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Put more pressure on Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated her call to the international community, including the UN, to put more pressure on Myanmar to take back its nationals from Bangladesh and to rehabilitate them in their homeland peacefully. She made the call when UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called her over the phone last night.

Studying abroad? Buy adequate travel cover

For one, it is mandatory in most international universities. So, one cannot be lax about the product one is buying. Even if it is not mandatory in some universities, it is strongly recommended to have one while studying abroad. While most overseas universities offer their own registered insurances,....

WHO tries to defend ‘goodwill’ honor to Mugabe as outrage grows

GENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Organization on Saturday cited Zimbabwe’s anti-tobacco record and efforts against non-communicable diseases as justifications for making President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador,” as international criticism of the move mounted.

Robert Mugabe, under sanction for human rights abuses, is named a WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

Provoking global head-scratching and more than a little outrage, Robert Mugabe, the longtime president of Zimbabwe — who faces international sanctions for human-rights abuses including violent crackdowns on political dissent — has been appointed as a “goodwill ambassador” for the World Health Organization.

J'can held at US airport with child porn sentenced to 5 years

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaican man, who was held with child pornography on his cellphone earlier this year, was on Thursday sentenced to five years and eight months in a US prison. According to testimony and evidence presented at trial, Anthony Carl Spence, 45, arrived at the Orlando International....

Saudi’s Al-Falih says global oil market improving, stabilizing

BAGHDAD: The global oil market is improving and stabilizing, Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih said in Baghdad on Saturday. In a speech at the opening of the Baghdad International Exhibition, Al-Falih praised the cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, which he said had helped to boost global oil prices.

JAMB to deploy CCTV cameras during future exams

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the deployment of the CCTV device during JAMB examinations had come to stay to tackle examination malpractice. Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, the board’s Registrar, made this known on the side-line of a two-day International Summit on Examination Malpractice which ended on Friday in Lagos.

Aruna Quadri crashes out of ITTF World Cup

Aruna Quadri, African Table Tennis Champion, has crashed out of the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup in Liege, Belgium. Quadri suffered a 6-11, 7-11, 6-11, 7-11 loss to Japan’s Jun Mizutani in the Round of 16 on Saturday. He made this known on his Twitter account shortly after his defeat.

Nigeria to play Argentina in November

Three-time African champions Nigeria and two–time world champions Argentina will square up in a high–profile international friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday, 14th November 2017. Venue is the Krasnodar Arena Stadium. NFF General Secretary, Dr.

Rio’s doomed coal deal resurfaces

INTERNATIONAL - Rio Tinto Group’s calamitous $3.7billion (R49.5bn) coal deal in Mozambique, involving a plan to barge the fuel hundreds of kilometres down the Zambezi River, keeps coming back to haunt the world’s second-biggest miner - already grappling with another African misadventure.

Saudi oil minister makes high profile Iraq visit, calls for economic cooperation

In a speech at the opening of the Baghdad International Exhibition, Falih said cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia contributed to “the improvement and stability we are seeing in the oil market” Falih is the first Saudi official to make a public speech in Baghdad for decades.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) Runs 1.53% For the Past 5 Trading Days

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares saw the needle move 1.53% on the week. The stock closed the most recent session at $668.72 after seeing 84185 shares trade hands. This represents a change of 0.57% from the opening. The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Shares Move 4.34%

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) shares saw the needle move 4.34% on the week. The stock closed the most recent session at $31.03 after seeing 6769209 shares trade hands. This represents a change of 0.42% from the opening. The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day.

The plot thickens: but now you can choose the ending

CLIFFHANGER endings where television audiences are left holding their breath for the next episode may never be the same again. A new generation of social media-driven dramas are giving viewers the power to decide whether their favorite characters live or die as well as a big say in plots.

PERV CAGED Ex-cop and Brit athlete who secretly filmed sex sessions with women is jailed

A FORMER cop who secretly filmed his sex sessions with seven women he met on Match.com has been caged for three years. Jayson Lobo, also a former international athlete who won the British 800m title in 1998, was found guilty at Liverpool Crown Court after a jury heard the full extent of the....

England to resume touring Zimbabwe as part of new ICC competitions

England could resume touring arrangements with Zimbabwe as part of the International Cricket Council's new Test and one-day international leagues. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) cut ties with Zimbabwe in 2008 after advice from the UK government.

Chemical Weapons Use in Syria and Decline of International Institutions

Written and produced by SF Team https://www.patreon.com/southfront : J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson. When it comes to the two verifiable uses of sarin or sarin-like substances in Syria, namely the 2013 Ghouta attack and the 2017 Khan Sheykhoun attack, nearly all the available evidence points to them being used by the rebels.

Croatia issues arrest warrant for retail giant chief

By AFP 33 mins ago in World Croatian prosecutors said Saturday they issued an arrest warrant for the boss of ailing Balkans food and retail giant Agrokor, suspected of financial wrongdoing and currently outside the country. A police spokeswoman told AFP an international warrant for Ivica Todoric,....

Did Pablo Neruda actually die of cancer? Researchers are not so sure

International researchers investigating the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda raised doubts on Friday as to whether he died of cancer 44 years ago as previously presumed, and did not rule out foul play. Neruda, known for his passionate love poems and staunch communist views, died days after a coup....

Russia not to take part in talks to amend Iran nuclear deal

has said it is confident that Iran is fulfilling all its obligations under a multilateral agreement on its nuclear program and will not take part in any talks on amending the deal. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov made the remarks Saturday at an international nuclear weapons....

Rhys Webb axed and Rhys Priestland in? The unlikely Wales selections that could now become a reality on Tuesday

Wales boss Warren Gatland and his backs guru Rob Howley face a real dilemma when they pick their squad for the autumn internationals. It concerns half-back and whether they should pick Toulon-bound Rhys Webb and summon Rhys Priestland from the wilderness.

Indian High Commissioner launched new B.Tech degree course at Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy

Sat, Oct 21, 2017, 08:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Oct 21, Colombo: Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu was the Chief Guest at the 5th Convocation Ceremony of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA) in Kandy. Anunayaka Theros of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters....

Croatia issues arrest warrant for retail giant chief Zagreb (AFP)

Zagreb (AFP) - Croatian prosecutors said Saturday they issued an arrest warrant for the boss of ailing Balkans food and retail giant Agrokor, suspected of financial wrongdoing and currently outside the country. A police spokeswoman told AFP an international warrant for Ivica Todoric, the prime....

Arts Pop: City Museum celebrates 20 years

is celebrating its 20 th City Museum anniversary. The museum/playground was founded by artist Bob Cassilly inside of what was once an International Shoe Company factory and warehouse in downtown St. Louis. Cassilly bought the building in 1993 and the City Museum opened to the public on October 25, 1997.

School apologizes for photo appearing to show black girl on leashes

14:12 ‘Sad to leave you this morning Armenia’ – Serj Tankian bids farewell to Armenians American-Armenian rock singer, composer Serj Tankian has posted a photo of Mount Ararat on his Instagram page from Zvartnots International... 13:24 Matenadaran to host exhibition dedicated to 300th anniversary....

Muhammad Salman Khan

Following up to this ‘International Day of Girl’, which is celebrated every year on the 11th October, we decided to feature some of Pakistan’s bravest women activists who are working … Following up to this ‘International Day of Girl’, which is celebrated every year on the 11th October, we decided....

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Dynatronics Announces Strategic Alliance Partnership with Zimmer MedizinSysteme

Under the terms of the agreement, Dynatronics will be the exclusive U.S. distributor for Zimmer's ThermoPro TM (Shortwave Diathermy), enPuls TM (Radial Pulse Th...

Ham radio licensing test offered Nov. 11

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offers periodic license testing for all classes of amateur radio license. There is one more license test session for 2017. It wil...

Somalia: Radio Garowe fundraising for Mogadishu victims

GAROWE, Puntland - The independently-owned Radio Garowe (RG), the sister publication of Garowe Online launched a fundraising campaign for Mogadishu truck bombin...

Harris supplying tactical radios to Navy, Marines

"This award stems from our successful long-standing track record of developing and delivering the most advanced family of tactical radios," Chris Young , presid...

US Department of Navy Awards Harris Corporation $765 Million IDIQ Contract for Tactical Radios

Highlights: Supports current and emerging Department of Navy tactical radio requirements; Includes the Harris AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-152A and the new AN/PRC-160 ra...

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By Paul Goble One of the defining characteristics of the Putin years has been Moscow’s fear that someone somewhere will succeed in launching a color revolution ...

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By Paul Goble On Saturday evening after the commemoration of the anniversary of the Russian sacking of Kazan in 1552, a second meeting was held among representa...

Tatar Activist Calls On All Non-Russians To Vote Against Putin – OpEd

Second, her words underscore the centrality of the language issue for the non-Russians and demonstrate that Putin by his incautious language concerning the righ...

Russian Personality Cults From Kerensky To Putin – OpEd

By Paul Goble Leader cults have been an integral part of the Russian political system from the time the tsar was overthrown up to today, but they have evolved o...

Flight returns to Sacramento after possible bird strike

An American Airlines flight from Sacramento to Texas returned to Sacramento International Airport after a possible bird strike, according to news reports. Fligh...

The Latest: Final tally of pledges for Rohingya put at $335M

GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The head of the United Nations refugee agency says g...

Foo Fighters coming to The Woodlands in 2018

AUSTIN - Get ready to rock with the Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold world tour during their stop in The Woodlands on April 19, 2018. Tickets go on sale Nov. 3 a...

NCAT, ICAO Partner On Airport Verification Training

By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) has partnered with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to training avi...

Royal Life Saving Bahrain concludes ILS Pool Lifeguards course

Manama, Oct. 23 (BNA): Royal Life Saving Bahrain recently held the first International Life Saving (ILS) recognised Pool Lifeguard Course. The 4-day training (1...

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...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

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...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

AP — Israel’s right-wing government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world...

68-year-old presenter plays Fat Boy Slim on new Christian radio show

A SELF-described "silver-surfer" is broadcasting her own Christian radio show. Eve Robertson, of Knightwick, launched her show on Longside Radio, a not-for-prof...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 – Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

This well-connected Texas Republican might challenge Ted Cruz ‘to get things done’

The strongest challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s 2018 Texas re-election campaign might come from a Christian TV executive with a Republican legacy that goes back...

FAKE NEWS! Donald Trump appears to claim he INVENTED the word 'fake'

DONALD Trump appears to have claimed he invented the word "fake" during an interview in the US. The President made the bizarre statement while talking to one of...

Donald Trump takes credit for 'fake news', but dictionary disputes

Donald Trump has appeared to take credit for coining the word "fake" in his fight against the media, saying it is "one of the greatest of all terms" he has come...

Little Richard Says He’s Not Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

Little Richard Says He Isn’t Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

DRM best system as it utilises existing tech, uses less spectrum: Pal

NEW DELHI: Even as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has scheduled an open house discussion on digital radio broadcasting based on a paper issued by it ...

KBYU-TV will no longer be a PBS station in 2018 — and KBYU-FM will abandon classical music

BYU Broadcasting is giving up its PBS television affiliation and abandoning its classical music format on radio. As of June 30, KBYU-Channel 11 will terminate ...

At a glance: No. 11 OSU at No. 22 West Virginia

NO. 11 OSU VS. NO. 22 WEST VIRGINIA. •When: 11 a.m., Saturday. •Where: Milan Puskar Stadium; Morgantown, W.Va. •TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-vers...

CBS Corporation : Launches Exchange Offer To Split-Off CBS Radio

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) ("CBS") today announced the commencement of an exchange offer for the separation o...

Digital radio broadcasting issues to be discussed under TRAI aegis in Delhi on 25 Oct

NEW DELHI: An Open House Discussion is being held later this month on the Consultation Paper issued earlier this year on Digital Radio Broadcasting by the Telec...

Telly Heaven: those TV shows we've loved and lost over the years

It all seems routine nowadays, but 10 years ago this month, a revolution had begun in our lives. On October 17, 2007, the UK began the switchover from terrestri...

NBTC agrees with lowering fees for digital tv operators

NBTC Commissioner, Takorn Tantasith. Bangkok – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has decided to lower digital television fees t...

Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Prior to Japan’s switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology w...

No bailing out broadcasters

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was put on the spot when on Tuesday he brushed aside calls by some 13 digital television operators for the state to subsidise c...

Alphabet’s ‘Project Loon’ balloons are delivering 4G LTE to hurricane affected areas of Puerto Rico

’s parent Alphabet Inc. said on Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers wer...

MTS selects Ericsson to prepare network for 5G and IoT

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and MTS, the largest telecommunications operator in Russia, have agreed to upgrade the network of MTS. Ericsson will deliver the newest ...

Alphabet’s Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico

By Karen Graham Oct 21, 2017 in Technology AT&T and Alphabet announced late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Googl...

Rollback of Jio Freebies, a breather to competitors

Reliance financial results always have surprises, but the latest from Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), had eyebrows a...

Alphabet’s Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico

By Karen Graham yesterday in Technology AT&T and Alphabet announced late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Google p...

Display of Western Armenia map at Cologne event causes outrage among Turks

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 570970 Fax 00 37412 570007. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US, when asked whether Iran is open to changes to the nuclear agreement, Khoshroo said “every word and every...

Iran’s UN envoy: IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US, when asked whether Iran is open to changes to the nuclear agreement, Khoshroo said, “Every word and ever...

Ukrainian auditors reveal millions misspent of Eurovision 2017 funds

While auditing Ukraine’s National Public Broadcasting Company (PBC) on the subject of expenses relating to the preparation for and conduct of the Eurovision son...

James O'Keefe's Overwhelming Dishonesty

James O’Keefe wants you to think that he’s a journalist. That the undercover videos shot for his Project Veritas are all that keep rampant liberalism from runni...

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 ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

Vic man charged with pirate transmissions A Victorian man has been charged following an investigation into pirate radio transmissions that interfered with emergency service radio networks.

A man has been charged with making pirate transmissions that interfered with emergency services radio networks. Police charged the 42-year-old man with causing ...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI — A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC s...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) — A pirate radio station popular in Miami’s Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) - A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

“There’s nothing funny about pirate radio, which interferes with the lawful use of the airwaves and can disrupt public safety communications,” FCC Chairman Ajit...