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High praise for Al Ketbi after gold medal win in Bogota

Faisal Al Ketbi’s gold medal-winning performance at the Jiu-Jitsu International Federation’s World Championship in Bogota on Saturday drew high praise from no less than Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Anti-Women Sentiments, Harassment Unacceptable: Ghani

Women who work outside their homes are seen as targets to be hunted and harassment of them should end, Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday in his address celebrating International Women’s Day. He said women’s contributions to institutions have positive implications for the....

Gilas 5 seeks second win vs Taiwan in Asian Qualifiers

Gilas Pilipinas shoots for its second straight win against Chinese-Taipei in a home game of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asian Qualifiers on Monday the Araneta Coliseum. After surviving Japan in their first game 77-71 on Friday in Tokyo, the Filipinos go for a 2-0 start in their Group B match against the Taiwanese at 7:30 p.

Billiat Speaks On Mugabe Resignation

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday and the 93-year-old’s departure from office was felt even in the Premier Soccer League (PSL). Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat took to the field a couple of hours after Mugabe fell on his sword and the speedy player inspired his club....

Sempai Mashaya shines in Moscow

Zimbabwe’s karateka Show Sempai Wilfred Mashaya won three medals at the International Kobudo Association’s World Kobudo Contest and Samurai show currently underway in Moscow Russia. Sempai Mashaya achieved third place in the Men’s Kata and won a second bronze medal in the Nunkachu Freestyle category.

Social media has allowed public discourse to plumb new depths

With each passing day, the level of political discourse on social media is falling to a new low. With all the noise about non-issues such as Hindi film, Padmavati, memes about Nehru’s imagined transgressions and, internationally, the ever-entertaining United States President Donald Trump’s regular....

A lot of negativity attached to being a heroine: Bhumi Pednekar

Women-oriented films and strong female characters may be the latest trend in Bollywood, but Bhumi Pednekar believes society still holds regressive views towards a heroine. The 28-year-old actor, who delivered a Masterclass on ‘Breaking Stereotypes’ at the ongoing International Film Festival of India....

NAWOJ charged to use journalism fight violence against women Balarabe Alkassim, Bauchi Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has been called upon to use journalism profession...

Presiding Magistrate,Court 12, Bauchi, Magistrate Safiya Musa made the call at the celebration of the International Day to eliminate violence against women organised by NAWOJ in Bauchi. She said that cases of violence against women and girl were being condoned in our societies because some of the....

Isro’s ‘outsourcing’ plans aimed at capturing satellite launch market

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)’s loud thinking on outsourcing the manufacture of satellite launch vehicles is not surprising. “Work is in progress to put the mechanism (for outsourcing) in place,” Isro chairman AS Kiran Kumar told media-persons in New Delhi last Tuesday.

Senior Labour figure rules out date for party clearing deficit in government

Shadow international trade secretary Barry Gardiner has said it would be foolish to try to predict the economy in 15 years’ time, as he ruled out giving a date for when Labour would eliminate the deficit. Mr Gardiner said the uncertainty over Brexit made such forecasts difficult.

Dec. 5 is International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day is still known as International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development. Dec. 5 is an international observance day designated by the United Nations since 1985 and it offers an opportunity for volunteer organizations and individual volunteers to make their....

Senior Labour figure rules out date for party clearing deficit in government

November 26 2017. Shadow international trade secretary Barry Gardiner has said it would be foolish to try to predict the economy in 15 years’ time, as he ruled out giving a date for when Labour would eliminate the deficit. Want more stories? Read More Register for FREE or subscribe today for unlimited access.

Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week

A view of the Mount Agung volcano erupting during a sunrise in Karangasem, Bali island Source: Firdia Lisnawati via AP. A VOLCANO ON the Indonesian tourist island of Bali sent plumes of grey smoke and steam thousands of metres into the air this morning for the third day in a week, triggering flight....

Schmidt delivers on two fronts in November built on future promise

BEFORE IRELAND’S INTERNATIONAL season kicked off three weeks ago, Joe Schmidt’s pre-series press engagement was dominated by talk of one man. Simon Zebo. With one of the island’s most talented and popular players jettisoned after agreeing to become Racing 92′s new Cork representative in 2018,....

Hired, then fired as shuttle driver, Southwick man on no-fly list sues Bradley airport official, Connecticut state trooper

A Southwick man who served more than a decade in prison for possession of the powerful toxin ricin is suing a Bradley International Airport official and a Connecticut state trooper for $200,000 after he was booted from his job as an airport shuttle driver in September. He was hired despite his inclusion on a federal no-fly list.

Send Libyan slave traders to ICC, Ivory Coast president says

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara called on the International Criminal Court on Saturday to indict criminals who are selling black African migrants in Libya n slave markets. His comments followed a worldwide outcry over footage aired by CNN that seemed to show men were being auctioned as....

Kenya opposition leader Odinga rejects calls to swear him in

“Some people in the coalition would have really wanted to go on with it (parallel swearing-in). But some people have called for caution instead, with Baba (Raila) himself being the biggest voice, citing his national stature, international image and his respect for the law,” a Nasa MP who attended....

Insider share buys hint at upside for L’Occitane International, Guangdong Investment and Shun Tak Holdings

The buying rose for the third straight week while the selling among directors fell based on filings on the Hong Kong stock exchange from November 20 to 24. A total of 58 companies recorded 329 purchases worth HK$580 million (US$74.29 million) versus 16 firms with 41 disposals worth HK$24 million.

CISM Games 2019 logo launched

Beijing, Nov. 26 (BNA): President of the International Council of Military Sports (CISM) Col. Abdulhakim Alshino has launched the official logo, mascot and website of the 7th CISM World Summer Games scheduled to be hosted in Wuhan, China in 2019. The official logo and mascot had been approved by the....

TIB for withdrawal of import duty on gold

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today urged the government for withdrawing duty on gold import to get the nation rid of the smuggling and to bring transparency in the trade of the metal in the domestic market. Reduction of duty as well as framing of policy on gold import will encourage....

Accra: Starbow Airline Operations Suspended W...

Domestic Airline Company, Starbow has suspended operations with immediate effect. The suspension comes after one of its flights crashed into a fence wall at the Kotoka International Airport Saturday afternoon, in an attempt to take off. The flight, which was set to take off to Kumasi, skidded off....

Samsung To Support Cleft Surgeries To Restore...

Samsung Ghana is bringing back smiles to the faces of children across Ghana ahead of this year’s Christmas festivities. The electronics giant has partnered with Operation Smile, an international medical charity organization, to fund the cleft surgeries of more than 150 Ghanaian children.

KPMG to hold second seminar on International Financial Reporting standards for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

The seminar is aimed to support the private sector and small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kingdom in preparing them for the ongoing changes in the accounting standards. RIYADH In an effort to ease the challenges of converting from the accounting standards currently applied in Saudi Arabia,....

Sharjah International Children's Film Festival Concludes Its Activities

Sharjah - The Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF), organised by ‘FUNN’, Sharjah Media Arts for Youth and Children, has concluded its last series of film screenings and activities in Al Thaid, Al Madam, Al Hamriya and Al Bataeh. The events marked the end of this year’s edition,....

Erupting Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash, flights continue

Firdia Lisnawati, The Associated Press. KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) " A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has rumbled into life with a series of eruptions that temporarily disrupted some international flights to the popular tourist destination and dusted nearby resorts and villages with a thin layer of ash.

INTERVIEW: Lora Sarı on Aras: An Armenian publisher in Istanbul

Lora Sarı, an editor at Aras, spoke to the Hürriyet Daily News about the publisher’s history, changes in reading habits, and shifting challenges in Turkey’s turbulent political landscape. You’ve just come back from this year’s International Istanbul Book Fair.

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Atmosphere, Vol. 9, Pages 163: Using Shortwave Radiation to Evaluate the HARMONIE-AROME Weather Model

Abstract Evaluation of global shortwave irradiance forecasts from the HARMONIE-AROME weather prediction model is presented in this paper. We give examples of ho...

A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

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

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

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

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

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

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

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

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Audit Committee Consultation

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a consultation report inviting input to a possible Good Practices Report on how i...

USCIS New Policy Shuts Down STEM OPT Training at Third Party Sites

The extension of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STE...

A small plane has made a dramatic emergency landing on a Canadian highway

A light aircraft has made an emergency landing on a highway, shocking passing motorists and passengers on a train. The twin-engine plane was on its way to Calga...

Being Jeff Bezos Means Never Apologizing About Profits

Amazon has a reputation for spending as much money as it can get its hands on, and that reputation is deserved. The company has poured money into building up it...

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Britain's U.N. ambassador, Karen Pierce, said the most important thing is that the body charged with maintaining international peace and security "can see for i...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

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

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

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

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

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

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

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

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

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

A Christian Awakening?

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

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

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

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

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

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

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

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

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

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

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

African press review 25 April 2018

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

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

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

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

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

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

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

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

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

Church and State

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

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

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

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

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

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

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

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

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

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

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

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

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

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

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

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

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

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

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

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

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

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

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

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

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

Regime rescues digital TV firms

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

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

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

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

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

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

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

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

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

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

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

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

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

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

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

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

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

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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