Global Week in Review: Google Seeks African Language Speakers

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  • Britain: Syria Attack Would Be Justified
  • Dozens Killed in Kenya Bus Crash
  • Flooding Kills At Least Two Dozen in Mali
  • Paraguay Workers Crucify Themselves in Protest
  • Two Killed By “Deliberate” Rocket Attack in Rwanda
  • Ugandan Human Trafficking Increases
  • John Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack Undeniable
  • Kenya Deepens Its Ties with China
  • Nigerian Teen Hitched a Ride on Airplane
  • Stolen Nails Cause Train Accident
  • An Accused Killer at Seven
  • When Three Become One
  • U.N. Looks Into Peacekeeper Shooting Accusations
  • India Teams Up With Mozambique for Oil and Billions
  • Indian Rape Case to Be Tried Quickly
  • Germany Talks of Possible Third Bailout

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In today’s global news, the U.K. justifies a possible strike in Syria; in Kenya, a bus crash kills dozens; bus drivers in Paraguay crucify themselves, and more. Patrice Peck and LaToya Bowlah

Calling all Hausa, Igbo, Somali, Yoruba and Zulu speakers. Google has announced plans to provide additional African languages in Google Translate, a free, automated language translation service offered by the search giant. In a recent Google+ post, the company called for volunteers to judge the quality of their beta translations.

(Photo: Courtesy of Google)

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