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Ocean plastic tide ‘violates the law’

The global tide of ocean plastic pollution is a clear violation of international law, campaigners say. They have been urging for a new global treaty to tackle the problem. But a new report – to be presented to a Royal Geographical Society conference on Tuesday – says littering the sea with plastics is already prohibited under existing agreements.

Qatar University meet discusses legal challenges in digital...

DOHA: Qatar University (QU) launched the international conference yesterday on “Law and Digital Age” organized under the patronage and in the presence of H E Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications. Organized by QU colleges of Law (LAWC) and Engineering (CENG) and....

Month-long awareness drive to detect cancer

Doha: Reminding people of the importance of the early detection of cancer in saving lives, ‘Screen For Life’, Qatar’s National Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening program, is launching a month-long awareness drive to mark the international Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in March.

Mum's horror as toddler's leg crushed by airport

20.02.2018 - 05:24 Uhr Mum's horror as toddler's leg crushed by airport escalator. A Canadian mother has been left devastated after her two-year-old son's leg was crushed in an airport escalator.Andrea Diaczok, her husband and their boy Julian were at Vancouver International Airport when Justin's shoe became caught.

Minor International profits rise 18% for 2017

. Corporate February 20, 2018 12:05. By The Nation. Minor International (MINT)'s full year 2017 core net profit increased by 18 per cent to Bt5.415 billion from Bt4.576 billion in 2016. MINT also reported net profit of Bt1.611 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, a 20 per cent increase from core net profit of Bt1.

Bata’s new Thailand boss eyes dramatic expansion

International shoe manufacturer Bata has named Paolo Grassi as managing director for Thailand just as the company marks its 88th anniversary in the Kingdom. Grassi has more than 22 years’ experience with Bata and spent the last 11 years as managing director in Singapore, Italy and Malaysia.

Cayman agencies to attend US child abuse forum

Seven government agencies and independent organizations from the Cayman Islands that work to help combat child abuse will be represented at an international forum in the United States next month. For the first time, the multi-agency group from Cayman, called Protection Starts Here, has been invited....

Kittiwake image wins international recognition

An image of a diver in Cayman struggling against the laws of physics has attracted international recognition. The playful image by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith depicts a diver fruitlessly attempting to force the wreck of the USS Kittiwake into an upright position. Named, “OCD diver tries to right shipwreck,” the photo was “highly commended” in the U.

Kenyan ladies eye improved World Cup show

Kenya's Collins Omondi hits a return to Egypt's Mohammed Sobhy during their the International Tennis Federation’s BNP Paribas Wheelchair World Team Cup African qualifiers at the Nairobi Club on February 15, 2018. Sobhy won 7-5, 6-0. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO | NATION MEDIA GROUP Kenya coach Lawrence....

Cruise family’s plea for protection

THE family at the centre of the cruise ship brawl that made international headlines have told police they are the ones who need protection. The Barkho family have returned to their Melbourne mansion and are holed up inside refusing to emerge. Members of the family asked police for help when media visited the home yesterday.

N. Korean IOC Member: Co-Hosting Asian Winter Games Possible

North Korea's International Olympic Commission member Chang Ung has shown a positive response to the idea of the two Koreas co-hosting the Asian Winter Games in 2021. On his return home via Beijing Capital International Airport on Tuesday, Chang commented on the idea floated by Choi Moon-soon,....

AP Top International News at 12:17 a.m. EST Source: AP

Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin. Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal. Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017. Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet. Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments.

AP Top International News at 12:17 a.m. EST Source: AP

Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin. Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal. Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017. Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet. Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments.

North Korea IOC member says 'possible' to co-host Asian Winter Games with South Korea

Chang Ung, the North Korean member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said Tuesday that it is "possible" for the two Koreas to jointly hold the 2021 Asian Winter Games. Chang also said that if that happens, the Masikryong Ski Resort on the outskirts of the North's eastern city of Wonsan could be used as one of the venues.

AP Top International News at 12:17 a.m. EST

Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin. Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal. Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017. 'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption. In Italy's poorer south, populist party woos angry voters.

AP Top International News at 12:17 a.m. EST Source: AP

Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin. Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal. Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017. Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet. Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments.

Eat ‘n’ Go celebrates staff’s diligence 39 mins ago Media

Marketing Coordinator, Pinkberry Nigeria, Timilehin Lajubutu; Managing Director, Eat’N’Go Limited, Antoine Zammarieh; Marketing Director, Pinkberry International, Weny Wu and Marketing Director, Eat’N’Go Limited, Amalia Sebakunzi at the official launch of Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt… in Lagos It was....

UAE traffic: Two accidents cause delays in Abu Dhabi

In Abu Dhabi, two crashes this morning have caused delays on the E20 International Airport Road. Police have cleared the first crash after Sweihan bridge, while two lanes remain closed after the Khalifa City bridge. A crash on Sheikh Zayed Street on Saada bridge was cleared but delays may remain.

Oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

Brent crude futures were at US$65.23 per barrel, down 44 cents, or 0.7 per cent, from their last close. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Feb 20 — Oil markets were split today, with US crude was pushed up by reduced flows from Canada while international Brent prices eased. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at US$62.

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ International trailer teases more terror (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Feb 20 ― Check out this new international trailer for highly anticipated Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom that teases a bit more footage from the film. The film will reportedly see Bryce Dallas Howard’s Claire Dearing enlisting the help of new characters played by Daniella Pineda and....

See this new international trailer for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

Duration: 01:48, Published 20 Feb 2018. Check out this international trailer for highly anticipated ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ that brings Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and the dinosaurs back together.

AP Top International News at 12:03 a.m. EST Source: AP

Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin. Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal. Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017. 'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption. In Italy's poorer south, populist party woos angry voters.

Norvik: Rimsevics has been extorting bribes for years

An international complaint filed by Norvik Banka alleges that a "senior Latvian official" repeatedly sought "to extort monetary bribes," and retaliated against the bank when its owners refused to pay up. The claim filed before a World Bank arbitration body left the identity of the senior official anonymous.

Luxury travel agencies are still growing — but watch out for the millennials

Up to 40 percent of luxury travel trips are booked through travel agencies compared to just 27 percent of all international outbound trips; Millennials prefer digital-first communication, forcing travel agencies to evolve. Travel agents may seem passe in the age of countless apps and websites, but....

Formation of civilised society top priority: Shahbaz

International Day of Social Justice. Salim Ahmed. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that purpose of celebrating the International Day of Social Justice was to raise awareness in society about the importance and utility of principles of justice.

PSL 3 trophy to be unveiled in Dubai today

Lahore. The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners’ trophy will be held in Dubai on Tuesday (today). The silverware for the tournament will be unveiled to the public at the Dubai International Stadium.

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

Bill Steele is a collector of odd things. A year ago, for example, he bought the site of the last double hanging in New Brunswick. His latest purchase is less m...

PNG govt to extend public radio services

Papua New Guinea's communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. He marked this week's World Radio Day by saying radio is a ...

Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher

For many of us, radio brings to mind film songs and singsong RJs. But for media expert and community radio practitioner R Sreedher, radio is a tool that holds a...

North Korea’s eerie coded messages RETURN to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

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Asymmetrical Federalism Still ‘Lesser Evil’ For Russia – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many Russians currently are pushing for the equalization of all the federal subjects and the radical decentralization of power in the country, but...

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

North Korean journalists to join world sports press

By Ko Dong-hwan Pyongyang is hoping that its sports journalists, having come to South Korea to monitor the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, will soon join the ...

Russian Demographic Collapse Driving Ethnic Shifts In Non-Russian Republics – OpEd

th century, the share of non-Russians in the population of most non-Russian republics of the Russian Federation increased because the non-Russians had significa...

AP Top International News at 12:08 a.m. EST Source: AP

Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100. AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack. Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuel...

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Freetown (Sierra Leone) as its 52nd destination to be served in Africa.

-Ends- About Turkish Airlines: Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet o...

Winter storm puts drivers through another nightmare commute, but it’s a boon for ski resorts

Avalanche danger was listed as high in the Skyline and Moab areas and as “considerable” near Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, the Uintas and the Abajo, acco...

Amaravati Poetic Prism enters record book

The Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati (CCVA) bagged a National Record Certificate conferred by the Limca Book of Records upon Amaravati Poetic Prism 201...

European Parliament urges acceleration of signing of EVFTA

Brussels (VNA) – Many members of the European Parliament have urged acceleration of the completion of documents and relevant procedures for the signing and rati...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

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...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

WCTL collects over 9,000 homemade Valentines for veterans

Residents at the Soldiers and Sailors Home are also celebrating Valentine's Day. Residents are enjoying live music and festive treats to ring in the holiday. Pe...

Rwanda Shuts Down Radio Station For Denigrating Women

Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said Monday. The radio sta...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

By AFP 2 hours ago in World Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

BLUE EYE, MO (Tim Funk/The Charlotte Observer) - Three decades after his PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sex scandals, Jim Bakker is back ...

Live Videos | Trump Pastor Mark Burns First Visit to Rhode Island

Pastor Mark Burns, who has been labeled by Time magazine as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor” and is the Co-Founder and CEO of the NOW Television Network, a Christian...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

Souter gets behind superfast broadband for rural business

THE investment vehicle of Sir Brian Souter has backed a company which uses spare radio frequencies made available by the shift from analogue to digital televisi...

SC paves way for digital broadcasting

Kathmandu, February 18. The government’s plan to switch country’s analogue television broadcasting system to digital is expected to gain momentum, as the Suprem...

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

London Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized ...

Realising a Digital Revolution

Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to ...

Line of the times

Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operator...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

5G will be less sizzle, more substance at MWC CNET

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by CNET 5G will bring ...

Sorry, I can't hear you, the line's VoLTE

EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics. The introducti...

Port Renfrew, Jordan River earthquake-tsunami warning tests a success

Four high-tech earthquake and tsunami early-warning sirens are up and running on southern Vancouver Island after successful testing over the weekend, says Mike ...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023 by Component, Data Rate, and Application

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

Is you child bored at home today? Here’s a new free game to learn and have fun, too.

With students out of school Monday for President’s Day, it’s a good time to be aware of a new online game offering free help in math for children in kindergarte...

Film by Award-Winning NU-Q Professor to Be Broadcast on U.S. Network

Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who haws co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on ...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and ...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Stormin: grime pioneer who reinvigorated the rave scene

SaSaSaS’ set at Belgium’s Rampage 2017 festival. The scale and organisation of SaSaSaS’s performances are, in a sense, light years from the barely-cohering chao...

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the p...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

A pair of unlicensed radio stations that for years had broadcast music, community events and more from high in the Boulder County foothills fell silent this wee...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

Gretchen Vahle holds a sign at the start of the Frozen Dead Guy Days parade in Nederland on March 12, 2016. KNED 93.1 FM, an unlicensed radio station that had b...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...