Disappearing languages get lifeline from technology

Once seen as a threat, the Internet is now an aid for endangered tongues The spread of the Internet has accelerated the global use of English. And the march of English has come as UNESCO forecasts that half...

France’s horror

At 11:58 a.m. on Jan. 7, the Twitter account of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo published a cartoon depicting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in the Levant, wishing people...

Ukrainian news site shines amid revolution, war

The Kyiv Post has become a go-to source for news about a nation in turmoil. When Ukraine’s fleeing president Viktor Yanukovych had thousands of documents dumped into the freezing Kiev Reservoir in February,...

New EU leader faces tests on Russia, Ukraine

Former Polish leader known for tough stance on Russian threats A bit of a fresh air could be felt in Brussels one recent work day when the most important man in the European Union was seen eating a casual...

Q&A: Reporter who uncovered U.K. child sex scandal

'I think some middle class professionals in our country thought it was acceptable for things to happen to girls like .' Police find a man in a car with a bottle of vodka and a 12-year-old girl. Disturbing...

Project Exile: Ukrainian flees amidst fighting

"The fighters play with the city like it is a game of Battleship." After the home of one of their colleagues was shot-up with machine-gun fire, Ukrainian journalists Olena Kolgusheva and Yaroslav Kolgushev...

Scotland votes on independence

By the end of the week, Scotland could leave the United Kingdom for good. Scottish citizens will cast a “yes” or “no” vote Thursday to decide whether or not the country stays part of the United Kingdom...

Scotland leaves independence up to voters

On September 18, voters in Scotland will determine if Scotland should become an independent nation. The September referendum follows an unexpected majority victory by the Scottish National Party (SNP) in...

Ukrainian coverage flawed, critics say

Global Journalist's Batul Hassan looks at the challenges of reporting in, and about, Ukraine. Biased coverage isn't just limited to Russian state media outlets, analysts...

Europe’s anti-European parties

Political parties opposed to the European project are expected to make gains The European parliamentary elections May 22-25 are expected to reflect a rising tide of skepticism about the European Union....