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Jon Snow becomes Cara Patron

Cara is excited to announce that journalist and broadcaster Jon Snow has agreed...

Anti-coup demonstration in Egypt
Universities in conflict zones: ‘we face intimidation & arrests’

When things get really bad, how can overseas universities best cooperate and...

Kurdish Refugees
‘A Year of IS rule has set Iraq back 10 years’

Chilling testimonies collected by the Council for At-Risk Academics reveal the devastating...

Somali security gather outside HE ministry in Mogadishu. Photograph: Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
Al-Shabab storm Somali Higher Education Ministry

Al-Shabaab militants kill 10 in attack on Somali education ministry Witnesses report...

Kenyan security forces patrol Garissa University College. Photograph: Reuters/Noor Khamis
Why terrorists target schools & universities

Early on the morning of 2 April a squad of gunmen reportedly...

Assassination attempt on an Iraqi academic

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