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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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- Radio on the rise

Presenter Halima Abba Ibrahim speaks into a microphone during a shortwave broadcast at a radio station in Nigeria's northern region of Kano, 18 January 2016. T...

Radio waves 'make the sky glow': Artificial aurora to be created over western Arctic

The experiment is out of the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) Observatory at Gakona, AK, and is planned for 9:30 p.m. Alaska time. Chris F...

Chertsey Radio Club buys licence to help parents communicate with autistic children

has bought a UK business licence to allow the parents of autistic children to keep in touch with their kids through radio handsets. The idea started when CRC me...

News Feature : OPINION: Why Australia must restore shortwave radio to the Pacific? [18/09/2017

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region...

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. inf...

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Consequently, even if the authorities do identify one or another of the callers or those behind that individual or group, others are likely to make use of the s...

Competing Mobilizations: Minsk Promoting Belarusianization; Moscow, Re-Sovietization – OpEd

By Paul Goble Minsk is promoting the Belarusianization of Belarus while Mmoscow is pushing its re-Sovietization. But because both are being imposed from above, ...

Calls To Restore Chinese Name For Tuva Rile Russians – OpEd

Tuva or Bust. It did attract the interest of some when during perestroika, violent clashes between Tuvans and ethnic Russians led to the departure of many of th...

How SES’ O3b mPower system shows future of global connectivity

By Prince Osuagwu LUXEMBOURG-based provider of satellite communications, SES, at the just concluded International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Netherlands, l...

Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to stage independence referendum

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (REUTERS) - Voting began in northern Iraq on Monday (Sept 25) in an independence referendum organised by Kurdish authorities, ignoring p...

An international team of physicists a coherent amplification effect in laser excited dielectrics

25.09.2017 12:01 An international team of physicists a coherent amplification effect in laser excited dielectrics Sebastian Mense Kommunikation, Presse- und Öff...

‘Iron Union 5’ Continues as Joint UAE-US Military Drill Promotes International Cooperation

Abu Dhabi- The joint military drill between UAE and US ground forces has continued as part of their efforts to consolidate their bilateral relations and exchang...

Romanian tennis legend to work as diplomat for Czech Republic

. Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase, who was banned from International Tennis Federation events for three years after his negative behavior at the Fed Cup tie...

Berliners back call for city's Tegel Airport to stay open

BERLIN (AP) - Voters in the German capital have backed a proposal to keep operating Berlin's Tegel Airport even after the city's much-delayed big international ...

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...

We're at the End of White Christian America -- What Will That Mean?

America is a Christian nation: this much has always been a political axiom, especially for conservatives. Even someone as godless and immoral as the 45th presid...

Sex-trafficking victim, ministry founder, signs movie deal

Tajuan McCarty, who founded The WellHouse ministry in Birmingham to fight sex trafficking, has signed a deal with a Christian film production company to have a ...

Mike Huckabee and the Rise of Christian Media Under Trump

Huckabee, an early Trump supporter and frequent surrogate for the administration on Fox News, represents a very specific segment of evangelicals: those who are ...

The stark racial and religious divide between Democrats and Republicans, in one chart

The Public Religion Research Institute released a massive new survey of American religious adherence today. Among other things it contained this stunning insigh...

Turkey’s Armenian and Jewish communities struggle for preservation of Princes' Islands

reported. Vatican Radio Construction works will affect the beaches, forests, and former state-owned buildings. In addition to environmental activists, Christian...

Rhett Walker Band Debuts New Single 'I Surrender' Today

Rhett Walker BandCover for Rhett Walker Band's 2017 single "I Surrender." Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, ...

Pope urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

BOGOTA: Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside "hatred and vengeance" and "listen to the poor, to those who suffer" in a nation that is e...

Pope Francis urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to the poor, to those who suffer” in a nation that is emerging ...

Francis urges end to violence, calls for reconciliation in Colombia

Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes Pope Francis urged Colombia’s leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to t...

Why Americans love doomsday prophecies

Here we are again. News reports are abuzz with a “Christian numerologist” suggesting that Sept. 23, 2017, is the fixed date for the end of the world. It could b...

Kurdistan referendum sparks fear in Christians, Yazides and Turkmen

Erbil (AsiaNews) - The Chaldeans of Zirofan battalion protect the Saint Elia church in the Christian area of ​​Erbil without arms. They have the relaxed air. "W...

Sheikh Fizazi VS Brother Rachid on YouTube this October 10

By Hajar El Kahlaoui. Rabat – After reportedly declining for a televised debate, Sheikh Mohamed Fizazi has accepted the Christian TV personality’s challenge. In...

Salafi Cleric Agrees to Debate Controversial Moroccan Christian TV Host

By Hajar El Kahlaoui. Rabat – After reportedly declining Brother Rachid’s call for a televised devate, Sheikh Mohamed Fizazi has accepted to the Christian TV pe...

Alt R&B, Neo-Soul Artist ‘JMSN’ Coming to Bangkok in November

BANGKOK — An American indie R&B, neo-soul artist will perform a gig in Bangkok as a part of his just-announced Asia tour. Michigan-raised but LA-based, singer-s...

Man spent $84,000 in federal money on personal items

Cruise expenses, satellite radio and luxury vehicle repairs were among items a chief financial officer of a New Orleans nonprofit illegally paid for with federa...

Now You Can Turn Your Radio Dial To D.C. Government

isn't the only radio station on the D.C. dial sponsored by a government. As of today, D.C. now has its own station. Called DC Radio and available on 96.3 HD4, i...

Morrissey reveals new single ‘Spent The Day in Bed’

A file picture of British singer Morrissey. — AFP pic LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 — The former Smiths frontman has unveiled a new single called Spent The Day in Bed. D...

Pandora Hopes That Video Saves the Fading Radio Star

Video Plus allows Pandora's non-paying customers to enjoy some of the perks it offers premium subscribers in exchange for viewing 15 seconds of a video ad. Opti...

Grammy award winner Chris Tomlin coming to capital city

Christian music superstar Chris Tomlin will be performing on Dec. 1 in the Capital City to help raise money for Baptist Hospice, a faith-based, not-for-profit h...

StarTimes to assemble decoders/TV in Nigeria

Anna Okon. Digital terrestrial television and satellite television service provider, StarTimes, is set to commence local assembling of decoders and television s...

Digital network helps Tibetan town stay in touch

Communicating with the 502 residents in Trashi Thongmon community used to be a problem. Calling all of the 135 households was time-consuming and expensive. Maki...

UK.gov lays down rules for cross-Whitehall data slurps Consultation opens on codes of practice for Digital Economy Act 22 Sep 14:58

UK.gov lays down rules for cross-Whitehall data slurps Consultation opens on codes of practice for Digital Economy Act. The UK government has offered more deta...

Joy Prime To Unveil New Morning Show

Joy Prime, one of the leading indigenous entertainment channels on free-to-air digital television service, Multi TV is set to unveil a new morning TV show accor...

StarTimes to assemble decoders/TV in Nigeria

Anna Okon. Digital terrestrial television and satellite television service provider, StarTimes, is set to commence local assembling of decoders and television s...

Samsung's foldable smartphone Galaxy X just received its final certification; launch expected in 2018

Samsung’s foldable smartphone, rumoured to be called Galaxy X, has been certified in the company’s home market, South Korea. According to LetsGoDigital , the sm...

Sony Xperia XZ1 With Snapdragon 835, 3D Creator, Android O Launched at Rs 44,990

Sony has launched a new flagship device in India by the name of Xperia XZ1. The latest Sony smartphone boasts of a real-time 3D capture, Full HD –HDR display, t...

Gigabit Speeds Blast to 1.07 GBPS in North America

Verizon, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier. The ...

Study on the Monetisation of 4G and 5G, 2017 Edition

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "5G Monetisation: Will Gigabit LTE and 5G bring Higher Revenues?" This study on the monetisation of 4G ...

Samsung Galaxy X 'Foldable Smartphone' Gets Certifications in S.Korea; Set For 2018 Launch

Samsung has since long been working on a foldable smartphone display now and most recently, the technology for the same has been certified in Samsung’s own coun...

‘National Consultation’ Survey Expected To Contain Seven Questions

The government’s next national consultation, a survey of Hungarians on immigration and the mandatory relocation of refugees, is expected to contain seven questi...

#OnPointListens: Talking Wildfires And A Changing Climate In Spokane

Tom Ashbrook is in Spokane, Washington for On Point’s national listening tour talking with locals about this tough wildfire season and our changing climate. To...

TDM to extend Portuguese broadcasting hours

T DM’s Macau Channel will extend its Portuguese broadcasting schedule on weekdays, starting from today. The service will run for 12 uninterrupted hours, from 1 ...

Minnesota researchers studying aquatic invasive species

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Scientists at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus are growing aquatic invasive species to help policymakers figure out how to f...

Minnesota researchers studying aquatic invasive species

The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center had an open house on Sept. 13 to show the public some of 30 projects, reported. Minnesota Public Radio Ne...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

ICYMI: UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra, which the Indigenous People of Biafra uses to preach hate against the ...

UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB)uses to preach hate against ...

UK Indicts Nigeria Over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB)uses to preach hate against ...

UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed Sunday Oladapo Kayode/BJO/NAN. The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pi...

UK Indicts Nigeria Over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) uses to preach hate agains...