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What happens when a language dies?

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Experts predict more than 3,000 languages will disappear by the end of the century. Continue reading

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Jailed journalists test press freedom in Egypt

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An Egyptian court ruling has granted retrials for three Al-Jazeera journalists who received 7-to-10 year sentences in June for allegedly publishing false news and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Continue reading

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Search teams find remains of missing AirAsia plane

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The search for a missing AirAsia plane has ended with the discovery of debris and human remains in the Java Sea. Continue reading

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Jerusalem attack escalates violence in region

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Two Palestinian men murdered four people at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday in the deadliest attack on the city in six years. Continue reading

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ISIL battles displacing families for winter

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Thousands of families have been forced out of their homes in Iraq and Syria as the militant group ISIL overtakes dozens of towns and kills scores of civilians. Continue reading

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