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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Court has approved the death sentence of an Iranian researcher accused of spying for Israel. Ahmad Reza J BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has urged countries to act with restraint and work to ease tensions after North Korea called the lates ....

Tehran to host 20th Intl. Storytelling Fest. in Jan.

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – The 20th International Storytelling Festival will be held on 21-25 January 2018 at the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) in Tehran. According to deputy head of Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults....

Al Khalifa court sentences 6 Shia Bahrainis to death

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – A military court of Al Khalifa regime has sentenced four Shia Bahrainis to death on false charges of having planned to assassinate the country’s commander of armed forces. Under the verdicts issued on Monday amid silence from the international community, the four Shia....

Nepal women's cricket team captain wants to play in Kashmir

Minister's T20 premier league here due to 'fear factor' but after spending time with local players she has developed a desire to play in as well. Kashmir Chhetri is among a dozen international women cricketers from and Bangladesh who are taking part in the first such tournament in Jammu and....

Ashes: England seamer Curran replaces Overton for Boxing Day Test

has confirmed that seamer Tom Curran will make his Test debut replacing Craig Overton, who was ruled out with a fractured rib sustained in the third Test at the WACA," the ECB said in a statement on Sunday. The 22-year-old, who has figured in a single One- Day International (ODI) and three Twenty20....

Sustainable energy balance needed to meet rising global demand, say experts

With global energy demand expected to grow 30 per cent by 2040 as per International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates, a sustainable energy balance needs to be achieved to meet this requirement while also ensuring reduction in hazardous emissions, said. A stable and safe energy balance will require a....

Star cricketers' sons look to shine in U-19 World Cup

Past U-19 World Cups have seen quite a few sons of international cricketers in action and this time is going to be no different with and Thando Ntini among those looking to display their potential in a tournament that showcases future stars every two years.

Robinho to play on despite rape conviction

Former international forward Robinho plans to continue playing in 2018 despite being convicted of An last month sentenced Robinho to nine years in prison for participating in the 2013 gang of a woman in Milan, reports Xinhua news agency. The punishment will not be enforced until the appeal process....

Board of Power Mech Projects approves incorporation of JV company in Dubai

. At meeting held on 23 December 2017 The Board of Power Mech Projects at its meeting held on 23 December 2017 has approved Incorporation of a 50% JV Company along with multi commodities centre) , Dubai to support its international operations. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard....

Rhapsodising Benazir Bhutto

Gender Religion Country Democracy State Judiciary Parliament. Whether it’s a public rally, floor of the Parliament or any International forum, I always found brave Benazir Bhutto eloquently defending the above mentioned. “The fundamental ethos of Islam is tolerance, dialogue, and democracy.

Russian FM Favors Participation of SC Permanent Members at an International Conference on Cyprus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says it is necessary to continue with the dialogue, in order to reach a settlement in Cyprus, adding that there is no alternative option. At the same time, he says that Moscow has put forward a “logical” proposal over the participation of the permanent members....

12/25 16:52 Takers of canceled TOIEC allowed to retake test

Taipei, Dec. 25 (CNA) Takers of the latest examination by the Test of English for International Communications, better known as TOEIC, in Taiwan, which was canceled half way through, will be allowed to take the next test scheduled for January, Taiwan test organizer Chun Shin Ltd. said Monday.

'Vinta' death toll climbs to 240, scores missing

MANILA - The death toll from a storm that unleashed landslides and floods across the southern Philippines has climbed to 240 with scores of others still missing, officials said Monday. Tropical Storm Vinta (international codename Tembin) on Friday struck the country's main southern island of....

Armenian gymnasts win individual medals at Voronin Cup

PanARMENIAN.Net Armenian athletes Artur Davtyan and Vigen Khachatryan won individual medals at the 24th Mikhail Voronin Cup, an international artistic gymnastics tournament, currently underway in Moscow, Russia. Davtyan, in particular, won a gold medal in the vault event of the tournament, shared....

'The UN

PM says Israel rejects in advance expected vote in UN General Assembly condemning international recognition of J'lem as Israel's capital. Prime Minister Netanyahu said during a visit Thursday to Assuta hospital in Ashdod that "the UN is the house of lies.

On Heinrich Böll's birthday, his son reflects on the Nobel laureate Artist René Böll offers insight into the life and work of his father, writer Heinrich Böll. The Nobel laureate was once called the "author of ordinary people." December 21 marks the 100th

He was candid in an interview with author Tanja Dückers at the International Literature Festival in Berlin this fall about how he feels his father is perceived nowadays, what marked him as a writer, and about the ups, downs and public disputes of the past.

On Heinrich Böll's birthday, his son reflects on the Nobel laureate

He was candid in an interview with author Tanja Dückers at the International Literature Festival in Berlin this fall about how he feels his father is perceived nowadays, what marked him as a writer, and about the ups, downs and public disputes of the past.

Ronaldo’s management denies reports of Chilean children’s hospital

Reports emerged this week via Spanish international news agency Efe that the Real Madrid player was to join forces with Italian real estate mogul Alessandro Proto, to build the first in a series of paediatric units throughout South America in the Chilean capital Santgo in 2020.

Conflict causing spikes in food insecurity in Near East, North Africa

Rome, Italy (PANA) - The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has welcomed the UN's decision to create a decade on family farming, a World Bee Day, a day promoting awareness of the need to combat illegal fishing, and declare international years for camelids and artisanal fisheries and aquaculture.

Government looks to reduce road accidents in 2018

The government has said it will reflect on what intervention is necessary with regard to the three main issues, namely people being run over, drink-driving, and accidents involving motorbikes. International Affairs Minister, Eduardo Cabrita made the announcement on 19 December 2017, as he unveiled a....

Injured Lion Payne making 'significant progress' but Ulster won't set return timetable > Ulster maintain they will not put a timetable on Jared Payne's return to action, with the centre still on the sidelines almost six months after his Lions tour was pre

Ulster maintain they will not put a timetable on Jared Payne's return to action, with the centre still on the sidelines almost six months after his Lions tour was prematurely brought to an end. The Irish international last played in June due to what Ulster's latest medical update described as....

UP-COUNCIL-FOSSIL

. Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Lucknow, Dec 21 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government today said that it is working to get international heritage status for the fossil park in a village in Sonbhadra district. The fossil park is believed to be more than 1,400 million-year-old and the state government....

Bayern Munich beef up attack with signing of striker Wagner

. Contributed by NAMPA / DPA. Munich (dpa) - Record German champions Bayern Munich have moved to strengthen their attacking options by signing international striker Sandro Wagner from Hoffenheim. After completing a medical, 30-year-old Wagner signed a deal with the Bundesliga leaders from January 1 to the end of June 2020, Bayern said Thursday.

Positive IMF review paves way for $2B transfer to Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — The latest review by the International Monetary Fund has found that Egypt's economic reforms are on track, paving the way for the transfer of another $2 billion loan disbursement, part of a three-year bailout loan. Egypt secured $12 billion in loans from the IMF in November 2016 to....

Brent opens high in London

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:38 - Updated Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:38 Brent opens high in London London - The price of Brent crude-oil, a reference product kept in stock for delivery in February, on Thursday opened high in London’s International Exchange Futures, with the barrel being traded at USD 64.52, with a variation of 1.

Five Romanian hackers arrested for spreading ransomware in Europe, US

Five Romanian hackers were arrested over the past week in an international cybercrime investigation. Three of them are suspected of infecting computer systems by spreading the CTB-Locker (Curve-Tor-Bitcoin Locker) malware – a form of file-encrypting ransomware.

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National Panasonic

My old National Panasonic shortwave radio had been gathering dust for many years. I didn't need it anymore because a small FM set costing Rs 150 was bringing me...

The ghostly radio station no one claims to run

It’s all thanks to “skywaves”. Higher frequency radio signals can only travel in a straight line, eventually becoming lost as they bump into obstacles or reach ...

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...

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...

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By Paul Goble Vladimir Putin’s Russian Guard has announced plans to subordinate a variety of elite special forces, including the OMON, SOBR, OSpN,, and USpN, un...

Iran Is Islamic Variant Of Soviet Union At Its End – OpEd

By Paul Goble Iran today resembles the USSR in its final days, “an ideological regime in collapse;” but the Iranian protesters are more radically inclined again...

Another Soviet Genocide – Kazakhstan, 1932-1933 — Coming Back To Haunt Moscow – OpEd

Population losses were almost as bad: 49 percent of the Kazakhs died or were killed and more than a quarter million more fled abroad to China or Afghanistan. (T...

Yet Another Country – Lithuania – Forced To Ask: Is This Stupidity Or Treason? – OpEd

By Paul Goble In mid-November 1916, Kadet leader Pavel Milyukov posed a question which is increasingly being heard in countries today. Confronted with governmen...

ICC Approves Perth Stadium for Hosting All International Formats

The newly completed Perth Stadium can be seen near the Crown Casino and central business district (CBD) of Perth in Australia, December 19 (Image: Reuters) Pert...

Australia Recall Cameron White to Replace Chris Lynn for England ODIs Ahead of Glenn Maxwell

. Australia batsman Cameron White plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between Bangladesh and Australia at The Sher-e-Bangla Nat...

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact at Brussels talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for an EU3-Iran meeting at EEAS headquarters in Brussels on Thursday Jan. 11, 2018. European Union foreign minis...

Viper Networks Announces Coming Launch of Blockchain and Crypto Mining Technologies Group Division

TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Viper Networks, Inc. (OTC Pink:VPER), (Company), an international leader in the LED lighting products & integrate...

Two footballers banned for life by UEFA

Two Maltese players have been banned for life and four others received long suspensions by UEFA following an investigation in match-fixing allegations concernin...

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...

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 ...

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...