US medics go to Cuba for free training
Cuba yesterday welcomed the first group of US students to receive free medical training in the communist state. The six women and two men will join more than 4,000 students from Latin America and Africa training to be doctors. They were selected by an African-American group, the Black Caucus.
Germany backs Albanian campus in Macedonia
Germany is donating DM1 million (500,000 euros) to support the founding of a private Albanian-language university in Tetovo, Macedonia. The German foreign ministry said courses would be held mostly in Albanian, but also in Macedonian and English. The project will allow Albanian-speaking Macedonians to gain tertiary level qualifications in their native language.