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Amnesty rights worker is abducted, beaten in southern Russia

MOSCOW (AP) � An Amnesty International researcher was abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region, the rights group said Monday. Researcher Oleg Kozlovsky was in Ingushetia's regional capital of Magas this month to monitor protests against a....

India vs West Indies: Jason Holder enters elite list of captains in breakthrough year in Tests

West Indies captain Jason Holder celebrates the dismissal of Indian cricketer Kuldeep Yadav during the third day's play of the second Test cricket match between India and West Indies at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on October 14, 2018.

Egypt's prime minister hails IMF report on country's economic performance

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has praised a positive report by the International Monetary Fund on the country’s economic performance. Despite the current crisis in emerging markets, the IMF forecast for Egyptian economic growth remained unchanged, said cabinet spokesman Nader Saad on Sunday.

REUTERS

UPDATE 1-Cricket-ICC charges Jayasuriya under anti-corruption code. (Adds details) COLOMBO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Monday.

Egypt talking to banks about hedging for commodities

Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, is in the early stages of talks with international banks over a plan to hedge against the global rise in commodity prices, a government source said on Monday. "We are not in advanced talks...we are surveying, taking presentations, not more than that," the....

AFP

ICC charges Sri Lankan legend Jayasuriya in anti-corruption probe =(File Picture)= Dubai, Oct 15, 2018 (AFP) - Dashing former Sri Lankan batsman and ex-chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged for not cooperating with a match-fixing probe and concealing information, the International Cricket Council said Monday.

Amnesty researcher abducted, beaten in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Rights group Amnesty International says its researcher in Russia's North Caucasus has been abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in the region. Amnesty International said in a statement on Monday that Oleg Kozlovsky was abducted earlier this month by unknown men who said....

India threatens regional security, says Pakistan President Arif Alvi

India’s offensive posture and induction of lethal weapons threatens strategic stability in South Asia, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said on Monday. Addressing an international conference here on “Global Non-Proliferation Regime: Challenges and Response”, Alvi said: “Strategic stability in South Asia....

Azkals: Reflections on another international window

DEADLOCK. The Philippine Azkals eke out a draw against world No. 85 Oman. Photo from PFF's official website (pff.org.ph) MANILA, Philippines – Last Saturday night, October 13, the Philippines capped their Qatar training camp with a , a red-hot Gulf side.

Baku International Jazz Festival opens its door to jazz lovers

By Laman Ismayilova. Jazz knows no limits and no boundaries. It is a perfect blend of harmony and soul that captivates music lovers from around the world. Azerbaijan's jazz is associated with the names of such legendary musicians as Rafig Babayev and Vagif Mustafazade, the founders of a new jazz trend jazz-mugham.

As India Ranks 103rd On Global Hunger, Rahul Says PM Modi Forgot To Give Food To People

Citing a report published by The Global Hunger Index (GHI), Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that while he gave speeches and "enjoyed life", he forgot to give food to the people. The Global Hunger Index (GHI) published by the International Food....

Saudi currency at weakest in two years on Khashoggi case

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s currency fell to its lowest level in two years and its international bond prices slipped on Monday over fears that foreign investment inflows could shrink as Riyadh faces pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Danish News in Brief: Another three charged in huge swindle case Elsewhere, the legendary Olsen Banden turns 50, Nordic pizza kings hit Denmark and a rat invasion looks imminent

A further three people have been charged in the extraordinary swindle case involving a 64-year-old woman defrauding the state out of an exorbitant sum of money. Two women and a man have been charged with handling stolen goods at the most serious level under Danish law as Danish and international....

Deputy FMs of Kyrgyzstan and UAE discuss priority areas of cooperation

Bishkek, Oct. 15, 2018. /Kabar/. A bilateral meeting between Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Azizbek Madmarov and Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Economic and Commercial Affairs Mohammed Sharaf, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

First dialysis center to be opened in Jalal-Abad within PPP agreement

Bishkek, Oct. 15, 2018. /Kabar/. The opening ceremony of the first dialysis center of Fresenius Medical Care Kyrgyzstan, a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care international company, will take place on October 17 in the city of Jalal-Abad, the Ministry of Health reported.

Appling Middle School Honors Choir invited to perform at Carnegie Hall

The email looked a bit “fishy,” Nick Wammack thought, so he initially deleted it. Yet the emails from Distinguished Concerts International New York City kept coming, and eventually the director of the Appling Middle School Honors Choir realized the invitation was serious.

Serdar Karagöz appointed editor-in-chief of TRT's International News Channels

Turkey's state-run broadcaster TRT on Monday named Serdar Karagöz as the new editor-in-chief of the International News Channels. Karagöz will be in charge of TRT World and TRT Arabic. Karagöz graduated from the Department of Political Science at Istanbul’s Bilgi University. He received his master's degree in Human Rights Law at the same university.

China pledges efforts to promote construction of CPEC

BEIJING, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Monday that China will work with Pakistan to promote the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. Lu made the remarks when commenting on reported Pakistan's saying yes to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout.

Trump, perennial problems, nudge Japan away from China

Japan’s Mizuho Securities just launched an investment fund with India’s Tata group. Mitsubishi Corp is betting big on Chennai real estate. SoftBank Group is leading a $1 billion binge on hotels around the second-most populous nation. And the Japan International Cooperation Agency is betting big on bullet trains in Asia’s No.

CEBI hosts open house on entrepreneurial perspective development

Muscat: The Center for Entrepreneurship & Business Incubation (CEBI), a unit of Modern College of Business & Science (MCBS), organised an open house last week at Hotel Grand Millennium Muscat. Renowned international thought leader, mentor and entrepreneur, Ravinder Bhan, led the open house under the....

FG to provide indemnity for re-concessioning of Lagos Trade Fair Complex

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enyinna Enelamah has said that the Federal Government was ready to provide indemnity to ensure that the re-concessioning of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) is successful. Speaking at the kick-off meeting for advisory....

Policies should not stem migration, but maximize its potential and minimize negatives

New report analyses links between rural and international migration. 15 October 2018, Rome - A new report on migration launched today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization urges that policies should not stem or accelerate migration but maximize the contribution of rural migration to economic....

Secoo X Chen Man: An Interpretation of Secoo's DNA

BEIJING Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As Asia's largest premium lifestyle platform, Secoo appointed Federica Marchionni as Secoo International CEO and Group CSO to further explore brand positioning and to better evolve as an international player worldwide. Following  Ms.

Amnestyrightsworkerisabducted#x2c;beateninsouthernRussia

MOSCOW (AP) - An Amnesty International researcher was abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region, the rights group said Monday. Researcher Oleg Kozlovsky was in Ingushetia's regional capital of Magas this month to monitor protests against a....

World Intelligent Manufacturing Summit: fruitful results open a new future of

NANJING China Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 13 , the highly anticipated 2018 World Intelligent Manufacturing Summit came to a close in Nanjing Jiangsu Province. The top-level summit of large-scale and international exchanges in the field of global intelligent manufacturing, with the theme....

Rare Indian grey hornbill sighted in Pak's Lahore city

A rare Indian grey hornbill, the species of which is listed as "Near Threatened" by an international nature conservation body, was spotted in Pakistan's city on Monday. Lahore According to ornithologists, once a native bird of Lahore, the population of the Indian grey hornbill has now gone down to....
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Local ham radio operators helping with post hurricane communications

Three Alachua County amateur radio operators will be assisting Red Cross staff at a mass care shelter facility in a Panama City school in the wake of Hurricane ...

USCA caters to science-minded kids

Shana Brown, 10, of Evans, Georgia, tries her hand at using Morse code, with guidance from Rick DeLowrey, representing the North Augusta Belvedere Radio Club. ...

By Jove! Methane's effects on sunlight vary by region

A research team from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) came to this conclusion after evaluating observations ...

ABC sacks Michelle Guthrie as Managing Director 9 minutes ago

Months later in February 2017, she faced criticism from both sides of politics over a decision to switch off the ABC’s shortwave radio service in the Northern T...

MIL-OSI Russian Federation: In the ZVO, a large-scale radiotraging of all communication nodes

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation – 09/22/2018 (22:26) The communication forces of the Western Military District conducted radiotraging, in which ...

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Among the new questions being asked in the trial census are how far respondents live from their workplace, how long they have lived abroad, and how ready they a...

Belarus Not Baltics Most Likely To Be Putin’s Next Target – OpEd

This Narva notion, Inozemtsev says, “directly comes from the models of Crimea and the Donbass.” Those who predict it point to Ukraine whenever they begin to tal...

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In a commentary on the Snob portal today, the Moscow writer outlines five of these risks, most of which are being ignored or at least downplayed by Russians tod...

China Has Concentration Camps For Re-Educating Uyghur Muslims – OpEd

A communique by the Standing Committee of the Assembly of People’s Representatives of the Xinjiang-Uyghur Autonomous District contained this admission ( xjpcsc....

Amnesty rights worker is abducted, beaten in southern Russia

MOSCOW (AP) � An Amnesty International researcher was abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region, the rights gro...

India vs West Indies: Jason Holder enters elite list of captains in breakthrough year in Tests

West Indies captain Jason Holder celebrates the dismissal of Indian cricketer Kuldeep Yadav during the third day's play of the second Test cricket match between...

Egypt's prime minister hails IMF report on country's economic performance

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has praised a positive report by the International Monetary Fund on the country’s economic performance. Despite the curr...

REUTERS

UPDATE 1-Cricket-ICC charges Jayasuriya under anti-corruption code. (Adds details) COLOMBO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has be...

Egypt talking to banks about hedging for commodities

Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, is in the early stages of talks with international banks over a plan to hedge against the global rise in commodity pr...

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

When a guest to the exhibition set his foot in the Moon Gallery on the middle block of 35th Street, the photographs of U Ye Lwin, bass guitarist of Medium Wave ...

Nigeria at 58: There is a cause to celebrate – Prince Moses Samuel

By Chris Onuoha. Nigeria’s journey of independence hit the 58th year on Monday, October 1, 2018. One Nigerian who feels positive about this landmark achievement...

Nigeria at 58: There is a cause to celebrate – Prince Moses Samuel

By Chris Onuoha. Nigeria’s journey of independence hit the 58th year on Monday, October 1, 2018. One Nigerian who feels positive about this landmark achievement...

HC2 Broadcasting Launches Network Partnership With The Christian Broadcasting Network

NEW YORK, Oct. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2”) (NYSE: HCHC), a diversified holding company, announced today that its broadcasting subsid...

HC2 Broadcasting Launches Network Partnership With The Christian Broadcasting Network

NEW YORK, Oct. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2”) (NYSE: HCHC), a diversified holding company, announced today that its broadcasting subsid...

Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news

VIRGINIA, USA (AP) — A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increas...

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...

WGCA's Sharathon goal set at $300,000

QUINCY -- If nothing else, the Rev. Bruce Rice feels WGCA-FM 88.5 has always been a companion for contemporary Christian radio listeners across the region. "We ...

March for Jesus a ‘great time for the community'

QUINCY -- "March for Jesus" returns Sept. 29 to downtown Quincy. "It's a great thing, a great time for the community," said the Rev. Bruce Rice, executive direc...

New Christian radio station coming to Regina

The CRTC has approved another FM radio station for Regina. The new station will offer a specialty Christian music format. The non-profit station will be operate...

For some Americans, Jerusalem's newest pilgrimage site is the U.S. Embassy

, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter popular on Christian radio, snapped selfies alongside the creamy limestone wall inscription reading: "EMBASSY/UNITED STATE...

Movies & TV

By Chris Gray, CORRESPONDENT Hollywood composers are responsible for no shortage of spooky original music, from Bernard Herrmann and Wojciech Kilar’s respective...

Movies & TV

By Cary Darling Houston-born/Austin-based film director Richard Linklater has a new project but it's not one you're going to be seeing in movie theaters. Instea...

Movies & TV

The NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt will be making its home at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park near downtown for Monday's evening news broadcast, the network h...

Movies & TV

By Andrew Dansby David Lowery’s new film, “The Old Man & the Gun,” tells the story of an aging bank robber and a young detective trying to catch him. Robert Red...

President Trump signs historic Music Modernization Act into law

By Markos Papadatos 36 mins ago in Music U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which offers better compensations for singers, songwrit...

Consultation outcome: Small scale DAB licensing consultation

The government launched a consultation outlining proposals for licensing small scale radio multiplexes on 4 January 2018. The consultation ran for 8 weeks and c...

A Modern Melody for the Music Industry: The Music Modernization Act Is Now the Law of the Land

On October 11, 2018, President Trump signed the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) into law. The MMA is intended to “modernize copyrig...

Crisp, clear, fun: TalkSport’s opening cricket stint avoids apocalypse | Barney Ronay

T he barbarians are at the gates. The lunatics are on the grass. Ten kilo bags of mixed gravel aggregate are two‑for‑one at your local Bumcrack Warrior Warehous...

Meghan Markle's wedding guests told to wear sanitary pads because they couldn't go to loo, jokes comedian

. Diane Morgan told the joke about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding during Ricky Gervais' Sirius XM radio show. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle look at ...

Zee channels back on JioTV

Zee Entertainment has returned to Reliance Jio's digital TV platform, around two months after Subhash Chandra-led firm had pulled out of JioTV app. and Reliance...

Congrats to Uzalo

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has extended a congratulatory message to the producers, actors and actresses and crew of Uzalo for becoming the first ...

Stacy, Despite Group, Others Honoured @ 2018 ...

It was all thrills and surprises at the eighth edition of the Adonko Radio & Television Personality (RTP) Awards, held at the International Conference Centre (A...

Bharti Airtel Ltd.

Bharti Airtel Ltd. engages in the provision of telecommunication, tower infrastructure, and direct-to-home digital television services. It operates through the ...

2018 RTP Awards: Stacy Amoateng, Despite Gro...

The 8th Edition of the Adonko Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards, was held at the International Conference Centre on Saturday, October 6, with variou...

Global Automated Test Equipment Market 2018-2022

DUBLIN Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Global Automated Test Equipment Market 2018-2022" The glo...

Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Markets in Bulgaria, 2018

The "Bulgaria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides a compr...

Lithuania Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Markets, 2018

The "Lithuania - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides a comp...

Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Markets in Bulgaria, 2018

Consumers continue to migrate from fixed-line voice telephony to mobile and VoIP alternatives, while there is increasing pressure on SMS and MMS services from t...

Czech Republic

The incumbent telco O2 Czech Republic remains the dominant player though alternative operators are gaining market share, partly through organic growth and partl...

Qatari-funded diesel fuel starts flowing into Gaza

. Israel began pumping diesel fuel funded by Qatar to Gaza on Tuesday morning for use in its power station, according to the Israel Public Broadcasting Corpora...

Report: 3,000 apply for bakery job in Gaza

A bakery owner who posted a Facebook job ad to a maidshop employee received 3,000 calls and was forced to stop searching after 24 hours, according to the Israel...

Report: Barkan terrorist forced cleaner to handcuff victim

, the terrorist who murdered two Israelis at the Barkan industrial zone, forced a cleaner at gunpoint to handcuff one of the victims, Kim Levengrond Yehezkel , ...

Report: Northern skies full of cranes

Over the past two hours, thousands of cranes have crossed the Israeli-Lebanese border on their migratory flight from Europe to Africa and filled the north with ...

UEFA bans Israel from broadcasting games to illegal settlements

UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) has banned Israel’s public broadcaster from airing its games to illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank and...

College Radio Day is This Friday, October 5, Because

"When All Else Fails, College Radio Speaks," with Recognition from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Former Vice President Joe Biden, Joan Jett and More. HEWITT, N.J. Oct...

WCSB DJ Beth Cieslik picks three albums you should check out

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Looking for some new music to spin? Cleveland's college radio DJs have their thoughts about what you should be listening to, and often it's mu...

Mohawk College radio station The Hawk has a new license

The Hawk will continue to fly at Mohawk College. Also known to listeners as 101.5 FM, the Fennell campus radio station recently had its license renewed by the C...

College Radio Day Announces Joan Jett & Kenny Laguna as CRD 2018 Ambassadors

For Joan Jett , the impact that college radio has had on her career has been hugely important: "College radio, when we were struggling, was one of the elements ...

College Radio Day Announces Joan Jett & Kenny Laguna as CRD 2018 Ambassadors

. MONTCLAIR, N.J. Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Â Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have been named the ...

London’s Radio Pirates Changed Music. Then Came the Internet.

LONDON — In 1993, the illegal radio broadcasters at Kool FM came up with a plan to keep the regulators from raiding their studios. In those days, the rooftops o...

Transistors in biscuit tins: a look back at the heyday of pirate radio

Declan Meehan, who worked with Nova Radio, Century, 2FM, Ard Big and various others; and Stuart Clarke, assistant editor of Hot Press, who worked with Radio Car...

Entertainment Top Tens: This week in 1965

Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first released in the UK it was played only on pirate radio stations as lyrics referring to se...

Top tens: this week in 1965 new Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first... Entertainment

Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first released in the UK it was played only on pirate radio stations as lyrics referring to se...

D Double E, grime's nearly man: 'I haven’t been able to prove myself'

In those early days, grime was not a visible genre, and to distinguish themselves from the clamour on a multi-MC pirate radio show, an idiosyncratic vocal style...