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Armenia to participate in boxing tournament in Sofia

The Armenian national team will compete with 7 athletes at the Strandja International Boxing Tournament, which will start in Sofia on February 19. Artur Hovhannisyan (49 kg), Vahe Badalyan (52 kg), Zhirayr Sargsyan (56 kg), Hrayr Shahverdyan (60 kg), Gurgen Madoyan (69 kg), Hambardzum Hakobyan (75....

World of Photos

14 Images The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by Fairfax picture editors. 19 February 2018 — 10:17pm 1 14. Devotees react during the anointment ceremony of the 58.8-foot monolithic statue of Jain god Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola 145 kilometers (91 miles) west of Bangalore, India.

Bournemouth players driven by international aspirations: Howe

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes his players' desire to play for their national teams at the 2018 World Cup spurs them on to impress at the club level. Bournemouth strikers Jermain Defoe and Callum Wilson, midfielder Lewis Cook and winger Jordon Ibe are all expected to fight to earn an England call-up for Gareth Southgate's side.

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The Commission is aware of the issues in relation to Pakistan's implementation of the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The issues mentioned in the Honourable Member's question are regularly raised with Pakistan as part of the monitoring process under the Generalised System of Preferences Plus (GSP+).

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Mr. Mitsuhiro Furusawa, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today in Nouakchott at the end of his visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, which followed the approval on December 6, 2017 by the IMF Executive Board of a three-year....

Statement by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of a Visit to Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, February 19, 2018/APO Group/ -- Mr. Mitsuhiro Furusawa, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today in Nouakchott at the end of his visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, which followed the approval on December....

World business angels' forum begins in Istanbul

Baybars Altuntas, chairman of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), speaks during the WBAF at Swissotel on February 19, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. ( İsa Terli - Anadolu Agency ) By Tuba Sahin. ISTANBUL. A meeting of international suppliers of seed money for such enterprises as start-ups....

Empower achieves a net profit of AED 772 million in 2017

Bin Shafar stated that “Empower’s strong financial results reflect its continuous efforts and commitment to deliver efficient and cost-effective district cooling services complying with the highest international standards and the best global practices.” Bin Shafar highlighted that “2017 was another significant year for Empower.

After Munich

Carnegie Europe was on the ground at the 2018 Munich Security Conference, offering readers exclusive access to the debates as they unfold and providing insights on today’s most consequential threats to international peace. Diplomacy came out badly during the 2018 Munich Security Conference .

To win 'hearts and minds' in Afghanistan, some aid programs worked better than others

Budget crunchers are looking at all aspects of the fiscal 2019 White House budget , including how foreign assistance helps support U.S. security interests. Some of the $16.8 billion in the latest U.S. Agency for International Development budget , for instance, targets the agency’s No. 1 programming issue: reducing conflict.

Extension of the Dispatch Term of the International Peace Cooperation Corps in South Sudan

1. Japan has dispatched Headquarters staff personnel and Ground Self Defense Force engineering unit to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan) since November 2011 and January 2012 respectively. Japan continues to dispatch 4 staff officers (Logistics, Intelligence, Engineer, and Air Operations) to the Mission.

Turkey: IMF Raises Growth Forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised Turkey's growth forecast for 2018 from 3.5 percent to 4 percent. The IMF said in its mission concluding statement that “following a slowdown in activity in 2016, growth recovered sharply last year with the help of policy stimulus and favorable external conditions.

OR Tambo evacuated because of unattended bag

The OR Tambo International Airport had to be evacuated on Monday after an unattended bag was found by officials. “What happened was there was an unattended bag found in a terminal building and [the matter] is now being handled by the SA Police,” airport spokesperson Leigh Gunkel-Keuler told News24.

Argentine Defender Cristian Villagra Steps Away From Football to Help Save Brother’s Life

New Delhi: Cristian Villagra, the former Argentina international full-back, will take time off the football to donate bone marrow to his brother Gonzalo, who is battling leukemia. Villagra, who plays for Atletico Tucuman in Argentina’s top division, said he didn’t think twice about the operation....

World Leaders Call for Solution to N. Korean Nuclear Issue

A group of prominent politicians and lawmakers from around the world are urging the international community to play an active role in resolving the North Korea nuclear issue. A total of 450 leaders representing 70 countries, including 250 lawmakers, gathered on Monday at South Korea's National....

IIHF Hopes to See Another Joint Korean Ice Hockey Team at Beijing Olympics

The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation(IIHF) says he will push for a back-to-back Olympic entry for a joint women’s Korean ice hockey team following its debut at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. IIHF chief Rene Fasel announced the plan during a press conference at the Kwandong Hockey....

KOICA to Design New Highways in Myanmar

South Korea’s foreign aid agency is seeking to play a weighty role in Myanmar’s massive highway-building projects. The Korea International Cooperation Agency(KOICA) revealed Monday that it signed an agreed minutes last week with the Myanmar’s authorities, under which it will conduct a feasibility....

France urges UN's top court to dump E. Guinea case

"France has not accepted the jurisdiction of this court under any title whatsoever to entertain those facts on which Equatorial Guinea seeks the court to rule," the French representative Francois Alabrune told the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Malabo has accused Paris of violating the....

Cabral Gold starts trenching program at Cuiú Cuiú project in Brazil

Cabral Gold has started a 2500m trenching program and soil sampling in advance of drilling, at the Cuiú Cuiú project (Cuiú Cuiú) located in the state of Para in northern Brazil. This work is occurring in parallel with the resource update currently being conducted by Micon International Ltd.

Bournemouth players driven by international aspirations

REUTERS: Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes his players' desire to play for their national teams at the 2018 World Cup spurs them on to impress at the club level. Bournemouth strikers Jermain Defoe and Callum Wilson, midfielder Lewis Cook and winger Jordon Ibe are all expected to fight to earn an England call-up for Gareth Southgate's side.

International Medtech company to create 75 jobs for Galway

There is good news for Galway on the jobs front - with 75 new posts announced this morning. Quidel Corporation - which makes medical diagnostic equipment - is establishing a Business Centre in the city. “The investment announcement by Quidel today reaffirms Ireland’s position as one of the....

Ice hockey

GANGNEUNG, South Korea: The prospect of seeing a unified Korean women's ice hockey team return to action at the 2022 Winter Olympics would be welcomed by International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), who believe it would keep alive the message of peace and hope.

Famous and beloved singer, songwriter Marietta Badalyan dies

Today, on February 19, the famous and beloved singer, songwriter Marietta Badalyan died. This is known from the singer’s Facebook page. The singer was a laureate of many international competitions. She performed both world hits and the best samples of folk songs. She also performed her own compositions.

France argues World Court has no jurisdiction in graft case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A legal battle between France and Equatorial Guinea over the corruption prosecution of the African nation's vice president is back before the International Court of Justice, months after a Paris court convicted the vice president. French lawyers said Monday that the Hague-based world court, the highest judicial U.

Jeremy Corbyn was more of a misguided fool than a traitor for cosying up to his Czech mate

Codename COB, eh? What did it stand for? Is it the international flight code for an imaginary Corbyn airport? Or an acronym: “Carrots or Broccoli”, say, or “Communism or Bust”? We may never know. Still, this was the codename a Czech “diplomat” called Jan Sarkocy claims he bestowed on the future Labour leader when they met in the late Eighties.

How pizza inspires artists from all around the world

Pizza for purists. American artist Luc Fuller designed this pizza for the Venice 2015 "Pizza Pavilion," where 19 international artists were invited to design pizzas that local Venetian bakers dished up. This simple baked pizza dough with a single tomato is both elegant and an aesthetic feast for the....

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

Bill Steele is a collector of odd things. A year ago, for example, he bought the site of the last double hanging in New Brunswick. His latest purchase is less m...

PNG govt to extend public radio services

Papua New Guinea's communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. He marked this week's World Radio Day by saying radio is a ...

Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher

For many of us, radio brings to mind film songs and singsong RJs. But for media expert and community radio practitioner R Sreedher, radio is a tool that holds a...

North Korea’s eerie coded messages RETURN to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

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Asymmetrical Federalism Still ‘Lesser Evil’ For Russia – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many Russians currently are pushing for the equalization of all the federal subjects and the radical decentralization of power in the country, but...

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

North Korean journalists to join world sports press

By Ko Dong-hwan Pyongyang is hoping that its sports journalists, having come to South Korea to monitor the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, will soon join the ...

Russian Demographic Collapse Driving Ethnic Shifts In Non-Russian Republics – OpEd

th century, the share of non-Russians in the population of most non-Russian republics of the Russian Federation increased because the non-Russians had significa...

Stormzy, Dua Lipa win big at Brit Awards

Gorillaz was named best British group, while the Foo Fighters won the award for best international group for the fourth time, beating out the likes of Arcade Fi...

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on I...

TIA Remains Open But Some Flights Are Canceled

TULSA, Oklahoma - While roadways in Green Country are slick, ice has not yet caused serious problems for runways at Tulsa International Airport. TIA says the ru...

Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race

His concern includes how the 39-year-old bachelor could afford a $1.72 million mortgage on a $2.3 million Lake Simcoe waterfront home and who paid for his inter...

Malacanang Rejects US, International Claims That Duterte Threatens Democracy

MANILA – The Philippines’ presidential Malacanang Palace rejected on Wednesday a United States intelligence report branding President Rodrigo Duterte a threat t...

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...

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...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

WCTL collects over 9,000 homemade Valentines for veterans

Residents at the Soldiers and Sailors Home are also celebrating Valentine's Day. Residents are enjoying live music and festive treats to ring in the holiday. Pe...

Rwanda Shuts Down Radio Station For Denigrating Women

Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said Monday. The radio sta...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

By AFP 2 hours ago in World Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

BLUE EYE, MO (Tim Funk/The Charlotte Observer) - Three decades after his PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sex scandals, Jim Bakker is back ...

Live Videos | Trump Pastor Mark Burns First Visit to Rhode Island

Pastor Mark Burns, who has been labeled by Time magazine as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor” and is the Co-Founder and CEO of the NOW Television Network, a Christian...

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 ...

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...

Souter gets behind superfast broadband for rural business

THE investment vehicle of Sir Brian Souter has backed a company which uses spare radio frequencies made available by the shift from analogue to digital televisi...

SC paves way for digital broadcasting

Kathmandu, February 18. The government’s plan to switch country’s analogue television broadcasting system to digital is expected to gain momentum, as the Suprem...

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

London Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized ...

Realising a Digital Revolution

Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to ...

Line of the times

Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operator...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

5G will be less sizzle, more substance at MWC CNET

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by CNET 5G will bring ...

Sorry, I can't hear you, the line's VoLTE

EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics. The introducti...

Port Renfrew, Jordan River earthquake-tsunami warning tests a success

Four high-tech earthquake and tsunami early-warning sirens are up and running on southern Vancouver Island after successful testing over the weekend, says Mike ...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023 by Component, Data Rate, and Application

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

Is you child bored at home today? Here’s a new free game to learn and have fun, too.

With students out of school Monday for President’s Day, it’s a good time to be aware of a new online game offering free help in math for children in kindergarte...

Film by Award-Winning NU-Q Professor to Be Broadcast on U.S. Network

Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who haws co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on ...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and ...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

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...

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 ...

Stormin: grime pioneer who reinvigorated the rave scene

SaSaSaS’ set at Belgium’s Rampage 2017 festival. The scale and organisation of SaSaSaS’s performances are, in a sense, light years from the barely-cohering chao...

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the p...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

A pair of unlicensed radio stations that for years had broadcast music, community events and more from high in the Boulder County foothills fell silent this wee...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

Gretchen Vahle holds a sign at the start of the Frozen Dead Guy Days parade in Nederland on March 12, 2016. KNED 93.1 FM, an unlicensed radio station that had b...

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...