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Aussies caught in Israeli convoy attack

AN Australian journalist and photographer on board aid boats headed for the Gaza Strip have not been heard from since 10 people were reportedly killed during a clash with Israeli commandos.

Uganda: Time to Retrace Traditional Paths

In an exclusive interview with The New Vision, Musa Bungudu, the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Uganda country co-ordinator, talks to Frederick Womakuyu on Uganda's new HIV infections despite the campaigns to reduce or eradicate the epidemic.

Of Elections and Diapers in Ethiopia

Alemayehu G. Mariam Note: Over the past week, I have received numerous requests from those who read my last commentary “Ethiopia at the Crossroads of History[1], to share my views on the on the question, “Where do we go from here?” in the aftermath of the so-called May 2010 elections. I am pleased to oblige in [.

Patrick Wintour on the fall of David Laws

Misguided belief that privacy and ministerial office could go hand in hand sealed fate of man Lord Ashdown called 'Mr Integrity' David Laws is often seen as a solitary man and his decision to resign as Treasury chief secretary only 17 days into his first cabinet post was his alone.

Comment, : The ignoble journalism of Ghana and our “Demo crazy”

The strong perception etched on my mind over the years about journalism makes me demand a lot of professionalism from Ghanaian journalists.

The ignoble journalism of Ghana and our “Demo crazy”

As a very young man in preparatory school in the early 80s I had great deal of respect and admiration for the journalism profession, thanks to my late uncle's loves for world news i.e. the BBC, cnn Deutsche Welle TV, Nbc and discovery channels. I was simply overwhelmed by the planning, preparation....

Wake up and smell the future

Despite my joy at Kamla Persad-Bissessar becoming the country's first female Prime Minister, there is something that has upset me. Certain radio stations are carrying on about Patrick Manning and the PNM, instead of congratulating Persad-Bissessar and the coalition.

Aid convoy en route to Gaza

(CNN) -- A convoy of boats carrying food and aid to Gaza, attempting to defy an Israeli blockade, has been approached by three Israeli ships, according to the Twitter page of Free Gaza, one organizati...

'Personal tragedy' for David Laws, says Ken Clarke

Justice Secretary says it is a ''personal tragedy'' for the senior Lib Dem who stepped down as Treasury Chief Secretary over expenses claims but suggested he ''may well satisfy the parliamentary commissioner''.

Scott, the golf club and a mystery woman

Celebrity sports commentator Darren Scott is nursing stitches after being hit over the head with a golf club in a brawl with patrons outside a Hillcrest pub.

The media works best when it is free and independent

April 4 2010: Not so long ago, Botswana Parliament, that lapdog of the executive, hastily passed what was to be known as the Media Practitioners Act. Under that piece of law, which has since been rejected...

Sarah Palin biographer claims he is the ideal neighbour

An author working on a critical biography of Sarah Palin who was criticised by her for renting a house next door has claimed he is an ideal person to "guarantee their privacy" and has shooed tourists away from their home.

Old-fashioned scandal closes in on the coalition's new politics

David Laws was the rising star of the 'new politics' – and the holder of its most difficult job. His dramatic departure last night threatens not only the government's puritanical image, but the credibility of its cuts As he travelled by train from Yorkshire to London late last week, David Cameron....

Laws 'may soon be back in government'

Senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have raised the prospect of a speedy return to Government for David Laws in the wake of his resignation from the Cabinet over expenses abuses.

Battalion among hardest hit in Afghan war

FORWARD OPERATING BASE FRONTENAC, Afghanistan (AP) -- It was Aug. 10, 2009 in the Arghandab River Valley, a hot and dusty day full of unknowns....

Former Ill. governor faces fight of his life

The day before Rod Blagojevich's world came crashing down, he stood before the TV cameras confident and defiant, as always, declaring he had nothing to hide, even as a giant political scandal was about to engulf him.

Former Ill. governor faces fight of his life

The day before Rod Blagojevich's world came crashing down, he stood before the TV cameras confident and defiant, as always, declaring he had nothing to hide, even as a giant political scandal was about to engulf him.

Australia mining tax architect rules out retreat

The architect of Australia's controversial new resources tax rejected any weakening of the proposal Thursday, as pension funds warned miners that their vocal opposition was only hurting share prices. Treasury secretary Ken Henry also denied the planned 40 percent "super tax" on mining profits would....

Aid ships poised to defy Gaza blockade

A convoy of ships containing pro-Palestinian activists and aid destined for the blockaded Gaza Strip has prepared to steam south from Cyprus towards Israeli naval vessels determined to stop them.

Bulgaria's Ex PM Stanishev Expects Politically Motivated Charges

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has stated that he expected to be charged by the Prosecutor's Office on political grounds. "I am ready, and I know that there is a political intention for that on part of the government," the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party Stanishev told the national radio on Sunday.

Socialists Claim Bulgaria's Deputy PMs Fight for Domination

Bulgaria's two Deputy Prime Ministers are in war over economic influence, according to Socialist MP Korneliya Ninova. "Deputy PMs Simeon Djankvo and Tsvetan Tsvetanov don't see eye to eye. In our view, they are fight for economic domination," Ninova said Sunday as cited by Darik Radio. ...

Scott, the golf club and a mystery woman

Celebrity sports commentator Darren Scott is nursing stitches after being hit over the head with a golf club in a brawl with patrons outside a Hillcrest pub.

I understand the plight of the common man -- Law-maker Anand Ramlogan

Gifted human rights attorney Anand Ramlogan, who filed, fought and won ground breaking suits against the State, is now the chief defender and law-maker of Government. He is also the most high-profile attorney to assume the post, stepping away from a lucratrive practice to serve.

Hi-Tech 101: Down the dial

Ten thousand songs. That's how many I figure I need for my radio station. This is a station that won't be found on the AM or FM band, it's exclusively for my use. My 10,000 songs have a home on my computer's hard drive, and I'm be able to listen to them either directly on the computer, or the other....

RFE/RL President Gedmin Promotes New Station in Pakistan

In the midst of the controversy regarding the decision to ban YouTube and Facebook, RFE/RL President Jeffrey Gedmin visited Pakistan for five days to discuss media freedom.

Alastair Campbell: Tears and testosterone at No 10

The former Downing Street press chief reveals the 'absolute mania' of the Blair-Brown years, confesses his own 'angst', and inadvertently provides a clue as to why more women aren't fighting to lead the Labour party The day I meet Alastair Campbell is his 53rd birthday.

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Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Business News : PNG Government backs shortwave to reach rural areas [23/11/2017

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to improve communication and the dissemination of information to the provinces using the shortwave radio network, says Com...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 HR What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 Min What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

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Moreover, as many Russians knew, the five-pointed star had a long history as a Christian symbol, tracing its origins to the pre-Christian Pythagoreans but enshr...

Recruiting Foreigners to Sing in Japanese in a Karaoke Contest

T he Fukuoka Shunsetsu Executive Committee is recruiting foreign participants for a karaoke contest at their Spring Festival on Feb. 25, 2018. Applicants must b...

A Substandard Discussion

There's a show called " The Opposite Direction " on the Al Jazeera news channel. For many of us who understand Arabic, this show is something good to watch when...

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and Combining those figures which were compiled respectively by the Social Chamber and the Higher School of Economics and which because of the vagaries of regis...

Formosa Petrochemical announces fuel price hike for next week

Taipei, Dec. 16 (CNA) Formosa Petrochemical Corp., a private fuel supplier, said Saturday it has decided to raise domestic gasoline and diesel prices for next w...

Hon Hai tops global tablet computer shipment list in Q3

Taipei, Dec. 16 (CNA) Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. took first place in the global tablet computer shipment rankings for the t...

Morocco’s economy springs back after 2016 drought

16 Décembre 2017. Rabat, Morocco, December 16 (Infosplusgabon) - After last year’s drought, Morocco’s economic growth has picked up in 2017 and is expected to r...

Armenia resettling Syrian refugees on occupied lands

Details added (first version posted on 12:29) Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 16. By Leman Zeynalova – Trend: Policy pursued by Armenia aimed at resettling Syrian refuge...

Armenia resettling Syrian refugees on occupied lands

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 16. By Leman Zeynalova – Trend: Policy pursued by Armenia aimed at resettling Syrian refugees of Armenian origin on the occupied territor...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...