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Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen. ICRC said on its Twitter account the incident took place early Saturday, without elaborating. Yemeni security officials said the Hanna Lahoud of Lebanon was killed in the....

Columbus-based Mission Resource International marks 15 years of business ministry

Ketchum may highlight a bit about the possibility of the training center at the ministry’s free, annual banquet at 7 p.m. April 26 at The Commons. The dinner is designed to build awareness of Mission Resource International’s work and to interest others in investing either as volunteers or donors for the efforts.

PALESTINE ISRAEL

The United States special representative for international negotiations on Saturday lamented the death of a Palestinian teenager in Gaza during protests near the Israeli border and called for restraint to prevent further casualties. Jason Greenblatt tweeted on his official account after Mohammed....

Jordanian Airport International Group strikes major acquisition deal with French firm

AMMONNEWS - French airport operator Groupe Aeroports de Paris (ADP) was confirmed to have now acquired 51 percent of stake in the Jordanian Airport International Group. The rest of the stakes in the Jordanian group were said to have now been owned by Meridiam Eastern Europe Investments with 32 percent, Mena Airport Holding Ltd.

Filipino sensation KO’s Frenchman for IBO world title

Filipino boxer Michael Dasmariñas (right) fights French opponent Karim Guerfi during the International Boxing Organization (IBO) Batamweight world title in Singapore on April 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO. SINGAPORE: Rising Filipino sensation Michael Dasmariñas knocked out his French opponent Karim Guerfi....

European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

HOGP European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests. In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia.

EIB European Investment Bank : The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) joins the Global Emerging Markets (GEMs) Risk Database Consortium

During the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, DC, on April 20, Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), acting on behalf of the Global Emerging Markets (GEMs) Risk Database Consortium , and Joaquim Levy the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World....

Russian Official: US Strike on Syria Shows Readiness to Use Force in Its Interests

"In contrast to the previous one the new US national security strategy attaches high priority to the use of military force as a tool of advancing US interests in the international scene," he said at a meeting of the inter-departmental commission of the Russian Security Council devoted to strategic planning issues, TASS reported.

Monadnock International Film Festival enters third day

The sixth-annual Monadnock International Film Festival continues in full force in Keene today, with a full lineup of feature-length and short films. Also on tap are panel and Q&A discussions, a filmmaker lounge, an after-party, and the presentation of this year’s Jonathan Daniels Award to the filmmakers of the documentary “Sky and Ground.

Red Cross officer killed in drive-by shooting in SW Yemen

. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. ADEN, Yemen, April 21 (Xinhua) -- A member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Yemen's southwestern province of Taiz on Saturday, a security official told Xinhua.

European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine....

Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen. ICRC said on its Twitter account the incident took place early Saturday, without elaborating. Yemeni security officials said the Hanna Lahoud of Lebanon was killed in the....

Yalta Forum Calls for Alternative Instrument to Fake News

Participants in a panel discussion on fake news at the 4th Yalta International Economic Forum proposed today to create an alternative instrument to counter the creation and use of forgeries. Simferopol.- Journalists of the Lebanese channel Al-Mayadeen proposed the formation of an alternative media....

Seventh Annual Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown Opens with Film "Butterfly Kisses"

The Seventh annual Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown has a stellar line up of events for opening night, which will be held at The Historic Maryland Theatre beginning at 7:00pm.

AP Top International News at 6:13 a.m. EDT Source: AP

N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests. In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia. European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests. First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president. Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was important member.

International Health Day Marked in Eritrea

Dr. Andebrhan Tesfatsion, Acting Director General of Public Health in the Health Ministry, explained that Eritrea is striving to realize the objectives of the Universal Health Coverage and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. He noted that the WHO action program involves leadership and....

European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...

Ukraine: On the frontline of Europe’s forgotten conflict

The conflict in eastern Ukraine has cost more than 10,000 lives. Unarmed international observers monitor the ceasefire, but the parties to the conflict continue to disregard it. In the aftermath of the Ukrainian revolution and Russia's unilateral annexation of Crimea in 2014, political protests in....

Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen. ICRC said on its Twitter account the incident took place early Saturday, without elaborating. Yemeni security officials said the Hanna Lahoud of Lebanon was killed in the southwestern province of....

Nene: SA working on goal towards global growth

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Credit: GCIS. Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says that South Africa is working on a long-term goal to effectively capitalise on global growth. Nene is attending the 2018 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group in Washington DC.

Neo-Nazi 'SS Festival' countered by peace rally on Hitler's birthday

The "Shield and Sword" festival (or "SS Festival" for short) in set to open in the small eastern German town of Ostritz on Friday April 20, Adolf Hitler's birthday. "This is certainly no coincidence," said local Michael Schlitt, head of the town's International Meeting Place of St.

Neo-Nazi 'SS Festival' countered by peace rally on Hitler's birthday

The "Shield and Sword" festival (or "SS Festival" for short) in set to open in the small eastern German town of Ostritz on Friday April 20, Adolf Hitler's birthday. "This is certainly no coincidence," said local Michael Schlitt, head of the town's International Meeting Place of St.

Neo-Nazi 'SS festival' faces peaceful resistance Around 1,000 far-right extremists are expected to descend on a small town in eastern Germany this weekend. But they face a defiant reception as Ostritz strives to make it clear that it "is no Nazi town."

The "Shield and Sword" festival (or "SS Festival" for short) in set to open in the small eastern German town of Ostritz on Friday April 20, Adolf Hitler's birthday. "This is certainly no coincidence," said local Michael Schlitt, head of the town's International Meeting Place of St.

NBU expects to sign new program with IMF in 2020

The macroeconomic forecast of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is based on the scenario according to which Ukraine will receive a new financing program from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 2020. "The main downside risk to the NBU's forecast scenario is lack of progress in the....

Rights group: Lebanon evicting Syrian refugees from towns

A leading international rights group says Syrian refugees are increasingly being evicted from towns in Lebanon without any legal basis. Human Rights Watch says local officials have been sending the Syrians eviction notices and using the police to intimidate them into leaving to other towns.

Duterte backs PH hosting of global peace movement launch

MANILA President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday expressed his full support for the country’s hosting of the Global Launch of the International Peace Movement: Not by Force but by Art on May 20-23. Organized by Earthsavers UNESCO Artists for Peace, the event coincides with the twin observance of the....

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A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 596: Feasibility of Estimating Cloudy-Sky Surface Longwave Net Radiation Using Satellite-Derived Surface Shortwave Net Radiation

Abstract Surface longwave net radiation (LWNR) is a vital component in the surface radiation budget. Major progress has been made in the estimations of clear-sk...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings: UN

The UN on Thursday hailed a significant increase in women listed as inventors in global patent filings over the past decade, but warned a pronounced gender gap ...

Wellington school to completely drop NCEA in favour of Cambridge exams

A private girls' school says it's the first in Wellington to drop NCEA assessments altogether in favour of another system. Principal of Chilton Saint James Scho...

Nationwide raids round up illegal foreigners

Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, deputy commissioner of tourist police, oversees the interrogation of foreign suspects at a hotel in Bangkok, one of 118 locations r...

Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home cricket schedule

Nine years on from the armed attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur says he hopes "we're really close" to the world's leading ...

MIL-OSI USA: International Intellectual Property Day

Source: US International Trade Administration. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Stevan Mitchell, Director, Offic...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

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...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...