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Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey
Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev vowed to send anyone linked to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey.

Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey
Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools
Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools

Turkey's ambassador to Kazakhstan warned Kazakhstan over its schools linked to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen.

Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools
Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction
Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction

Chinese university tutor Xie Shu's core subject is Communist ideology, but he has diversified from the dry annals of political doctrine for a more hands-on subject: seduction.

Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout

Hundreds of Hungarian teachers held a nationwide walkout in a growing revolt against the government's tight grip on education

Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
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13 million pupils in OECD nations 'failing at 15'

13 million pupils in OECD countries fail to attain a sufficient level of proficiency in either reading, maths or science by the age of 15.

13 million pupils in OECD nations 'failing at 15'
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Central Asian countries sign Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation with USA

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.

Central Asian countries sign Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation with USA
'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip
'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip

Michelle Obama has called off plans to travel to Jordan on her Middle East tour after bad weather left her stranded in Qatar for 36 hours.

'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip
Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip
Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip

Michelle Obama arrived in Qatar on the opening stage of her first solo Middle East tour, where she is expected to call for addressing "cultural beliefs" obstructing girl's education.

Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip
Ditch English for Urdu, Pakistan court orders government
Ditch English for Urdu, Pakistan court orders government

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the government to implement Urdu as the country's official language, replacing English in all communications.

Ditch English for Urdu, Pakistan court orders government
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Teachers to get 50% salary raise in 2016: Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science

Teachers’ salaries will be increased by 20-50% depending on the qualifications.

Teachers to get 50% salary raise in 2016: Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science
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Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers

Kazakhstan is increasing the salary of teachers from January 1, 2016.

Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers
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Dutch lecturer accuses Kazakhstan of sacking him under Russian pressure

A Dutch lecturer accused a top university in Kazakhstan of sacking him after he tried to hold a talk on the "Russian-Ukrainian conflict", a claim denied by the university.

Dutch lecturer accuses Kazakhstan of sacking him under Russian pressure
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Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rated 140 cities by livability. Kazakhstan's Almaty got the 100th place.

Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit
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Why we need to dispel myths about suicide in Kazakhstan?

Teenage suicide remains a pressing problem in Kazakhstan that is not addressed with due seriousness.

Why we need to dispel myths about suicide in Kazakhstan?
Adil Kabylda with the Governor of Pavlodar Oblast Kanat Bozumbayev. Photo courtesy of the region's Education Department.
Kazakh student wins International Chemistry Olympiad

A student from Kazakhstan's Pavlodar has won the International Chemistry Olympiad held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Kazakh student wins International Chemistry Olympiad
Hundreds protest in Taipei after student suicide
Hundreds protest in Taipei after student suicide

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Taipei early calling for the education minister to resign after a student committed suicide.

Hundreds protest in Taipei after student suicide
Hard lives of China's 'left behind' children
Hard lives of China's 'left behind' children

Deep in the Chinese countryside, the lives of Liang Yuxiu and her brother Zhaolu epitomise the cost of decades of breakneck economic growth.

Hard lives of China's 'left behind' children
Turkish court annuls controversial Erdogan education law
Turkish court annuls controversial Erdogan education law

Turkey's constitutional court has annulled a controversial law closing private tutoring centres, many of which are run by the movement of US-exiled imam Fethullah Gulen, the nemesis of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkish court annuls controversial Erdogan education law
Malala turns 18, says world failing Syrian children
Malala turns 18, says world failing Syrian children

Malala Yousafzai told world leaders they were failing Syria's children, as the Nobel Peace Prize winner spent her 18th birthday on the Syrian border.

Malala turns 18, says world failing Syrian children
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Major educational reforms to change everything: Sagadiev

Vice Minister of Investments and Development Yerlan Sagadiev suggested an aggressive transfer to education in English at higher educational institutions of Kazakhstan.

Major educational reforms to change everything: Sagadiev