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Rhino horn is smuggled from South Africa in trinket form

. Christopher Torchia, Associated Press Updated 3:10 pm, Sunday, September 17, 2017. JOHANNESBURG (AP) International traffickers have tried many ways to smuggle African rhino horns to Asia, concealing them inside wooden Buddha statues, stashing horn pieces in lobster heads kept in a refrigerated....

Branch looks at upskilling opportunities

A LEADING international accounting body is looking to upskill and develop the local accounting fraternity through several educational initiatives. CPA Australia, which has a global membership of more than 160,000, will from next year start offering full CPA (certified public accountant) courses in Fiji.

EQUESTRIAN: US star Kim Severing lifts Blenheim International title

THE Stars and Stripes were riding high as American Kim Severson took the main honours in the SsangYong Blenheim International Horse Trials at Woodstock. The former Olympic silver medallist, riding Cooley Cross Border, produced one of only nine clear rounds in the final show jumping stage to take the CCI*** class with 37.

Maria prompts hurricane warning for Caribbean islands battered by Irma

A fresh hurricane warning has been put in place for British overseas territories and parts of the Caribbean, just days after Irma unleashed devastation on the region. Chris Austin, from the Department for International Development, who is now leading the UK’s response to the disaster, said the Joint....

- New campaign calls for greater transparency of intelligence sharing between governments

This April 30 2008 photo shows a satellite communications dome at Waihopai satellite communications interception station near Blenheim, New Zealand; Waihopai satellite communications is part of the Five Eyes Alliance. This statement was originally published on on 13 September 2017. privacyinternational.

- Judge Baltasar Garzón defending arrested Swedish-Turkish journalist Hamza Yalçin

This statement was originally published on on 15 September 2017. ifj.org The International and European Federation of Journalists, (IFJ) and (EFJ), welcome the decision of Baltasar Garzón, a former member of Spain's National High Court (Audiencia Nacional), to take a pro bono defense of the Swedish-Turkish journalist Hamza Yalçin .

KCB Bank, RIIO in joint effort to eradicate cataract disease across Rwanda

KCB Bank Rwanda has partnered with the International Institute of Ophthalmology (RIIO) to treat underprivileged patients suffering from cataract disease. The partnership, according to George Odhiambo, acting Managing Director, KCB Bank Rwanda, is part of the Bank’s social cooperate responsibility to contribute to economic development.

BK wins international award for best bank in Rwanda

Bank of Kigali is the Best Bank in Rwanda, according to the 2017 African Bankers’ Awards for the East Africa region organised by EMEA, an elite London based finance magazine. The award, announced last week, is BK’s latest following a spate of victories on the local scene.

Provida's distribution centres offered for syndication

New Zealand food logistics company Provida’s four national distribution centres are being offered to investors through a proportionate ownership scheme. Silverfin Capital has appointed Colliers International to market the Provida Portfolio Scheme, which comprises 233 investment parcels of $50,000 each, to wholesale (including eligible) investors.

A senior Iranian official says the US illogical stances contravene Iran's nuclear deal with the P5+1 group.

A high-ranking Iranian official says illogical stances taken by the United States contravene Iran's nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries to which Washington is also a signatory. Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on international....

09/17/2017 Join Us Live at the Concordia Summit

At this week’s in New York City, and Transparency International are hosting a high-level session focused on the current crisis of trust, stemming from corruption and a lack of transparency. , will focus on efforts of public and private sector leaders to restore integrity in business and government,....

The West Block Episode 2, Season 7

Then, ballistic missile defence: If North Korean launches missiles at North America, Canada cannot defend itself. Is it time for us to rethink or BMD policy? And then, international tobacco giant, Philip Morris, is pushing a new product which the company claims is the answer to help reduce cigarette smoking.

Royal Ballet performance reopens Hull's New Theatre

Thousands watch national and international ballet stars at Opening the New. Elizabeth Harrod and Steven McRae in the Royal Ballet’s production The Two Pigeons at Hull New Theatre on 15 September 15, Photograph: robbie jack#508118#51B ED/Getty Images.

Mugabe arrives in New York

President Robert Mugabe has arrived in New York, US to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He was met at the JFK International Airport by the Zimbabwean representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Fredrick Shava and embassy staff.

North Korean missile launches may cost Japanese broadcasters “billions of yen”

The missiles may not be physically crashing into Japan, but their effect is hitting television stations square in the wallet. For the second time in only a matter of weeks North Korea sent a missile straight over Japan and into the ocean, and as a result the international community has come together....

China's panda hometown sees booming tourism

CHENGDU, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Tourism in southwest China's Sichuan Province, home to most of the country's wild pandas, has developed rapidly in recent years thanks to its rich cultural and natural resources and promotion. The fourth Sichuan International Travel Expo, which opened Sunday in Emeishan....

Festival showcases arts and cultures of various islands, countries

AFTER participating in the International Festival of Cultures for the first time, Palauans say they are now more committed to join the annual event. “This is a big opportunity for us to showcase our arts, crafts and food,” Palau Consul to Saipan Eileen Kintol told Variety. For the opening ceremony of the festival on Sept.

Judge denies El Chapo’s effort to dismiss drug traffic case

NEW YORK — A drug trafficking case against Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be dismissed even though his lawyers argued the U.S. government violated international law by charging him with different crimes after he was extradited, a federal judge said on Friday.

Philippe Coutinho Admits Barcelona Interest W...

Philippe Coutinho admits Barcelona's persistent interest was difficult to ignore but insists he remains committed to playing for Liverpool. The Brazil international was the subject of three bids from Barcelona and submitted a transfer request in the summer, but Liverpool's hierarchy held firm to keep him at the club.

International Games Open In Ashgabat

The opening ceremony of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) has started in Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat. The ceremony is to be attended by a number of heads of state and government, including the presidents of Armenia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

Olympic Officials At Emmy Awards, Light Cauldron

Olympic Officials To Walk Emmy Red Carpet, Light Coliseum Cauldron Prior to Emmy ceremony, Mayor Garcetti, International Olympic Committee president and LA 2028 chair Casey Wasserman will be at Rams game. LOS ANGELES – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is scheduled to attend the....

Walk To End Local And Global Hunger

Kendall County Residents Can Walk To End Local And Global Hunger The Kendall County CROP Hunger Walk is set for Sunday, Sept. 24, at Oswego Presbyterian Church, 1976 Route 25. KENDALL COUNTY, IL - Kendall County and Aurora will soon join more than 2,000 communities across the U.S. to help end hunger, both on a local and international level.

Out There Festival celebrates a decade of bringing international talent to Great Yarmouth in style

Circus and street arts performers from across the globe came to the town over two days, as SeaChange Arts celebrated a decade of its showpiece event. What began as simply an opportunity for the company - which is in its 20th anniversary year - to show off its work, has grown into a yearly highlight,....

Rouhani: Nuclear deal benefits entire world

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Sunday that there is an international consensus that the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and great powers is beneficial to the “security”, “stability” and “development” of the entire world. Rouhani made the remarks at Mehrabad airport before departing....

Theresa May on Trump Tweet: 'I Don't Think It's Helpful'

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said she and U.S. President Donald Trump “work very well together,” although they disagree on some international issues. "I do get on with him and of course as you know President Trump actually has an affection for the United Kingdom,” she said in an interview that aired on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.

Sep 17, 2017 12:11PM EDTpublished: Sep 17, 2017 12:11PM EDT

It is too soon to determine whether central banks should issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, as the risks could not yet be fully assessed and the technology underpinning them is still unproven. Central banks already use electronic money - only a....

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Chertsey Radio Club buys licence to help parents communicate with autistic children

has bought a UK business licence to allow the parents of autistic children to keep in touch with their kids through radio handsets. The idea started when CRC me...

News Feature : OPINION: Why Australia must restore shortwave radio to the Pacific? [18/09/2017

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region...

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. inf...

Here's Where Cold War Radio Stations Broadcast Spies' Secret Codes

If you tuned into just the right shortwave radio frequency in the 1970s, you might hear a creepy computerized voice reading out a string of numbers. It was the ...

Cambodian government cracks down on independent media outlets

. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned that The Cambodia Daily, an independent English-language newspaper known for criticizing Cambodia's government, ...

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Calls To Restore Chinese Name For Tuva Rile Russians – OpEd

Tuva or Bust. It did attract the interest of some when during perestroika, violent clashes between Tuvans and ethnic Russians led to the departure of many of th...

How SES’ O3b mPower system shows future of global connectivity

By Prince Osuagwu LUXEMBOURG-based provider of satellite communications, SES, at the just concluded International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Netherlands, l...

Voot's Gaurav Gandhi acknowledges Google aid in PWA as it triumphs at IBC

MUMBAI: Content is the king, but technology is the supreme general. Voot has won the coveted International Broadcasting Convention 2017 (IBC2017) Innovation Awa...

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joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise, but it is anything but as it includes features which Russian doctrine requires Moscow maintain exclusive control ove...

Moody's: Egypt economy still recovering from 2011 uprising

An international credit rating agency says Egypt's economy has started to improve but has yet to recover from the 2011 uprising and the years of unrest that fol...

Stratex faces Crusader opposition

The board of Stratex International (LN:STI) has rejected propositions from shareholders holding a combined 24% minority to make executive management changes and...

Fallout continues over elimination of night-time shift at port of Thessaloniki by customs service

By V. Vegiri The elimination of a night-time shift at the port of Thessaloniki's gate 16 by the customs service has reportedly caused international shipping age...

Messi scores 300th goals at Camp Nou in Eibar whipping, eyes Pichichi title

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi scored 4 goals in his club’s 6-1 victory over Eibar to bring his Camp Nou tally to 300 goals in all competitions. The Argentin...

Mexico City: International Paralympic Committee postpones World Para festival

How the Mexico earthquake struck. The International Paralympic Committee has postponed its World Championships in powerlifting and swimming following the earthq...

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...

Mike Huckabee and the Rise of Christian Media Under Trump

Huckabee, an early Trump supporter and frequent surrogate for the administration on Fox News, represents a very specific segment of evangelicals: those who are ...

The stark racial and religious divide between Democrats and Republicans, in one chart

The Public Religion Research Institute released a massive new survey of American religious adherence today. Among other things it contained this stunning insigh...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

Rhett Walker Band Debuts New Single 'I Surrender' Today

Rhett Walker BandCover for Rhett Walker Band's 2017 single "I Surrender." Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, ...

Pope urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

BOGOTA: Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside "hatred and vengeance" and "listen to the poor, to those who suffer" in a nation that is e...

Pope Francis urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to the poor, to those who suffer” in a nation that is emerging ...

Francis urges end to violence, calls for reconciliation in Colombia

Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes Pope Francis urged Colombia’s leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to t...

Myanmar Catholic Church prepares for Pope’s visit

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Catam aerial base in the Popemobile in Bogota, Colombia, 06 September 2017. Photo: Mauricio Duenas/EPA. The Catholic Church...

Alt R&B, Neo-Soul Artist ‘JMSN’ Coming to Bangkok in November

BANGKOK — An American indie R&B, neo-soul artist will perform a gig in Bangkok as a part of his just-announced Asia tour. Michigan-raised but LA-based, singer-s...

Sky Pacific offers 24 hours Christian channel

Update: 12:40PM VIEWERS of Sky Pacific will be able to watch award-winning Christian television network, Daystar, from tomorrow. Daystar is a 24 hours and seven...

Ex-Lawmaker Led Multimillion-Dollar ‘End of World’ Coin Scheme

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection durin...

Leader of Ponzi scheme run through First American Monetary Consultants in Boulder gets 21 years

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection during a ...

Ex-lawmaker gets 21 years for 'end of world' coin scheme

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection du...

Morrissey reveals new single ‘Spent The Day in Bed’

A file picture of British singer Morrissey. — AFP pic LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 — The former Smiths frontman has unveiled a new single called Spent The Day in Bed. D...

Pandora Hopes That Video Saves the Fading Radio Star

Video Plus allows Pandora's non-paying customers to enjoy some of the perks it offers premium subscribers in exchange for viewing 15 seconds of a video ad. Opti...

Grammy award winner Chris Tomlin coming to capital city

Christian music superstar Chris Tomlin will be performing on Dec. 1 in the Capital City to help raise money for Baptist Hospice, a faith-based, not-for-profit h...

Trade unions air radio pay grievance

A number of presenters on RTE’s digital radio stations are not being paid, despite being promised in 2016 their situation would be rectified “by the end of the ...

Trade unions air radio pay grievance

A number of presenters on RTE’s digital radio stations are not being paid, despite being promised in 2016 their situation would be rectified “by the end of the ...

You can get Samsung Galaxy smartphones for free under Smart Utsav offer; here's how

Samsung has announced some new festival offers ahead of Dussehra and Diwali. The electronics giant is hosting a Smart Utsav sale which will be valid until Octob...

Samsung 'Smart Utsav' offers: How to get a Galaxy S8+, J5 Prime, etc for free

The South Korean company has announced a Smart Utsav offer, to make your festive season even more sparkling. (Image Source: Samsung) is more than just smartpho...

Global TV and Radio Subscription Market 2017-2021

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Global TV and Radio Subscription Market 2017-2021" The global TV and radio subscription market to grow...

Dish TV redefines its pay-TV services with Verimatrix security

MUMBAI: Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for network-connected devices, has announced that it has been selected by Dish TV India Limit...

RCN and Grande Communications Select Netcracker's Revenue Management Solution to Optimize B2B and B2C Customer Experience

Digital TV, Phone and Internet Service Providers Share Back-End Resources to Improve Efficiencies. WALTHAM, Mass.--( announced today that digital TV, phone and...

Vietnam posts 11.5 percent IT revenue growth

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s revenue from information and communication technology in 2016 reached nearly 68 billion USD, posting an 11.49 percent year-on-year incre...

New LTE tracker platform connects and locates objects

LTE chipmaker and semiconductor company STMicroelectronics have introduced CLOE, a new LTE-connected tracker platform based on the integration of Sequans and ST...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

RESTON, Va. Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â Texas is making another major move to strengthen public safety and enhance emergency preparedness across the state. ...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

"The safety and security of Texas communities is my number one priority, and I want to provide our first responders with the best technology possible," said Gov...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas is making another major move to strengthen public safety and enhance emergency preparedness across the state. ...

National consultation could start in October

“The national consultation on the Soros Plan could be launched in around October”, State Secretary for Government Communication Bence Tuzson told the public rad...

Businesses in southeast Minnesota work to grow music scene

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Noelle Tri...

Businesses in southeast Minnesota work to grow music scene

Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Noelle Tripolino Roberts and her h...

Hillary Clinton set to RETURN to politics to question Russia’s involvement in US election

GETTY Laura Mowat Hillary Clinton could come back to politics to question Russia's links to US election The former Democratic candidate did not rule out returni...

Hillary Clinton still willing to challenge election results

. On Monday, during an interview promoting her new book, said that she would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential e...

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...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

The WWII maritime forts rusting their way to a watery grave

Built on international waters and away from the pesky British broadcasting laws, but close enough to the shore for a signal to reach eager listeners, the fort w...

Pirate radio DJs set to leave a legacy with golden day radio roadshow

T wo of the DJs involved in Last Pirate FM, a weeklong pop-up radio station, hope that encouraging people to leave charity bequests in their wills will be part ...

Radio Caroline legends return to Felixstowe seafront for commemorative weekend

Legends of the airwaves gathered to commemorate swashbuckling pirate radio station Radio Caroline’s revolutionary transmissions from a cargo ship anchored off F...

News Broadcasting to the world

Eddie Gillespie, who lives in Rathbraughan Park, has had an unwavering loyalty to local broadcasting, a love which goes back to the days of pirate radio in the ...

DJ Emperor Rosko launches pirate radio station DJ Emperor Rosko travels down the Thames on the infamous Radio Caroline boat...

DJ Emperor Rosko travels down the Thames on the infamous Radio Caroline boat replica from the film The Boat That Rocked, to launch Last Pirate FM. By using thi...