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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian security forces stormed dorms at a northwestern university to break up anti-government protests there, killing at least four students and wounding several others with tear gas and live ammunition, activists and opposition groups said Thursday.

Students taking part in a Sunday morning church service may have been the target, as Mark Lobel reports

At least 16 people have been killed in a gun and bomb attack at a university in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, Nigerian Red Cross officials say.

Six others were in a serious condition following the attack at Bayero University campus where Christian worshippers were holding a service.

Police are searching for the gunmen.

No group has said it launched the attack, but the violent Islamist Boko Haram group is active in Kano and has recently attacked churches.

A high school for girls in the central town of Jid Hafs in Bahrain became the 67th learning institution to come under attack since the start of the academic year in September

Some valuable truths underlie Oplan Bayanihan, the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ 16-month-old internal peace and security plan.

UNICEF condemns an attack that took place yesterday on a secondary school that killed two children and injured one near the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit.

So far this year 14 schools have been burnt down in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, northern Nigeria, forcing over 7,000 children out of formal education and pushing down enrolment rates in an already ill-educated region.

A school in Narathiwat province was set ablaze on Wednesday night while a bomb targeting government personnel exploded nearby, though no injuries were reported.

About 150 Afghan schoolgirls were poisoned on Tuesday after drinking contaminated water at a high school in the country's north, officials said, blaming it on conservative radicals opposed to female education.

PESHAWAR, April 16: A student was killed and another received critical injuries when suspected militants hurled a hand grenade at a private school in Chargano Kallay on the outskirts of provincial metropolis on Monday morning.

Military and recruitment campaigns have pushed through the front gates of public schools in Colombia's most war-ravaged communities.