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Moscow State University’s original building, reconstructed after the fire of 1812. (Photo: A. Savin/Wikimedia Commons)
26 Sep 14
Decision to open a branch of Moscow university seen as attempt to strengthen Russia's hand in the country.
An abandoned village school in Armenia. (Photo: Arevik Sahakyan)
24 Sep 14
Falling numbers of pupils mean many have to travel further for their education.
Primary School in Kibera, Kenya. (Photo: Erica Hagen/Flickr)
12 Aug 14
Government urged to make greater efforts to ensure education for those with special needs.
One of the Turkish-curriculum schools that has been shut down in Azerbaijan. (Photo: Agdash Lycee’s website)
4 Jul 14
Once seen as an instrument of Turkish soft power, the educational programme has fallen foul of a battle between Prime Minister Erdoğan and influential preacher Fethullah Gülen.
Central Asian gypsies or Luli outside the Mavlono Yoqub Charkhi mosque in Dushanbe. (Photo: Nilufar Karimova)
7 May 14
Economic and cultural factors result in poor school attendance.
Tents provide the classrooms for this school in Afghanistan's Khost province. (Photo: Ahmad Shah)
1 May 14
Most schools in Khost province have no permanent premises, with a shortage of qualified teachers and even textbooks.
29 Apr 14
Booksellers report brisk trade as appetite for reading grows in country’s east.