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How lonely Bellambi mum helped an international crime syndicate dupe an Australian political party

A lonely Bellambi woman who became a pawn in an elaborate, international crime cartel after falling for an online love scam has avoided time behind bars for helping the syndicate launder hundreds of thousands of dollars in ill-gotten funds. Debbie Ryan, a 53-year-old single mother, allowed the....

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of the war-torn country. More than 7,400 polling stations were set to open at 7:30 a.m.

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

International Crisis Group, a well-regarded NGO, has issued a thoughtful evaluation of the effort by Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, and Niger to coordinate their military efforts against Boko Haram in the … Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 27 to July 3, 2020.

G20 urges global effort to fight Covid ‘second wave’

G20 members have urged international collaboration to ensure governments and businesses plan properly for an anticipated Covid-19 rebound at a virtual meeting recently organised by B20 Saudi Arabia. The B20 Saudi Arabia, the official voice of the global business community across all g20 members,....

The future is British! Brexiteer reveals transition that will see post-Brexit UK dominate BREXITEER Ben Habib claimed the UK could easily become a powerhouse on the international stage...

Former Brexit Party MEP Ben Habib insisted Britain could thrive massively outside the EU and benefit greatly from exporting more UK products. During an interview with Express.co.uk, Mr Habib claimed Britons needed to buy more British products and encourage the Government to support more UK-based companies.

Coronavirus: Thousands of seafarers 'suffering depression' after being stranded on ships

Thousands of seafarers from around the world are stuck on ships suffering from "depression and anxiety" because COVID-19 restrictions mean crew changes still can't take place. The International Transport Workers Federation estimates there could be as many as 600,000 seafarers affected by lockdown measures, with half of them facing financial ruin.

Vestager has tasted defeat, but she should not stop chasing Big Tech

Margrethe Vestager may not win any appeal against Ireland’s tax deal with Apple. Photograph: Thierry Monasse/Getty. last week appeared at first glance to give every international company seeking out Europe’s lowest corporate tax rates a considerable boost.

Hong Kong security law sends jitters through city's feisty press

Hong Kong's status as a bastion of press freedom is in crisis as authorities toughen their line against international media and fears grow about local self-censorship under the city's sweeping new security law. For decades the former British colony has been a shining light for journalists in Asia,....

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war and economic crisis

A picture taken on July 15, 2020, shows campaign posters of candidates for the Syria's parliamentary elections in the capital Damascus. (AFP) Syria is holding parliamentary elections as the Assad regime in Damascus grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking control of large parts of the war-torn country.

Hong Kong security law sends jitters through city’s feisty press

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s status as a bastion of press freedom is in crisis as authorities toughen their line against international media and fears grow about local self-censorship under the city’s sweeping new security law. For decades the former British colony has been a shining light for journalists....

Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Responding to calls for Trader Joe’s to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store chain said it has been in a yearslong process of repackaging those products and will soon complete the work.

Hong Kong new security law sends jitters through city’s feisty press

Hong Kong’s status as a bastion of press freedom is in crisis as authorities toughen their line against international media and fears grow about local self-censorship under the city’s sweeping new security law. For decades the former British colony has been a shining light for journalists in Asia,....

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrians voted Sunday to elect a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of the war-torn country. More than 7,400 polling stations opened across government-held parts of Syria, including for the first time in....

Fighting Depression In the Isolation of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr Muhammad Ahmad Wajid, an aspiring medical student from Sahiwal Medical College, Pakistan, currently in 4th year MBBS. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations ( IFMSA ), cordial partner of The Sting.

How the bookies expect Leeds United to fare in the Premier League with Whites big drifters for victory at Derby County

LEEDS United have drifted from odds-on to odds against for victory in Sunday's clash at Derby County with promotion and the Championship title already in the bag. COUNTRY CALLS? Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips is expected to make his international debut in the next 12 months with the midfielder....

Mongolian elected as a member of the IOC

Battushig Batbold has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee on July 17th, 2020 this is an extraordinary event in Mongolia’s sports history from every angle. After almost five decades, a Mongolian national was elected as a full standing member of IOC once more.

Olympic figure skater Alexandrovskaya dies at 20

Russian figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, who competed for Australia in the 2018 Winter Olympics, died in Moscow according to the International Skating Union. She was 20. No cause of death was revealed but a report out of Russia said she died in a fall on Friday. The ISU announced her death on Saturday.

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of the war-torn country. More than 7,400 polling stations will open at 7z;30 a.m.

More efficient ACs can save $2.9trn by 2050: IEA

Doubling the energy efficiency of air conditioners worldwide could save up to $2.9 trillion by 2050 in reduced electricity generation, transmission and distribution costs alone, says a report from the UN and the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA estimates that doubling the energy efficiency....

Jamaica unveils new cannabis standards in its push for global markets

Jamaican cannabis regulators have announced new standards in their push to expand international export opportunities for locally grown medical cannabis. The new benchmarks, drafted by the Jamaica Bureau of Standards, represent one of the most significant revisions of cannabis cultivation and....

Opening of Spanish Town school still on, says Porteous

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Local representative of the charity group, Christel House International, Sally Porteous, says plans by that organisation for the opening of a school in St Catherine come September remain unchanged, despite the recent death of founder, Christel DeHaan.

More than nine years of conflict in Syria

U.S troops pulling out of Syria. Syria’s war since 2011 has involved a host of regional and international players, forced millions of people from their homes and left more than 380,000 people dead. Here is a summary of the main events in the nine-year conflict: – Revolt to repression – In March....

33rd Tehran Intl. Book Fair cancelled due to COVID-19

TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – The 33rd edition of Tehran International Book Fair has been cancelled in the current Iranian year due to coronavirus pandemic, said an official in Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. The fair’s spokesman Ayoub Dehghankar made the announcement on Sunday, saying that....

Market Live 2020: Global ARTIFICIAL EYE Market Can Deliver up to High CAGR over the next Few Years| COVID19 Impact Analysis | Key Players: National Artificial Eye Services (NHS), COS-MEDIC, Second Sight, International Prosthetic Eye Center, Advanced Artif

. ARTIFICIAL EYE Market is anticipated to discover Robust Growth by 2026. This report focuses on the leading key players with global perspective with a professional and in-depth study on the current state of ARTIFICIAL EYE Industry. ARTIFICIAL EYE market research report provides important market....

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrian men carry ballot boxes onto a bus in Aleppo to hand them over to the police, who in turn will deliver them to polling stations. – AFP pic, July 19, 2020. SYRIANS go to the polls today to elect a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling....

Cambodian Petanque hero Ms. Ke Leng symbolised as living sports heritage

Mr. Claude Azema, President of International Petanque Federation (IPF), has considered Cambodian Petanque hero Ms. Ke Leng as living sports heritage and a symbol of the world immortal Petanque. The IPF president’s insight was shared through his video screened in a farewell event for Ms.

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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...