Posts Tagged ‘rankings’

Four Greek universities included in QS employability rankings

Degrees from four prominent Greek universities are considered among the strongest in the world labor market, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) Graduate Employability Rankings for 2022. The National Technical University of Athens occupies positions 201-250, the Athens University of Economics and Business and the University of Athens rank 301-500, and the Aristotle University of […]

Trump debuts at 41st in C-SPAN presidential rankings

In the administrative skills category, Trump was ranked last among the 45 former presidents. He also fell in last in the category of moral authority, just below Buchanan — who is most widely known for his failure to prevent the Civil War. Trump fared better in the Public Persuasion category, in which he was ranked […]

Iran move down two spots in FIFA rankings

TEHRAN – Iran national football team moved down two spots to 31st in the latest FIFA ranking released on Wednesday. Iran still are the second-best Asian team in the ranking behind Japan. The top six is unchanged with Belgium ahead of France, Brazil, England, Portugal and Spain with Italy jumping three places to No. 7. […]

The University Deception: Rankings and Academic Freedom

Forget the global university rankings of any list.  The global university promotion exercise is filled with snake oil and perfumed refuse, an effort to corrupt the unknowing and steal from the gullible.  The aim here is to convince parents, potential students and academics that their institutions of white collar crime are appealing enough to warrant […]

France fines Google €1.1 million over hotel rankings practices

    Google Ireland and Google France have agreed to pay a €1.1 million ($1.34 million) fine after a probe found that the company’s hotel rankings could be misleading for consumers. According to a statement issued on Monday by France’s finance ministry and fraud watchdog, Google has amended its hotel rankings practices since September 2019. […]

Israel’s math, science rankings modestly improve, but Arab students left behind

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‘Downward Spiral’: UK Slips to 40th Place in Press Freedom Rankings

By Damien Gayle and cross-posted from The Guardian Journalists in the UK are less free to hold power to account than those working in South Africa, Chile or Lithuania, according to an index of press freedom around the world. Laws permitting generalised surveillance, as well as a proposal for a new espionage act […]

Let’s Take a Look at the Latest World Rankings for Liberty

By Daniel J. Mitchell America’s score has improved, but not enough. Last September, Economic Freedom of the World was released, which was sort of like Christmas for wonks who follow international economic policy. I eagerly combed through that report, which (predictably) had Hong Kong and Singapore as the top two jurisdictions. I was glad to see that the United States […]

Iranian universities’ rankings at Webometrics

MNA – Eight Iranian universities are included among the top one thousand universities of the World Ranking of Webometrics published in January 2018. Webometrics report is published by Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the largest research institute of Spain, the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). The research group evaluates the performances of the world […]

U.S. and UK Both Drop in Latest ‘World Press Freedom Index’ Rankings

Journalists in the UK are less free to hold power to account than those working in South Africa, Chile or Lithuania, according to an index of press freedom around the world. Laws permitting generalised surveillance, as well as a proposal for a new espionage act that could criminalise journalists and whistleblowers as spies, […]

US Congress after creating discomfort about Iran ties: Zarif

Tehran, July 19, IRNA – The US Congress by adopting anti-Iranian measures, is trying to create discomfort among those countries that want to engage with Iran following the implementation of the JCPOA, Says Iran’s foreign minister.  The US Congress is trying to persuade the world that their engagement with the Islamic Republic is going to […]

Leader voices deep sorrow over death of young soldiers in road accident

Tehran, June 25, IRNA – Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday voiced deep sorrow over loss of life of a number of young Iranian soldiers in road accident, saying that life of the young should be protected. The Supreme Leader issued a message to express grief, calling on the respective […]

Iran welcomes improved ties with Pakistan

President Rouhani was speaking to Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Prime Minister over a phone call on Saturday evening to sympathize with him for his recovering from a surgery operation; “Pakistan is a friend and a neighbor with which Iran has common interests in the region; Tehran-Islamabad relations have ever been strengthened thank to Your Excellency’s highly […]

The Alternative Media with guests Andrew Joyce and Don Advo

On May 28 The Alternative Media aired the second part of Dr. Patrick Slattery’s interview with Professor Andrew Joyce. Part one has been extremely well received, and you are sure to be fascinated with Professor Joyce’s research into Jewish economic crimes, among other issues.   Then in the second half of the show, Patrick Slattery […]

How many of us know the ingredients in the cosmetic products we use?

     On 24 February, a jury in Missouri awarded $72m to the family of Jacqueline Fox, a woman who died of ovarian cancer at age 62. Lawyers for the Fox family brought a civil suit against personal care product giant Johnson & Johnson, stating that Fox used their baby powder as a feminine hygiene product […]

Hammond: Regional crises can resolve in collaboration with Iran

London, Feb 5, IRNA – British Foreign Minister Phillip Hammond emphasizing need for full normalization of bilateral ties in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad-Javad Zarif here on Friday said Tehran and London can cooperate to resolve regional crises. ‘We have faced various challenges due to having very restricted ties for years, but now […]

Cop Indicted After Filmed Tasing City Councilman On Knees In Back

A Prairie View, Texas police officer has been indicted after video emerged showing him tase a City Councilman in the back by while he was on his knees, officials said Monday. Prairie View Councilman Jonathan Miller said he was practicing a step routine for homecoming with some fraternity brothers outside his home when city police pulled up […]

White 20-year old Female College Student Shot in Head on New Year’s Day by 5 or 6 Young Black Men – Where is the Media Outrage?

From: Denton Police say a 20-year-old University of North Texas student has died after being taken off life support following a shooting overnight. Sara Mutschlechner was driving along North Elm Street around 2 a.m. Friday when a black Toyota or Lexus SUV pulled up next to her. Words were exchanged […]

Parliament Speaker: Some regional states seeking restoration of former empires

QOM, Dec. 24 (MNA) – Addressing a seminary school in Qom, Iranian Parliament’s Speaker Larijani criticized the policies taken by some regional countries. Unfortunately, the phenomenon of the ISIL in the Middle East has led to a wrong perception of Islam in the world, and surely the Takfiri terrorists have had destructive effects on Islam, […]

168th OPEC meeting kicks off in Vienna

Vienna, Dec 4, IRNA – The 168th OPEC meeting kicked off in the Austrian capital, Vienna, on Friday. At its last meeting in June, OPEC made a historic decision to maintain oil production levels (30 million barrels per day) despite a slump in global oil prices. Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh arrived in Vienna […]

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