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Morocco’s Naoual Oukkache Among World Experts in Snakebite Awareness

Rabat – Moroccan researcher Naoual Oukkache is among the world’s champions raising awareness about the danger of snakebites and how to prevent them. The researcher earned the title during International Snakebite Awareness Day (ISBAD) on September 19. Oukkache, who is also the head of “Venoms and....

Why Dubai is a ‘rising giant’ of global hotel industry

FEAR FACTOR WEARING OFF? Aviation and tourism account for more than 13 per cent of the UAE’s GDP, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). As the starts to see what appears to be the tail-end of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hopes running high for a vaccine (UAE approved on....

UAE hotels set for Q4 recovery

A view of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. Hotels in UAE and Saudi Arabia will lead the recovery in Middle-East’s hospitality industry in the fourth quarter of 2020, Colliers International said in a report on Sunday. Image Credit: Supplied picture. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia will continue to benefit....

ROM Chocolate to sweeten cancelled events

A small Romanian chocolate brand offers to sponsor major international cancelled events around the world. ROM Chocolate, a small Romanian brand wrapped in the colors of the national flag, offers to sponsor major international cancelled events around the globe.

Noam Chomsky Explains Why Trump's Ways of Undermining Democracy Can Yield Catastrophic Results

During the keynote speech at the inaugural summit of Progressive International -- an international organization that unites and mobilizes progressive and liberal forces -- linguist, philosopher, and cognitive scientist Noam Chomsky highlighted the systemic methods in which the democracy in the....

TIFF 2020: Seven First-Time Directors Who Stole The Show

Owing to its considerably curtailed size, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) had much fewer 'Discovery' titles this year than usual. But for those looking to unearth gems from first-time directors, there was an exciting enough raft of debuts to savour, led by Regina King's 'One Night in Miami.

Crosby backs Johnson to neuter EU with a ‘bit of crazy’ negotiation

Boris Johnson’s threat to break international law is the little “bit of crazy” required to knock Brussels off balance during trade negotiations and shows how the UK is no longer a soft touch, the prime minister’s former political adviser has said. Lynton Crosby, the Australian strategist dubbed the....

47-year-old Egyptian keeper El-Hadary says ready to play football again

Egypt’s former veteran goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary announced that he is ready to play football again starting next season, as he is currently training every day to improve his fitness. "I am doing training sessions for three hours every day and I am ready to return to playing again," El-Hadary told a television programme late on Saturday.

Permanent Link to Bosnia’s Foreign Minister in a Five-day Official Visit to the Republic of Austria

The Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bisera Turkovic, will be on a five-day official visit to the Republic of Austria from tomorrow. Minister Turkovic will speak at the 64th General Assembly of the International Atomic Energy....

Vistara CEO says no layoffs; salary cuts to be reviewed in Jan 2021

Vistara’s Chief Executive Officer Leslie Thng told PTI that there have been no job cuts at the airline in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. | Photo Credit: REUTERS Domestic airlines industry has been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent suspension of local and international flight services.

'Anti-Palestinian racism': Appointment row at Toronto university

Toronto, Canada - Students and teachers at the University of Toronto have called for the reinstatement of an international scholar's job offer after it was allegedly rescinded by management over her work on Israel's human rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Int'l flights through Maldives up 5.25 pct in second month after easing lockdown

MALE, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- International flights to and from Maldives' Velena International Airport (VIA) have increased 5.25 percent in the second month since borders were reopened for foreign visitors from mid-July, local media reported here Sunday. According to Maldives Airports Company Limited....

U.S. asserts all U.N. sanctions on Iran restored, but lacks support

The U.S. government on Saturday declared that all previously terminated U.N. sanctions on Iran have been restored, without securing broad support for the move from the international community. The United States resorted to a "snapback" mechanism in a U.N.

US says all UN sanctions on Iran restored

The US has declared all international sanctions against Iran have been restored despite the rest of the world vowing to ignore the move. Donald Trump’s administration said on Saturday night its triggering of the so-called “snap back” mechanism in the UN Security Council resolution that enshrined the 2015 Iran nuclear deal had taken effect.

Landlords slash rents by up to 20% as tenants quit city centres in pandemic

Tenants are increasingly choosing to upsize into bigger properties in quieter neighbourhoods. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA. Private rents in some parts of London have tumbled by up to 20% as tenants quit the capital, the number of international students plummets and companies put relocation plans on hold.

What is Causing the Chaos Over BoJo’s Internal Market Bill?

will breach international law. Northern Ireland Secretary and Conservative party MP, Brandon Lewis, told MPs in early September that the bill would breach international law in a “very specific and limited way.” What is the Internal Market Bill? The bill’s stated chief objective is to avoid a hard....

Facebook fake goods seller had counterfeit Nike, Dior and Ugg items at her home

A woman was caught with counterfeit Nike, Dior and Ugg goods after selling fake items on her Facebook page. Lisa Graham used her social networking page to sell bogus branded items at knockdown prices. When a warrant was executed at her Gateshead home, she was found to have counterfeit goods purporting to be international brands.

26 solons seek creation of PH Music Development Council

Pangasinan Rep. Christopher de Venecia led the filing of House Bill No. 7563 or the proposed Philippine Music Industry Act of 2020 to ensure the development of the country’s music industry and promote its participation in both local and international markets.

Simanchala Dash Appointed As Advisor To IMF Executive Director

The government has approved the proposal to appoint Simanchala Dash as an advisor to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington. He has been appointed for a period of three years. The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions said in an order, "The Appointments....

‘It feels impossible’: International students recount difficult road back to OU

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Large Quantity Of Narcotics Seized By BSF Near Border Fence In Jammu

Jammu: The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 58 packets of narcotics and two pistols after foiling an infiltration attempt from Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Jammu, officials said on Sunday. The infiltration bid by suspected smugglers was scuttled in Arnia area of R S Pura....

'Shaping Peace Together' marks international day

The International Day of Peace will be celebrated tomorrow, September 21 under the theme 'Shaping Peace Together', and will be marked with virtual activities organised by Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) and its members. According to Professor Elizabeth Ward, chair of the VPA, this year's theme....

US defies world to say Iran UN sanctions back in effect

The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran are back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in a move that risks increasing Washington's isolation but also international tensions. "Today, the United States welcomes the return of virtually all....

Large quantity of narcotics seized along International Border in Jammu

The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 58 packets of narcotics and two pistols after foiling an infiltration attempt from Pakistan along the International Border (IB) here, officials said on Sunday. The infiltration bid by suspected smugglers was scuttled in Arnia area of R.S.

Landlords slash rents by up to 20% as tenants quit city centres in pandemic

Private rents in some parts of London have tumbled by up to 20% as tenants quit the capital, the number of international students plummets and companies put relocation plans on hold. A glut of rental properties on the market means many landlords have had to slash rents in order to attract tenants.

Gavaskar feels Dhoni’s popularity has surpassed Tendulkar and Kohli’s

MS Dhoni recently retired from international cricket after a stellar career for Team India. In an international career lasting more than 15 years, Dhoni became one of the most accomplished cricketer in the history of cricket. He fulfilled the wishes of millions of Indian fans by leading India to....

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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...