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10 March 2014
For 2014 World Radio Day, we spoke with Manuel Ribeiro, one of the voices of the programme "Portuguese Voice", broadcast for the Portuguese community in Australia.
6 March 2014
We're proud to assist Refugees United with translation and local advice as they help families who have lost each other reconnect online.
4 March 2014
Is Russian-language print media in Tajikistan a "threat" or is it "under threat"?
2 March 2014
After Russia deployed its troops and seized the southernmost region of Ukraine, both Ukrainians and Russians took to social networks with messages of shock and anti-war sentiment.
1 March 2014
It may come as a surprise, but Japan has eight endangered languages. We interviewed Fija Byron, who is fighting to protect the language of Okinawan.
24 February 2014
Russian nationalists worry Russian-speaking Ukrainians will be "derussified."
21 February 2014
Despite the blatant disregard for human rights still plaguing Equatorial Guinea, the door has been opened for the West African country's membership in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.
Nigerian Pidgin English is the country's "lingua franca, understood in all 36 states. Yet, you will not find a classroom in the whole country that teaches it"
Interview: African culture and languages researcher Balde Mamadou Tafsir writes two blogs in Fula, his native language.
17 February 2014
Although there are 73 recognised languages in Zambia, only seven are to replace English as the language of instruction in primary school. Leaders of various ethnics groups oppose the change.