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Imran Khan: Sixth Pakistani ruler who studied at Oxford

2 months, 20 days ago
Famed cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who is most likely to become Pakistan’s next Prime Minister, will join the prestige club of leaders who have studied at the Oxford University. Once Imran takes oath as the PM of Pakistan, he…

‘Plastic’ named Oxford Children’s Word of the Year

3 months, 4 days ago
Oxford Children’s Dictionaries have named ‘plastic’ as the Oxford Children’s Word of the Year 2018! The Oxford University Press analysed 134,000 short stories submitted to BBC Radio 2's 500 Words competition. Plastic is the Oxford…

University professor, Oxford employee wanted in Chicago murder

1 year, 2 months ago
CHICAGO: US authorities were on a nationwide manhunt Friday for employees of two prestigious universities including Oxford University an ocean apart, with the pair accused in the grisly stabbing death of a Chicago hairstylist. Wyndham…

Malala Yousafzai receives offer to study at UK university

1 year, 7 months ago
BIRMINGHAM: Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has told an education conference that she has received an offered to study at a UK university. The 19-year-old made the announcement while addressing an education conference in…

US billionaire echoes Rhodes with China scholarship

2 years, 1 month ago
BEIJING: A US billionaire's giant gift to one of China's top universities for a programme echoing Oxford's Rhodes Scholarships comes as the country seeks to boost its schools' prestige while tightening ideological control in classrooms. 

Wah! East Asian words enter Oxford English Dictionary

2 years, 5 months ago
HONG KONG: Words most commonly heard on the streets of Hong Kong and Singapore like "yum cha" and "wah" have entered the linguistic mainstream, with the Oxford English Dictionary including them in its latest update.