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#BringBackOurGirls: One Year Later, Girls Who Escaped Speak Out

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The #BringBackOurGirls movement picked up momentum before ultimately fading from the international spotlight amidst criticism it was nothing more than "hashtag diplomacy." Indeed, most of the captured girls remain in the Islamic terror group's clutches.

Incoming International Students Add to China’s Soft Power

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Surpassing France, China has become the third largest destination for international students in 2014. According to the latest figures from the Chinese Ministry of Education, there are over 337,000 international students studying in the mainland, which account for 8 percent of all international students across the world.

First Lady Michelle Obama Says Let Girls Learn

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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to Peace Corps volunteers and female students in Siem Reap, Cambodia about the new Peace Corps educational initiative Let Girls Learn. 

Foreign Office to Go to School

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The plan, a part of the foreign office's "public diplomacy" initiatives, will start with a national, multi-stage essay-writing competition among the over 10,000 students at the central schools, but could then be expanded to other educational institutions as well, officials said.

NAM Science Ministers to Meet in Tehran

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Representatives from 58 countries and international organizations, as well as 31 science ministers from the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) states will meet in Tehran on Sunday. The meeting, hosted by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, will continue until Tuesday.
 

Press Releases: Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development 2016 Budget

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The President's 2016 Budget is designed to bring middle class economics into the 21st century. This Budget shows what we can do if we invest in America's future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America. It lays out a strategy to strengthen our middle class and help America's hard-working families get ahead in a time of relentless economic and technological change.

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