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Brock Turner: Stanford sex attack swimmer freed from jail

<b>A student at a top US university whose six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in 2015 was widely criticised for being too lenient has been released from prison.</b><p>Brock Turner, 21, who was a swimming champion, assaulted the woman outside a Stanford University fraternity …

Population Explosion

The 20th century experienced the highest population growth in all human history that according to current projections, there won't be another singular century that will double its population at least not in the next 150 years. What happened in the 20th century, and are there correlations between …

Liberia - the country that wants to privatise its primary schools

<b>Liberia has a radical plan to hand the running of all primary and nursery schools over to private companies and charities.</b><p>Observing a first grade lesson at a primary school on Somalia Drive in the capital, Monrovia, it is easy to see that changes need to be made.<p>Around 50 pupils are in the crowded …

Malala Yousafzai warns of education gap for Syrian refugees

<b>Campaigner Malala Yousafzai has called for more to be done to educate millions of Syrian refugee children displaced within the country and its neighbours.</b><p>Nearly half the roughly four million children displaced in the region are not in school, according to a new report by the Malala Fund.<p>They risk …

UN Global Goals: Life as a 13-year-old maid in Pakistan

Teenager Farzana, 13, lives in Ibrahim Hyderi near Karachi, Pakistan, and shares a room with up to 15 members of her extended family.<p>Both her mother and father work and Farzana also has to help supplement the family income by working as a maid, cleaning and washing, to earn $15 a month.<p>Farzana has …

Sweden sword attack: Two killed by masked attacker

<b>A masked man armed with a sword has killed a pupil and a teacher at a school in Sweden.</b><p>The suspect, clad in black, apparently posed for photos with students ahead of the attack, in the western town of Trollhattan.<p>Two further victims, a pupil and a teacher, are seriously injured. The attacker was …

Syria violence: Car bomb attacks 'kill 20' in Hassakeh

<b>Two car bombs in the Syrian city of Hassakeh have killed at least 20 people and injured 40, state TV reports.</b><p>The first bomb hit Kurdish forces in the Khashman district, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based activist group, said.<p>The second targeted pro-regime forces in the city …