The state and private schools, which follow the curriculum of the Ministry of Education, in addition to kindergartens and adult education, will commence the new school year 2019-2020 today with one million and one hundred thousand students. From Sunday, Sept.1, 2019, the first semester will begin to last for about 77 days excluding the weekends. The teaching, administrative and technical staff of about 26,000 members already started official duty last Sunday.
Syria’s Foreign Ministry says a “humanitarian corridor” has been opened so that civilians in a besieged, rebel-held area in the north of Hama province can leave.
California’s Supreme Court is considering on Wednesday whether President Donald Trump must disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate in the state’s primary election next spring.
Mass protest movement views election as a charade intended to keep the ruling elite in power. Police disperse crowd on streets in central Algiers with sticks in but then fell back as more protesters arrive.
One of Hong Kong’s main highway links, the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, reopened early on Wednesday as a lockdown of the nearby Polytechnic University appeared to be drawing to a close