27 Mar — Malaysian universities have failed to make the Times Higher Education (THE) list of the world’s seven fastest-rising young universities in the world, even as neighbouring country Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) debuts at…
Policemen using extinguishers as South Korean conservative activists burn a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during an anti-North Korea rally to mark the 5th anniversary of the sunken South Korean naval ship ‘Cheonan’ in Seoul yesterday. An explosion ripped apart the 1,200-tonne warship, killing 46 South Korean sailors near the maritime border with North Korea in 2010. – AFP pic, March 27, 2015.
An armed man walking on the rubble of houses destroyed by an airstrike near Sanaa Airport yesterday. Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies launched military operations, including air strikes in Yemen to counter Iran-allied forces besieging the southern city of Aden where the US-backed Yemeni president had taken refuge. – Reuters pic, March 27, 2015.
An employee climbing a ladder to check a huge clock yesterday in Cergy. France will change to daylight saving time on Sunday, with the clocks moving forwards one hour. – AFP pic, March 27, 2015.
German and Spanish flags symbolising some of the nationalities of the victims are seen as family members and relatives gather for a ceremony in Le Vernet near the crash site of an Airbus A320 in the French Alps yesterday. The co-pilot, of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 people aboard appears to have brought the A320 Airbus down deliberately. – Reuters pic, March 27, 2015. Read more
In this photograph taken on March 19, 2015, Indian relatives of students taking school exams climb the walls of the exam building to help pass candidates answers to questions in Vaishali in the eastern state of Bihar. Authorities in eastern India were left red-faced after images of relatives scaling the walls of a school exam centre to pass notes to candidates were broadcast on local television. – AFP pic, March 27, 2015.