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Arts, Culture & Media

Learning English in Estonia

Estonians love to study English, but some in the Estonian government wonder whether Estonians put too much emphasis on learning English, and too little on learning other languages, as Cyrus Farivar reports from the Estonian capital, Tallinn.

Arts, Culture & Media

Election lingo

The World's podcast "The World in Words" has been documenting the rhetoric and foreign language connections of this election campaign. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with "The World in Words" producer Patrick Cox about his A-to-Z of the 2008 election season.

Conflict & Justice

Belgium's linguistic divide

Belgians go to the polls on Sunday for European Parliament elections. But it's a complicated process because of long-standing language and cultural divisions. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Belgian party leader Philippe Delstanche to find out more

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit: Corneille

The World's Lisa Mullins meets international musician, Corneille. His life story spreads out across three continents � Germany, Rwanda and Canada, and he's just put out his first album in English.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Gypsy jazz meets 1980s pop rock. That's what the Quebec City band The Lost Fingers perform on their new album, �Lost in the 80s.� We hear from band member Byron Mikaloff.