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Merkel’s conservatives want stimulus package to include tax relief: document

FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference following a meeting with international economic and financial organisations at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 20, 2020, on the effects of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Odd Andersen/Pool via REUTERS. May 25, 2020.

International travel in a post-Covid world

We’ve all got the message. The coronavirus epidemic has shut down global tourism, leaving airlines, travel companies and the tourism trade crippled. They are desperate to open up again – but how keen will travellers be to stray far from home now? “People are frightened,” says Washington-based travel journalist Elizabeth Becker.

Online International Conference: COVID-19 and the Post-Truth Era

May 27, 2020 Wednesday | 17:00 (GMT+3) | live on the INSS website and social media. The Lipkin-Shahak Program at INSS invites the public to join an online international conference, which will be livestreamed on the INSS website and Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter pages.

Mohamed bin Zayed, Prime Minister of India review international developments

Mon 25-05-2020 21:01 PM Mohamed bin Zayed, Prime Minister of India review international developments. ABU DHABI, 25th May, 2020 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Monday received a call from the....

COVID-19 pandemic and loss of means of livelihood for workers

The International Labour Organization recently announced that over 1.6 billion persons are likely to lose their means of livelihood because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Such persons would include workers from the industries, small and medium enterprises and the self- employed.

Domestic flights resume

Poor patronage from domestic flyers and chaos due to flight cancellations were felt in four international airports of the State on Monday during the first day of the ‘calibrated reopening of air travel’ within the country after two months. The domestic flights were from the list of the 2,288....

Domestic flights resume at Coimbatore International Airport

Flights from three cities touched down on Coimbatore International Airport on Monday -- the first day of the resumption of domestic services across the country. Special teams of the Health Department collected nasal swabs from all the passengers who arrived in Coimbatore for COVID-19 test.

Flight operations resume in Karnataka after two months

After a gap of almost two months, domestic flight operations resumed at major airports in the State, including Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru, on Monday. Till evening, KIA saw 43 departures and 31 arrivals. Services at KIA resumed with the departure of an Air Asia flight (I51621) to Ranchi at 5.

CIAL handles 1,050 passengers as domestic services resume

Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) handled a total of 1,050 passengers on Monday as domestic air services resumed following relaxation of Covid lockdown regulations. The first flight, an Air Asia flight from Bengaluru, landed at 7.10 a.m. and departed at 7.56 a.m. CIAL authorities confirmed eight arrivals and nine departure services.

Pressure Groups Call For Mutodi Removal From Parliament

Petition to: Mr Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, the President of Zimbabwe CC: Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU PF) The Parliament of Zimbabwe International Parliamentary Union (1PU) SUBJECT: RECALL OF MR ENERGY MUTODI FROM PARLIAMENT AND PROHIBITION OF ANY FUTURE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT/PUBLIC....

Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to top UN court

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the International Court of Justice on steps it has taken to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims, the UN's top court said Monday. The ICJ made a provisional order in January that majority-Buddhist Myanmar must take "all measures within its power" to stop....

NASA astronauts go back to the future with capsule launch

This fresh take on a vintage look will be on full display Wednesday when SpaceX plans to launch NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station — a first for a private company. It will be the first astronaut launch from Florida since Atlantis closed out the space....

What now for cricket in 2020? Four key questions

English officials still believe they can fit a full international programme of three-Test series against both the West Indies and Pakistan, as well as one-day internationals with Australia and Ireland, into a season that won't start until July 1 at the earliest.

Exclusive: Ukraine's anti-graft bureau probes state tender for medical suits

Ukraine, long dogged by rampant corruption, has won rare praise from international donors for its efforts to overhaul procurement processes and tackle graft in its health system. The donors’ aid, which hinges on Kiev’s success in tackling graft, is sorely needed as a deep recession looms.

MIL-OSI Australia: Make some noise: Whispir is taking on the world

May 2020 Download the PDF version (197 KB) Whispir’s cloud communications platform is an international success, thanks to investor support and a well-judged approach to expansion. Whispir is a classic tech success story: the startup has grown from a two-person operation struggling with debt to a....

EU SHAME: Poorest countries to pay for French coronavirus rebuild under Macron-Merkel plan

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have proposed borrowing up to €500 billion on the international markets to hand out in grants and loans to member states. Their blueprint would see the European Commission take on new, joint debts, with EU countries assuming liability, to fund the aid payments.

New runway inaugurated in northern Ramsar Airport

TEHRAN – Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami inaugurated a new runway in Ramsar International Airport in the northern Mazandaran Province, during a ceremony on Monday. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Head of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company Siavash....

Huge blow for Manohar as Ethics Officer clears Graves

Election fever has truly gripped the International Cricket Council (ICC). And in what can be seen as a massive coup for Colin Graves — favourite to take over as next ICC chief — Chairman Shashank Manohar’s concern that there was monetary exchange between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and....

No Eid at home: Pakistan families mourn crash victims

Security personnel stand beside the wreckage of a plane at the site after a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft crashed in a residential area days before, in Karachi on May 24. Ninety-seven people were killed and two survived when a passenger plane crashed into homes in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi.

When will travel return? Predictions for cruises, international destinations, tours and more

Covid-19 has put the travel to a halt. While experts agree the tourism industry remains in flux, there are early signs of adaptation and resilience that are fueling consumer confidence. While most Americans aren’t yet ready to book their next dream vacation, they are starting to browse. This past week, top booking sites have grown web traffic.

Airbus experts to arrive in Pakistan to probe PIA crash

Security personnel walk over the wreckage of a plane at the site after a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft crashed in a residential area days before, in Karachi on May 24, 2020. Ninety-seven people were killed and two survived when a passenger plane crashed into homes in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi on May 22.

Ighalo set for Manchester United exit as loan extension talks stall

United are keen to keep Ighalo until the season is resumed and played to a completion, but there has yet to be progress in negotiations with Chinese Super League side Shenhua as they want to have the ex- Nigeria international back to begin preparations for the resumption of the CSL.

AfDB to launch flagship publication on land reform in Africa

Business Reporter. THE African Natural Resources Center (ANRC) of the African Development Bank Group will tomorrow launch a publication containing a series of research-based articles by leading international scholars. The ground-breaking research and analysis has shaped policy on land reform in Africa for more than two decades.

Former Diplomat: Iran Should Further Strengthen Trade Ties with Latin America

“Heavy consequences are awaiting according to the international law if the US and its friends seek to violate the interests of independent countries and they can no longer have any guarantee for the safety of their own trades,” Ramin Mehmanparast told MNA on Monday.

Pandemic exposes chronic gaps within EU, says Russian expert

MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. The novel coronavirus pandemic has exposed chronic discrepancies within the European Union on matters of European unity, Alexander Dynkin, director of the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), said on Monday.

International Prospect Ventures Increases Private Placement Financing

Val-d'Or, Québec--(Newsfile Corp. - May 25, 2020) - International Prospect Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: IZZ) (the "Company") announces that due to significant interest, it is increasing the size of its non-brokered private placement announced on May 20, 2020 such that it will now issue up to 6,111,111 Units at a per Unit price of $0.

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New Study Finds Cars Parked in The Sun Can Effectively Kill Coronavirus With Heat

A recent study by the University of Georgia has found out that a car’s greenhouse effect, resulting from the sun’s shortwave radiation sneaking past the automot...

These farm animal stereotypes are debunked with science

, BDN Staff May 21, 2020 6:00 pm Lately, I spend a lot of time listening to podcasts. One that I especially love is Shortwave, a short daily science podcast fro...

Radio Shack Shortwave Goes Digital

If you spent the 1970s obsessively browsing through the Radio Shack catalog, you probably remember the DX-160 shortwave receiver. You might have even had one. T...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 1641: A Simple Method for Converting 1-km Resolution Daily Clear-Sky LST into Real LST

Land-surface temperature (LST) plays a key role in the physical processes of surface energy and water balance from local through global scales. The widely used ...

StormTeam 3: Showers and storms expected overnight through Sunday

Saturday has turned out to be a great spring day with temps in the low 70s and partly sunny skies. But, that doesn't mean the rain isn't coming. In fact, the ra...

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No mass gatherings for Eid’l Fitr

MANILA, Philippines All rites that involve mass gatherings in public places or in mosques during the Eid’l Fitr are prohibited, the National Capital Region Poli...

'GOD TV' spat exposes tensions between Israel, evangelicals

JERUSALEM (AP) — An evangelical broadcaster who boasted of miraculously securing a TV license in Israel now risks being taken off the air over suspicions of try...

Senate Panel Approves Nominee to Lead US Government Broadcasting

WASHINGTON - A key Senate panel on Thursday approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Agency for Global Media, the federal agency that oversees Voi...

Trump Wages Major Assault on Government Watchdogs

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent purge of nearly a half dozen independent government watchdogs marked a new first: a president firing an inspec...

Andre Ayew Trains With Swansea Teammates...

Ghanaian international Andre Ayew has returned to training with his Swansea teammates ahead of the resumption of the English Championship season. The attacker w...

Shot of a lifetime: Stunning photo captures International Space Station over Cork Golf Club

The International Space station captured flying over Cork Golf Club on May 15 by photographer Cian O'Regan. Cian O’Regan produced the shot of a lifetime at Cork...

'Announce survival'

It's the picture that every Aston Villa fan has been waiting for - John McGinn is at Bodymoor Heath, preparing for the return of the Premier League. The Scotlan...

EU urges China to respect HK autonomy

China must respect Hong Kong's autonomy, the European Union says, amid controversy over Chinese plans to adopt a national security law for the city. "We attach ...

Court accepts THAI rehabilitation filing

Thai Airways International staff work at Suvarnabhumi airport in Samut Prakan province on Tuesday as the management of the airline files for bankruptcy with the...

Symmetry, Vol. 12, Pages 376: A 3D Mask Presentation Attack Detection Method Based on Polarization Medium Wave Infrared Imaging

Facial recognition systems are often spoofed by presentation attack instruments (PAI), especially by the use of three-dimensional (3D) face masks. However, nonu...

Sensors, Vol. 20, Pages 900: DMD Mask Construction to Suppress Blocky Structural Artifacts for Medium Wave Infrared Focal Plane Array-Based Compressive Imaging

With medium wave infrared (MWIR) focal plane array-based (FPA) compressive imaging (CI), high-resolution images can be obtained with a low-resolution MWIR senso...

AIR battles 5-hr ‘blackout’ hitch as Prasar Bharti eyes digital switch

Avid radio listeners in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have reported what they call, a “curious disturbance” during the transmission from Lucknow centre of All Ind...

BBC to close Whitehaven medium wave transmitter which broadcasts Radio Cumbria

RADIO: A medium wave transmitter which broadcasts BBC Radio Cumbria in and around Whitehaven will be switched off later this year Picture: Google Maps. A MEDIU...

Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Size, Share, Development by 2024

Global Info Research offers a latest published report on Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and providin...

Despite Virus Restrictions, 1,200 California Pastors Vow To Hold In-Person Services

More than 1,200 pastors in California say they will open their churches on the Christian holy day of Pentecost , celebrated this year on May 31, regardless of w...

Bakker’s Prepper Village Is Having the Worst Apocalypse Ever

Morningside USA was supposed to be apocalypse-proof. A gated, stucco fortress in the southwest corner of Missouri’s Ozark mountains, Morningside is an evangelic...

Pat Robertson Suggests Same-Sex Marriage, Abortion Among Reasons For COVID-19

Televangelist Pat Robertson agreed that abortion and same-sex marriage are partly to blame for the novel coronavirus that has caused massive social and economic...

Pat Robertson Suggests Same-Sex Marriage, Abortion Among Reasons For COVID-19

Televangelist Pat Robertson agreed that abortion and same-sex marriage are partly to blame for the novel coronavirus that has caused massive social and economic...

Pat Robertson: Same-Sex Marriage 'Plague' Caused Coronavirus

Social distancing? No, only a rejection of same-sex marriage will save the United States from COVID-19, claims Pat Robertson. The Christian host of The 700 Club...

Prayerwaves: Spirit FM's losses reduced by charitable donations

The company behind Christian radio station Spirit FM last year recorded a modest loss of €12,437 - but only after receiving charitable donations totalling €405,...

Men who pushed hydroxychloroquine could cure COVID-19 celebrate after Trump said he was taking it

Throughout Marcht, Rigano made a series of Fox News and conservative and Christian radio appearances to tout the idea that hydroxychloroquine 'cures' the corona...

John Paul II. Father Lombardi: “A mentor of the peoples, a shepherd of humanity”

Father Federico Lombardi's recollection of John Paul II, of whom he followed the entire pontificate, first as a young editor of Civiltà Cattolica and then as di...

MultiChoice launches Hope FM on GOtv, DStv

Hope FM, a Christian radio station is now available to DStv and GOtv customers on all packages. On DStv, the radio station will be on channel 896 and channel 3...

Doomsday Pastor Says 'Brimstone' Awaits Ghana!

They never cease to bombard us with their apocalyptic messages. I'm talking about some charlatan pastors in our world today. In 2011, American Christian radio h...

God TV incurs wrath of Israel but denies trying to convert Jews

One of the world’s largest evangelical Christian television networks risks being silenced in Israel over suspicions that it is trying to convert Jews. God TV ha...

God TV incurs wrath of Israel but denies trying to convert Jews

One of the world’s largest evangelical Christian television networks risks being silenced in Israel over suspicions that it is trying to convert Jews. God TV ha...

UK regulator sanctions Oyakhilome’s LoveWorld over COVID-19 conspiracy theories

- LoveWorld News broadcast has been sanctioned by The Office of Communications (Ofcom) - According to reports, the Christian TV network was sanctioned for air "...

Ofcom: Christian TV network aired Covid-19 conspiracies

Nigeria-based LoveWorld News broadcast ‘potentially harmful statements’ about coronavirus About 30,000 people attend the main branch of Christ Embassy in Lagos...

Israel eyes closing down evangelical channel

is considering shutting down an evangelical Christian television channel from its airwaves, saying it seeks to persuade Jews that Jesus is the Messiah, and that...

George Michael’s Careless Whisper tops poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs

George Michael’s Careless Whisper has come top in a poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs. The 1984 song was ranked at number one in a list compiled by Smoot...

George Michael’s Careless Whisper tops poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs

George Michael’s Careless Whisper has come top in a poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs. The 1984 song was ranked at number one in a list compiled by Smoot...

George Michael’s Careless Whisper tops poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs

George Michael’s Careless Whisper has come top in a poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs. The 1984 song was ranked at number one in a list compiled by Smoot...

George Michael’s Careless Whisper tops poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs

George Michael’s Careless Whisper has come top in a poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs. The 1984 song was ranked at number one in a list compiled by Smoot...

George Michael’s Careless Whisper tops poll of radio listeners’ favourite songs

The late singer had a total of 21 hits in the list of 500 songs, which is more than any other artist. It is the second year running that Careless Whisper has cl...

Is the Safaricom Giga Box worth buying in 2020?

Streaming is the new way of consuming media. Whether you want to watch random videos on YouTube or catch up with the latest TV shows, you have more options when...

TCL Electronics : Announces Its Android TVs in MENA Firstly Launch Shahid, the Largest Arabic Movies Application

Located on the area of the Belt and Road Initiative, MENA (Middle Eastern & Northern Africa) market has more and more cooperation with China. TCL Electronics Ho...

Icasa makes plans to finally switch analogue television off

The broadcasting and telecoms regulator will free up some radio frequencies used by TV channel operators in a move that will bring SA closer to concluding the m...

New streaming app so good ‘you can’t switch off’

The affordable platform – which goes live from Monday, May 25 – is a stunning new extension from the Foxtel group, which enjoyed impressive success with its sim...

New streaming app so good ‘you can’t switch off’

The affordable platform – which goes live from Monday, May 25 – is a stunning new extension from the Foxtel group, which enjoyed impressive success with its sim...

Subscriber Data Management Market Projection By Global Analysis, Industry Growth, Current Trends And Forecast Till 2025

The Global Subscriber Data Management Market was valued at USD 1.95 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 8.52 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 17....

Europe Voice Over Lte Volte And Voice Over Wi Fi Market Estimated To Experience A Hike in Growth Global Industry Size, Growth, Segments, Revenue, Manufacturers

CRIFAX added a report on ‘Europe Voice Over Lte Volte And Voice Over Wi Fi Market, 2020-2028’ to its database of market research collaterals consisting of overa...

Europe Voice Over Lte Volte And Voice Over Wi Fi Market Estimated To Experience A Hike in Growth Global Industry Size, Growth, Segments, Revenue, Manufacturers

CRIFAX added a report on ‘Europe Voice Over Lte Volte And Voice Over Wi Fi Market, 2020-2028’ to its database of market research collaterals consisting of overa...

May 26, 2020: Fitch affirms PLDT at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable Read more

Fitch Affirms PLDT at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable. Tue 26 May, 2020 - 1:17 AM ET. Fitch Ratings - Hong Kong - 26 May 2020: Fitch Ratings has affirmed PLDT Inc.'s Long...

HP Empowers the Future of Work with the Ultimate Office Experience at Home

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HP Inc. today introduced new additions to its Personal Systems portfolio designed to help people stay produc...

Opposition gaining votes, president under criticism

Incumbent President Andrzej Duda may suffer in public opinion over the recent public radio censorship of a song critical of the governing party leader, insiders...

The Sure Way To End Concerns About China’s ‘Theft’ Of A Vaccine: Make It Open – OpEd

and National Public Radio have warned that China could steal a vaccine against the coronavirus, or at least steal work in the U.S. done towards developing a vac...

Ilhan Omar believes Tara Reade -- and she's voting for Biden anyway

Rep. Ilhan Omar introduces Sen. Bernie Sanders during a rally inside of Williams Arena in Minneapolis on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radi...

Ilhan Omar believes Tara Reade, will vote for Joe Biden

Rep. Ilhan Omar introduces Sen. Bernie Sanders during a rally inside of Williams Arena in Minneapolis on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radi...

Waco public radio station KWBU balances 20% Baylor cut with federal loan

Waco public radio station KWBU-FM (103.3) will head into the fiscal year that starts June 1 in the black, thanks in part to a timely Paycheck Protection Program...

What historians will see when they look back on 2020's coronavirus pandemic

Universities, archives and historical societies, ranging from the Smithsonian Natural Museum of American History to a tiny college radio station in Pennsylvania...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 2:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National News Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 12:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...