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Fulton quits as NZ batting coach, to take up head coach job in Canterbury

Peter Fulton has quit as New Zealand’s batting coach to take up the job of head coach of the Canterbury men’s team, the country’s cricket board said on Thursday. Fulton, a former international player who featured in 23 Tests and 49 ODIs for New Zealand, took up the position with the national team in....

China tells UK to 'respect its position' and stop interfering in Hong Kong

But on Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in London told the UK that it "firmly opposes" the offer to allow more than 2.9 million Hong Kong citizens who hold British National Overseas (BNO) passports to apply to live in the UK, saying it would be a breach in international law.

Egypt reopens airports and welcomes tourists to pyramids after COVID closure

A man wearing a face mask is seen in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza after reopening for tourist visits, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Cairo, Egypt July 1, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany. CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt restarted international flights and reopened....

Energy Innovation Spend Needs to Triple by 2030 to Hit Climate Goals

(Bloomberg) -- Government spending to develop clean energy technologies needs to triple this decade in order to prevent the worst effects of climate change, according to the International Energy Agency. As the rapid acceleration of wind and solar farms have significantly decreased emissions from....

India's June gold imports plunge 86% year-on-year to 11 tonnes – government source

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's gold imports plunged 86% year-on-year in June due to record high prices and as international air travel was banned and many jewellery shops were closed amid a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, a government source said.

The US House has approved new Hong Kong-related sanctions on China

International Business Times - AU Edition 01:25 Syrian Observatory For Human Rights 20:09 12-Jun-20 ....

Feds: Englewood Swindler Cons Families Out Of $1.5M In Cosmetics Scheme

The FBI on Wednesday arrested an accused swindler from Englewood who scammed at least three families out of $1.5 million with a phony cosmetics investment scheme, federal authorities said. Matthew Benjamin, 53, used the money for car and house rental payments, food, international travel, legal fees,....

MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Verdict expected in trial of high-profile human rights activists facing up to 15 years in jail

Source: Amnesty International – A verdict is expected tomorrow in the cases of 11 human rights defenders, including two former Amnesty Turkey leaders, who have spent nearly three years fighting trumped-up charges and could face up to 15 years behind bars if found guilty.

MIL-OSI Australia: 105-2020 – COVID-19 impact on Cat and Dog arrivals into Melbourne International...

Who does this notice affect? This notice is for all airlines, freight forwarders, pet transport companies and importers of cats and dogs to Australia. What has changed? The Premier of Victoria, Mr Daniel Andrews has reimposed stage three restrictions on 10 postcodes across Melbourne which will be in lockdown from 11.

Surge in US coronavirus cases may slow aviation sector's recovery

High coronavirus infection rates in the US are threatening to undermine a global recovery in travel, according to the airline industry’s main trade group. International Air Transport Association economists said Wednesday their baseline estimate for a 36 percent drop in traffic this year could worsen....

Global tourism stands to lose up to $4.8 trillion from COVID-19, UN says

"International tourism has been almost totally suspended, and domestic tourism curtailed by lockdown conditions imposed in many countries," the report said. "Although some destinations have started slowly to open up, many are afraid of international travel or cannot afford it due to the economic crisis.

Global tourism stands to lose up to $4.8 trillion from COVID-19, UN says

"International tourism has been almost totally suspended, and domestic tourism curtailed by lockdown conditions imposed in many countries," the report said. "Although some destinations have started slowly to open up, many are afraid of international travel or cannot afford it due to the economic crisis.

Feds: Englewood Swindler Cons Families Out Of $1.5M In Cosmetics Scheme

The FBI on Wednesday arrested an accused swindler from Englewood who scammed at least three families out of $1.5 million with a phony cosmetics investment scheme, federal authorities said. Matthew Benjamin, 53, used the money for car and house rental payments, food, international travel, legal fees,....

Scholarship placements for agricultural emissions scientists doubles

Scholarships for 57 early-career agricultural emissions scientists from 20 developing countries is another example of New Zealand’s international leadership in primary sector sustainability, says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor. Mr O’Connor, announcing the scholarships today, says hundreds of....

Global tourism stands to lose up to $4.8 trillion from COVID-19, UN says

"International tourism has been almost totally suspended, and domestic tourism curtailed by lockdown conditions imposed in many countries," the report said. "Although some destinations have started slowly to open up, many are afraid of international travel or cannot afford it due to the economic crisis.

Foreign Affairs reveals US$30 million foreign missions debt

By ZBC Reporter THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade says it is on course to address a wide range of challenges facing foreign missions, including through engaging the private sector. Appearing before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Minister of....

The sun is setting on long-haul, short-stay tourism — regional travel bubbles are the future

The travel crisis caused by COVID-19 is also an opportunity to end the worst excesses of international tourism for good.

Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Palestinians demonstrate against annexation plans in Gaza City on July 1. (AP pic) JERUSALEM: Thousands of Palestinians protested Wednesday in Gaza against Israel’s West Bank annexation plans, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said talks were ongoing on the project, which faces intensifying international opposition.

Coronavirus live news: New Zealand health minister quits, as WHO says Middle East at 'critical' point

Despite the WHO’S dire warning of the Middle East’s “critical threshold”, Egypt has restarted international flights and reopened major tourist attractions including the Great Pyramids of Giza after more than three months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus – São Tomé and Príncipe: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Completes a Virtual Extended Credit Facility First Review Mission for São Tomé and Príncipe

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to cause a sharp real economic contraction of 6.5 percent in 2020 and raise large health and social needs; Program performance under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) had a good start, but progress has been hampered by the pandemic and some policy slippages prior....

UK offers Hong Kongers citizenship in response to China

Britain on Wednesday extended Hong Kong residents a broader path to citizenship in response to China's sweeping new security law for the former UK territory. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement represents the most direct international response to legislation that has been roundly condemned by Western allies.

Renewable Energy Suffers A Rare Slowdown, And Coronavirus Crisis Could Make The Situation Worse

The renewable energy sector suffered its first slowdown on record last year, according to the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Globally, some 176 gigawatts (GW) of renewable generating capacity was added in 2019, slightly less than the 179 GW added in 2018.

Trial run of new traffic system on 3 stretches of Ranchi

Ranchi: For a seamless flow of traffic, the Ranchi Smart City Corporation Limited (RSCCL) has come with ‘Intelligent Traffic Management System’ (ITMS) and it is currently conducting a User Acceptance Test (UAT) across the state capital’s three stretches — from Birsa Munda International Airport to....

Feds: Englewood Swindler Cons Families Out Of $1.5M In Cosmetics Scheme

The FBI on Wednesday arrested an accused swindler from Englewood who scammed at least three families out of $1.5 million with a phony cosmetics investment scheme, federal authorities said. Matthew Benjamin, 53, used the money for car and house rental payments, food, international travel, legal fees,....

Samui prepares for tourists

Koh Samui is planning to embrace international arrivals from low-risk countries that fly direct to the island in September, with a quota of 200 tourists a day. The tourists can either go into a 14-day quarantine at a hotel on the island, or test negative on a 4,000-baht coronavirus test upon arrival.

Chansin to lead THAI

Thai Airways International (THAI) has appointed Chansin Treenuchagron, a former president of the state-owned oil and gas conglomerate PTT Plc, as acting president. THAI on Wednesday informed the Stock Exchange of Thailand of Mr Chansin's appointment, which was approved by a special board meeting. The appointment takes effect today.

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Storm 5 Alert: Strong storms with threat of damaging wind, flooding on Tuesday afternoon

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Stay weather aware on Tuesday as strong storms with the threat of damaging wind are possible. A Storm 5 Alert is in effect from 11 a.m...

Clay Co. Ham Radio Club conducts Relay League Field Day

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Clay County Amateur Radio Club had it's annual Relay League Field Day today. Using solar panels and alternate power sources, t...

Dennis Mattinson’s Thursday Weather

THU JUN 25 2020 WEATHER DISCUSSION: Not truly exceptional for this time of year, but our heat wave is still living up to the first week of Summer. The ridge res...

Radio Free Trump Decapitating America’s state-funded media

I N COMMUNIST times, recalls Stoyana Georgieva, editor-in-chief of the Bulgarian news website mediapool.bg, her grandfather would listen in secret to the Americ...

OPINIONISTA: An honest look back at radio amid Eusebius McKaiser storm

The Twitter storm that erupted after the announcement that Eusebius McKaiser was leaving 702 reminded me of the toxic legacy apartheid has left in South African...

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German Museum of Bonn. The Deutsches Museum in Bonn, which specialises in the history of science and technology in Germany, is offering free admission to all of...

Myanmar plans to launch micro-satellites in early 2021

Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, and Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University (MAEU) started their first satellite development program from September 1st...

British PM's father travels to Greece despite UK COVID-19 advisory

ATHENS (Reuters) - The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has flown to Greece, despite current advice for British nationals to avoid all but essenti...

Are Victoria's Goldfields as significant as Uluru? Twelve local councils think so

A dozen councils want the birthplace of the 1850s Victorian goldrush to be given the same international recognition as Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef and the Syd...

The Latest: Curfews, closures as virus surges in Florida

Sandro Manzato, from the Veneto region, hugs his daughter Yearline, 3, as she arrives with her mum Rubiela Perea, right, from Bogota, Colombia, at Rome's Fiumic...

Spacewalkers complete another round of battery replacement work

NASA astronaut Bob Behnken is pictured outside the International Space Station on a spacewalk June 26. Credit: NASA. Picking up where they left off last week, t...

Symmetry, Vol. 12, Pages 376: A 3D Mask Presentation Attack Detection Method Based on Polarization Medium Wave Infrared Imaging

Facial recognition systems are often spoofed by presentation attack instruments (PAI), especially by the use of three-dimensional (3D) face masks. However, nonu...

Sensors, Vol. 20, Pages 900: DMD Mask Construction to Suppress Blocky Structural Artifacts for Medium Wave Infrared Focal Plane Array-Based Compressive Imaging

With medium wave infrared (MWIR) focal plane array-based (FPA) compressive imaging (CI), high-resolution images can be obtained with a low-resolution MWIR senso...

AIR battles 5-hr ‘blackout’ hitch as Prasar Bharti eyes digital switch

Avid radio listeners in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have reported what they call, a “curious disturbance” during the transmission from Lucknow centre of All Ind...

BBC to close Whitehaven medium wave transmitter which broadcasts Radio Cumbria

RADIO: A medium wave transmitter which broadcasts BBC Radio Cumbria in and around Whitehaven will be switched off later this year Picture: Google Maps. A MEDIU...

Trump says he 'hopes it's true' that he was chosen by God to be president

Donald Trump has responded to claims that he was chosen by God to be the President of the United States. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network...

If annexation doesn't happen in July, it won't happen at all, Israeli settler leaders fear

In recent weeks, settlers have attempted to apply pressure on the president through Christian evangelicals in the United States, including John Hagee , the Prot...

Settlement leader lobbies Evangelicals for help on sovereignty

A senior settlement leader is reaching out to Evangelical Christians in the US, urging them to lobby the White House to back an expanded version of the sovereig...

Trump makes shocking claim about being sent by GOD to be US President

Trump made the absurd remarks in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network. In the interview, he was asked whether he agrees with Sarah Sanders, Mike...

Trump says people tell him ‘God put him here to be president’ during interview with Christian broadcaster

Donald Trump has revealed people close to him believe God put him in the Oval Office. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump was asked i...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

Prayerwaves: Spirit FM's losses reduced by charitable donations

The company behind Christian radio station Spirit FM last year recorded a modest loss of €12,437 - but only after receiving charitable donations totalling €405,...

Men who pushed hydroxychloroquine could cure COVID-19 celebrate after Trump said he was taking it

Throughout Marcht, Rigano made a series of Fox News and conservative and Christian radio appearances to tout the idea that hydroxychloroquine 'cures' the corona...

John Paul II. Father Lombardi: “A mentor of the peoples, a shepherd of humanity”

Father Federico Lombardi's recollection of John Paul II, of whom he followed the entire pontificate, first as a young editor of Civiltà Cattolica and then as di...

Christian Songstress Gretchen Keskeys Strikes a Chord with Patriotic Video for 'God Will See Us Through’

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, July 2, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- In the midst of a global pandemic and civil unrest, a patriotic music video for the song "God Will See ...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

Israel closes Christian television channel in rare move

The Hebrew-speaking "Shelanu" channel, which began airing in late April on GOD TV as part of a seven-year deal, will stop broadcasting this week, according to a...

Israel orders US-based Christian TV channel off the air

Israel officials announced Sunday they have withdrawn the broadcast license for a U.S.-based evangelical TV channel that they allege hid its missionary agenda w...

Pure Radio’s Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside

on 102 & 106.6 FM. Perth’s own, and former Wave FM breakfast show host, Lynne Hogan will be hosting her show from 10am – 1pm, helping listeners get through the ...

Pure Radio’s Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside

Pure Radio's Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside. Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are getting ready to take the Dundee, Perth ...

IDGC of Centre JSC : Belgorodenergo implements the Digital Distribution Zone” project in Valuyki

02.07.2020. Belgorod power engineers completed the first stage of creating a digital Distribution Zone on the basis of the Valuysky Distribution Zone of 'Rosset...

Radio stations to be allowed to continue broadcasting via FM and AM for 10 more years

Radio stations will be allowed to continue broadcasting via analogue for another decade, the government has said, after several FM and AM commercial radio licen...

Radio fans can listen to AM and FM for another decade as digital switchover is put off

Radio fans will be able to carry on listening to FM and AM radio stations on older devices in cars and at home until 2032, ministers announced yesterday. New le...

SABC has ‘big plans’ to migrate from analogue to digital

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has “big plans” to “as soon as possible” migrate from analogue to digital. This was revealed on Friday during ...

OnePlus TV 32Y1 vs Mi TV 4A Pro 32 vs Realme Smart TV 32: Comparing The Best 32-inch Android TVs

OnePlus has now entered the affordable smart TV space in India by launching its new Y-Series of televisions in two sizes – 32-inch and 43-inch. The OnePlus 32Y1...

ABS-CBN: Big Dipper no tax shield

“As far as tax payments... by Big Dipper, I think they are paying more or less correctly their taxes,” Albino Galanza, a regional director of the Bureau of Inte...

'May takot, kaba, trauma': Kim Chiu admits fear of speaking out amid latest ABS-CBN shutdown orders

MANILA Actress Kim Chiu admitted on Wednesday she now fears speaking out amid the latest blow to her home network ABS-CBN. Last Tuesday, separate cease and desi...

Palace distances from NTC’s halt order vs. ABS-CBN programs

MALACAÑANG ON Wednesday distanced itself from the latest move of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to issue two cease and desist orders stopping ...

Global Massive MIMO Market Competitive Outlook ZTE Corporation, Sprint Corporation, China Mobile Limited , Bharti Airtel Limited, Deutsche Telekom AG, SmarTone Mobile Communications Limited,

Report 2020″ The Massive MIMO market research report gives vital proposals counseled by the modern specialists including market figures, benefit, supply, raw ma...

This new 'standalone' 5G network leaves 4G behind

Vodafone is showcasig a so-called "standalone" 5G network in Coventry University, and hopes this will help unleash the technology's full potential. Until now, ...

5G reinvented: The longer, rougher road toward ubiquity

It's the small companies that could be most impacted by the pinch of supply chain constraints -- firms like Boulder, Colorado-based Comptek Technologies. Last F...

What to expect from the next version of 5G

understand how it works or affects us, but the people that define networking standards won’t stop working on it. The 3GPP, which is a group of organizations tha...

What to expect from the next version of 5G

understand how it works or affects us, but the people that define networking standards won’t stop working on it. The 3GPP, which is a group of organizations tha...

10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of July 3, 2020

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Hickenlooper criticized for wearing Native American headdresses at Wyoming hunt

“This was a longstanding, traditional hunt,” Hickenlooper told Colorado Public Radio on Thursday. “The headdress was placed on my head by the hunt chief, Chief ...

China announces new retaliation against news outlets

The Chinese government stopped short, however, of announcing the expulsions of journalists at any of the four American organisations: The Associated Press, CBS ...

Beijing demands some US media submit information about China operations

China’s foreign ministry said Wednesday that the government has asked some US media news agencies to submit information about their operations in China. Associa...

China to AP, UPI: Report finances, properties

BEIJING : China on Wednesday announced that the China-based branches of Associated Press, United Press International, CBS and National Public Radio must declare...

What historians will see when they look back on 2020's coronavirus pandemic

Universities, archives and historical societies, ranging from the Smithsonian Natural Museum of American History to a tiny college radio station in Pennsylvania...

Abandon land for a less-taxing life

Suffolk fishermen will be familiar with the Principality of Sealand, a self-proclaimed micro-nation about eight miles off the coast on a disused Second World Wa...

Abandon land for a less-taxing life

Suffolk fishermen will be familiar with the Principality of Sealand, a self-proclaimed micro-nation about eight miles off the coast on a disused Second World Wa...

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...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...