strengthened their position as the largest party in the western state of Saarland in a regional vote on Sunday.

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France's Le Pen says the EU "will die", globalists to be defeated

Sunday 26 March 2017 18:53

The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on Sunday, aiming to re-enthuse core supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway.

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Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded

Sunday 26 March 2017 14:54

Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 14 with the shooter still at large.

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Snap election to test Bulgaria's divided loyalties

Sunday 26 March 2017 09:11

Bulgarians began voting in a snap general election with the centre-right GERB party challenged for power by Socialists who say they will improve ties with Russia.

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Lights go out around the world for 10th Earth Hour

Saturday 25 March 2017 21:41

The lights are being switched off around the world at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, and to draw attention to climate change.

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