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Croatian to be 24th Official EU Language

EUobserver reports that Croatian will be accepted as a complete language in-and-of-itself, completely separate from Serbian. These two languages have different scripts but Serbo-Croatian is effectively one spoken language. Given that the entire Western Balkans are expected to eventually join … Continue reading


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Cohn-Bendit on Turkey

I can’t resist showing this video from Euronews (therefore available in 8 languages) opening with the European Parliament’s Green leader Daniel-Cohn Bendit attempting to engage Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. The one eager and seemingly trying to impress, the other, massive and unfazed. Most … Continue reading

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Turkey to Europe: Choose Already

Egemen Bağış, Turkey’s chief negotiator with the EU, has recently floated the idea of referenda in EU members on whether or not his country should join. I am not sure exactly what he thinks he can accomplish with this. It is … Continue reading

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