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IMF lifts Spain's 2017 economic growth forecast

MADRID--Spain's economy is expected to expand by 3.1% this year, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday, a more robust pace than the organization had previously forecast. Strong consumption, investment and exports have helped to keep Spain's four-year economic recovery on track.

Turkey publishes over-upbeat growth forecasts: IMF

ISTANBUL--The Turkish government has published overly optimistic forecasts of the country's economic performance for years, a sign that Ankara has to further improve the clarity and reliability of reporting on the country's finances, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

Family reunited in Samaria

on Tuesday night as part of a special campaign by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ). Many of the families traveled straight from the airport to their new homes in Samaria towns. In Ben Gurion Airport's arrival hall, Arutz Sheva met Devorah, who immigrated to Israel last year and settled with her family in Brukhin.

Econet Wireless has failed many times

The brand has had an impact locally, regionally and internationally. Let's just separate fact from fiction for the Zimbabwe brand that has seen it being a global brand as we speak. Internationalisation Contrary to popular belief Econet hasn't had much success in internationalisation.

MS Dhoni Needs Resized Bats to Adhere to MCC Rules

Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: MS Dhoni’s woes seem to have no end. Having had a torrid time in the recently concluded limited-overs series against the West Indies, one of the best finishers the game has seen will now be forced to get accustomed to playing with restructure his bats to be eligible to play international cricket.

AGG says visa issues with George cleared up

The Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) has shortlisted four athletes to represent Guyana at the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Track and Field Championships including Olympian Winston George who reportedly was having visa issues.

Going USA: Check-in three hours before, Trinis told

(Trinidad Express) If you are travelling out of Piarco International Airport to the United States, it would be wise to get there more than three hours earlier as the United States Department of Homeland Security has requested increased security checks.

Umar Akmal and Mohammad Sami Allegedly in Spot-fixing Net

Karachi, July 19: Pakistan international players, Mohammad Shami and Umar Akmal found themselves in troubled waters after media mentioned their names in the ongoing spot-fixing hearings of the Pakistan Super League. It has been learnt that a top official in the National Crime Agency of the United....

Turbulent times ahead for commercial airlines as soaring fuel costs leave profits grounded After a man was filmed being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight, many have questioned why airlines overbook flights. But in an industry that operates on

In April, a video surfaced online of an incident aboard a United Airlines flight. In the video, a man, David Dao, gets asked to disembark the plane prior to take off at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. When he refuses, airport officials violently drag him from the plane.

China Southern W17 Guangzhou international changes as of 18JUL17

China Southern in recent schedule update made additional changes to its planned Northern winter 2017/18 season, effective from 29OCT17. Planned changes for Guangzhou international service as follow. Guangzhou Adelaide A330-300 replaces -200, 3 weekly. Premium Economy is offered on this route....

Afghan Girls robotics team won visas. Now for the real contest.

"This is my visa," the 15-year-old said, with a broad smile. "It's a memory." It took an international outcry and intervention from President Donald Trump and other officials to allow her and five other girls from an Afghan robotics team to receive visas after two rejections, letting them travel to....

Ghana president Nana Akufo-Addo says will not extend three-year IMF aid programme

Ghana said on Tuesday it will not extend its three-year aid programme with the International Monetary Fund beyond April 2018, but the IMF urged it to do so to give it time to complete the programme’s goals. President Nana Akufo-Addo’s announcement is a surprise turnaround after government officials....

Organisers Name Kanu, Asare as Judges for Freestyle Football

A former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu, is among the three judges to officiate the final of the first ever National Freestyle Football Championship in Nigeria slated for July 23 at the car park of the Ikeja City Mall. The event being staged by Feet ‘n’ Tricks International Limited has GAC....

Netflix shares jump as subscriptions top 100 million

By: | San Francisco | Published: July 19, 2017 4:58 AM AFP Netflix reported that its number of subscribers climbed more than expected, topping 100 million worldwide and sending shares in the leading on-demand television service soaring. (Reuters) Netflix reported that its number of subscribers....

Going offline, buying online

Hangzhou International Expo Centre in China was recently transformed into the Taobao Maker Festival, a bustling street market where creative and original products made by young entrepreneurs representing upcoming trends were on display. A huge crowd of teens visited their favourite shops where....

TNB a bright model of success, says Najib

Datuk Seri Najib Razak mingles with TNB staff and well-wishers during the celebrations. ― Malay Mail pix KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — The success of national utility giant, Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), in providing good services and still being able to penetrate the international markets has enabled it to....

SA celebrates Mandela Day, calls to champion his values

JOHANNESBURG. – The Nelson Mandela International Day must be used to unify South Africans and everyone who lives in South Africa, several South Africans and immigrants in Johannesburg said yesterday. The day is an opportunity to deal with issues of inequality and xenophobia which are derailing....

Tobacco tax hits share values

ITC, Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by value, plunged the most in 25 years after India surprised investors by raising levies on tobacco products. The stock slumped 12% in Mumbai trade, erasing €6.5bn from the company’s market value. Godfrey Phillips India Ltd, which counts Philip Morris International as an investor, tumbled 3.

Interrupted sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, new studies show

Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day, but there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London.

CCM presents film carnival for a young audience

T he Macau Cultural Center (CCM) is presenting eight international films curated for younger audiences as part of its “ARTmusing Film Carnival” series this August. The films in the series have different themes, ranging from growing up to pursuing dreams and facing difficulties. The films represent various genres including comedy and drama.

Details on International Music Festival revealed

T he Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has released details about the the 31st Macau International Music Festival (MIMF), which will be held this October. According to a statement issued by the organizers, this year’s edition will feature a collaboration with Italian theatre Teatro Regio Torino, to....

Sands launches int’l leadership initiative

S ands China launched a first-of-its-kind ‘Sands China International Strategic Leadership Programme for Integrated Resorts,’ yesterday – a platform which focuses on the training and development of team members. The customized program will send team members from the local management to study at....

Notorious 'Granny Gem Thief,' 86, with a rap sheet six decades old, arrested once again

Doris Payne, who claims to be an international jewel thief, in her cell at Clark County jail in Las Vegas on Sept. 23, 2005. Payne was convicted of stealing an $8,900 ring from a Macy’s in San Diego in 2011. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press) Doris Payne allegedly stole merchandise from a Walmart with a value of $86.

Story of Afghan Girls' Team Just One of Many at Robotics Event

WASHINGTON — An international robotics competition in Washington was in its final day Tuesday, with teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations competing. The team getting the most attention at the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge was a squad of girls from Afghanistan who were twice rejected for U.S.

Pakistani students participate in Chemistry and Physics Olympiads

Islamabad: Two teams of Pakistani students have participated in International Chemistry and Physics Olympiads at Bangkok, Thailand and Yogyakarta, Indonesia respectively. Teams comprising four Chemistry and five Physics students competed against over 300 talented students of respective subjects from around the world.

Bacchus Marsh man arrested at Bali airport

. A Bacchus Marsh-born man has been arrested at Bali airport following a 90-minute stand-off with police. The Jakarta Post reported that Gregory Lee Butler, 46, stood on a ledge and threatened suicide at the Ngurah Rai International Airport on Tuesday about 6.30pm local time.

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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...

AIR earned Rs 10 crore from PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in last 2 fiscals

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 the last two f...

AIR earns Rs 10 cr from PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, ...

Government blocks access to Radio Tamazuj website, observers condemn decision

South Sudan’s government has cut off access to the website of the news service Radio Tamazuj, a spokesman of the government said. Information Minister Michael M...

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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...

Moscow Losing Control In Transniestria – OpEd

By Paul Goble The flight of the former Transniestrian president to Chisinau coming after Moldova’s erection of customs posts on Ukrainian territory on the borde...

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In the words of one Russian Witness, “Witnesses don’t take up arms, they do not participate in wars and meetings. We will struggle but by purely legal methods. ...

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41 in possible suicide

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after traveling to Washington for an international competition. More > Six teenage m...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech: Information on Document Availability

Regulatory News: The Investor Relations news on the first half 2017 results of Sartorius Stedim Biotech Group (BOURSE: DIM) is now available at. Sartorius Sted...

Acclaimed Iranian artist refused visa to attend Edinburgh book festival

. Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi says Kafkaesque reasons given for refusal. Ehsan Abdollahi has got no right of appeal to contest denial of a vis...

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho not for sale, says Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is not for sale. Sky Sports News revealed on Thursday that Barcelona want to sign the Brazil in...

IMF backs conditional $1.8 billion bailout for Greece

A new cap on debt in the International Monetary Fund’s latest Greek bailout approved Thursday keeps pressure on Europe to deliver debt relief and prevents Athen...

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...

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...

Juan Williams: Trump's war on U.S. intelligence

Last week, President Trump said it is just blather — not a fact — that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted him to win the presidency. “So, what I keep heari...

Trump’s pious and dangerous enablers

Patriotism is supposed to be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion surely is a close second. So there was President Donald Trump this week with evangelica...

Evangelical leader who prayed for Trump says Russia focus is ‘navel-gazing, tail chasing’

The seminary president who was among evangelical leaders praying over President Donald Trump in the Oval Office said most Christians represented by the group co...

Lighthouse Christian Radio celebrates its 13th Anniversary

With the slogan, “Shining the Light on Darkness”, Lighthouse Christian Radio 101.3FM has been providing a variety of Christian-based programming and music for 2...

Sabahan goes to court in bid to start Christian radio station

Sabahan Ronnie Vun is seeking a court application to allow a Christian radio station in Sabah and Sarawak. — Picture courtesy of Ronnie Vun. KOTA KINABALU, July...

Communion wafers must contain some gluten, Vatican says

The directive, which was dated June 15 but received significant attention only after it was reported by Vatican Radio on Saturday, affirms an existing policy. B...

Communion bread must contain some gluten, Vatican says

The unleavened bread that Roman Catholics use in the celebration of Communion must contain some gluten, even if only a trace amount, according to a new Vatican ...

Communion bread must contain gluten, Vatican says

The directive, which was dated June 15 but received significant attention only after it was reported by Vatican Radio on Saturday, affirms an existing policy. B...

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...

Additional Radio Scotland service an exciting prospect

Nothing could be further from the truth. It has, in fact, been my long-held belief – an ambition shared by the Director of BBC Scotland, Donalda MacKinnon – tha...

Empire State Building And iHeartHedia Premiere New Music-To-Light Show Featuring The King Of Bachata Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos' new single "Carmin" featuring Latin global superstar Juan Luis Guerra . The Empire State Building's music-to-light show will exclusively premiere ...

England legend Peter Crouch handed microphone on own daily radio show on Radio X

striker Crouch will sit in on Gordon Smart's Radio X evening show for two weeks starting on Monday, July 24. The former England hit man will present on weekday ...

England legend Peter Crouch handed microphone on own daily radio show on Radio X

is set to be handed the mic on his very own radio show. striker Crouch will sit in on Gordon Smart's Radio X evening show for two weeks starting on Monday, July...

Applied Data Finance Announces Marketing Agreement with iHeartMedia

)--Applied Data Finance, LLC (ADF), a leading technology-enabled lender and asset manager, announced today a marketing agreement with iHeartMedia, the leading m...

21st July 2017

By Rita Okoye. For the General Manager, Integrated Television Services (ITS), Musbau Rotimi Salami, his outfit has been ready since May to go digital and enable...

How Harley Davidson Created Demand As Told On C-Suite TV

NEW YORK, NY, Jul 20, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- C-Suite TV's Executive Perspectives Live interviews the former Harley Davidson executive at the NSSF Shot...

China Digital TV Receives Continued Listing Standard Notice from NYSE

BEIJING July 20, 2017 /PR Newswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platfo...

China Digital TV Receives Continued Listing Standard Notice from NYSE

BEIJING July 20, 2017 /PR Newswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platfo...

How GOtv Used Promos to Boost Consumer Experience

Competition in the pay tv market has assumed a new dimension since the emergence of GOtv and Startimes in the Nigerian entertainment sector, writes Raheem Aking...

Singtel begins 800Mbps LTE-A rollout on Orchard Road

Singtel has announced it will open its 800Mbps LTE-A rollout on Orchard Road, before extending the upgrades to Raffles Place and Clarke Quay before the end of A...

LIVE: Nifty above 9,900; RIL up 3.5% as 40th AGM begins

11:43 AM Jio phone fulfills PM Narendra Modi's Digital India and Make in India wishes. 11:37 AM Mukesh Ambani: Jio Phone is 100% 4G LTE phone. 11:34 AM Mukesh A...

Jio to raise Rs 200 bn for next phase of expansion

MUMBAI: Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) is planning to raise Rs 200 billion through a rights issue of OCPS (optionally convertible preference shares). Jio will rais...

Singtel launches 800Mbps mobile data speeds at selected locations

SINGAPORE: Singtel said on Friday (Jul 21) it will launch near-gigabit mobile data speeds at selected high-traffic outdoor locations, starting with Orchard Road...

Reliance Jio LYF 4G VoLTE feature phone: To run KaiOS, will have an app store too

Reliance Jio LYF 4G VoLTE feature phone is expected to be unveiled by Mukesh Ambani at company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), which takes place today. Now a re...

Fear And Fury In Venezuela, As Strike Protesting 'Dictatorship' Begins

6 hrs ago Read more: National Public Radio Demonstrators block an avenue during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday. A 24-hour nationw...

Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

Joseph Brown, Louis Weisberg and Stephanie Losse filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Western District Court of Wisconsin on Monday against Gov. Scott Walker, state Depa...

Agencies investigate if military training set Oregon fires

PLUSH, Ore. (AP) � Federal and state agencies are investigating if there was a link between a string of wildfires in southeastern Oregon and military training e...

Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A group of Wisconsin residents say the state's hunter harassment law stifles free speech and are suing state officials in federal court. Wi...

Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of Wisconsin residents say the state's hunter harassment law stifles free speech and are suing state officials in federal court. 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...

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...