BRUSSELS: Once upon a time speaking French was easy in Brussels, but things have changed. Bruno Le Maire, France’s finance minister, felt that keenly during a recent panel event with European steel-makers after several hours of speaking…
TEKNAF, BANGLADESH: For decades the Rohingya have been denied recognition in Myanmar but the persecuted minority is close to securing a crucial symbol of their identity -- their own unique digital alphabet. The language of the stateless…
WASHINGTON: Neuroscientists acting as cartographers of the human mind have devised the most comprehensive map ever made of the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain responsible for higher cognitive functions such as abstract thought,…
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Friday began testing a translation tool that will automatically let posts be displayed in languages users prefer.
LONDON: A British journalist has claimed that West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle used obscene language with her during an interview, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: U.S. Consul General Brian Heath Tuesday officially launched the consulate’s first-ever Sindhi language web site at his residence here in Karachi, according to a press statement.
FRANKFURT: Smartphone apps that help people learn languages for free or nearly free, a few sentences at a time, are piling pressure on established education firms and setting the pace for how to make lessons more engaging.