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Ofcom fines broadcaster £200,000 after airing video of German train attacker

Ofcom has fined an international broadcasting network £200,000 after it aired a clip produced by Muhammad Riyad before he launched an attack on train passengers in Germany. The watchdog said Ariana Television and Radio Network – a service that broadcasts to the Afghan community – showed a two-minute clip of the 17-year-old brandishing a knife.

China's bid to squeeze Radio Taiwan International ...

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) An attempt by China to squeeze Radio Taiwan International (RTI, 央廣) out of the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) has failed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday. The AIB, founded in 1993, is a non-profit, non-government trade association that....

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By Paul Goble To avoid the Islamization of the Russian Federation, Andrey Soshenko says, Moscow must immediately “change its migration policy” to limit the influx of people from Central Asia and the Caucasus, force the leaders of “Russian territories to stop searching for ‘multi-nationality,’ and....

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By Paul Goble Facing ever greater difficulty in raising money in the West because of sanctions and calls by its own growing Muslim population for such a step, Russian banks are now considering the introduction of Islamic banking in order to gain access to credit markets in the Muslim world.

Improved representation of solar variability in climate models

"For solar irradiance, we have essentially combined two data sets, one from our American colleagues and one from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen," explains the first author Prof. Dr. Katja Matthes from GEOMAR. "In this new data set, the variability in the shortwave....

Putin In Fiscal Bind On Military Pay And Retirement Benefits – OpEd

By Paul Goble After ignoring the issues of military pay and benefits for both serving and retiring personnel for five years, during the course of which pay and pensions stagnated and medical services were cut, Vladimir Putin last week said he wanted to boost pay and provide more benefits to uniformed personnel and retirees.

Radio club makes more than 2,300 contacts

Amateur radio operators throughout the United States and Canada participate in the annual exercise as part of their goal of enhancing emergency communications abilities. The event, which involves rapidly setting up stations in the field, had more than 35,000 participants this year, the release states.

Alert cops save man from drowning

Quick thinking by the police saved a 20-year-old man from drowning in sea in Colaba Wednesday morning. Sub-inspector Gauri Jagtap and two constables were patrolling the area in a vehicle near the Radio Club at Apollo Bunder at 2.30 am when they heard a man crying out for help. Getting out of the car, they saw a man in the sea trying to stay afloat.

Why Australians Generally Ignore Papua New Guinea Elections

By Camilla Hannan for Earshot. MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, June 27, 2017) – Voting has begun for PNG's national elections, but Australians know little about the complications of democracy in our nearest neighbour. The average Australian is more likely to know what the US President had for....

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fatwas , the Arabic term for “legal opinions,” that are intended to guide the lives of Muslims. But as Islam has become more important in the lives of the Muslims of Russia, that has created a problem for them as well as one for the Russian state. Muslims have the option to choose among the fatwas....

NPR And Edison Research Release ‘The Smart Audio Report’

“Being a leader in audio programming, NPR was eager to work with Edison on this study, so we could best understand the role smart speakers play in everyday life and how listening behavior is shifting. This important research will guide us as we enhance the NPR experience on this platform,” said NPR’s Chief Marketing Officer Meg Goldthwaite.

Radio event, local & elsewhere, tests emergency preparedness

Locally, it’s undertaken by the Athens County Amateur Radio Association, with portable stations set up at the Athens County Fairgrounds. That’s where they were on the air from 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday, making contact with – “working” is the radio term – as many other stations as possible,....

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By Paul Goble In 1952, shortly before his death, Joseph Stalin came up with the idea of “draining” the Caspian Sea so as to be able to get to the oil and gas resources on its bed; but he was dissuaded from trying by water specialists who pointed out that redirecting the Volga, Terek and Kura rivers....

Is amateur radio a dying hobby?

The golden days of radio are long gone. That doesn’t mean it’s insignificant, however. Even in the rapidly advancing world of technology, radio remains a valuable means of communication. “If the phone lines or Internet go down, radio is still there,” said Art Protas, a member of the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC).

Scenes From Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club Event

Justin Webster of the Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club makes contact with an amateur radio operator in Arkansas during the National Amateur Radio Field Day contest Saturday at North Mesa Picnic Grounds. The event continues through noon Sunday and the community is invited to observe and make contact with ham operators throughout North America.

Week Ahead

Saturday. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Knitwits knitting and crocheting group, 10 a.m. to noon, Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N. Wood Ave., Florence. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 9-10 a.m., Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N.

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Stone’s film, Surin says, represents “the start of the geopolitical breakthrough toward the normalization and harmonization of Russian-American relations. The film of the American became an independent and powerful geopolitical factor. Such is the nature of our time.” And Russia must exploit this by responding in kind ( “’No one besides us.

Ham operators in Wichita celebrate the ‘magic of radio’

Joe Pajor remembers how as a kid in the 1970s you could just walk up a street sometimes and find friends and relatives with cheap shortwave radios, listening to conversations all over the world. And how there was this Augustinian priest, in Pajor’s Catholic school, who had missionaries working in....

Fun and games – but braced for catastrophe – with HAM radio operators in Pointe-Claire

Montreal Amateur Radio Club held a competition Saturday to see which HAM radio operator could score the most contact. MARC via Facebook. Montreal Amateur Radio Clubs (MARC) staged a day of HAM radio competition in Ovide Park in Pointe-Claire on Saturday that was more than fun and games.

Community Invited To Amateur Radio Club Field Day

The community is invited to see a demonstration of amateur radios in action from noon to noon Sunday at the North Mesa Picnic Grounds off North Mesa Road. The Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day 24-hour emergency preparedness exercise.

Amateur radio operators to hold 24-hour demo in Lindenhurst

In the age of electronics, amateur radio operators want to educate Long Islanders on the benefit of off-the-grid communications. Just as hurricane season begins, the Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club beginning Saturday afternoon is holding its annual Field Day, an emergency preparedness test and 24-hour demonstration of the power of radio.

Deutsche Welle sees Russian international broadcasters as threat to European ideas

BERLIN, June 23. /TASS/. German public international broadcaster Deutsche Welle has said in its report on its plans and objectives for this year presented to the German Bundestag (parliament) on Friday that it regards the work of its Russian counterparts as a threat to European values.

Du launches new teleport facility in Dubai

UAE-based telecom services operator du has launched its new state-of-the-art teleport facility in Dubai which is aimed at adding even more benefits for regional broadcasters. The new upgraded facility, located in Al Qudra area of Dubai, has been built to accommodate 50 earth station antenna systems with further room for expansion.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

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Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later...

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in th...

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' h...

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Kazakhstan: Civic And Ethnic Identities Only Two Among Many – OpEd

By Paul Goble Like their Russian counterparts, Kazakh experts have long debated the relative strength of civic and ethnic attachments, Gulmira Ileuova says; but...

For The Chekists, Navalny Is The Yeltsin Of 1987 – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many have forgotten that in May 1987, Boris Yeltsin, then head of the Moscow city committee of the CPSU, received representatives of the chauvinis...

Caucasus Emirate Far From Dead But Focused Now On Syria – OpEd

She details the splits within the organization since the death of Emir Doku Umarov in 2013 and notes the absence of any single agreed-upon leader above the regi...

Can both Presidents leave the country?

By Josef Omorotionmwan. A T the presidential level, what we have today is a big improvement on what we had during the President Musa Yar’ Adua years. During the...

Papa Exhibits at Omba Gallery

By Staff Reporter. WINDHOEK. ‘Humble Tribute to the Ancestors’, is the title of an exhibition of new creative prints by Namibian international artist Papa Ndasu...

Sh10bn KQ plane grounded after JKIA accident

The accident is set to cost the airline’s insurers a tidy amount of money, especially the engine which is one of the most costly individual parts on an aircraft...

Charlie Gard's parents says it's time to let him die

LONDON The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped...

Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

LONDON — The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropp...

Running on Empty or is IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc (IPCI) Refueling?

Shares of IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc ( IPCI) is moving on volatility today -7.06% or $ -0.19 rom the open. The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bi...

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 and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump's ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

How Evangelicals Are Influencing President Trump

Trump’s White House Has Evangelicals ‘On Speed Dial,’ Says Activist Who Prayed Over President. Evangelical Christians have unprecedented access to President Do...

Spicer Finally Takes On-Camera Questions — From Christian Broadcasting Network

The White House has not held an on-camera daily press briefing since June 29, and Sarah Sanders, the deputy press secretary, is scheduled to again take question...

After failing on health care, McConnell's rep

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listens to a question during a press conference following the weekly policy meeting at the U.S. Capitol Dec. 1, 20...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

Vatican to Shut Off St. Peter's Square Fountains Due to Italy's Drought

Vatican City (AP) -- The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on ...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

Controversial Moroccan Christian Preacher Challenges Salafi Scholar to Debate

Rabat – The controversial Moroccan Christian preacher Brother Rachid has challenged Moroccan Salafi scholar Mohamed El Fizazi to debate Islam and Christianity. ...

This apocalyptic Korean Christian group goes by different names. Critics say it's just a cult.

A visit with Chairman Lee. The members of Shinchonji call him “Chairman Lee,” or just “the chairman.” In church literature, he is also variously identified as “...

Christian Television Network host to bring talents to stage at Dulcet

Derrick Williams, host of the Christian Television Network's The Gospel Voice , brings something new to New Port Richey this month. Beginning July 23, the vocal...

Christian TV In Russia Bribes LGBT To Leave The Country

Christian TV In Russia Offers To Pay LGBT To Leave The Country For Good. Russia’s religious TV channel is offering to send LGBT Russians abroad for good, so th...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, she revealed tha...

Editorial: Don’t encrypt county radio traffic without proof it is necessary

If law enforcement agencies in Deschutes County are going to encrypt their radio traffic, they need to come up with better examples of why it is necessary. Publ...

Smooth jazz fans get an HD Radio station in DFW that’s easy to listen to

The music has already been changing, with a soft launch that began last Thursday (and, as was the case with the “traditional” version of the Oasis, it’s not all...

Do or die time for digital TV operators

After three years of digital TV operations, a clear-cut picture is emerging of those who will rise and those who will fall by the wayside. Industry experts agre...

BEC World Public : AIS denies channel takeover report

July 23 --Mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has denied a media report that it is preparing to take over a digital TV channel. AIS on Saturday se...

AIS denies channel takeover report

Mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has denied a media report that it is preparing to take over a digital TV channel. AIS on Saturday sent a lette...

Top-tier telly for your living room

A stunning addition to anyone’s living room, the Samsung Q7F QLED TV is a 65-inch TV with excellent 4K ultra HD pictures as well as plenty of fun IPTV and smart...

Global Cloud Computing Services, Platforms, Infrastructure and Everything as a Service (XaaS) Market Outlook 2017-2022: Forecasts by Service, Cloud Type, Industry Vertical, and Carrier Cloud

This research evaluates the global cloud computing marketplace including centralized and distributed services, platforms, and infrastructure. The report also an...

Honolulu Verizon customers have the #1 Rated Network

HONOLULU July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- When Verizon says, "today we're the best we can be and tomorrow we'll be better," it means it. Over the past five years, ...

Global Cloud Computing Services, Platforms, Infrastructure and Everything as a Service (XaaS) Market Outlook 2017-2022: Forecasts by Service, Cloud Type, Industry Vertical, and Carrier Cloud

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Global Cloud Computing Services, Platforms, Infrastructure and Everything as a Service (XaaS): Market ...

Top Story Costs associated with Entune and Toyota’s Connected Services

The embedded navigation system in the 2018 Toyota Camry. Map updates are free during the trial period, and a fee schedule has yet to be determined for updates a...

Top Story Costs associated with Entune and Toyota’s Connected Services

The embedded navigation system in the 2018 Toyota Camry. Map updates are free during the trial period, and a fee schedule has yet to be determined for updates a...

What goes around comes around

In November 2006, in an interview with the US-based National Public Radio, the then Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Moudud Ahmed, speaking about...

Kushner Details Four Meetings With Russian Officials But Says 'I Did Not Collude'

Ahead of a closed-door meeting where Jared Kushner plans to testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee, Kushner also sent an 11-page statement declaring he ...

Richard Dawkins Event Canceled Over Past Comments About Islam

A public radio station in Berkeley, Calif., said it canceled a live discussion and book signing with the evolutionary biologist and noted atheist Richard Dawkin...

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

. Out here, in West Pokot County, Kenya , the landscape looks like Mars - red clay, rocks, and in the distance, a mountain so bare, it looks like a giant bould...

Wisconsin has long history of devastating floods

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Though this summer's rains have caused extensive flooding in parts of Wisconsin, flooding has always been a part of life in the state beca...

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...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offsho...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Kanu Or Saraki: Who Is A Greater Threat To Nigeria?

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who the government of President Buhari inadvertently made popular after it sent him into detention. Before then he was a lit...

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospit...