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Op-Ed: The Islamic State challenge – from the front line to a shadow international terror organisation

The Caliphate’s implosion has left the Islamic State without the luxury of a “state” from where they could project a sense of uncontested power. How the Islamic State adjusts to challenges without a Caliphate will determine its immediate future as an international terror organisation.

Oxfam’s admission of sexual abuse is symptomatic of deeply entrenched social issues

The international NGO sector is a multi-billion dollar industry and one vital to the survival, stabilisation and reconstruction of communities globally, but what happens when those tasked with providing relief become the perpetrators of abuse? The term “non-governmental organisation” (NGO) was....

Op-Ed: SA’s foreign policy – towards greater strategic partnerships post-Zuma

South Africa’s 2019 general elections will be a critical moment for democracy as the country welcomes a post-Zuma future. Equally important is the impact of his presidency on South Africa’s international standing. By LUANDA MPUNGOSE. Reader notice: Our comments service provider, Civil Comments, has....

Couple worried mystery Amazon packages could be tied to international ‘brushing’ scam

FOLSOM, Calif. -- A Northern California couple says they are concerned about mysterious packages that keep showing up at their doorstep. Michelle Carroll told KTXL it all started a few weeks ago when she and her husband received a stuffed, talking hamster. They thought maybe a friend had sent it as a joke.

IGT adds jobs while expanding in Lakeland 16 mins ago

LAKELAND, Fla. You’ve probably scratched off a lottery ticket at least once in your life, but have you ever wondered where they come from? Companies like International Game Technology or IGT prints the tickets off all over the world. Most recently, expanding it’s printing facility in Lakeland, Florida.

Targeted support, reconstruction needed as displaced Iraqis return and rebuild their lives, urges UN agency

Iraqi civilians, driven from their homes in fear by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, Da’esh), are now starting to make their way back home after the terrorist group has been uprooted from its bastions in the country, the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

Mystic Mantra: Mind your language

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart — Nelson Mandela. This is so true! Even if we speak other lingos, don’t we love talking in our mother tongue? Today, celebrating the International Mother Language Day let’s reflect on our bhashas.

MGM misses 4Q profit forecasts, shows effects of shooting

MGM Resorts International on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.4 billion, which came almost entirely from its massive one-time windfall from the nation's new tax law. The company also provided a clear picture of how the mass shooting at the Mandalay Bay casino-resort last fall affected its operations.

Today's Photo: February 21, 2018

Actress Kim Hee-sun poses at Incheon International Airport on Tuesday on her way to a fashion show in Milan, Italy.

PM for completion of Islamabad Airport before mid of April

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday directed the authorities concerned that the ongoing work on new Islamabad International Airport should be expedited so as to ensure its inauguration by the mid of April. The prime minister was chairing a briefing on various ongoing connectivity....

National Marine Manufacturers Association Honors MasterCraft’s XStar with 2018 Innovation Award

VONORE, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MasterCraft Boat Company (NASDAQ:MCFT) continues its leadership accolades in the towboat category with a prestigious innovation award for its most advanced towboat to date, the 2018 XStar. Just announced at the Miami International Boat Show, the....

Five Trump Hotels Recognized as Forbes Five-Star Properties

Trump Hotel Group is honored to announce that its two newest hotels, Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. and Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver have been designated as Forbes Five-Star Hotels. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.

The rape is on video, cops say. He hopes blood from her corpse will help exonerate him

When a Fort Myers, Florida woman accusing a former Florida International University business professor of a June 2016 drug-assisted rape died in a motorcycle crash, the case didn’t die with her. Prosecutors still had the home surveillance video that police officers say showed David Ralston forcing himself on a barely conscious woman.

Kosovo to vote on revised demarcation deal with Montenegro

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Kosovo's government has asked parliament to vote later this week on a revised version of a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. Opposition parties have steadfastly rejected the 2015 agreement, saying that Kosovo would lose territory. But the previous government and international experts deny that would happen.

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full U.N. membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution. Abbas made clear to the U.N.

African Brain Drain: Is There an Alternative?

In October 2016, a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast that “migrants [from sub-Saharan Africa] in OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries could increase from about 7 million in 2013 to about 34 million by 2050,” adding that “the migration of young....

United States of America: Cost Analysis Officer

Requisition ID: req659. Job Title: Cost Analysis Officer. Sector: Research & Development. Employment Category: Regular. Location: USA-New York, NY - HQ. Job Description. Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world,....

Emergency Food Security & Vulnerable Livelihoods Roving Specialist

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace. One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty. Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical,....

Mozambique: Junior Expert in Climate change adaptation and ecosystem-based management in Mozambique

GVC (Italy) is an international non-governmental organizations having joined their expertise in management of humanitarian action worldwide and now implement the “ EU Aid Volunteers strengthening the resilience and response capacity of vulnerable and disaster-affected communities in Middle East, Africa, Southern and Central America ” project.

Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Junior Expert in Climate change adaptation and ecosystem-based in Bolivia

GVC (Italy) is an international non-governmental organizations having joined their expertise in management of humanitarian action worldwide and now implement the “ EU Aid Volunteers strengthening the resilience and response capacity of vulnerable and disaster-affected communities in Middle East, Africa, Southern and Central America ” project.

World: Planning for inclusion: How education budgets and plans target the most marginalized

Planning and budgeting for inclusive education. The international community and national governments have committed to education for all children. Goal 4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”(SDG 4).

Peru: Junior Expert in Communication in Peru

GVC (Italy) is an international non-governmental organizations having joined their expertise in management of humanitarian action worldwide and now implement the “ EU Aid Volunteers strengthening the resilience and response capacity of vulnerable and disaster-affected communities in Middle East, Africa, Southern and Central America ” project.

Iraqi earthquake castle restoration

An academic from Glasgow University is leading an international rescue effort to save a famous Kurdish landmark in northern Iraq. The Qala Shirwana - a baked brick castle - one of the region’s most recognised structures, was badly damaged by a powerful earthquake last year.

Kosovo to vote on revised demarcation deal with Montenegro

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's government has asked parliament to vote later this week on a revised version of a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. Opposition parties have steadfastly rejected the 2015 agreement, saying that Kosovo would lose territory. But the previous government and international experts deny that would happen.

Kosovo to vote on revised demarcation deal with Montenegro

Opposition parties have steadfastly rejected the 2015 agreement, saying that Kosovo would lose territory. But the previous government and international experts deny that would happen. Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said Tuesday that he requested a parliamentary session Thursday to vote on a revised....

Sierra Named CEO of SENER US

Sierra joined SENER in 1985, growing within the organization and functioning in many management roles. This experience includes leading many of the international and multidisciplinary contracts for SENER in the aerospace field. In 2005 Spain ’s Ministry of Economy appointed Sierra the Director of....

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

Bill Steele is a collector of odd things. A year ago, for example, he bought the site of the last double hanging in New Brunswick. His latest purchase is less m...

PNG govt to extend public radio services

Papua New Guinea's communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. He marked this week's World Radio Day by saying radio is a ...

Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher

For many of us, radio brings to mind film songs and singsong RJs. But for media expert and community radio practitioner R Sreedher, radio is a tool that holds a...

North Korea’s eerie coded messages RETURN to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

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Asymmetrical Federalism Still ‘Lesser Evil’ For Russia – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many Russians currently are pushing for the equalization of all the federal subjects and the radical decentralization of power in the country, but...

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

North Korean journalists to join world sports press

By Ko Dong-hwan Pyongyang is hoping that its sports journalists, having come to South Korea to monitor the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, will soon join the ...

Russian Demographic Collapse Driving Ethnic Shifts In Non-Russian Republics – OpEd

th century, the share of non-Russians in the population of most non-Russian republics of the Russian Federation increased because the non-Russians had significa...

Stormzy, Dua Lipa win big at Brit Awards

Gorillaz was named best British group, while the Foo Fighters won the award for best international group for the fourth time, beating out the likes of Arcade Fi...

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on I...

TIA Remains Open But Some Flights Are Canceled

TULSA, Oklahoma - While roadways in Green Country are slick, ice has not yet caused serious problems for runways at Tulsa International Airport. TIA says the ru...

Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race

His concern includes how the 39-year-old bachelor could afford a $1.72 million mortgage on a $2.3 million Lake Simcoe waterfront home and who paid for his inter...

Malacanang Rejects US, International Claims That Duterte Threatens Democracy

MANILA – The Philippines’ presidential Malacanang Palace rejected on Wednesday a United States intelligence report branding President Rodrigo Duterte a threat t...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

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...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

WCTL collects over 9,000 homemade Valentines for veterans

Residents at the Soldiers and Sailors Home are also celebrating Valentine's Day. Residents are enjoying live music and festive treats to ring in the holiday. Pe...

Rwanda Shuts Down Radio Station For Denigrating Women

Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said Monday. The radio sta...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

By AFP 2 hours ago in World Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

BLUE EYE, MO (Tim Funk/The Charlotte Observer) - Three decades after his PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sex scandals, Jim Bakker is back ...

Live Videos | Trump Pastor Mark Burns First Visit to Rhode Island

Pastor Mark Burns, who has been labeled by Time magazine as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor” and is the Co-Founder and CEO of the NOW Television Network, a Christian...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

Souter gets behind superfast broadband for rural business

THE investment vehicle of Sir Brian Souter has backed a company which uses spare radio frequencies made available by the shift from analogue to digital televisi...

SC paves way for digital broadcasting

Kathmandu, February 18. The government’s plan to switch country’s analogue television broadcasting system to digital is expected to gain momentum, as the Suprem...

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

London Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized ...

Realising a Digital Revolution

Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to ...

Line of the times

Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operator...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

5G will be less sizzle, more substance at MWC CNET

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by CNET 5G will bring ...

Sorry, I can't hear you, the line's VoLTE

EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics. The introducti...

Port Renfrew, Jordan River earthquake-tsunami warning tests a success

Four high-tech earthquake and tsunami early-warning sirens are up and running on southern Vancouver Island after successful testing over the weekend, says Mike ...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023 by Component, Data Rate, and Application

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

Is you child bored at home today? Here’s a new free game to learn and have fun, too.

With students out of school Monday for President’s Day, it’s a good time to be aware of a new online game offering free help in math for children in kindergarte...

Film by Award-Winning NU-Q Professor to Be Broadcast on U.S. Network

Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who haws co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on ...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and ...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Stormin: grime pioneer who reinvigorated the rave scene

SaSaSaS’ set at Belgium’s Rampage 2017 festival. The scale and organisation of SaSaSaS’s performances are, in a sense, light years from the barely-cohering chao...

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the p...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

A pair of unlicensed radio stations that for years had broadcast music, community events and more from high in the Boulder County foothills fell silent this wee...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

Gretchen Vahle holds a sign at the start of the Frozen Dead Guy Days parade in Nederland on March 12, 2016. KNED 93.1 FM, an unlicensed radio station that had b...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...