Drawing a response to the Charlie Hebdo attacks

'We thought that the cartoonists that were most in danger were African cartoonists.' The slaying of five French cartoonists in attacks by Islamic extremists Jan. 7 triggered massive demonstrations in France....

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...

Al-Jazeera reporter killed in Syria

An al-Jazeera correspondent was killed in Syria while attempting to flee gunfire between rebels and government forces in the town of al Sheikh Maskin near the southern city of Daraa. Mahram al-Deeri, 31,...

Syrian pro-Assad group hacks news sites

Computer-savvy supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hacked the websites of a number of international news outlets Nov. 27. A group known as the Syrian Electronic Army tapped into the websites of...