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Facebook researchers use maths for better translations
Technology

Facebook researchers use maths for better translations

Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is…
Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe
Middle East

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe,…
Hong Kongers alarmed by Google translation gaffe
World

Hong Kongers alarmed by Google translation gaffe

Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google’s translation software was briefly churning out a rather…
Translating Wikipedia pages into a local language in Ghana
World

Translating Wikipedia pages into a local language in Ghana

On a recent Saturday, more than 20 young Ghanaians gathered in a room in the capital Accra. They were there…
Translation error in Trump speech confuses Egyptian media
Egypt

Translation error in Trump speech confuses Egyptian media

A translation error in US President Donald Trump's speech on military cooperation between Egypt and the US during President Abdel…
Armed Forces seeking Russian translators
Egypt

Armed Forces seeking Russian translators

The Armed Forces have announced job opportunities for qualified and experienced Russian translators, preferably male, for the Language Institute of…
Director: Japan Foundation encourages translation from Japanese into Arabic
Egypt

Director: Japan Foundation encourages translation from Japanese into Arabic

Despite the Egyptian people's admiration of Japan's achievements, copying the Japanese experience in Egypt is not on the agenda of…
Translation issues suspend African ministers conference in Cairo
Egypt

Translation issues suspend African ministers conference in Cairo

The African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) held in Cairo has been temporarily suspended due to translation issues concerning the…
Translating theater to and from the Arab world
Art news

Translating theater to and from the Arab world

In a sense, the text of a play is incomplete. It is written to be performed, more than to be…
‘Arabian Nights’ has a smaller sibling
Books

‘Arabian Nights’ has a smaller sibling

Almost every reader on the planet is familiar in some way with the epic “1,001 Nights.” We know of Sultan…
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