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Head of Ethiopia's army is shot dead by his own bodyguard

A spokesman for prime minister Abiy Ahmed said the attempted coup – which was said to have been led by Amhara’s security chief Asaminew Tsige – and the violence in Addis Ababa appeared to be co-ordinated. William Davison, an analyst with peace campaigners the International Crisis Group, said: ‘We....

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)’s Financial Results Comparing With Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (OTCMKTS:HMNY)

For the past year International Business Machines Corporation has 18.24% stronger performance while Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. has -81.25% weaker performance. Summary. International Business Machines Corporation beats Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. on 13 of the 13 factors.

Firefly 2019 attracts celebrities on and off stage with Delaware's Ryan Phillippe

The celebrities of Firefly Music Festival weren't just found on the stages this weekend. New Castle native Ryan Phillippe posted a photograph on Instagram Saturday night with his son, Deacon, at The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway. His Instagram story is filled with posts from the music....

Acceleration of Public-Private Collaboration is Needed to Close the Protection Gap Emerging Asian Countries Most Vulnerable to the Impact of Natural Catastrophes

SINGAPORE June 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At the IDF Day held last week in Singapore during the annual Global Insurance Forum hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS), the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) called to accelerate public-private collaboration and action in order to close the....

Government offers Chinese various tax incentives in key priority sectors

Expo. Chinese check out items at the Uganda pavilion during the 2019 Beijing International Horticulture Expo. PHOTO BY DOROTHY NAKAWEESI In Summary. In a speech read by Mr Nelson Rukundo Kasigaire, the first secretary at the Uganda Embassy in Beijing, Mr Lawrence Byensi, the Uganda Investment....

The wrong way to defend the naira

Okorafor added that private international money transfers, estimated at over $20bn annually, and the naira swap arrangement with the Chinese Yuan, have also contributed to exchange rate stability. Conversely, however, Page 35 of the same edition of The Punch , also carried another story titled “DMO....

Obasanjo, Kukah, others to speak on global politics at Babcock

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto Bishop, Matthew Kukah; and about 400 scholars are billed to speak at the annual Toyin Falola 9th International Conference at the Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State.

High cost of debt servicing

Punch Editorial Board. Nigeria’s rising debt stock and the over 50 per cent of its revenue used to service it annually do not bode well for our overall economic development. This has not gone unnoticed by the African Development Bank and other international institutions.

Air Peace: Port Harcourt airport reopens for flight operations

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi. The Port Harcourt International Airport has been reopened for scheduled flight operations. The airport was shut down on Saturday, following an incident involving an Air Peace flight with registration number 5N BRN, from Abuja to Port Harcourt.

Air Canada flight makes emergency landing at YVR

An Air Canada flight bound for Alaska was forced to make an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport Sunday afternoon. An airport spokesperson confirmed the emergency landing to CTV News Vancouver, saying it took place around 2:30 p.m. The flight path posted on the live flight tracking....

The Latest: UK diplomat in Tehran warns against ‘escalation’

The U.S. says the drone was flying above international waters near the Persian Gulf. 1:30 p.m. U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says Iran should not “mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness.” Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Sunday, Bolton....

BMW International Open 2019: World-class golf and a Bavarian feel-good atmosphere.

61,000 thrilled visitors follow the 31st BMW International Open in Munich. 16,500 spectators flock to GC München Eichenried on Sunday. Gaganjeet Bhullar wins the BMW M8 Hole-in-One Award. Glitzy opening with World Cup winners Thomas Müller and Philipp Lahm.

How Over 13m Nigerians Battle With Malaria Annually

Malam Umar Aminu-Imam, President, Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN), has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria annually. This statistics accounted for 25 per cent of world’s 54,750,000 malaria cases. Aminu-Imam made the disclosure during the ‘International....

AP Top International News at 1:35 p.m. EDT

The Latest: UK diplomat in Tehran warns against 'escalation' Bolton warns Iran not to mistake US 'prudence' for weakness. Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed. Opposition candidate repeats win in Istanbul mayor's race. North Korea says Kim received 'excellent' letter from Trump.

IPOs are back: UAE emerging as a strong player...

The IPO pipeline looks promising in the GCC as nearly 10 companies are aiming to go public in the near future with more than $7 billion (Dh25.7 billion) in fund raising in the offing. Analysts said some of the entities could opt for international listings, especially on the London Stock Exchange....

H&M’s new diversity chief designs a more inclusive future

NEW YORK H&M is set to kick off a series of workshops and training this fall for thousands of its employees at its more than 500 North American stores aimed at addressing unconscious bias. The moves are the first of their kind for the fast-fashion chain and come after it faced international backlash....

University Of Utah Student Vanishes After Lyft Ride From Airport

Police are searching for 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck, who was last seen taking a Lyft ride from Salt Lake City International Airport. By Police are searching for 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck, who was last seen taking a Lyft ride from the airport. (Salt Lake City Police Department) SALT LAKE CITY,....

Fifth International Day of Yoga celebrated in Cairo

The Embassy of India in Cairo celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY), at Al-Horriya Public Park, close to the Cairo Opera House in Zamalek, on 20 June. The celebration started with a brief speech by Indian Ambassador to Egypt Rahul Kulshreshth, who thanked all yoga lovers for attending....

Four reasons to be extremely cautious...

Facebook has unveiled libra, a cryptocurrency that will enable users to make international payments over Messenger and other group platforms like WhatsApp, perhaps from as soon as 2020. Here’s how it looks likely to work: A user would buy libra and keep a balance of the currency in Facebook’s digital wallet, called Calibra.

TIB: Senior public servants are promoted...

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) says that senior government officers, especially deputy secretaries and upwards, are promoted for their political affiliation rather than their integrity, merit, performance, skill, or seniority. The anti-corruption watchdog made the statement in light of....

OLYMPICS IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) inaugurated its new headquarters Sunday in the Swiss city of Lausanne, marking the organization's 125th anniversary. Olympic House, designed by Danish architecture studio 3XN and overlooking Lake Geneva, will bring all IOC employees under one roof. Previously, IOC staff worked at four locations in Lausanne.

H&M’s new diversity chief designs a more inclusive future

NEW YORK — H&M is set to kick off a series of workshops and training this fall for thousands of its employees at its more than 500 North American stores aimed at addressing unconscious bias. The moves are the first of their kind for the fast-fashion chain and come after it faced international....

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach poses with the Milan Cortina D'Ampezzo 2026 bid delegation including Giovanni Malago CONI President and Giuseppe Sala Mayor of Milan ahead of the designation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games host by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2019.

Olympics: Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Games

IOC President Thomas Bach attends a meeting with the Stockholm Are 2026 bid delegation including Sweden Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Crown Princess Victoria ahead of the designation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games host by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2019.

A look at the players linked with Aston Villa this summer

Stoke accept that Butland will leave the Potteries this coming transfer window, but despite the club remaining in the Championship, they insist that the England international won’t be sold on the cheap. Villa and Bournemouth have firm interest in Butland, as they prepare for the new Premier League....

CITES pursues dialogue on ivory trade ban

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Secretary General Ivonne Higuero, who is in the country for the Africa wildlife economy summit has commended Zimbabwe for its conservation programmes and stressed the organisation’s commitment to pursue dialogue in handling some of the contentious issues such as the ban of ivory trade.

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...

Loud and clear: AIR Jeypore gets boost with high-tech transmitter

KORAPUT: To reach remote areas and ensure that people listen to radio more clearly without any interruption, a newly installed 100KW digital-ready high-power me...

Christian broadcasting studio attacked by arson on Shabbat morning

Police have confirmed that an arson attack occurred over the weekend at Daystar’s Jerusalem studio. “We have opened an investigation,” Israel Police Spokesperso...

Todd Starnes: Democrats poised to destroy religious liberty (yes, you read that correctly)

If Democrats get their way, religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama's near-total abortion ban has 'gone too far' Source: WFTV

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama has "gone too far" by passing a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony in...

Right-wing Christian Radio Host Launches Homophobic Rant Against Buttigieg

Right-wing Christian radio host Bryan Fischer launched into a homophobic rant against 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to ru...

Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Sarah Sedgwick (The Christian Institute) A woman who had a lesbian partner has opened up about why she ended the relationship after coming back to church four y...

Longtime NYC Radio Station WPLJ Set to Go Off the Air

After nearly 50 years, legendary radio station WPLJ is signing off the air for good. Come the end of May, the station will be off the airwaves after it was purc...

WBVN celebrates 29 years of broadcasting

MARION (WSIL) -- WBVN radio is celebrating nearly three decades in the community. WBVN is a non-profit contemporary Christian radio station based in Marion. 104...

Pa. State Rep: ‘I prayed as I always did’

HARRISBURG — The Republican state representative whose prayer on the House floor earlier this week caused a controversy said on a Christian radio program Thursd...

Praise TV Is Best African Gospel Station Of T...

Praise TV, Ghana’s premier Christian channel has been adjudged the best gospel television station in Africa. This was at the Africa Gospel Music Festival (AGAFE...

Donald Trump Cannot Be Removed Because He Is ‘God’s Choice,’ Claims Pastor

A right-wing pastor has told an evangelical Christian TV show he interceded on behalf of Donald Trump to get him elected president—and that those fighting to ge...

Christian TV network’s Jerusalem studio firebombed: 'You can't silence...the Gospel'

An arsonist set fire to Daystar Television Network's studio at Mount Zion around 2:30 a.m. Saturday before escaping by rope and running away, according to secur...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Cricket World Cup 2019 TV channel, radio coverage, start times and fixtures

The Cricket World Cup captains line up with the Queen (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) The 2019 Cricket World Cup has arrived and the 10 best teams on the planet wil...

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement

The Victorian government wants to encourage the innovative use of technology to improve service delivery and business processes, allocating AU$52.9 million in t...

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement

The Victorian government wants to encourage the innovative use of technology to improve service delivery and business processes, allocating AU$52.9 million in t...

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You can listen to Pirate FM on 102.2 FM or 102.8 FM. Don't forget to save us as a preset in your car. Yes, Pirate FM and Pirate 80s are on DAB too. Just have a...

Detroit celebration: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, White Stripes, and more come to Brighton

The American city has spawned some of the world’s finest musicians, from Stevie Wonder to Aretha Franklin, The Temptations to The White Stripes and many more. F...

PROMOTED: Plus TV Africa to broadcast on StarTimes across Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes dish platform. The pay-tv company announced at the weekend, barely ...

Seven suspects indicted for illegally providing TV content

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) Seven people who were part of a group that was providing set-top box service were indicted Wednesday for illegally transmitting audio-visua...

Love Island 2019 contestant line up

Love Island 2019 contest fever went over the roof as ITV 2 announced the full line up of contestants. Twelve sexy singletons entered the competition and are now...

ABS-CBN TVplus Go brings digital entertainment to commuters

MANILA -- ABS-CBN said Monday it launched a version of its TVplus digital TV service for mobile devices, promising to make the daily commute more entertaining. ...

Waiting for the tram to start

Jeh Tim TV pool keeps blaming NBTC despite of the shortcomings of her own men and women to run Thai TV and Loca TV – to be fair, those NBTC who are dealing with...

Laird Connectivity's Multi-Wireless Modem Combines Low-Power Cellular LTE and Bluetooth 5

Laird Connectivity has announced a new multi-wireless modem that combines the benefits of low-power cellular LTE connectivity and Bluetooth 5 technology into on...

Wind River : Joins O-RAN Alliance to Support Growth of Open Source Innovation for 5G Networks

, a leader in delivering IoT software for critical infrastructure, today announced that it has joined the O-RAN Alliance in an effort to further advance 5G netw...

China grants commercial licences to 4 telecom companies to launch 5G services amid tensions with US

Thursday granted commercial licences to four state-owned telecom giants to start rolling out 5G services, signalling Beijing's determination to be the global le...

Amid technology tensions with US, China gives green light for local 5G rollout

China on Thursday gave its major state-owned companies the green light to start rolling out 5G services in its efforts to move ahead in the global race for sett...

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tensions with US

China on Thursday gave its major state-owned companies the green light to start rolling out 5G services in its efforts to move ahead in the global race for sett...

Trump administration to close 2 NW Forest Service job centers, one in Yakima

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration has announced it will close two U.S. Forest Service job training centers in Oregon and Washington. Oregon Public Bro...

Injured Kiryat Gat worker was working on safety repairs

. The safety officer at the Kiryat Gat construction site, where a 25-year-old worker was seriously injured in a fall this morning, has told the Israel Public B...

Treasury: Knesset dispersion bill would cost NIS 475 million

. The Budget Division of the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday that the Knesset dispersion bill would cost "at least 475 million shekels, according to the Is...

Anonymous anti-Liberman message for Russians

An anonymous message against Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party was posted Tuesday on social media, according to the Israel Public Broadcast...

Liberman will only sit in a Netanyahu government

. Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party told the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation , Tuesday morning, "Even if the law to dissolve the Kn...

DePauw University celebrates WGRE's 70th birthday

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) -- WGRE on DePauw University's campus is the oldest college radio station in the country. "There's not many of us left and so the fact ...

Trent Reznor’s love letter to The Cure: Read his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction speech

Reznor counts The Cure and singer Robert Smith among his greatest influences for Nine Inch Nails, which formed in Cleveland in the late ‘80s. During his inducti...

Albert jumps ship after 40 years aiding Radio Caroline pirates

A PIRATE radio stalwart has jumped ship after more than 40 years of helping to keep Radio Caroline on the airwaves. Albert Hood, 80, from Windsor Avenue, Clacto...

'I've never really done a proper day's work in my life'

Set up on May 31, 1979, Radio 2 was set up to compete with youth-oriented stations such as Radio Luxembourg, as well as pirate radio stations. RTE's best-known ...

Remarkable photos show life behind the scenes at Radio Caroline

In Europe, Denmark had the first known radio station in the world to broadcast commercial radio from a vessel in international waters without permission from th...

Why Tony Blackburn is positive podcasts won’t kill the radio star

“Have you seen The Boat That Rocked ?” replies Tony Blackburn when I ask him about the pirate radio ships, which broadcast pop and rock music from international...

Tokyo Community Radio: The spirit of pirate radio is reignited in Japan

From The Electrifying Mojo in Detroit, who played a crucial role in the development of what would become the city’s eponymous techno sound, to Slimzee mapping o...