Israel: Iran: ‘You are a thief’

Israeli security forces shot dead a man they suspected of carrying out a car bombing near the Israeli-Egyptian border on Wednesday, an Israeli police spokesman said.The man was identified as Majed Khademi, 32, a resident of Beit Shemesh, north of Jerusalem, said Major Roni Alsheikh, the spokesman for the Israel Police.He was shot by security […]

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Chinese teacher arrested after posting racist comments on social media

An English teacher from China has been arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred against minority groups, according to the state-run news agency Xinhua. The teacher, surnamed Chen, is said to have shared racist comments about China’s ethnic minorities on social networking sites including Weibo, the country’s answer to Twitter.He was also involved in a campaign […]

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Why are you a little embarrassed by learning to read?

It’s a common question that you might be asking yourself, and it comes up quite often.Why am I embarrassed by knowing a foreign language?Well, to be fair, it’s quite understandable that you’re not used to learning a foreign tongue.There’s no way around it.You might not be fluent in your own language, and you might not […]

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How to use google translate to find a job in Finland

Finnish companies are trying to make the most of their ability to quickly find foreign employees.With so many of them in Finland, the country’s labour market is extremely competitive.That’s why companies are offering paid internships in the country, but some are also looking for paid freelance work to fill vacancies.Here’s how to find them.1.If you […]

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When are we going to learn about the Holocaust?

An interview with Israeli author Shlomo Arad, who has written several books about the genocide of the Jews, about his new book, The Holocaust: The Definitive Document, published by HarperCollins, in collaboration with the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Israel.It’s a gripping story, told through archival footage and an extensive bibliography of research and interviews.The Holocaust: The […]

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Meet the new language learning machine that’s going to replace your standard grade 1 textbooks

VINCE DEL AQUINO is a former school principal and a former US president.He’s been in the spotlight for his political activism and his advocacy for language arts and learning.He recently created the FluentU language learning platform, which he hopes will provide the next generation of Americans with the opportunity to learn English, Vietnamese and other […]

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