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Lies, Damn Lies, And Putin’s Falsification Of Circassian History – OpEd

By Paul Goble There are three ways Moscow has falsified the history of the non-Russian peoples: It has ignored their stories unless and until they intersect with Russia’s. It has simply lied about those histories, individual or common. And it has selected particular events to which it has given a....

BT Wins Prestigious Emmy® Award For Innovation In TV Technology

DALLAS Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BT has won a prestigious industry accolade - an Emmy® Award – for the way it connects television companies to BT Tower to distribute live footage. The Emmy Awards recognise past and present achievements in the global television industry – including technology innovations - with the U.

BT Wins Prestigious Emmy® Award For Innovation In TV Technology

DALLAS, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BT has won a prestigious industry accolade - an Emmy® Award – for the way it connects television companies to BT Tower to distribute live footage. The Emmy Awards recognise past and present achievements in the global television industry – including technology innovations - with the U.

Muslim Holiday ‘Eclipses’ School Opening Day In Moscow – OpEd

By Paul Goble Two hundred thousand Muslims, most from Central Asia and most relatively young, took part in Kurban Bayram celebrations in Moscow, easily “eclipsing” the first day of school and highlighting just how Islamic the Russian capital has become, the URA news agency said ( Not only were many....

New Orthodox Christians And Muslims Authoritarian And Aggressive – OpEd

By Paul Goble It has long been a commonplace that new members of any religious faith and especially those who have converted from another are more radical in the expression of their beliefs than those who have been members of this or that faith for a long period of time.

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The independent news Web site GaroweOnline.com is the online sister publication of Radio Garowe, a community radio station based in Garowe, the State capital of Puntland, a self-governing region in northern Somalia. Radio Garowe, est. 2004, broadcasts daily from Somalia on shortwave 89.

Morpho to Showcase at IBC 2017

Introduce video processing solution for broadcasting. Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, "Morpho"), a global leader in image processing solutions, announced that it will take part in IBC 2017 to be held at Amsterdam in Netherlands from September 15 through 19, 2017.

Moscow Diplomats Said Behind Formation Of Militarized Russian And Cossack Groups In US – OpEd

By Paul Goble Ruslan Gurzhiy, a journalist for a Russian émigré publication in Sacramento, California, says that Russian diplomats and oligarchs linked to them are actively promoting the organization of militarized pro-Moscow youth groups, including “boot camps” and biker organizations in the United States.

Christopher Walker: Citizens are the Key in Democracies

Christopher Walker, Vice President for Studies and Analysis at the National Endoqment for Democracy in Washington DC. Photo: VOA. Voice of America’s Anna Kalandadze sat down with Christopher Walker, Vice President for Studies and Analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington DC.

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By Paul Goble The Kremlin typically focuses on birthrates when it talks about demography, but in fact, many of Russia’s most pressing problems reflect death rates which for many age cohorts are today no lower than they were in 1965, according to Anatoly Vishnevsky, director of the Moscow Institute of Demography.

Harbour FM to hit the airways with aim of spreading message that Yarmouth is ‘a fabulous place’

An aerial mast has been fitted to Harbour Radio’s hub at 137 King Street, Great Yarmouth, enabling it to broadcast to people’s homes, workplaces, and vehicles rather than exclusively online. For the last five days it has been playing wall-to-wall music without the input of presenters to enable technical tweaks and adjustments to take place.

Harbour FM to hit the airways with aim of spreading message that Yarmouth is ‘a fabulous place’

An aerial mast has been fitted to Harbour Radio’s hub at 137 King Street, Great Yarmouth, enabling it to broadcast to people’s homes, workplaces, and vehicles rather than exclusively online. For the last five days it has been playing wall-to-wall music without the input of presenters to enable technical tweaks and adjustments to take place.

Plan To Delay Opening Of Moscow Schools Near Major Mosque Outrages Some Residents – OpEd

Although they have not said why, the authorities apparently have done so to avoid problems for parents and children who would have to navigate through the enormous crowds. But some parents are outraged because they object to the idea that the children in these schools won’t attend opening ceremonies until September 4 because of the Muslims.

Amateur radio ‘general’ license class begins Sept. 23

Do you have your entry level amateur radio license? Are you ready to move up to the next level? The General class license offers many privileges to boost your enjoyment of “ham” radio. The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering this free study class for the “general” license. Study guides will be available to purchase.

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Ham radio licensing test set for Sept. 9

Would you like to get a “ham” radio license in 2017? The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club can help, according to a press release. The next license test will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Testing is offered for all classes of amateur radio license. The location is the Jeep Posse Building, 1200 Commerce Drive in Pioneer Park, Prescott.

What’s Happening With Jewish Community In North Caucasus? – OpEd

By Paul Goble Whenever something happens about which individuals and organizations that should know about it don’t for one reason or another, speculation often runs rampant. Such is the cased with the First Congress of the Jews of the North Caucasus that just completed its work in Grozny.

Chinese TV dramas appealing to an international audience

It’s not unusual for a popular Chinese TV series to be distributed overseas, but not many of them are hailed by foreign viewers. But things have changed dramatically with the recent international broadcasting of the Chinese costume spy drama “Princess Agents” on YouTube.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mamata Banerjee launches ‘Host City Logo’

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mamata Banerjee launches ‘Host City Logo’ "The FIFA president will be our state guest. This was decided in the meeting today," Mamata Bannerjee said. "We are really grateful to host this major tournament here. We are proud and deeply honoured to host such a tournament.

FIFA chief will be our state guest, says CM after logo launch

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched the host city logo of Kolkata, the venue for the final of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, and said FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be extended the status of a "state guest". "The FIFA president will be our state guest.

Iain Macwhirter: It is time to restore order to the wildness of the world wide web

Clearly, public attitudes are hardening against online abuse and against the social media giants that dominate the internet. In a landmark ruling in June, the German parliament passed what is being called the “Facebook Law”, imposing fines of up to €50 million on social media companies who fail to....

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By Paul Goble For many years, Western sociologists have talked about “self-loathing Jews,” people who by their origins are Jews but base their identity on denying and opposing everything Jewish. Now a St. Petersburg sociologist is suggesting that an analogous group has emerged in Russia, “the self-loathing Orthodox Christians.

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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...

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• 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...