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Researchers from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) want to show how encouraging international students to come here can help to bolster Britain's influence in the world
Russia has insisted it is targeting Isis amid reports that other rebel groups have been hit
The Federation Council approved military intervention on Wednesday morning
The announcement came as the Russian Parliament approved military intervention to support Syrian regime against Isis
The two sides in Syria’s civil war are due to start talking on Friday after three years of savage strife.
The Geneva II peace talks witness bitter opening exchanges from both sides
His words come after the UN offered Iran a place at Wednesday's meetings on Sunday, which had been withdrawn by Monday
This is such stuff as dreams are made on, enough to banish any nightmares troubling the sleep of Egypt’s army commander, General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi
What prompted the death of a man whose life was more valuable to Assad than any other foreigner’s in Syria?
Family deny Syrian security authorities' claims that he committed suicide and demand an explanation
The award recognises impact, not ethics. But in the Pope's case, we have a voice reminding us of tenderness, mercy and compassion
Argentinian beats off Bashar al-Assad and Miley Cyrus, among others
Little-known watchdog gets Nobel recognition for work trying to rid world of chemical weapons – but critics point to recent genocide in Syria and claim award is ‘premature’
The inspection team only crossed into Syria from neighbouring Lebanon on Tuesday
UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says death toll is expected to rise as raids hit northern city of al-Raqqa
World View: Ethnic cleansing continues as President Rouhani prepares to address the UN on Tuesday