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Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to stage independence referendum

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (REUTERS) - Voting began in northern Iraq on Monday (Sept 25) in an independence referendum organised by Kurdish authorities, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from neighbouring Turkey and Iran, and international warnings it may ignite yet more regional conflict.

An international team of physicists a coherent amplification effect in laser excited dielectrics

25.09.2017 12:01 An international team of physicists a coherent amplification effect in laser excited dielectrics Sebastian Mense Kommunikation, Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit An international team of physicists from the University of Kassel, led by Prof. Thomas Baumert, and the University of Aarhus, led by Prof.

Romanian tennis legend to work as diplomat for Czech Republic

. Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase, who was banned from International Tennis Federation events for three years after his negative behavior at the Fed Cup tie in Romania earlier this year, will be the Czech Republic’s honorary consul in Romania, reports The Telegraph. His new post will be based (..

‘Iron Union 5’ Continues as Joint UAE-US Military Drill Promotes International Cooperation

Abu Dhabi- The joint military drill between UAE and US ground forces has continued as part of their efforts to consolidate their bilateral relations and exchange their training and military expertise, to raise the combat efficiency and readiness of both armies.

Damascus rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government rejects the independence referendum organised by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, Syria's foreign minister has said. Voting started on Monday in northern Iraq despite intense international and regional pressure to call the vote off.

Berliners back call for city's Tegel Airport to stay open

BERLIN (AP) - Voters in the German capital have backed a proposal to keep operating Berlin's Tegel Airport even after the city's much-delayed big international airport opens, officials said Monday. With 2,436 out of 2,439 voting districts in Sunday's referendum counted, officials said a majority of 56.

Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North Korea

FILE - In this June 27, 2015, file photo, passengers board an Air Koryo plane bound for Beijing, at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea. A proclamation President Donald Trump signed Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, would suspend all immigrant and non-immigrant visas for North Koreans.

UN human rights office: Russia violating int'l law in Crimea

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says Russia is violating international law in Crimea, including by imposing Russian citizenship on its people and deliberately transferring hundreds of prisoners and detainees to prisons in Russia. The report Monday chronicles alleged rights violations and....

Botswana aids Israel boycott busting plot

Botswana is believed to be the lynchpin of an elaborate plan by Israel to stem the tide of growing international isolation over its violation of human rights, an international human rights organisation has claimed. Pro-Palestinian solidarity and human rights organisation (Boycott. Divestment.

APNewsBreak: Planes designed for Alaska to take final flight

In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska. The airline is retiring its combi planes, Boeing 737-400s designed to be half cargo immediately behind the cockpit and then seating for 72 passengers in the rear.

GERMANY ELECTION

A majority of Berliners voted to keep the city's Tegel airport operational when a new international airport finally opens, according to referendum results published on Monday. In a non-binding referendum organized alongside Sunday's federal election, 56.

Smith worries as Australia let opponents off the hook

Australia captain Steve Smith is worried about his team's failure to convert potentially winning positions into victories after losing the one-day international series against India. The visitors went down to the Virat Kohli-led side by five wickets in Indore on Sunday after opener Aaron Finch had blasted 124 to give Australia the edge.

Tax administrations deliver on information exchange, BEPS and tax certainty agenda, and move forward on the digital

and the sharing economy. Tax administrations deliver on information exchange, BEPS and tax certainty agenda, and move forward on the digital and the sharing economy. 25/09/2017 - Tax administrations are playing a critical role as governments start implementing new international measures to....

Dishya Sharma

Working as an entertainment reporter for International Business Times since 2016 | Follows Hollywood, Bollywood, Punjabi, Indie cinema, and International and Regional Music | A Traveller | A Foodie Follow : Email : Everyone's curious about Diljit Dosanjh's reaction to Kylie Jenner's pregnancy news.

Mobile phone IMEI number tampering will land you in jail

The Indian government, in a bid to check counterfeiting of 15-digit IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) numbers, has passed a law making the act a punishable offence. Tampering of IMEI numbers has of recent become a headache for security officials, as duplication results in deactivation of wrong mobile phones.

Afghan utility DABS to buy solar power from 10 MW facility at $0.073 per kWh

Afghanistan’s power utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) has announced that a 10 MW solar power plant will be built in Kandahar by Indian developer and independent power producer Dynasty International. The utility said that construction on the project has now begun, with completion scheduled for August 2018.

Alex Ozone reveals highest paid Nigerian musician

Seasoned artiste manager, Alex Ozone has revealed the highest paid artiste in Nigeria. Ozone said that YBNL boss, Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide or Badoo is currently the highest paid in terms of international shows. Ozone said this in a chat with Showtime while commenting on fees....

Global Experts in Urban Health Meet to Address the Challenges and Opportunities of Urbanization

. PR Newswire. NEW YORK, September 25, 2017. The 2017 International Conference on Urban Health (26-29 September, Coimbra, Portugal ) will gather more than 600 stakeholders from 65 countries to advance understanding of actions needed to create equitable, healthier cities for sustainable development.

Passenger is Prime Hyderabad Airport Becomes First in India to Provide Wheelchair Lift

Hyderabad, Sept 25: The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad has become the first airport to provide a wheelchair lift or vert-lift. The move comes as part of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd’s Accessible India Campaign for passengers with reduced mobility.

Kriti, Dia, Bhumi at IIJW 2017!

Kriti Sanon as show stopper at IIJW 2017 Raabta actress who has touched skies with her minimal movies in Bollywood is on a role as, after walking the ramp for le adding designer in Lake Fashion Week she has also been roped in to be the showstopper for ace jewellery designer Archana Kochar at the India International Jewellery Week 2017.

HCM City to host int’l property, architecture expo

HCM City (VNA) - Real estate, architecture and interior and exterior decoration companies will showcase their latest products at Vietbuild International Exhibition to be held in HCM City from September 27 to October 1. The second Vietbuild to be held in the city this year will have 2,500 booths,....

Baltic electricity network desynchronization attempt could happen in summer 2019

According to a study by the international consultation company Tractebel Engineering, it is possible and reasonable to carry out an attempt to desynchronize the electricity network of the Baltic countries from the Soviet-era BRELL electricity ring in summer 2019, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvia's premium real estate market is developing

As Latvia's economy has reached the pre-crisis volume, and middle-class people and people with high income regain their purchasing power, this all has promoted development of premium real estate market in Latvia, writes LETA, according to a survey by Baltic Sotheby`s International Realty and Sorainen lawyers office.

Cassandra Sainsbury: I'm innocent, but can't open phone to prove it

Accused Australian drug mule Cassie Sainsbury insists she has evidence of threats to kill her family - it's just that she can't remember how to unlock her mobile phone. The 22-year-old Adelaide woman, nicknamed "Cocaine Cassie" was caught at Bogota's international airport in April, trying to smuggle 5.

Representatives of more than 40 exporting companies visit Riga airport

Representatives of more than 40 exporting companies on September 21 paid a visit to International Airport Riga to get acquainted with cargo transportation offers, the airport's spokeswoman Laura Karnite reported LETA. The airport organized the seminar in cooperation with the Latvian Investments and Development Agency (LIAA).

PIA pilot’s licence revoked for carrying more passengers than plane’s capacity

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has revoked the licence of a senior pilot and a first officer for carrying more passengers on board a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft than its capacity to Saudi Arabia in January, it was learnt on Sunday.
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- Radio on the rise

Presenter Halima Abba Ibrahim speaks into a microphone during a shortwave broadcast at a radio station in Nigeria's northern region of Kano, 18 January 2016. T...

Radio waves 'make the sky glow': Artificial aurora to be created over western Arctic

The experiment is out of the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) Observatory at Gakona, AK, and is planned for 9:30 p.m. Alaska time. Chris F...

Chertsey Radio Club buys licence to help parents communicate with autistic children

has bought a UK business licence to allow the parents of autistic children to keep in touch with their kids through radio handsets. The idea started when CRC me...

News Feature : OPINION: Why Australia must restore shortwave radio to the Pacific? [18/09/2017

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region...

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Consequently, even if the authorities do identify one or another of the callers or those behind that individual or group, others are likely to make use of the s...

Competing Mobilizations: Minsk Promoting Belarusianization; Moscow, Re-Sovietization – OpEd

By Paul Goble Minsk is promoting the Belarusianization of Belarus while Mmoscow is pushing its re-Sovietization. But because both are being imposed from above, ...

Calls To Restore Chinese Name For Tuva Rile Russians – OpEd

Tuva or Bust. It did attract the interest of some when during perestroika, violent clashes between Tuvans and ethnic Russians led to the departure of many of th...

How SES’ O3b mPower system shows future of global connectivity

By Prince Osuagwu LUXEMBOURG-based provider of satellite communications, SES, at the just concluded International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Netherlands, l...

Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to stage independence referendum

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (REUTERS) - Voting began in northern Iraq on Monday (Sept 25) in an independence referendum organised by Kurdish authorities, ignoring p...

An international team of physicists a coherent amplification effect in laser excited dielectrics

25.09.2017 12:01 An international team of physicists a coherent amplification effect in laser excited dielectrics Sebastian Mense Kommunikation, Presse- und Öff...

‘Iron Union 5’ Continues as Joint UAE-US Military Drill Promotes International Cooperation

Abu Dhabi- The joint military drill between UAE and US ground forces has continued as part of their efforts to consolidate their bilateral relations and exchang...

Romanian tennis legend to work as diplomat for Czech Republic

. Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase, who was banned from International Tennis Federation events for three years after his negative behavior at the Fed Cup tie...

Berliners back call for city's Tegel Airport to stay open

BERLIN (AP) - Voters in the German capital have backed a proposal to keep operating Berlin's Tegel Airport even after the city's much-delayed big international ...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

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...

We're at the End of White Christian America -- What Will That Mean?

America is a Christian nation: this much has always been a political axiom, especially for conservatives. Even someone as godless and immoral as the 45th presid...

Sex-trafficking victim, ministry founder, signs movie deal

Tajuan McCarty, who founded The WellHouse ministry in Birmingham to fight sex trafficking, has signed a deal with a Christian film production company to have a ...

Mike Huckabee and the Rise of Christian Media Under Trump

Huckabee, an early Trump supporter and frequent surrogate for the administration on Fox News, represents a very specific segment of evangelicals: those who are ...

The stark racial and religious divide between Democrats and Republicans, in one chart

The Public Religion Research Institute released a massive new survey of American religious adherence today. Among other things it contained this stunning insigh...

Turkey’s Armenian and Jewish communities struggle for preservation of Princes' Islands

reported. Vatican Radio Construction works will affect the beaches, forests, and former state-owned buildings. In addition to environmental activists, Christian...

Rhett Walker Band Debuts New Single 'I Surrender' Today

Rhett Walker BandCover for Rhett Walker Band's 2017 single "I Surrender." Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, ...

Pope urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

BOGOTA: Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside "hatred and vengeance" and "listen to the poor, to those who suffer" in a nation that is e...

Pope Francis urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to the poor, to those who suffer” in a nation that is emerging ...

Francis urges end to violence, calls for reconciliation in Colombia

Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes Pope Francis urged Colombia’s leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to t...

Why Americans love doomsday prophecies

Here we are again. News reports are abuzz with a “Christian numerologist” suggesting that Sept. 23, 2017, is the fixed date for the end of the world. It could b...

Kurdistan referendum sparks fear in Christians, Yazides and Turkmen

Erbil (AsiaNews) - The Chaldeans of Zirofan battalion protect the Saint Elia church in the Christian area of ​​Erbil without arms. They have the relaxed air. "W...

Sheikh Fizazi VS Brother Rachid on YouTube this October 10

By Hajar El Kahlaoui. Rabat – After reportedly declining for a televised debate, Sheikh Mohamed Fizazi has accepted the Christian TV personality’s challenge. In...

Salafi Cleric Agrees to Debate Controversial Moroccan Christian TV Host

By Hajar El Kahlaoui. Rabat – After reportedly declining Brother Rachid’s call for a televised devate, Sheikh Mohamed Fizazi has accepted to the Christian TV pe...

Alt R&B, Neo-Soul Artist ‘JMSN’ Coming to Bangkok in November

BANGKOK — An American indie R&B, neo-soul artist will perform a gig in Bangkok as a part of his just-announced Asia tour. Michigan-raised but LA-based, singer-s...

Man spent $84,000 in federal money on personal items

Cruise expenses, satellite radio and luxury vehicle repairs were among items a chief financial officer of a New Orleans nonprofit illegally paid for with federa...

Now You Can Turn Your Radio Dial To D.C. Government

isn't the only radio station on the D.C. dial sponsored by a government. As of today, D.C. now has its own station. Called DC Radio and available on 96.3 HD4, i...

Morrissey reveals new single ‘Spent The Day in Bed’

A file picture of British singer Morrissey. — AFP pic LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 — The former Smiths frontman has unveiled a new single called Spent The Day in Bed. D...

Pandora Hopes That Video Saves the Fading Radio Star

Video Plus allows Pandora's non-paying customers to enjoy some of the perks it offers premium subscribers in exchange for viewing 15 seconds of a video ad. Opti...

Grammy award winner Chris Tomlin coming to capital city

Christian music superstar Chris Tomlin will be performing on Dec. 1 in the Capital City to help raise money for Baptist Hospice, a faith-based, not-for-profit h...

StarTimes to assemble decoders/TV in Nigeria

Anna Okon. Digital terrestrial television and satellite television service provider, StarTimes, is set to commence local assembling of decoders and television s...

Digital network helps Tibetan town stay in touch

Communicating with the 502 residents in Trashi Thongmon community used to be a problem. Calling all of the 135 households was time-consuming and expensive. Maki...

UK.gov lays down rules for cross-Whitehall data slurps Consultation opens on codes of practice for Digital Economy Act 22 Sep 14:58

UK.gov lays down rules for cross-Whitehall data slurps Consultation opens on codes of practice for Digital Economy Act. The UK government has offered more deta...

Joy Prime To Unveil New Morning Show

Joy Prime, one of the leading indigenous entertainment channels on free-to-air digital television service, Multi TV is set to unveil a new morning TV show accor...

StarTimes to assemble decoders/TV in Nigeria

Anna Okon. Digital terrestrial television and satellite television service provider, StarTimes, is set to commence local assembling of decoders and television s...

Samsung's foldable smartphone Galaxy X just received its final certification; launch expected in 2018

Samsung’s foldable smartphone, rumoured to be called Galaxy X, has been certified in the company’s home market, South Korea. According to LetsGoDigital , the sm...

Sony Xperia XZ1 With Snapdragon 835, 3D Creator, Android O Launched at Rs 44,990

Sony has launched a new flagship device in India by the name of Xperia XZ1. The latest Sony smartphone boasts of a real-time 3D capture, Full HD –HDR display, t...

Gigabit Speeds Blast to 1.07 GBPS in North America

Verizon, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier. The ...

Study on the Monetisation of 4G and 5G, 2017 Edition

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "5G Monetisation: Will Gigabit LTE and 5G bring Higher Revenues?" This study on the monetisation of 4G ...

Samsung Galaxy X 'Foldable Smartphone' Gets Certifications in S.Korea; Set For 2018 Launch

Samsung has since long been working on a foldable smartphone display now and most recently, the technology for the same has been certified in Samsung’s own coun...

‘National Consultation’ Survey Expected To Contain Seven Questions

The government’s next national consultation, a survey of Hungarians on immigration and the mandatory relocation of refugees, is expected to contain seven questi...

#OnPointListens: Talking Wildfires And A Changing Climate In Spokane

Tom Ashbrook is in Spokane, Washington for On Point’s national listening tour talking with locals about this tough wildfire season and our changing climate. To...

TDM to extend Portuguese broadcasting hours

T DM’s Macau Channel will extend its Portuguese broadcasting schedule on weekdays, starting from today. The service will run for 12 uninterrupted hours, from 1 ...

Minnesota researchers studying aquatic invasive species

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Scientists at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus are growing aquatic invasive species to help policymakers figure out how to f...

Minnesota researchers studying aquatic invasive species

The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center had an open house on Sept. 13 to show the public some of 30 projects, reported. Minnesota Public Radio Ne...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

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...

ICYMI: UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra, which the Indigenous People of Biafra uses to preach hate against the ...

UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB)uses to preach hate against ...

UK Indicts Nigeria Over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB)uses to preach hate against ...

UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed Sunday Oladapo Kayode/BJO/NAN. The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pi...

UK Indicts Nigeria Over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) uses to preach hate agains...