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The Latest: Sessions' El Salvador trip focuses on MS-13 gang

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is on a mission to El Salvador that aims to strengthen international cooperation in the fight against the street gang MS-13. Sessions left early Thursday, taking no questions as he boarded. He's traveling with leaders of the Justice Department's criminal division who are seeking ways to stamp out MS-13.

Mehedi's time to learn

Mehedi Hasan had a spectacular arrival to international cricket as he took nineteen wickets during his debut Test series against England at home last year. But ten months in international cricket have been good enough for the off-spinner to understand that a miracle does not happen for everybody;....

Siddiqur flown to Chennai

Titumir college student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were damaged in “police action” during a demonstration at Shahbagh on July 20, was taken to India for better treatment yesterday. The flight carrying him left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 1:00pm, Nayeb Ali, Siddiqur's elder brother, told The Daily Star.

Social Business Day conference cancelled

A conference, which was supposed to be organised by Yunus Centre today, was cancelled as police said they would not be able to provide security for the event. About 200 international participants had already arrived in the country to take part in the conference, which was to take place at the newly....

Demographic Dividend: Skilled youth holds the key to reaping benefits

Bangladesh would be able to reap the full benefits of demographic dividend when it equips the large young population with technical education and skill, said panellists at an international conference yesterday. With the two-thirds of working-age population, the country has to invest a lot more in....

Nigeria sees output dip risk from 2020

Upstream investment in Nigeria has been stifled over the past decade by uncertainty over future petroleum legislation and plans for tougher fiscal terms for international operators. Militant and criminal insecurity in the main Niger delta producing area has also led to an sharp downturn in exploration activity and investment.

112.ua: Ukraine hosts international naval drills in Black Sea

In a handout picture released on October 20, 2016 by the British Ministry of Defence via their Defence News Imagery website and taken on October 19, 2016 the British Royal Navy's HMS Richmond (R), a Type 23 Duke Class frigate, sails to escort the Russian Task Group, which includes the aircraft....

Institute sets for 2018 world congress

The International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria has set up a secretariat and inaugurated a steering committee in readiness for the IPI World Congress billed for Abuja next year. At a special meeting hosted by Daily Trust in Abuja on Thursday, stakeholders agreed that IPI Nigeria will open up the....

SPACE ISS

A new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) is set to launch Friday from Baikonur Cosmodrome's Pad 1, where the first manned space flight began 56 years ago with lift-off of the capsule carrying Russia's Yuri Gagarin. Aboard the Russian Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft will be European Space....

CBZ set new Visa cards limits

HARARE,– Zimbabwe’s biggest bank, CBZ has set new withdrawal limits for its international Visa card holders will also now be required to funds their accounts with physical cash before travel. The card holders will now be restricted to $200 per day on ATMs and $1,000 for International Point Of Sale machines and online transactions.

Helmut Oberlander and Omar Khadr cases put spotlight on global justice system, expert says

Helmut Oberlander and Omar Khadr were both teenagers — 17 and 15 respectively — when they became involved in international conflicts. Both say they were forced to take part in war. But despite long, drawn out legal battles that followed their involvement, the similarity in the cases pretty much ends there, says an expert in international law.

Business News: Minority shareholders at Zuku get a stab to stop sale of company asset

A Nairobi court has thrown out an attempt to stop a case filed against owners of satellite and internet services Zuku. Wananchi Group Holdings Limited had sought to stop a challenge on the sale of some of its assets by a firm associated with its minority shareholders.

Tainted liquor may be responsible for Pewaukee woman's death in Mexico

Mexico is the top international destination for U.S. travelers; nearly 30 million Americans visited the country last year alone. People come to Mexico for the beautiful beaches and just unwind and let loose. But a Pewaukee, Wis. family of four who visited in January to do just that lost their 20-year-old daughter.

Domestication of ICC shows Botswana’s commitment to Rome Statute

As African countries are quitting the International Criminal Court, the government of Botswana has decided to domesticate the Rome Statute. The decision follows overwhelming support to a Bill presented in parliament by the Minister Defence Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi.

IMF waves redflag on P1 billion Okavango bridge

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised a red flag over the construction of the P1 billion bridge across Okavango River in Mohembo village citing lack of financial appraisals which could result in bungling of such mega projects. This comes amid concerns that a series of government projects have failed resulting in loss of billions of Pula.

Rotarian delegates return from Atlanta conference

Rotarian delegates from The Gambia headed by Rotarian Aki Allen recently returned from USA for a Rotarian annual conference, organised by Rotary international club. The conference which took place from 9 to 14 July 2017 was held at Atlanta in the USA. The delegates’ club representatives from The....

Traveller clearance

reports a contract with the Australian Government to deliver an automated ‘contactless’ traveller clearance for people arriving in Australia by air at its international airports. Work on the project began in 2015 after the Australian Government selected the Portuguese company to provide biometric....

U.S. ecommerce deliveries lift UPS quarterly profit

FILE PHOTO: United Parcel Service air craft are being loaded with air containers full of packages bound for their final destination at the UPS Worldport All Points International Hub during the peak delivery month in Louisville, Kentucky, December 3, 2015. John Sommers II/File Photo.

ITC ready to support Azerbaijan’s accession to WTO

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 27. By Seba Aghayeva – Trend: The International Trade Center (ITC) has expressed support to speed up Azerbaijan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), ITC Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez tweeted July 27. “Discussed WTO accession with Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign....

EMS volunteer saves traveler's life at departure gate

Early on Thursday morning, a man in his fifties traveling to Ben Gurion International Airport suffered a heart attack right outside the front gate to the departures lounge. Together with the airport's medical team, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Uziyahu began performing CPR and succeeded in reviving the man.

Stephen Moore steps down as Australia captain and reveals retirement plan

July 27, 2017. Stephen Moore has announced he will step down as captain of Australia immediately and retire from international rugby at the end of the year. Want more stories? Read More Register now for more free articles or subscribe today for unlimited access.

LA ‘would be stupid’ not to host 2028 Olympics, says mayor

Garcetti’s comments all but confirmed the French capital as the successors to Tokyo in 2020, with LA waiting a further four years for its turn. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed this month to award the 2024 and the 2028 Games at the same time at a vote in Lima in September,....

Kalas rejoins Fulham on loan after extending Chelsea contract

Chelsea centre back Tomas Kalas has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League club and will spend next season on loan at Championship side Fulham, both clubs said on Thursday. The 24-year-old Czech Republic international also spent last season on loan at Fulham, making 36 league....

Sony’s a7S II stuns with 4K footage from outside the International Space Station

Sony’s lineup of full-frame mirrorless cameras are impressive, and have become a staple for videographers and photographers worldwide. But now, the a7S II has gone beyond just our world, capturing amazing 4K footage from outside the International Space Station.

Libya: found the key to stabilization in Paris?

For Mattia Toaldo, European Council on Foreign Relations: "The summit gave Haftar international legitimacy that he lacked On July 25 last year, the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, met in the castle of La Celle-Saint-Cloud, in the large park of Versailles, the representative of the....

'Technology can revolutionise' scrutiny of rights abuses in war

, contends that local civil society can be enabled, with the help of modern technology, to become central actors in the processes of monitoring, documentation and reporting of violations of human rights and international humanitarian law (IHL). Thanks to new media platforms, information uploaded....
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Jonglei government-owned radio off-air, citizens rely on independent media outlets

The Jonglei state government-owned Jonglei Public Radio has been off-air since the outbreak of civil war in 2013 and may remain so, allegedly due to lack of off...

Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later...

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in th...

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Moscow To Go After All Faiths Russian Orthodox Church Doesn’t Like? – OpEd

By Paul Goble A Duma roundtable this week shows that deputies are preparing to further gut the 1997 Russian Freedom of Conscience Law and bring the power of the...

How Kiev Takes Kurt Volker for an Idiot

by Scott Humor. Regardless of what the US’s new envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, thinks of himself, he arrived to Ukraine to buy a Brooklyn Bridge, whether he wan...

Kyrgyzstan: Fight Over Alphabets Heating Up – OpEd

By Paul Goble Kyrgyzstan has become the latest post-Soviet country where a struggle has broken out between those who want to shift from the Cyrillic to the Lati...

Russians Less Attached To Ideology Than Many Assume – OpEd

By Paul Goble Analysts of all political persuasions tend to assume that this or that group of the population is deeply attached to a particular ideology and tha...

The Latest: Sessions' El Salvador trip focuses on MS-13 gang

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is on a mission to El Salvador that aims to strengthen international cooperation in the fight against the street gang MS-13....

Demographic Dividend: Skilled youth holds the key to reaping benefits

Bangladesh would be able to reap the full benefits of demographic dividend when it equips the large young population with technical education and skill, said pa...

Social Business Day conference cancelled

A conference, which was supposed to be organised by Yunus Centre today, was cancelled as police said they would not be able to provide security for the event. A...

Siddiqur flown to Chennai

Titumir college student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were damaged in “police action” during a demonstration at Shahbagh on July 20, was taken to India for better...

Mehedi's time to learn

Mehedi Hasan had a spectacular arrival to international cricket as he took nineteen wickets during his debut Test series against England at home last year. But ...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

What Trump Owes America's Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump's ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

How Evangelicals Are Influencing President Trump

Trump’s White House Has Evangelicals ‘On Speed Dial,’ Says Activist Who Prayed Over President. Evangelical Christians have unprecedented access to President Do...

Spicer Finally Takes On-Camera Questions — From Christian Broadcasting Network

The White House has not held an on-camera daily press briefing since June 29, and Sarah Sanders, the deputy press secretary, is scheduled to again take question...

Vatican turns off fountains amid drought in Rome

The Vatican has switched off its fountains amid a growing water shortage in Rome and surrounding areas which had just 26 days of rain this year, Vatican Radio r...

DRC: Kivu residents protest abduction of priests with silence (Radio Vatican 07/25/17 )

Residents of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo have staged a week-long silent protest intended to send a message to the kidnappers of two Catholic ...

St. Peterâ s Square fountains being shut off due to drought

Vatican City • The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on Monday...

St Peter’s Square fountains shut due to drought

Vatican City: The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St Peter’s Square, because of Italy’s drought. Vatican Radio on Monday s...

Vatican shuts down fountains amid Italy drought, in line with Pope Francis' environment teachings

Amid a prolonged drought across many parts of Italy, the Vatican is shutting off its famous fountains in a move described by officials as being in line with Pop...

Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

Controversial Moroccan Christian Preacher Challenges Salafi Scholar to Debate

Rabat – The controversial Moroccan Christian preacher Brother Rachid has challenged Moroccan Salafi scholar Mohamed El Fizazi to debate Islam and Christianity. ...

This apocalyptic Korean Christian group goes by different names. Critics say it's just a cult.

A visit with Chairman Lee. The members of Shinchonji call him “Chairman Lee,” or just “the chairman.” In church literature, he is also variously identified as “...

Christian Television Network host to bring talents to stage at Dulcet

Derrick Williams, host of the Christian Television Network's The Gospel Voice , brings something new to New Port Richey this month. Beginning July 23, the vocal...

Christian TV In Russia Bribes LGBT To Leave The Country

Christian TV In Russia Offers To Pay LGBT To Leave The Country For Good. Russia’s religious TV channel is offering to send LGBT Russians abroad for good, so th...

SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition. On July 27, 2017 , we reported our financial and operating results for the three and six months ended J...

AiNET brings dark fiber to Prince George's County Public Safety Communications Radio Network

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AiNET has been awarded a contract by Prince George's County to run dark fiber to the County Public Safety Communicatio...

AiNET brings dark fiber to Prince George's County Public Safety Communications Radio Network

WASHINGTON July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AiNET has been awarded a contract by Prince George's County to run dark fiber to the County Public Safety Communication...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

RIDGELAND, Miss. July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featuring...

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

RIDGELAND, Miss., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featurin...

TECHNICOLOR: FIRST HALF 2017 RESULTS

     The level of activity in VFX for film and TV was sustained with the teams working on more than 25 Film projects, including Warner Bros. Wonder Woman a...

Airtel Digital TV sub base expands, even as ARPUs dip

MUMBAI: Q1 2018 ended 30 June 2017 has been a bit of a mixed bag for the Sunil Mittal headed Bharati Airtel’s DTH biz – Airtel Digital TV. Its subscriber base e...

26th July 2017

By Zika Bobby. Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, has said that the company is happy with subscribers’ excitement in the ongoing WOW reward prom...

A flaw in wireless networks lets hackers pretend to be you

They're coming from your own phone number. Consider how unique your phone number is to your identity. It's tied to a majority of your online accounts for bankin...

How Microsoft wants to bring broadband to rural Americans

Old, unused TV signals could soon become the rural broadband of the future — but the TV stations of today have some qualms about the idea. People have been maki...

Why Verizon Communications Inc. Stock Jumped Today

Shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) popped on Thursday morning, trading 6.5% higher as of 11:15 a.m. EDT. The fuel for this fire came from Verizon's sec...

Comcast offers wireless service in Middle Tennessee

Comcast is offering wireless service in Middle Tennessee through its retail locations. Xfinity Mobile will rely on Comcast’s 4G LTE network and 200,000 Wi-Fi ho...

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL have more reasons to be afraid of Reliance Jio: Here's why

Reliance Jio's unparalleled contributions to the Indian telecom industry from a consumer perspective have made mobile internet a necessity than a luxury. By off...

This National Guard Jet Is A Fueling Station In The Sky

The 126th Air Refueling Wing has eight KC-135 Stratotankers. The planes can carry 33,000 gallons of fuel. (Maria Altman/St. Louis Public Radio) Scott Air Force ...

Government open to cooperation with president

The government is open to cooperating with president Andrzej Duda on the judiciary reform, but its goals are on the matter are "clearly set", cabinet spokespers...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy ...

Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy ...

Kurupt FM announce London Roundhouse takeover

pirate radio heroes Kurupt FM have announced details of a takeover. London Roundhouse They will bring The Lost Tapes Tour to the venue on Tuesday October 10. Th...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offsho...