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When a language dies, a specific understanding of the world and a culture formed over centuries dies with it.
The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is struggling to rebuild after a car bomb destroyed over 100 precious artifacts.
Eco-tourism in Battir village is a form of peaceful resistance against the Israeli occupation.
The discovery of 200 billion cubic metres of freshwater raises questions as to who will control it.
Refugees have trouble with language skills and education but a new school is working to improve things.
African leaders are funding expensive PR campaigns on foreign soil in order to ensure international support.
As the UN cultural body admits Palestine as a full member, the US decides to halt funding to the group.
The US media derides views outside of the mainstream as 'un-serious', and our democracy suffers as a result.
In Buenos Aires, the 'City of Books', a novel idea sees books left in public places for readers to pick up and enjoy.
UN culture organisation adds flamenco, French cuisine and 44 other global cultural practices to preservation list.
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Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.

 
 
 
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