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FAI ‘will not survive financially’ without fans attending games

The Football Association of Ireland will “not survive financially” if fans continue to be prohibited from attending domestic and international matches due to Covid-19, the footballing body is to tell an Oireachtas committee on Friday. The Irish Rugby Football Union is also to warn of a significant....

Ministry vows Bangkok STV arrivals by October

The Tourism Ministry has pledged to bring the first batch of international tourists to Thailand by October, with Bangkok as the primary destination, and it wants tourism operators to gear up marketing plans right away. "Tour operators can start promoting long-stay packages via the special tourist....

Experts Discuss Barriers To Mediation At Istanbul Forum

International experts discussed critical factors affecting meditation efforts in regional and global crises at a conference Thursday in Istanbul. Turkey hosted the 7th Istanbul Mediation Conference, which was attended by high-level representatives of international organizations. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the conference took place online.

Western Cape awaits new travel regulations ahead of tourist season

The Western Cape government is eagerly waiting for the regulations on international travel to be announced so that it can find out which countries will be able to fly to South Africa during Level 1. Level 1 starts at midnight on Sunday, and international flights would resume from three major....

The Hague Court rules for Chevron Corporation in Ecuador dispute September 16, 2020

The District Court of The Hague today ruled in favor of Chevron Corporation in its dispute with the Republic of Ecuador, upholding a 2018 arbitral award rendered by an international tribunal administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration. In its unanimous award , issued pursuant to the U.S.

The Jurisich Experience at Waikato Museum

Hamilton-based artist Gaye Jurisich has developed an international reputation for creating large-scale art installations and now she has created four new ones for a special exhibition at Waikato Museum. ‘The Jurisich Experience: In-situ Installations by Gaye Jurisich’ is now open and runs until Sunday 1 November.

New reality show promises to send winner into space for 10 days

(CNN) -- A planned reality show will seek to give the winner of its on-air competition "the greatest prize ever given out on Earth" — a 10-day stay on the International Space Station. The winning contestant on the show, called "Space Hero," could launch into orbit as soon as 2023, the production....

Sheraton unveils new travel program Marriott Bonvoy

Sheraton Hotel, that recently became part of Marriott International after the latter bought Starwood, has unveiled a new travel program that is built on the belief that travel enriches and has the power to enrich the world. Marriott Bonvoy is aimed at providing an experiential platform that enables....

Quality location data helps nations and businesses: Munir Ismet of Ordnance Survey

Munir Ismet joined Ordnance Survey as the MD of its Geospatial Solutions unit in May. As the head of the division that covers both international and commercial activities of OS, Ismet is leading the strategy and direction delivering geospatial services across the world and bringing new propositions to customers.

Yes! Ah home

“When I eventually came off the plane and felt that hot sun on my skin, I said ‘Yes! Ah home’.” Che Richards finally touched down at Piarco International Airport on Sunday, a couple months after graduating from the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland, with an LLB Hons degree.

2020 Good Design Awards honour DecoDeck timber look aluminium decking

The Good Design Awards, which began in 1958, represent Australia’s most renowned annual international awards program for design and innovation. The awards celebrate the best new products in the market, with the jury evaluating entries based on their design, innovative features and impact on their target segment.

Breaking down the Brexit border problem

The UK government has been heavily criticised for planning to override part of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement that it reached with the EU. It acknowledges that doing so would break international law. At the heart of the latest Brexit escalation is the thorny issue of where customs checks should be between the UK and the EU.

New reality show promises to send winner into space for 10 days

(CNN) -- A planned reality show will seek to give the winner of its on-air competition "the greatest prize ever given out on Earth" — a 10-day stay on the International Space Station. The winning contestant on the show, called "Space Hero," could launch into orbit as soon as 2023, the production....

Permanent Representative Majintha Jayesinghe Presents Credentials to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)

Ambassador Majintha Jayesinghe presented Credentials to Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) at the Vienna International Centre, accrediting as the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).

This year Jenny Foulds of Wymondham decided to stop hiding her birthmark with makeup and has become an international birthmark ambassador. Picture: Jenny Foulds

Jenny Foulds has a superpower. It’s been part of her since birth but she has only recently decided to celebrate it. Jenny, a 33-year-old mother-of-two from Wymondham, has a birthmark across her right cheek and upper lip. For most of her life she has tried to cover it up but this year she stopped....

University of Toronto rescinds job offer to academic over Israel criticism

The University of Toronto is reported to have rescinded an offer to a prominent international academic for a position as director of its human rights programme due to her work on Israeli rights abuses, faculty has alleged. The dean of the university's law school, Edward Iacobucci, has come under....

U.S. charges three Iranians over satellite tech firm hacking

September 17, 2020. By Raphael Satter. (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced charges against three Iranians over allegations they stole information from aerospace and satellite technology firms on behalf of the Islamic republic’s Revolutionary Guards.

Kosovo veterans puzzled by court war crime file delivery

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo war veterans said Thursday that war crime files inexplicably sent to their office have been returned to a special international court in The Hague, Netherlands, probing alleged crimes during and after the Balkan nation’s 1998-1999 war.

GOP-led panel to hear from former official who said Burisma was not a factor in US policy

Amos Hochstein, the former senior adviser on international energy affairs to then-Vice President , is testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Thursday as part of its probe into the FBI's Russia investigation. The closed-door testimony will look into the business dealings of....

2:46 US blockade caused millionaire damage to Cuba's health

17 de septiembre de 2020, 14:46 Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial US blockade has damaged the Cuban health system for over 160 million dollars, according to the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP). Dr. Evelyn Martinez, deputy director of MINSAP International....

ANSI Offers IEC Commented Redline Version on Household and Similar Electrical Appliances

NEW YORK Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute  (ANSI) – the U.S. member body to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) via its U.S. National Committee (USNC) – announced today the availability of a new IEC value-added product.

2:06 US Gov't threatens int'l body for inviting Iranian foreign minister

Tehran, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The United States on Thursday threatened to punish the International Relations Council, a non-profitable organization based in New York and Washington, for inviting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Yavad Zarif. According to a story published in this capital, the....

9 Covid patients flew in hiding their condition

At least nine Covid-19 patients have come to Bangladesh over the past month from different Middle East countries by hiding their medical certificates on board. When their Covid-19 certificates were sought at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, they claimed they did not have any.

ICSID grants Pakistan six months stay order in Reko Diq case

The World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has granted Pakistan a stay order of six months in the Reko Diq case in which Islamabad was awarded with a whopping $6 billion fine, Geo News reported. The ICSID had imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion against Pakistan in its 700-page ruling, in July last year.

Pakistan wins stay over $6 billion penalty in Reko Diq case

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has granted a stay on the enforcement of the massive penalty of $6 billion imposed on Pakistan for its decision to deny a mining lease for the Reko Diq project to Australia's Tethyan Copper Company (TCC).

ANSI Offers IEC Commented Redline Version on Household and Similar Electrical Appliances

NEW YORK Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) – the U.S. member body to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) via its U.S. National Committee (USNC) – announced today the availability of a new IEC value-added product.

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TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

By setting up model experiments with and without climate variability, we distinguished and quantified how climate regulates N loads in this region. We found tha...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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US soft power

Some two decades after 9/11, November's U.S. presidential election sees two very different visions for the "war on terror." While terrorism is not the issue it ...

Lukashenka’s Repressions May Push Belarusian Demonstrators Into Taking More Serious Defensive Measures – OpEd

In her weekly “Voice of the Streets” report compiled on the basis of her conversations with Belarusians who are demonstrating against Lukashenka, she says peopl...

Beijing to complete construction of 10 venues for 2022 Winter Olympic Games by year end

With eight projects entering final stage and the construction of two venues being completed already, ten of the 13 construction projects for competition and tra...

Welcome to the world of public diplomacy

“Why did the West win the Cold War? Not by use of arms. Weapons did not breach the Iron Curtain. The Western invasion was by radio, which was mightier than the ...

African Union marks International Day of Democracy

The following is a statement by African Union Commission for Political Affairs to mark the International Day of Democracy, Sept. 15. ED. This year we celebrate ...

U.S. unilaterally claims UN sanctions against Iran restored

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United States claimed on Saturday that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignore...

Nation honors UN, multilateralism pledge

Photo taken on May 13, 2017 is the "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" structure in front of China National Convention Center in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] Xi's vision on...

Rajasthan imposes Sec-144 in 11 districts

Indian travellers could be debarred from entering South Africa as the country prepares to resume international travel when it lowers its COVID-19 lockdown restr...

NANPAN, NANNM commend Lions Club for support, awareness on childhood cancer

Lukman Olabiyi National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses (NANPAN) and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwife (NANNM) have commended Lion...

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

The music station Šlagr TV ends. It didn’t have expensive...

Šlagr TV ends in terrestrial broadcasting, Česke Radiokomunikace has switched off the broadcasting of this music channel in both DVB-T and DVB-T2. According to ...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

WatsUp TV Now 24 Hours Digital Channel

Award-winning pan African entertainment outfit, WatsUp TV has commenced test transmission for its 24 hours channel which will be dedicated to music entertainmen...

TVSquared and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

GMA rides Hallyu Wave with new digibox channel

IN LATE June, TV network GMA entered the digital TV box fray with its Affordabox that was met with an “overwhelming response” and introduced a new digital chann...

Active DTH subscribers reach 70.26 million, Tata Sky solidifies its lead

KOLKATA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released ‘The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators’ data for the January- March’20 qua...

TVSquared : and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

Five reasons to go for a 5G mobile

With the region’s carriers starting to offer 5G, now is a good time to upgrade your mobile phone from 4G to 5G. With a 5G mobile phone, not only can you enjoy b...

Are Tesla's Data-Gathering Cars Secretly Improving Autopilot's Algorithms?

But his article includes a disclaimer that it's "based pretty much on logic, not knowledge, which is to say I might again be too frigging stupid to read, much l...

Apple iPhone XS Max, 64GB, Space Gray – For Verizon (Renewed)

Price: (as of – Details) Welcome to the big screens. Super retina. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough dua...

ASUS ZenFone 7, ZenFone 7 Pro Featuring Flip Cameras, 90Hz Displays Launched

ASUS has introduced two new flagship smartphones under its ZenFone brand. The new ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro are follow-ups for the ZenFone 6 (ASUS 6Z) from la...

Covering Colorado COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later Associated Press 3:20 PM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Local News COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later The Associated Press 10:47 AM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Ban in the US – TikTok wants to sue against Trump’s...

TikTok plans to challenge Donald Trump’s presidential decree against the video sharing app in court. This is reported by NPR (National Public Radio), citing a p...

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies, sparking battle over replacement

In the days before her death, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera, US public radio station NPR reported, saying that her "most ferven...

The Latest: Obama says GOP must be consistent on court vote

Hours before Ginsburg’s death was announced Friday, Alaska Public Radio asked GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski if she’d vote to confirm a high court nominee before Inaug...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall throw up their H's on "Screwed Around," an ode to the city's slab culture and more. The song came together during the pandemic lockdo...

Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...

Lee’s regrets reflect his humility

More than 20 years ago, Taiwan’s airwaves belonged exclusively to the media of a certain political party and its associated community. At the time, we hoped tha...

Pirate Radio Concert To Be Held In Baltimore Harbor This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The First Thursday Festival Series on the Canton Waterfront may not be happening because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend Baltimo...