Defamation as means of illegal influence on court and investigation in Ukraine

 Editor’s Note: The following is the English-language translation of “The Technology of Defamation,” an opinion piece by First Deputy General Prosecutor Renat Kuzmin published on March 16 by Kyiv-based Law and Business week.   The relevance of this topic is stipulated by the threatening tendency to use the phenomenon of defamation for illegal pressure on court and investigation in...

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Pope Francis: Regina coeli (full text)

     Home  Audiences Angelus   2013-04-01 12:43:10 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis prayed the Regina coeli with pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square on Monday. The focus of his remarks before the traditional Eastertide prayer of Marian devotion was twofold: the reality of the resurrection and of Christ’s grace; the need for us to cooperate with that grace so that it can...

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How to Communicate Abroad When You Don’t Speak the Local Language

Resurrecting some of your high school Spanish, French or German can come in handy when you’re traveling — even a little residual Latin can sometimes help you make sense out of a foreign sign. But while basic expressions like “¿Una cerveza, por favor?” and “Où est la piscine?” may be engrained in your brain, they’ll only get you so far when it comes...

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Official Vatican text of pope’s speech

comments Tweet Google Pin It Originally published: March 31, 2013 9:36 AM Updated: March 31, 2013 2:48 PM By The Associated Press   Photo credit: AP | Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) blessing at the end of his first Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the...

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Google’s Latest Android Language Translator App Works Offline

In the past, Google users needed an Internet connection to do language translation. Now it works offline using an app on your device. Google is making it easier for users to employ language-translation services on their mobile devices, even when they don’t have access to an Internet connection. For travelers and others who need to quickly find out how to say something in a...

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Official Vatican English translation of Pope Francis Easter speech

VATICAN CITY –  Following is the official English language translation provided by the Vatican of Pope Francis’ Easter Sunday message, delivered in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica. ___ Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and throughout the world, Happy Easter! Happy Easter! What a joy it is for me to announce this message: Christ is risen! I would like it to...

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