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March 22, 2001

Students show solidarity for Macedonian rebels
Ethnic Albanian students from the University of Pristina have marched through the Kosovan capital to show solidarity for the rebels in Macedonia.

Jobs shed at US distance-learning companies
Distance-learning companies in the United States are shedding jobs. eCollege is to lay off 35 of its 330 employees and UNext is losing 52 jobs from its workforce of 390.

Police raid sparks university protests
Protests are growing about a 3am raid by riot police that ended an occupation of the office of the vice-president of Trent University in Ontario. Eight women students were handcuffed, strip-searched and held for 13 hours before being charged.

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