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Language of persecuted Rohingya poised to go digital

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…

BBC name change stirs language row in Afghanistan

KABUL: The BBC is facing an angry reaction in Afghanistan after it changed the name of one of its local language Facebook pages to BBC Dari, the official name of the Afghan version of Persian or Farsi but one rejected by many local Persian…

Baby bats learn language from peers: study

Baby bats learn language from peers in their colony, and will adopt the group's dialect, or accent, instead of their mother's, researchers said on Tuesday. The difference is similar to speaking with a London accent versus a Scottish…