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Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis

This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts.

MIT sets review of donations, apologises for Jeffrey Epstein ties

Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 (£652,848) from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide earlier this month while being held in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

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Stanford University's campus is seen from atop Hoover Tower in Stanford, California, U.S. on May 9, 2014.    REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo

Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2018

American universities continue to dominate the top of Reuters’ ranking, but geopolitical uncertainty is giving a boost to Germany and China.  Full article 

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