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OECD: More spending needed on third-level education

OECD: More spending needed on third-level education

At a pre-primary level, Australian teachers teach for 882 hours per year, 866 hours for primary school teachers, 806 for lower secondary school teachers and 804 hours for upper secondary school teachers. Australian students receive the highest number of compulsory instructional hours (11 000 hours over 11 years) during their primary and lower secondary education, while students in Latvia receive the lowest (5976 hours over nine years).


Al-Qaeda releases statement on the Rohingya crisis

Al-Qaeda releases statement on the Rohingya crisis

While Washington has been a staunch supporter of Myanmar's transition from decades of harsh military rule being led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate has been criticized as doing too little to stop the violence. Authorities, while expressing concern over the suffering, said its forces were carrying out their legitimate duty to restore order in response to acts of extremism.


Juncker seeks to sail on post-Brexit winds of change

Juncker seeks to sail on post-Brexit winds of change

Calling for a summit in Romania on March 30, 2019, the first day of an European Union of 27 member states, rather than 28, Juncker said he hoped the continent would that day "wake up" to a more unified bloc. "On the 30 March 2019, we will be a union of 27 and suggest we prepare very well for that date". He accused Ankara of "moving away from the European Union in leaps and bounds" and criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government for the arrest of journalists and a ...


5 things you need to know now

5 things you need to know now

County officials said crews are working to reopen the major U.S. 1 route as quickly as possible . Authorities also struggled to clear the single highway connecting the string of islands to the mainland. I'm going in now for meetings, but it's all about coordination. A navy aircraft carrier was due to anchor off Key West to help in the search-and-rescue effort.


Twitter Porn Account 'Sexuall Posts' that Ted Cruz Liked is Cashing In

Twitter Porn Account 'Sexuall Posts' that Ted Cruz Liked is Cashing In

Meanwhile, Cruz has continued Tweeting and "liking" as normal. Meyers incorporated jabs about Cruz into his monologue on Late Night . And now, the actress who starred in the porn video liked by Ted Cruz' Twitter account responds harshly to the Texas Senator.



South Korea plans 'decapitation unit' to menace North

The UNSC has adopted new sanctions on North Korea over its sixth nuclear test. North Korea's state media attacked both Haley and the resolution ahead of the vote, vowing the US would face "the greatest pain and suffering it had ever gone through in its entire history".