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Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end' Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference. Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament. Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops. South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food.

Tetra Tech to Acquire WYG to Expand its UK Operations

Creates market-leading United Kingdom consulting and engineering firm focused on water, environment and infrastructure services; Expands Tetra Tech’s global leadership in international development; WYG Board unanimously recommends Tetra Tech's bid of 55 pence per share.

Insurance Risk Engineer – Heavy Industries (Metals, Machinery or Power)

Company. Our client is a leading player in the International high hazard Insurance sector where it is involved. In cover associated with a variety of industries including oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, LNG, metals, mining, maritime, mass- transport and so on.

Versace's stunning dresses to be showcased in Baku

By Laman Ismayilova. The first season of the country's most versatile fashion project, Baku Fashion Expo 2019, will be held at the International Mugham Center on May 24-27. The project offers a unique platform for free expression in any form, including exhibitions, installations, master classes,....

How Space station and moon missions will prep astronauts for Mars

NASA's push to land humans on the moon in 2024, along with the agency's ongoing research on the International Space Station (ISS), could serve as excellent analog environments for a mission to Mars, several researchers said at the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington on Thursday (May 16).

Asif Ali named in Pakistan Cricket World Cup squad day after daughter's death to cancer announced

Batsman Asif Ali was included in Pakistan's final 15-man World Cup squad, selectors said Monday, a day after the death of his 18-month-old daughter was announced. Asif played in Sunday's fifth and final one-day international against England at Headingley on Sunday.

Adviser to Ukraine president sees possible new IMF deal after snap election: Interfax

Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy applauds after taking the oath of office during his inauguration ceremony in the parliament hall in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine could begin talks on a new or revised programme with the International Monetary Fund after a snap parliamentary election, an adviser....

Monetary policy: SBP hikes interest rate by 150bps to 12.25%

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has hiked key interest rate by 150 basis points to 91-month(nearly eight years) high at 12.25% in anticipation of acceleration in inflation under the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) loan programme on Monday.

'MDA saves lives both in Israel and around the world'

For the first time, Magen David Adom hosts an International Hatzalah Conference.

Village Farms International Announces Pure Sunfarms' Receipt of Standard Processing License for its Delta 3 Greenhouse Facility

– Processing License Permits Pure Sunfarms to Extract and Process Cannabis to Advance its Product Development Strategy / Processing License One of Two Regulatory Steps Required to Begin Sales to Provincial/Territorial and Private Retailers – VANCOUVER May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Village Farms International, Inc.

Aid agencies warn at least 1.7 mln Somalis face acute food shortages

MOGADISHU, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Humanitarian agencies operating in Somalia on Monday warned that at least 1.7 million people face acute food shortages due to delayed and insufficient seasonal rainfall in the Horn of Africa nation. In a joint statement, the local and international agencies under the....

International Game Technology PLC Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

Revenue of $437 million compared to $483 million , down 2% at constant currency Lottery service revenue of $204 million , up 3% at constant currency Lotto wagers up 5.3% on steady growth in 10eLotto; Scratch & Win wagers reflect one fewer day of sales year-over-year; exceptional performance from the....

Sri Lanka calls for shared intelligence to eradicate terrorism

COLOMBO, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called on countries to join hands in sharing intelligence to deal with international terror threats, local media reported on Monday. The call came after the recent terror attacks which killed about 250 people in the island country last month.

NASA's new flying robot gets first hardware check in space

Astrobee, a free-flying robot system that is designed to give astronauts a hand in space, has had its first hardware checks on the International Space Station (ISS). The system is actually a trio of robots, named Honey, Queen, and Bumble, which are propelled by electric fans and can return to their....

Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park a boost for export of Malaysian brands

Parliament Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming at steel manufacturing plant Alliance Steel (M) Sdn Bhd during his visit to Gebeng in Kuantan May 20, 2019. — Bernama pic. KUANTAN, May 20 — The Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) has the potential of producing Malaysian brands good enough for the international stage.

Kazakh National Museum participates in a ‘Night at the Museum’ May 18

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh National Museum marked International Museums Day and its fifth anniversary joining worldwide event Nights at the Museum May 18. In addition to the museum’s displays, the museum organised activities for its visitors to immerse them in Kazakh history, culture, traditions and customs.

Modi charms China, but at arm's length

NEW DELHI -- India Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to demonstrate deft diplomacy on the international front amid crucial parliamentary elections at home. Modi's astute approach has been especially notable in his handling of China, meeting repeatedly with Chinese President Xi Jinping to lure....

Creating a cashless Africa

Gilberto Caldart, President of International for Mastercard, help unpack key points about how cash is being displaced in Africa. By AFRICA.COM Across Africa, there has historically been a heavy reliance on cash, with around 95 percent of retail transactions taking place in cash.

Unlikely to Play for India Again, Yuvraj Singh Mulls Retirement

Yuvraj Singh, one of India's greatest limited overs cricketers, is seriously contemplating retirement from international cricket and pursuing a freelance career in ICC-approved foreign Twenty20 leagues. The Punjab left-hander will make a final decision only if he gets permission from the BCCI.

More Swedish companies eye CIIE to expand in Chinese market

SHANGHAI, May 19 (Xinhua) - As China unleashes huge market potential, Swedish companies have quickened their pace in exploring Chinese market via the annual China International Import Expo (CIIE). "China is a major destination of Swedish mechanical products, but Swedish food and farm produce....

U.S. protectionist policies undermine global trading rules -- analysts

PHNOM PENH, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The United States' protectionist policies are undermining international trading rules and norms, Cambodian analysts have said. The world economy, especially small economies like Cambodia, would suffer from Washington's trade offensives against China and other nations....

Clarke in World Cup commentary team and how to watch on TV in UAE

Michael Clarke will lead a host for former captains in the International Cricket Council's commentary team for this year's World Cup, to be held in the United Kingdom from May 30-July 14. The recently-retired Clarke, who led Australia to the title when the tournament was co-hosted by Australia and....

Iran (Islamic Republic of): ICRC earmarks 400,000 euros to help flood-hit Iranians

Tehran, May 19, IRNA - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says it has allocated 400,000 euros to support the Iranian Red Crescent Society as well as the people affected by the recent flash floods. The ICRC mission head in Iran Mark Acherman says 100,000 euros have been allocated to help Iran’s Red Crescent.

Victory Nutrition International Inc. (VNI) Announces Results of a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study for the Safety and Efficacy of N-SORBâ„¢

LEDERACH, Pa. May 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Nutrition International Inc. (" VNI ") announces results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study for the Safety and Efficacy of N-SORB™. This study is published in the Journal of American College of Nutrition (ACN), a highly reputed peer-reviewed Journal (https://www.

MUSE Global Reveals Intention to Expand into UAE

MUSE Global began offering franchising opportunities throughout the United States and internationally last fall, with the UAE becoming an early front-runner for MUSE schools. "MUSE Global is perfect for the business owner or educator who is dedicated to helping children and their community," said Jeff King , CEO of MUSE Global.

There Is No Rush to Give Food Aid to N.Korea

Is North Korea really suffering from a food shortage as it claims? According to the International Trade Center, North Korea imported more cigarettes and fruit than essential food from China in the first quarter of this year. The North imported US$16.44 million worth of flour from China from January....

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'We should get the hell out of here': Ex-diplomat recalls mission to rescue students in Chornobyl disaster

In the spring of 1986, Hector Cowan, a 38-year-old diplomat at the Canadian embassy in Moscow, got a first clue about the Chornobyl nuclear accident while at th...

Building checked in threat response

Police in Northwest Arkansas responded to a bomb threat against a federal building Tuesday after a person heard the apparent threat while listening to his short...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1130: Satellite-based Cloudiness and Solar Energy Potential in Texas and Surrounding Regions

Abstract Global horizontal irradiance (i.e., shortwave downward solar radiation received by a horizontal surface on the ground) is an important geophysical vari...

Listen to Dateline Pacific for 10 May 2019

Efforts to refloat a stricken ship in Solomon Islands finally get underway; British MPs debate West Papua; Hopes a new Australian broadcasting boss will restore...

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From cardboard factory to the kantei ? Yoshihide Suga gets PR makeover as rumors of PM bid soar

A photo of Suga relishing a snack of pancakes — a favorite of his — recently re-emerged online after his announcement of Japan’s new imperial era name, Reiwa (b...

Audit: US Broadcasting to Cuba Rife With Bad Journalism, Ineffective Propaganda

By Brian Padden May 21, 2019. The U.S. government service charged with delivering objective news into Cuba produces both "bad journalism" and "ineffective propa...

Yekaterinburg Events Seen Costing ROC MP Members, Sparking Demand For ‘A Different Christianity’ – OpEd

That has been widely recognized (e.g., sibreal.org/a/29952385.html ). But the consequences for religious life – and thus, in the Russian context, politics as we...

Audit: US Broadcasting to Cuba Rife With Bad Journalism, Ineffective Propaganda

released Tuesday. The U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), which oversees taxpayer-funded international broadcasting, ordered the audit of the Office of Cuban ...

International Day of Biodiversity celebrated at EIT

EIT celebrated the International Day of Biological Diversity together with the team from Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay and 100 supporters. The ceremony held at EIT f...

Arab Report: PA pressed to participate in the Bahrain conference

. The London-based pan-Arabic newspaper Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat reports that elements in Arab countries and international bodies are exerting pressure on the Palest...

The residential garage with the looks of a luxury car showroom

Designed by Kenstrom Architects and executed by Beebo Constructions, the residential garage was created for a family with children nearing driving age. Two prod...

World Cup exile Alex Hales will still cheer on England

LONDON: Alex Hales insists he will still support England at the upcoming World Cup despite his shock exile from international cricket. The Nottinghamshire batsm...

World Cup 2019: Orange secondary colour for Men in Blue

CHENNAI: Team India won't be just Men in Blue this World Cup. As the International Cricket Council (ICC) is introducing home and away kits in the upcoming tourn...

Loud and clear: AIR Jeypore gets boost with high-tech transmitter

KORAPUT: To reach remote areas and ensure that people listen to radio more clearly without any interruption, a newly installed 100KW digital-ready high-power me...

Face To Face With The Congo (2)

The signature tune of the very interesting programme Radio Ghana compiled and sent, with greetings to our soldiers in the Congo by their families and friends (t...

Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the on...

Christian broadcasting studio attacked by arson on Shabbat morning

Police have confirmed that an arson attack occurred over the weekend at Daystar’s Jerusalem studio. “We have opened an investigation,” Israel Police Spokesperso...

Todd Starnes: Democrats poised to destroy religious liberty (yes, you read that correctly)

If Democrats get their way, religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama's near-total abortion ban has 'gone too far' Source: WFTV

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama has "gone too far" by passing a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony in...

Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Sarah Sedgwick (The Christian Institute) A woman who had a lesbian partner has opened up about why she ended the relationship after coming back to church four y...

Longtime NYC Radio Station WPLJ Set to Go Off the Air

After nearly 50 years, legendary radio station WPLJ is signing off the air for good. Come the end of May, the station will be off the airwaves after it was purc...

WBVN celebrates 29 years of broadcasting

MARION (WSIL) -- WBVN radio is celebrating nearly three decades in the community. WBVN is a non-profit contemporary Christian radio station based in Marion. 104...

Pa. State Rep: ‘I prayed as I always did’

HARRISBURG — The Republican state representative whose prayer on the House floor earlier this week caused a controversy said on a Christian radio program Thursd...

Papal resignation linked to inquiry into ‘Vatican gay officials’, says paper

Father Federico Lombardi said some were trying to profit from a time of disorientation in the Catholic Church to spread “gossip” and “slander”. Father Lombardi ...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot ‘Filthy Rich’ ordered to series

Created by "The Help" filmmaker and Mississippi native Tate Taylor, "Filthy Rich" is based on a New Zealand series of the same name. It is described as a prime-...

TESTING TIME Chris Evans told his testosterone levels are low and he’s ‘running on fumes’

Chris has early starts on the radio show, where he was delivered the news by fitness guru Matt Roberts. Matt was in the studio today to deliver Chris, 53, and h...

Faster and more resilient communications for NATO naval forces

. May 2019 by Patrick LEBRETON For armed forces on joint and allied operations, the ability to share vast amounts of tactical information in the battlespace is ...

Motorola : Romanian Police Deploys New Communications Technology to Increase Safety

Motorola Solutions will deliver 10,000 TETRA digital two-way radios to the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police. BUCHAREST, Romania - May 21, 2019 - ' lo...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

DSO Nigeria: Putting the records straight

By Uche Ejimofor. History was made on April 30, 2016, in Jos, the Plateau State capital when the federal government launched the pilot phase of the digital tran...

StarTimes To Broadcast Live Kotoko vs Asec Mi...

StarTimes, Africa’s leading digital TV operator is scheduled to broadcast live the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commemorative Cup match on Sunday, May 26th 2019. The ga...

Press corps call for payoffs for TV operator employees

The press corps associations are urging the telecom regulator to force digital television operators which plan to return their broadcasting licences, to compens...

Airtel and Shemaroo launch ‘The Horror TV’,

MUMBAI: Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Shemaroo Entertainment, India’s leading content house, today launched ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Da...

Fraunhofer IIS : Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Aud...

Azercell’s “Mobile Dental Clinic” continues to organize free medical examinations

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14. Trend: Azercell, which aims to increase the quality of human life through the modern technologies, as part of its Corporate Social Res...

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Awards ModalAI Contract to Develop Next-Generation UAS (Drone) Technology

SAN DIEGO May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Â The U.S. Army, through the Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit, has awarded ModalAI, Inc. a contract t...

Federated Wireless Wraps Up ESC Network Deployment for CBRS

Federated Wireless on Monday said it has wrapped up deployment of its nationwide environmental sensing capability (ESC) network, making the vendor ready for ini...

The Realities Of Smart City Development

When most people speak about smart cities, they often imagine a futuristic metropolis, as depicted in movies and television. In reality, smart cities will be th...

Where Can You Get 5G? This Map Shows You

speeds you desire. Credit: Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Ookla, which already provides a Speedtest tool for mobile...

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur episode

BPN. (NNS1-JUN2) The Public Broadcasting Service, which distributes shows to public television stations, considered a substantial dues increase in order to enha...

Former state's witness to court: I face loss of millions in Hungary

. Former state's witness Mickey Ganor has presented a court with a warning from a Hungarian bank that it has started the process of putting a €25 million lien ...

Portland drafts ordinance to crackdown on short-term rentals

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s mayor is planning to introduce an ordinance that would force online short-term rental companies like Airbnb to take down unperm...

Report: Gazans tried to fire missile at IDF helicopter

. Sources in the military factions in Gaza claim that during the last round of fighting there, there was an attempt to fire a missile at an Israel Defense Forc...

Bureau of the Royal Household released photos of King and Queen

May 20, 2019; Bureau of the Royal Household has released photos of King and Queen and videos of the recent royal coronation. Download for free at and © Copyri...

DePauw University celebrates WGRE's 70th birthday

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) -- WGRE on DePauw University's campus is the oldest college radio station in the country. "There's not many of us left and so the fact ...

Trent Reznor’s love letter to The Cure: Read his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction speech

Reznor counts The Cure and singer Robert Smith among his greatest influences for Nine Inch Nails, which formed in Cleveland in the late ‘80s. During his inducti...

KBGA Radiothon stages annual fundraiser

College radio station KBGA is putting on its annual fundraiser with a heap of events scheduled for the week of Feb. 24-March 2. The Radiothon features several ...

WLCI and Blackout Booking Open Up Semester With Stacked Jan. 19 Show

Culture Mourning [A] BLKstar will headline WLCI Hocking College Radio and Blackout Booking’s first show of the spring 2019 semester. (facebook.com) WLCI and Bl...

Agriculture students sorry for 'lewd' remarks on college radio show

Students at University College Dublin (UCD) have apologised for making offensive comments during a broadcast on college station Belfield FM. 'Keepin' It Countr...

Remarkable photos show life behind the scenes at Radio Caroline

In Europe, Denmark had the first known radio station in the world to broadcast commercial radio from a vessel in international waters without permission from th...

Why Tony Blackburn is positive podcasts won’t kill the radio star

“Have you seen The Boat That Rocked ?” replies Tony Blackburn when I ask him about the pirate radio ships, which broadcast pop and rock music from international...

Tokyo Community Radio: The spirit of pirate radio is reignited in Japan

From The Electrifying Mojo in Detroit, who played a crucial role in the development of what would become the city’s eponymous techno sound, to Slimzee mapping o...

Tributes paid to iconic sports broadcaster Pat McAuliffe

Iconic sports broadcaster and journalist Pat McAuliffe has died. Pat has been a voice of sports and music radio in Cork for over 30 years, featuring prominently...

Fire brigade dealing with major fire in Drogheda

Several units of the fire brigade are attempting to bring a major fire at the former Donaghy’s Mill site in Drogheda, Co Louth, under control. The building, a f...