Iran president orders probe into wave of poisonings at girls’ schools

(FILE) Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi speaks during a parliament session in Tehran, Iran, 22 January 2023.  EFE/EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH

Tehran, Mar 1 (EFE).- Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday ordered an investigation into a wave of suspected gas poisoning attacks at girls’ schools in the country. At least 13 cases were reported on Wednesday in the cities of Tehran, Ardabil, Parand and Kermanshah, the latest incidents in a spate of over 30 poisonings since … Read more

Spinning records at Spain’s first state-funded electronic music school

DJ María Arias (r) works with a young student at Spain's first state-funded electronic music school in Simancas, Valladolid, Spain, 1 March 2023. EFE/ Nacho Gallego

Valladolid, Spain, Mar 1 (EFE).- Young people from a small town in central Spain are spending their afternoons spinning records and mixing tunes at the country’s first publicly funded electronic music school. The “Who is in da school” project came about when DJ María Arias decided to focus all of her time on her passion … Read more