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Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. In a report issued Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, the New York-based rights group Amnesty International said the IS group’s....

Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians missing in China

In this image made from a video taken on March 28, 2018, Michael Kovrig, an adviser with the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based non-governmental organization, speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed on Tuesday, Dec.

Mondelez sells Middle East cheese business to Arla Foods

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen. COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc has agreed to sell its Middle East cheese business, which is currently licensed under the Kraft brand, to Danish dairy firm Arla Foods. gi. The financial details of the deal, which includes a production site in....

AP Top International News at 12:19 a.m. EST Source: AP

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large. The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect. France's Macron caught between protests, Strasbourg attack. UK's May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit. Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China.

Second Canadian missing in China after detention of former diplomat

His disappearance follows the detention in Beijing on Monday of former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who works for the International Crisis Group. State media in China has reported Kovrig is being investigated "on suspicion of engaging in activities that harm China's state security".

Saying 30,200 spots insufficient, minister asks Saudi to raise Malaysia’s Haj quota

Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa speaks during a press conference at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang December 13, 2018. — Picture by Miera Zulyana. SEPANG, Dec 13 — Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa today implored Saudi Arabia to increase the entry quota for Malaysian Muslims to perform....

Second Canadian missing in China after detention of former diplomat

Michael Spavor (left) and former US basketball player Dennis Rodman arrive at Beijing International Airport from North Korea January 13, 2014. — AFP pic. BEIJING, Dec 13 — Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is missing in China, a Canadian official said, days after....

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

Purchase: Order Reprint BAGHDAD — The Islamic State group's deliberate destruction of agriculture in northern Iraq has hindered the return of hundreds of thousands of residents, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. The New York-based rights group said IS fighters burnt or....

Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians missing in China

Below are profiles of the two men, one a diplomat on hiatus working for an international think tank, the other an entrepreneur and business consultant dealing with North Korea. MICHAEL KOVRIG. A Toronto native and resident of Hong Kong, Kovrig had most recently worked as a senior adviser for....

Window washer falls to death at Trump hotel in Las Vegas

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A window washer fell to his death from the 64-story Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The unidentified worker was pronounced dead at University Medical Center after the accident occurred about 12:30 p.m. at the luxury hotel, condominium and timeshare along the Las....

Blockchain Lottery Pioneer Quanta Acquires Stake in Nigeria Lottery ILGL

The World's First Deal to Reform Traditional Lottery. DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Â Quanta, has signed contracts to acquire a stake in International Lottery and Gaming Limited (ILGL), Â and concluded the world's first deal to see a blockchain company acquire a traditional lottery company.

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. In a report issued Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, the New York-based rights group Amnesty International said the IS group’s....

QED set to build data visualization capacity i Ethiopia

QED Group LLC (QED) announced today it will be working with Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences to build data visualization capacity in Ethiopia and strengthen a culture of data use in international development. It will be working under the umbrella of the Center for Global Data....

Number of journalists jailed for doing job near record high

NEW YORK: A near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, including two Reuters reporters whose imprisonment in Myanmar has drawn international criticism, according to a report released on Thursday. There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of Dec.

TMAN rebrands TREIT for international REITs market

Ticon Management Company (TMAN), the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) manager of TREIT, has plans to rebrand TICON Freehold & Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (TREIT) as Frasers Property Thailand Industrial Freehold & Leasehold REIT. The company said in a press release issued on Thursday....

NASA cuts live feed after mysterious blue UFO appears on screen

NASA has been accused of "lying" by the online communities after the US space agency "cut" the live space feed streamed through the International Space Station (ISS) cameras. What's more intriguing is that just moments before the live feed was cut, a mysterious bright blue orb showed up on the screen.

Sydney trio guilty on tobacco ring charges

Three Sydney men have pleaded guilty to taking part in an international tobacco smuggling ring which allegedly also involved two brothers of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim. Ahmad Klink, 28, Fares Derbas, 31, and 45-year-old Talal Derbas on Thursday in Sydney's Central Local Court admitted....

ICC boss 'confident' of corruption-free World Cup

David Richardson, chief executive of the International Cricket Council, called on national governments to do more to tackle match fixers. NEW DELHI: The head of cricket´s world body said Wednesday he is confident of a corruption-free 2019 World Cup as the sport works overtime to disrupt criminals who attempt to fix matches.

German’s Restaurant on-board with GFF ExxonMobil/STAG Beer International Futsal

German’s Restaurant, one of the oldest establishments of its kind in Georgetown, yesterday, announced their alliance with the December 27 – 30 ExxonMobil/STAG Beer International Futsal tournament. The tournament, hosted by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and organised by the Kashif and Shanghai....

Airline Trade Association Sees Industry Profit Up to $35.5 Billion in 2019

LONDON – The global airline industry is expected to post $35.5 billion in combined net profits next year, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday, extending to 10 years a period during which the often-volatile air-travel sector has remained in the black.

Sydney trio guilty on tobacco ring charges

Three Sydney men have pleaded guilty to taking part in an international tobacco smuggling ring which allegedly also involved two brothers of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim. Ahmad Klink, 28, Fares Derbas, 31, and 45-year-old Talal Derbas on Thursday in Sydney's Central Local Court admitted....

Investigation into body found in river ongoing

Ten days after a Border Patrol agent discovered a body floating in the Rio Grande south of the border wall authorities have still not been able to identify the heavily decomposed body. The agent, who was on routine patrol, discovered the body floating face down approximately 150 yards east of the Veterans International Bridge on Dec.

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. In a report issued Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, the New York-based rights group Amnesty International said the IS group’s....

Amnesty International: Islamic State Wrought Havoc in Rural Iraq

LONDON — Millions of people were killed or fled when Islamic State (IS) took over parts of Iraq in 2014, and their scorched-earth tactics still devastate rural communities, a report released by Amnesty International Thursday said. Looted livestock, burned orchards, planted land mines, sabotaged....

The Detroit auto show's seven-year plan

DETROIT -- The Detroit auto show, seeking to reinvent itself following decades as a January venue, has committed to seven years with its new June date. The Detroit Auto Dealers Association has signed a deal with Detroit's Cobo Center to hold the North American International Auto Show in June through 2026, DADA officials said Friday.

Stage Entertainment Presents First International Production of Broadway Hit PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at Hamburg, Germany's Stage Theater an der Elbe Beginning Monday, September 23, 2019

ATLANTIC RECORDS TO RELEASE SPECIAL 2-LP RED VINYL EDITION OF ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING. NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Producer Paula Wagner announced the first international production of the smash Broadway hit PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL will begin performances in Germany, on Monday, September 23, 2019.
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Some showers today, then a brief dry spell ahead of a stronger storm system early next week

Upper level low pressure system off the coast with shortwave trough pivoting northward through the CWA this morning bringing scattered light showers mainly to t...

British man tunes in to North Korean broadcast | Daily Mail Online

A radio enthusiast who tuned in to a North Korean broadcast was sent a propaganda package of books and newspapers from Pyongyang to his house. Jordan Heyburn us...

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Russia’s 1993 Constitution Not To Blame For Putin’s Authoritarian System – OpEd

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The idea was already discussed at the Shanghai Cooperation Council Summit in June 2018, he says, and “received political support.” The 1200 to 1500 km canal wou...

The bizarre move explained

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Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle in the northern ci...

Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians missing in China

In this image made from a video taken on March 28, 2018, Michael Kovrig, an adviser with the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based non-governmental organ...

Mondelez sells Middle East cheese business to Arla Foods

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen. COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc has agreed to sell its Middle East cheese business, which is currently licensed u...

AP Top International News at 12:19 a.m. EST Source: AP

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large. The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect. France's Macron caught between prote...

Second Canadian missing in China after detention of former diplomat

His disappearance follows the detention in Beijing on Monday of former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who works for the International Crisis Group. State media in Chi...

Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the on...

Beyond the Prison Gate: A tribute to those who...

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CBN News Launches Dedicated Roku App

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) has launched the first dedicated Roku app for its CBN News division. ...

CBN News Launches Dedicated Roku App

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) has launched the first dedicated Roku app for its CBN News division....

Trump thinks 'nobody's done more' for...

Pastors from the Las Vegas area pray with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a visit to the International Church of Las Vegas, and Internatio...

Donald Trump: America's editor-in-chief?

What's behind Trump's attacks on the media before the US midterms? Plus, Trump and the Christian Broadcasting Network. 03 Nov 2018 07:19 GMT On this week's The...

NMC To Sanitise Religious Broadcast

The National Media Commission (NMC) has launched the guidelines on religious broadcasting in the country to address the proliferation of religious excesses on t...

The saving truth

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Christian radio host Delilah says faith in God got her through son's suicide

(Photo: NBC) Delilah's son Zachariah died by suicide in 2017. One year after tragedy met nationally syndicated radio personality, Delilah, the loving mother is ...

Danny Gokey, who gained fame on 'American Idol,' brings tour to Topeka Updated at 5:42 PM

Grammy Award-nominee Danny Gokey made his mark on "American Idol" more than a decade ago and delved into country music for a quick cup of coffee, but has found ...

Pope Francis, Brazilian leaders condole Vietnam on President’s passing

Pope Francis sent a message of condolences to Vietnam on the passing of President Tran Dai Quang, reported the Vatican Radio on September 22. President Tran Dai...

Pope Francis, Brazilian leaders condole Vietnam on President’s passing

Rome (VNA) – Pope Francis sent a message of condolences to Vietnam on the passing of President Tran Dai Quang, reported the Vatican Radio on September 22. In th...

University Hosts ‘Critical Look at Whiteness’ Forum

The Christian cartoon “VeggieTales” is racist because the villains are vegetables of color. The NFL is racist since most players are black and most coaches and ...

Christians praying as out-of-control California wildfires bring devastation

(Photo: Instagram/RomaDowney) Smoke billows over Malibu as residents evacuate. Churches in California are praying for an end to the devastating wildfires that h...

This new Dr Christian TV show filmed in Birmingham is finally set to air

Nearly half of Brits have no idea who their official family GP is - and a new TV show is coming to Birmingham to prove it. According to a new study, only 41 per...

This new Dr Christian TV show filmed in Birmingham is finally set to air Birmingham Mail

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Emmanuel TV Draws in an International Audience and Reaches Over 1m Subscribers on YouTube

– Christian television station marks milestonewith over 1 million subscribers on YouTube Channel. Emmanuel TV, a global Christian television station, has reache...

Welch & Forbes Has Increased By $309,096 Its Church & Dwight (CHD) Holding; Silicon Laboratories (SLAB) Sentiment Is 1.01

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Fox’s Napolitano walks back claim that Trump Jr. thinks he’ll be indicted by Mueller

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Kia e-Niro 64kWh 2019 review

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The cheap and cheerful Dacia Logan MCV

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Radio: KLOS host Frank Kramer not the only radio veteran to lose home in Woolsey fire

KLOS morning man Frank Kramer, co-host of the station’s Frosty, Heidi and Frank, is not the only radio person to lose his house in the recent fires. “I’m so sor...

Govt to launch measures to help digital TV

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GOtv: Supporting Digital Migration March

By Abolaji Fijabi. Nigeria’s start-stop journey to full digital broadcasting continues with the public not having an idea of when the process will be completed....

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Instagram hit by glitch and people can’t decide if it’s annoying or amazing

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Software firm is hung out to dry at Newgate

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 with 5G support to launch next year

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Cellcom Israel : Announces Filing Of Supplemental Shelf Offering Report In Israel

NETANYA, Israel Dec. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced that following the Company's pre...

Cellcom Israel Announces Filing Of Supplemental Shelf Offering Report In Israel

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Qualcomm launches dedicated chip for thin and light PCs Alphr

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At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national b...

Tom Edwards

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national b...

Tom Edwards

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national b...