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· August, 2009

Stories about Language from August, 2009

Israel: When Translations Go Wrong

East Timor: Abe Barreto Soares’ Poetry for Nation Building

He calls himself a “wanderer like anyone else” but Abe Barreto Soares is also a poet, a translator and an active blogger. In this interview, he talks about Timorese nationalism,...

Nepal: Taking Oath In Hindi

Japan: Hazy yet Familiar IT Vocabulary

Laos: Foreign languages in schools

Poland: More on “Lemko Land”

Hungary, Slovakia: Newest Tensions

Russia: ‘The Coronation’ by Boris Akunin

Ukraine: In Chinese, Yanukovych is Yushchenko?

Philippines: Ungrammatical Constitution preamble?

Haiti: The Revolution & Human Rights

Greece: Armenian singer passes away

Unknown to most Armenians, but loved by many Kurds for his songs sung in the Kurmanji dialect of Kurdish, Aram Tigran has passed away in Athens, Greece. Born in 1934...

Tajikistan: Language is the key to national self-determination

Slovakia, Hungary: New Slovak Language Law

Russia: The Meaning of “Avos'”

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