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Shane Gillis Opens SNL Monologue By Addressing Getting Fired From the Show: ‘Don’t Google That’

Variety 25 Feb 2024
Some of his offensive language included anti-Asian, homophobic and ableist slurs.

Tesla love in the Telugu community: A South Asian affair with electric excellence

News India Times 25 Feb 2024
According to Sandy Dietrich and Erik Hernandez, the Telugu-speaking population in America has witnessed a remarkable 351.5% increase compared to any other native South Asian language over the last decade.

Second international conference of Language Center at Doha Institute begins

The Peninsula 24 Feb 2024
Elabbas Benmamoun, Professor in the Department of East Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and the Program in Linguistics at Duke University, where he presented a summary of the empirical studies and ...

'Arabic as a heritage language' conference kicks off at DI Language Centre

Gulf-Times 24 Feb 2024
It is believed to reflect positively on the motivation of heritage Language learners to learn the Arabic language or continue to learn it.The conference was opened with a lecture on the linguistic ...

Russia Blocks Radio Liberty’s Central Asia Services – NGO

Moscow Times 23 Feb 2024
The five bureaus whose websites were blocked this week provided news coverage both in Russian and in the native languages of the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Are we ready for the internationalization of education in the Philippines?

The Manila Times 23 Feb 2024
The impact of the English language makes the Philippines a good destination for international students ... The Philippines ranked 20th out of 113 countries and second among 23 Asian nations.

Who is Maria Zhang? Get to know Suki's character from Avatar: The Last Airbender

The News International 23 Feb 2024
The actress, who lived in three different counties before even graduating college, is skilled enough to speak at least four languages. In an interview with Mixed Asian Media, Zhang shared that she ...

Indian superhero movie on quest to Latin America

La Prensa Latina 22 Feb 2024
... in the regional Telugu language, which now seeks to captivate audiences in Latin America. “Hanu-Man is ready for release in East Asian and Latin American markets in their native languages.

SCOTUS Turns Down Case on VA High School Admissions Policy Which Increases Diversity

Democracy Now 21 Feb 2024
The new policy also allowed for more low-income students, English-language learners and girls to be accepted into the school.

Supreme Court won’t review admissions at Virginia’s Thomas Jefferson school

The Spokesman-Review 21 Feb 2024
The first admitted class saw boosts in Black and Latino enrollment, as well as more low-income students, English-language learners and girls ... Asian American students made up about 61.6 percent of the offers, with White students receiving 19 percent.

Police showcase new cruisers, promotions in Lawrence

The Eagle-Tribune 21 Feb 2024
And fluent in six languages, Salman Dar was also promoted to sergeant. Of Pakistani descent, Dar became the first Asian superior officer, officials said. With blue lights flashing, the new cruisers were lined up outside LPD headquarters ... .

Tracing the evolution of communication for the deaf

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 20 Feb 2024
Normally I don’t read much about how languages are related ... There were two large families that were not related to each other, Asian languages and “European” languages ... On the Asian side, Japanese and Taiwanese sign languages are related.

Japanese internment camp Day of Remembrance a time to ‘reckon with imperfections’

The Hill 19 Feb 2024
“So many of us now, generations later, don't have that connection to language and history and culture like some other Asian American communities do because there were those years where it was seen as taboo to be Japanese,” Weisbly said.

Documentary on 'Miracle of Gapyeong' battle

Korea Times 19 Feb 2024
By Mark Peterson ... Three other batteries were not involved ... forces in the early spring of 1951 ... Mark Peterson ( is a professor emeritus of Korean, Asian and Near Eastern languages at Brigham Young University in Utah. .

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In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Italy's Premier Giorgia Meloni, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, from right to left, attend laying flowers ceremony at the Wall of Remembrance to pay tribute to killed Ukrainian soldiers, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has welcomed Western leaders to Kyiv to mark the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion, as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and foreign aid hangs in the balance.
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