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The train traveled without a driver for around an hour and a half.

Runaway train in India travels more than 40 miles without driver

Aishwarya S. Iyer and Manveena Suri, CNN February 26, 2024

A runaway freight train in northern India traveled nearly 45 miles without a driver on Sunday, reaching speeds of up to 46 miles per hour, before it was brought to a stop, according to railway officials. The...

India suspends visas for Canadian nationals as diplomatic spat deepens

Rhea Mogul and Manveena Suri, CNN September 21, 2023

CNN -- India has suspended visa services for Canadian citizens over what it says are “security threats” against diplomats in Canada, escalating a spat between both countries after Ottawa accused New...

NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 24: A man performs the last rites of his relative who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus disease as other funeral pyres are seen burning during a mass cremation held at a crematorium on April 24, 2021 in New Delhi, India. With recorded cases crossing 300,000 a day, India has more than 2 million active cases of Covid-19, the second-highest number in the world after the U.S. A new wave of the pandemic has totally overwhelmed the countrys healthcare services and has caused crematoriums to operate day and night as the number of victims continues to spiral out of control. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images)

India is spiraling deeper into Covid-19 crisis. Here’s what you need to know

By Jessie Yeung, CNN April 27, 2021

(CNN) -- In February, it seemed like India had gotten Covid-19 under control, with daily cases falling nearly 90% from the peak of the first wave last year.Now, the country is experiencing the world's...

A park in Guangzhou, the third-largest city in China.

International students living through the pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter April 20, 2021

International students at Kent are dealing with isolation while students outside of the U.S. have to tackle the time difference and navigating online classes from home.Freya Fu came to the United States...

International student Surya Suresh walks past Terrace Hall where the Office of Global Education temporarily has its department. International recruitment and admissions makes efforts to admit new students during the pandemic.

Recruitment, admissions process for international students picks back up for future semesters

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 7, 2021

As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the travel ban from several Muslim countries.Nonimmigrant students come from 120 countries to study at Kent State and...

Wrestling takes down Edwardsville, falls to Clarion in MAC tri-meet

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter January 24, 2021

Kent State wrestling opened Mid-American Conference competition with a tri-meet against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and Clarion University on Saturday.  The Flashes handled SIUE in the first dual 25-15...

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. 

Biden says Trump left him a ‘very generous letter’ before departing White House

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden said Wednesday that former President Donald Trump left him a "very generous letter" before departing the White House.Biden, speaking from the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office...

The Gateway of India, one of the prime tourist attractions in Mumbai, is deserted as Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a complete lockdown of the countrys 1.3 billion people.

March 24, 2020: What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The Associated Press March 24, 2020

As virus deaths accelerate in the U.S., President Donald Trump has gone against the advice of scientists and top health experts, claiming he will reopen the country and its ailing economy in weeks, not...

Pete Buttigieg ends his historic presidential campaign

(CNN) -- Pete Buttigieg will exit the Democratic presidential race on Sunday, multiple aides tell CNN, ending an campaign that vaulted the once-unknown mayor from South Bend, Indiana, to a top presidential...

Five Ph.D students from India win annual International Cook-Off

Sydney Ford International reporter November 22, 2019

Five students from India took home the first place medal during this year’s 12th annual International Cook-Off by creating a classic entree and drink from their country on Nov. 21. Six teams from India,...

There are over 1,500 international students on Kent States campus as of September 2019.

Faculty can help international students feel at home

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter November 19, 2019

Every new student at Kent State has to adjust to a new school, but international students have to adjust to a new country while getting used to an educational system they’ve never seen before. Kent...

One of two women perform a dance from Saudi Arabia at the International Homecoming Celebration on Sept. 20, 2019. This was the second act of the night.

Breaking stereotypes, sharing cultures are goals of celebration

Sydney Ford International reporter September 21, 2019

Kent State students from around the world shared their cultures through presentations, performances and traditional foods at the annual International Homecoming Celebration Friday, Sept. 20. An estimated...

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