Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government has provoked outrage among students and teachers over its proposal to freeze 30 percent of discretionary spending for public universities in the second half of this year.
Researchers at Hacettepe University in Turkey's capital Ankara hope that their testing and analysis of 12,000 human skeletons will give them insights into human life going as far back as 10,400 BC.
The researchers, based in 30 countries, said last week that they would refrain from visiting KAIST, one of South Korea's top universities, until it promised not to develop AI weapons without "meaningful human control."
Students are finally returning to the University of Mosul to resume their education after the Iraqi forces liberated many parts of the city from Daesh as a result of military campaign launched in October.
The continuing conflict in Yemen threatens a collection of millennia-old mummies which are preserved at Sanaa University.
Altercations between two student groups result in death of one at Aligarh Muslim University in western India
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