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Doosan at Riyadh metro project

Several hundred Doosan construction machines have been deployed in one of Saudi Arabia’s key city transportation schemes, the Riyadh Metro project, says their sole distributor in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Diesel Equipment Company (SDEC) said the machines gained favour with contractors because of their.......

David Wichs killed in New York crane collapse is remembered as an 'angel' at funeral

Three other people were struck by debris and injured in the accident Friday. 'Given what happened here, it's extraordinary that there was not more damage, and it's extraordinary that we did not lose more people,' Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press conference Sunday in which he announced a....

Russia's central bank withdraws licence from Intercommerz bank

MOSCOW Feb 8 Russia's central bank said on Monday it had revoked the licence of Commercial Bank Intercommerz, Russia's 67th lender by assets, part of a long-running campaign to clean up the country's financial sector. Despite the bad quality of its assets, Intercommerz had failed to assess....

Scandinavian Weekend Radio schedule for weekend broadcast

1 hr ago Read more: MT Shortwave Central Scandinavian Weekend Radio , is a free radio station, free of play list, and a monthly contribution to the global radio...

Mobile apps a new trend for Pinoy radio lovers

This reporter started as a radio announcer in the year 2000 at the Ministry of Information in Kuwait. Compared to now and those years, the approach was absolute...

Play it Again

The spirited sound of Nadhaswaram, a double reed 13th century wind instrument from the “mangal vadya” (auspicious instrument) family, will be played by SP Palan...

Rent Act controversy: Should we keep our bags packed, wonders old SoBo resident

Meher Sanjana (67) Colaba resident, looks out of the windows of her 1,250 sq feet home, and smiles wryly. All around, there are landmarks that are an intrinsic ...

Chembur plans big bash for WW II vetera... Chembur plans big bash for WW II veteran’s 100 knock

'Life has been good': Felix Fernandez, who loves fish, music and whisky, turns 100 on Thursday. Chembur residents are gearing up to celebrate the birthday of th...

Russia’s Ten Most Orthodox, Ten Most Muslim And Ten Most Pagan Cities – OpEd

Specifically, the scholars asked Russian urban residents how much they were interested in or involved with religious practices. That allowed them to rank the ci...

Pollster: Russia Winning 'Information War' in Former Soviet States

Moscow's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, and its subsequent support for armed separatists in the eastern part of the country, has been accompanied by...

Why Germans Supported Hitler To The End And Why Russians May Do Same With Putin – OpEd

New York Review of Books , military historian Max Hastings cites a passage from Nicholas Stargardt’s “The German War” (Basic Books, 2015) to explain why Germans...

Upcoming US Super Bowl Causes Huge Security Concerns

WASHINGTON— Fans of American football are busily gearing up for one of the most anticipated events on this year’s sports calendar: the 50th annual Super Bowl, t...

National Power Grids Increasingly Targeted in Cyber Attacks

WASHINGTON— Ukraine’s electric power grid is once again under cyberattack, just one month after a similar incident successfully brought down portions of the sys...

International manhunt continues for gunmen in Regency Hotel shooting

An international manhunt is continuing following the gunning down of David Byrne in a Dublin hotel on Friday. The 32-year-old was killed while attending a boxin...

Businessman arrested with €30,000 in rectum

A 55-year-old Sri Lankan businessman was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport today when he attempted to smuggle Euro 30,000, Customs Spokesman Le...

Arrest 2 Netrokona ‘Razakars’: ICT

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 today issued arrest warrant against two accused from Netrokona over crimes committed against humanity during 1971 Liberation...

International manhunt continues for gunmen in Regency Hotel shooting

An international manhunt is continuing following the gunning down of David Byrne in a Dublin hotel on Friday. The 32-year-old was killed while attending a boxin...

International Rose Day: Aditya Roy Kapur gifts Katrina truck full of roses

On the occasion of the International Rose day, Katrina Kaif received a record number of roses from her dear co-star Aditya Roy Kapur. As Rose day is celebrated ...

How Coollink Boss, Nouri, Dazzled At Dubai Car Racing

The 11th edition of the Dubai 24 hour Car Racing, which took place on January 15 2016, will ever remain green in the memory of all the participants, particularl...

Roundtable: Donald Trump's Media Tactics

Michel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Oreskes, Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody about Donald Trump and how he's leadin...

Roundtable: Donald Trump's Media Tactics

Michel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Oreskes, Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody about Donald Trump and how he's leadin...

Now deeply Christian, Cruz's religion once wasn't so obvious

AUSTIN, Texas — Ted Cruz sometimes sounds more like a preacher than a presidential candidate, praising the transformative love of Jesus Christ and promising to ...

Now deeply Christian, Cruz's religion once wasn't so obvious

Sioux City, IA (51101) Today. Cloudy skies. Slight chance of a shower late. High 43F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.. Tonight. Considerable cloudiness with occasiona...

Now deeply Christian, Cruz's religion once wasn't so obvious

Ted Cruz has made his Southern Baptist faith a centerpiece of his presidential campaign In this Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 photo, Republican presidential candidate, ...

Vatican panel kicks off meeting on sexual abuse by watching 'Spotlight'

The pope was not reported to have been at the screening, which was closed to reporters. The Vatican has not officially commented on “Spotlight,” but Vatican Rad...

Francis appeals for Christians in the Middle East

Pubblicato il: 27/01/2016 15:15. Pope Francis on Wednesday made a special appeal for persecuted Christian minorities in the Middle East, Vatican Radio reported....

First group of Iraqi Christian refugees arrive in Prague

Prague has reportedly welcomed the first group of Iraqi Christians that have been offered asylum in the country. The Czech Republic, as is the case with Slovaki...

Religious Leaders Oppose Proposed Law Legalizing Abortion

Free Town Religious leaders have opposed the recently passed Bill that legalizes abortion in Sierra Leone. The leaders met on Thursday 21 January at the nationa...

Pope Francis of Vatican invited to Sudan, South Sudan

Pope Francis speaks with the Sudanese Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir as they pose for a collective picture with the members of the joint Sudanese South Sudanese delega...

SIREN: Ben Ginsberg sees ‘messy slog’ for GOP into late spring or even July -- HILLARY ALSO PLANS FOR SLOG: Chasing Sanders into April could cost $50 million – B’DAY: Ann Compton, Jon Karl, Yousef Al Otaiba

Donald Trump compared himself to Ronald Reagan in a recent interview with Christian television, remarking that he would be "much stronger in protecting... The ...

POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook, presented by MAINE GREEN LINE: WALSH’s SOTC -- LDF endorses in special Senate race -- ‘The Secretary of Secrecy’

Donald Trump compared himself to Ronald Reagan in a recent interview with Christian television, remarking that he would be "much stronger in protecting... The ...

Trump: I'll be better for evangelicals than Cruz

Donald Trump compared himself to Ronald Reagan in a recent interview with Christian television, remarking that he would be "much stronger in protecting the evan...

American Historian David Barton's "Foundations of Freedom" Premieres January 8th -- Only on TBN

LOS ANGELES Jan. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- What are the foundations that made America one of the greatest nations on the face of the earth? Are those foundations ...

AT&T : Black-owned impact network expands with AT&T DiRECTV

The Gospel is about ‘Good News' for all humanity. In particular the Black Church in America has always been about proclaiming the ‘Good News' of liberation, fre...

Corus Entertainment : Radio Hamilton’s AM900 CHML Now Available on HD Radio

Corus Radio Hamilton's AM900 CHML Now Available on HD Radio. (Toronto, Ontario) Corus Entertainment Inc. is pleased to announce it has launched another HD Radio...

FM players seek FDI at par with GECs since only AIR news permitted

NEW DELHI: The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) i n the radio sector should be increased and the government should consider a 15 per cent national ceiling for fu...

Satellite network bug hits UK radio

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption A satellite launched in 1990 was being decommissioned which unexpectedly caused a software error. An error with the Glo...

Garth Brooks Becomes First Country Artist to Earn Prestigious SoundExchange Digital Radio Award

WASHINGTON , Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Garth Brooks , the number one selling solo artist in U.S. history, adds another achievement to his recordin...

Supreme Court dismisses Government’s plea against Sun TV's Red FM citing no security issue

NEW DELHI: In what has come as a major relief for the Kalanithi Maran owned Sun TV Network, the Supreme Court today (29 January) dismissed the Government’s plea...

All systems Go for SA’s new pay-TV service

MULTICHOICE has launched its GOtv digital terrestrial pay-TV service in SA to replace the old M-Net analogue platform. The launch of GOtv, which is available in...

All systems Go for SA’s new pay-TV service

MULTICHOICE has launched its GOtv digital terrestrial pay-TV service in SA to replace the old M-Net analogue platform. The launch of GOtv, which is available in...

DTH subs in Jharkhand, West Bengal, J&K jump manifold with DAS Phase III

MUMBAI: As a result of being the major beneficiaries of cable television digitisation in the country, direct to home (DTH) operators in January have seen an inc...

Exclusive: With full power at CBS, CEO Moonves sees more aggressive move to digital

(Reuters) - CBS Corp CEO Leslie Moonves, who was given the additional title of executive chairman this week, is planning more original content and looking at t...

Exclusive: With full power at CBS, CEO Moonves sees more aggressive move to digital

CBS Corp ( CBS.N ) CEO Leslie Moonves, who was given the additional title of executive chairman this week, is planning more original content and looking at taki...

German, French central bankers call for eurozone finance ministry

In a Sueddeutsche Zeitung op-ed entitled Europe at a crossroads , the bankers said that the European Central Bank (ECB) was not in a position to create sustaina...

UN pledges significant new North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and anothe...

UPDATE 1-Thai Big C, Berli Jucker shares surge after Casino agrees to sell stake

* Big C shares hit 13-month high, Berli at 12 month high * Charoen's acquisition to boost Big C's competitiveness * Big C to help TCC to expand in retail busine...

Sapin takes the green route

Sapin, the Dammam-based producer of metal and plastic packaging products, has gained membership of an environmental partnership to highlight the need for manufa...

Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials

NEW YORK The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider...

The Voices Of New Hampshire Voters, As They Prepare To Head To Polls

New Hampshire voters are about to vote, but many aren't so certain about their choices. New Hampshire Public Radio's Jack Rodolico heard from residents in a blu...

At Prairie Home, Chris Thile stands on the edge of something exciting

For someone about to assume the mantle of host of the biggest franchise in public radio, mandolin master Chris Thile ("Thee-lee") seems remarkably calm. As you ...

Young Owatonna harpist featured in Classical Minnesota Public Radio Varsity showcase

More Information. Want to hear the piece Abigail Hansen recorded for the Minnesota Public Radio Varsity contest? Go to www.classicalmpr.org/topic/minnesota-vars...

European Parliament Recognizes ISIS Killing of Religious Minorities as Genocide

STRASBOURG (Public Radio of Armenia) — The European Parliament unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday recognizing the Islamic State militant group’s (ISIS)...

Armenian Soldier Killed in Azeri Firing

STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia) — Karabakh Defense Army Private Simon Chavrshyan was killed in a result of firing from the Azerbaijani side. An investigat...

Blues with Rockin Johnny

Live at Vino Mas Tuesday Jan 12th from 6:30-8pm, listen to the Blues with Rockn Johnny, direct from Chicago! Guitarist Johnny Burgin came to Chicago from South ...

Radio listeners outraged over WKCR’s streaming outage

Most radio programming these days can be accessed from any place with an Internet signal, but our West Coast readers were outraged earlier this week when they c...

WXXP listeners, artists to recall ’80s indie-rock days at reunion show

Thirty years ago, the Affordable Floors were regarded as one of the more inventive and promising bands in Pittsburgh. But airplay — outside of college radio s...

Ex-coach Brady Hoke thinks Michigan should have put defense to test

Former Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he would not have punted on fourth down against "Personally, if we have the No. 1 defense in the nation, I'm going to test...

Ex-coach Brady Hoke thinks Michigan should have put defense to test

Former Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he would not have punted on fourth down against "Personally, if we have the No. 1 defense in the nation, I'm going to test...

No reprieve for Nigeria secessionists

Justice John Tsoho on Friday ordered that the Director of pirate Radio Biafra and two other accused persons should be remanded in prison pending their trial. A...

European Pirate Radio Network Broadcasts Alternative To Syria's State Media

A non-profit organization in Berlin has invented a small portable transmitter that can download satellite signals and rebroadcast them on FM for Syrians to list...

European Pirate Radio Network Broadcasts Alternative To Syria's State Media

A non-profit organization in Berlin has invented a small portable transmitter that can download satellite signals and rebroadcast them on FM for Syrians to list...

Minister urges blackout on pirate radio stations

Media, Information and Broadcasting Services minister Christopher Mushohwe has challenged the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to draft a new Bill to de...

Topic of the week: Bring back the pirates!

It was good to see your account of the "pirate" commercial Radio Scotland starting on January 1, 1966 (Buccaneers of the airwaves: how Scotland's pirate radio s...