4 April 2015 20:49
A teachers’ union in the UK has warned against the use of unqualified staff n schools saying it is jeopardizing children’s education.
According to a report by NASUWT, the numbers of unqualified teachers were increasing, with more than 60 percent of the 4,600 members questioned saying they were working alongside staff who had not completed their training.
Two thirds respondents also told...
4 April 2015 19:18
Young children in England are suffering from panic attacks and some are even self harming due to the overwhelming pressure and focus now placed on tests and exams.
One teacher said: "...I had a Year 6 pupil turn to physical self-harming which she attributed to the pressure she felt to achieve a level similar to that of her peers, and to...
18 March 2015 16:44
Some 400-year-old remains of renowned Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes has been found in a tomb in a convent in Spain’s capital, Madrid.
While there has been no genetic confirmation, forensic anthropologists said investigators’ year-long search led them to believe that Cervantes’ bones were among the remains of 15 bodies found in the crypt of the Barefoot Trinitarians.
“According to all the...
13 March 2015 19:57
The Malcolm X Movement will hold the first edition of the anti-imperialist Malcolm X Film Festival in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Saturday.
The Malcolm X Movement (MXM) is a Black & Asian led decolonial anti-imperialist organization that seeks to unite Global South peoples and diaspora.
MXM and supporting organizations will bring to people the first annual Malcolm X Film Festival taking...
10 March 2015 15:25
The Israeli foreign minister and head of the right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party Avigdor Lieberman suggested during a campaign event that Arab citizens who live on the occupied territories and are disloyal to the state, deserve to be decapitated. "Whoever is with us should get everything," Lieberman said in a speech at the Interdisciplinary Center in the western city of Herzliya...
15 February 2015 19:57
"I didn't know I am the daughter of Hezbollah Military Chief. I miss his lovely silence, his presence and his charm. I loved starring at him. I often feel that I need to restore this scene and this moment. These are Men of Allah," Fatema Imad Moughnieh told Al-Manar Website.
Hajj Imad Moughnieh's daughter Fatema In the first interview with a...
13 February 2015 9:42
The 33rd edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival has come to an end with "Crazy" by the renowned Abolhasan Davoodi winning the Best Director and the Best Film awards.
Produced by Bita Mansuri, Crazy received 11 nominations, including best film, best director for Abolhassan Davudi, best actress for Tannaz Tabatabaii, best cinematographer, best screenplay and best music.
Iran’s Fajr Film...
9 February 2015 15:47
The first part of a trilogy on the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), filmed in Iran, was screened for the first time on Monday in Tehran.
The movie was screened in a special ceremony in Tehran with Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati, the adviser to Iran's president, Hesam al-Din Ashena, Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting...
18 January 2015 21:03
Researchers say that the eyes of a type of a tiny deep-sea crustacean are comprised of two rows of 16 distinct red retinas to see better in the dark.
According to Smithsonian Science website, a detailed study into the marine crustacean Paraphronima gracilis’ unique eye was published in the Current Biology journal on Thursday, by its lead author Jamie Baldwin Fergus.
7 January 2015 16:37
Sunni’ism and Shi’ism are the two major branches of Islam. Shias make up the majority of the population in Iran, Iraq, and Bahrain, and a politically significant minority in Lebanon.
A good approximation is that somewhere between 70 to 80 percent of the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world are Sunnis.
Iran’s population, in contrast to the Muslim World, has overwhelmingly more...
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