Hamas rejects Israel's right to exist. So, it might come as a surprise to hear that Hamas-run schools in Gaza have started offering Hebrew language classes. Government-run schools in Gaza put the main language of the Jewish State on the curriculum.
Miguel Castillo left Chile when Augusto Pinochet seized power in Chile. Castillo lived in exile for 13 years. Now back in Santiago, he dedicates himself to music, and to a remarkable collection of arcane keyboard instruments.
The World's Leo Hornak reports on a new Chinese translation of James Joyce's notoriously difficult novel "Finnegans Wake." The book has become a sensation in Chinese literary circles, the first print run selling out in weeks.
Quebec's new government wants to require French exams in English schools and to ban bilingual newsletters in some municipalities. That's enraging many English speakers. So the government is supporting a province-wide tour by a pro-English musician.
Many Mexican migrants are leaving the US and returning to Mexico. Their children often speak better English than Spanish. So back in Mexican schools, many struggle. In order to help these kids, some teachers in Mexico are now learning English.