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UN, France to hold international meeting to support Lebanon

PARIS (AP) Lebanon's prime minister and top world diplomats are expected to gather in Paris this week to show international support for Lebanon amid regional jockeying over its political future. A French official said that Friday's meeting will be co-chaired by the United Nations and French Foreign....

SIA, in refuting media report, says poor visibility is reason pilots changed course when flying into Mumbai Airport

SINGAPORE - Pilots of a Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane were forced by poor visibility to stop heading towards a runway at Mumbai International Airport on Monday (Dec 4), the airline said later in the day when refuting a newspaper report that claimed they tried to land on the wrong runway of another Indian airport.

Get Started: Companies seeking workers drive business sales

That's the finding of a third-quarter survey of 334 business sales brokers released Monday by Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management and two industry groups, the International Business Brokers Association and the M&A source.

ISS astronauts display how to construct a pizza in zero gravity

Astronauts of Expedition 53 aboard the International Space Station made a pizza after Italian astronaut Paulo Nespoli recently told his boss via live-stream that he missed having the cheesy snack. Astronauts of Expedition 53 aboard the International Space Station made a pizza after Italian....

Philippines: ICC must examine 'war on drugs' crimes as child killings go unpunished

The International Criminal Court (ICC) must urgently open a preliminary examination into crimes against humanity, including the slaughter of dozens of children, committed during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's murderous "war on drugs", Amnesty International said today.

Rare photos reveal bleak daily life in poverty-stricken North Korea International Business Times

AFP photographer Ed Jones captures the harsh realities of life in the poverty-stricken rural villages along North Korea's eastern coast. Ra In-Hae, 46, stands outside her new home in a development for people who lost their old homes to flooding, near the city of Rason.

UN, France to hold international meeting to support Lebanon

By ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press. PARIS (AP) - Lebanon's prime minister and top world diplomats are expected to gather in Paris this week to show international support for Lebanon amid regional jockeying over its political future. A French official said that Friday's meeting will be co-chaired by....

Chinese cities need to be more user-friendly to disabled

Sunday, Dec 3, was the 26th International Day of Persons with Disabilities since its designation by the United Nations in 1992. China has made much progress over the past decades in helping its people with disabilities through legislation protecting their rights in education, job opportunities, healthcare and daily life.

Mozambique: Journalist held at gunpoint and threatened with death for doing his job

In response to the death threats made against Aunício da Silva, an investigative journalist and editor of Ikweli, a weekly publication in Nampula City in the north of Mozambique, Amnesty International's Regional Director for Southern Africa, Deprose Muchena, said: "Aunício da Silva's life has been....

Russian parliament to bar US media named foreign agents

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian lawmakers have drafted new regulations that would bar U.S. media named foreign agents from accessing the parliament's lower house in retaliation for the withdrawal of a Russian state-funded television station's credentials in the U.S.

Time for Concerted Action in DR Congo

International Crisis Group (ICG), Time for Concerted Action in DR Congo , 4 December 2017, Africa Report N°257, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5a2575094.html [accessed 4 December 2017] This is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content.

Russian parliament to bar US media named foreign agents

Russian lawmakers have drafted new regulations that would bar U.S. media named foreign agents from accessing the parliament's lower house in retaliation for the withdrawal of a Russian state-funded television station's credentials in the U.S. The State Duma's procedural committee proposed Monday that the house vote on the measure Wednesday.

Trump complains about 'unfair' treatment of Flynn new

President Donald Trump gestures as he walks towards Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump spent the day in New York attending a trio of fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Lobbing new criticism at the special counsel's....

Raila mobbed at Kisumu airport by a huge crowd

- Raila Odinga departed for Nairobi on Monday, December 4, after a few days in Western Kenya and Luo Nyanza. - While at the airport, his supporters caused a security breach at the Kisumu International Airport bringing operations to a standstill. National Super Alliance front runner Raila Odinga....

Russian parliament to bar US media named foreign agents

Russian lawmakers have drafted new regulations that would bar U.S. media named foreign agents from accessing the parliament's lower house in retaliation for the withdrawal of a Russian state-funded television station's credentials in the U.S. The State Duma's procedural committee proposed Monday that the house vote on the measure Wednesday.

UN, France to hold international meeting to support Lebanon

PARIS (AP) - Lebanon's prime minister and top world diplomats are expected to gather in Paris this week to show international support for Lebanon amid regional jockeying over its political future. A French official said that Friday's meeting will be co-chaired by the United Nations and French....

Russian parliament to bar US media named foreign agents

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian lawmakers have drafted new regulations that would bar U.S. media named foreign agents from accessing the parliament's lower house in retaliation for the withdrawal of a Russian state-funded television station's credentials in the U.S.

Panorama’s Syria allegations show the UK’s aid needs greater transparency | Kate Osamor

T he full details of the in Syria by the BBC’s Panorama are yet to air. But the BBC is claiming that funds meant for the world’s poorest have ended up in the pockets of an extremist group. Adam Smith International strongly denies the allegations contained in the programme and in a separate Times story.

Trump takes to Twitter to criticize FBI, special prosecutor

President Donald Trump gestures as he walks towards Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Related Coverage WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a rush of weekend tweets taking aim at targets old and new, President Donald Trump....

Xhafaj: 'Power of Law' Preliminary Phase Ends Positively

The Minister of Interior, Fatmir Xhafaj declare on Monday that the preliminary phase of 'Power of law' operation has ended positively. In a speech during a regional conference �On international collaboration in the war against organized crime� he stressed that this operation is already giving positive results in the fight against organized crime.

Tokyo 2020 to feed IOC food from disaster-hit regions

International Olympic officials will be fed produce from northern Japan hit by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster, as Tokyo 2020 organisers aim to dispel fears over food from the region. "Restoration of the disaster-hit area is an important pillar of our Games," a spokeswoman for the Tokyo 2020 organising committee told AFP.

Prysmian to buy General Cable in $3bn operation (2)

Milan, December 4 - Italian company Prysmian, an international leader in the production of cables, said Monday that it was buying American rival General Cable in an operation worth around $3 billion. Prysmian said it has reached a deal to buy 100% of General Cable, paying $30 per share.

AirCARE1 International Adds Learjet 36A to Their Air Ambulance Fleet

The Learjet 36A will perform medical transportation flights throughout North America, South America and Central America with worldwide operations to Europe, Asia and the South Pacific planned in the near future. The addition of the Learjet 36A provides a number of benefits which will allow AirCARE1....

Do you drink more than 14 units of alcohol in a week? Get ready for skin proble...

Asian News International, London. fitness Scientists found that while the hangover can subside after 24 hours, the effects on the skin for a woman aged 40 can last 28 days.(Shutterstock) It’s no secret that can cause numerous diseases . But now, it has been found that heavy drinking can also take a toll on your skin.

Chennai-bound Air India flight diverted to Mumbai due to medical emergency

A Chennai-bound Air India flight from Dubai was diverted to the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here on Monday as a passenger took ill. The male passenger (name not revealed by the airline) complained of chest pain, following which the pilot decided to divert the Airbus A321 aircraft to Mumbai, an Air India spokesperson said.

Prysmian to buy General Cable in $3bn operation (2)

Milan, December 4 - Italian company Prysmian, an international leader in the production of cables, said Monday that it was buying American rival General Cable in an operation worth around $3 billion. Prysmian said it has reached a deal to buy 100% of General Cable, paying $30 per share.

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Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Business News : PNG Government backs shortwave to reach rural areas [23/11/2017

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to improve communication and the dissemination of information to the provinces using the shortwave radio network, says Com...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 HR What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 Min What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

How North Koreans bypass media censorship Some catch forbidden programming via shortwave radios, others secretly watch South Korean TV. Denied access to information from abroad, North Koreans have inventive ways of following the news.

TV, North Korean-style. In a country where listening to or watching foreign media is forbidden, state broadcasters reign, with anchors in traditional Korean clo...

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de facto independence, when Russian or Western analysts spoke about demographic problems in them, they focused almost entirely on the role of ethnic Russians an...

Putin’s Announcement Of Candidacy Shows Need For Kremlinology Has Returned – OpEd

By Paul Goble The need for Kremlinology to understand what is going on in Moscow is increasingly important, Yakub Koreyba says, because “there are no politics i...

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By Paul Goble The Russian government claims that Russians have reduced their alcohol consumption by almost 30 percent over the last decade, but in fact, while t...

Eight Reasons Why Finland Is Only Part Of Pre-1917 Empire Moscow Never Got Back In Whole Or In Part – OpEd

By Paul Goble This week, Finland marks the centenary of its independence from Russia, a date that is all the more impressive because it is the only country that...

Chinese firm secures $42.5m loan for Enugu project 15 mins ago Nigeria

A Chinese firm, Shenyang International Economic and Technical Cooperation Limited (CSYIC), has secured a $42.5m loan, under the Chinese Credit Insurance Corpora...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling i...

China’s Oil Import Dependence Climbs As Output Falls – Analysis

By Michael Lelyveld. RFA China’s dependence on foreign oil is growing and is likely to keep rising for decades to come, experts say. Despite increases in intern...

Currency depreciation

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of thi...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

By HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press. CAIRO (AP) - Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to re...

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...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

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...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

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

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

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

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

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

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

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

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

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

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

Digital society and capitalism

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

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

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

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

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

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

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

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

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

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

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

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

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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