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Amnesty International gravely concerned for wellbeing of Ibrahim Halawa

Amnesty International says it is gravely concerned for the mental and physical wellbeing of Ibrahim Halawa. The Dubliner appeared in court in Cairo yesterday, and heard that his case was is be further adjourned until next week. Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said that the trial appears to be moving towards a conclusion.

Kurtley Beale eyeing off Wallabies No.12 jersey for Bledisloe Cup opener

Kurtley Beale says he is eyeing off a Wallabies No.12 jersey ahead of the international season and wants to help the NSW Waratahs turn their fortunes around after a torrid year. Beale touched down in Sydney on Thursday following a stint with UK Premiership side Wasps and made an appearance in....

Kurtley Beale eyeing off Wallabies No.12 jersey for Bledisloe Cup opener

Kurtley Beale says he is eyeing off a Wallabies No.12 jersey ahead of the international season and wants to help the NSW Waratahs turn their fortunes around after a torrid year. Beale touched down in Sydney on Thursday following a stint with UK Premiership side Wasps and made an appearance in....

Workshop for eight nations

THE US Agency for International Development (USAID) co-hosted a weeklong workshop with government representatives from climate change ministries of eight Pacific Island countries. According to a press statement from the US Embassy, the workshop was facilitated to assist the eight countries in accessing climate change finance.

Sevilla sign Nolito from Man City

Sevilla signed Spanish international winger Nolito from Manchester City, the La Liga club announced on Sunday. The 30-year-old, who only joined City from Celta Vigo a year ago, moved for a reported fee of nine million euros ($10.3m) and has signed a three-year contract. Nolito.

Street performers festival cut to six days next year, heading south

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival closed out a successful 10-day run Sunday, but with an announcement that next year’s festival will be force to scale back. All festivals in Churchill Square must move next year to accommodate LRT construction.

UAE wants international monitoring of Qatar

A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said international monitoring was needed in the standoff between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, adding he saw signs that the pressure exerted on Doha "was working." Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed sanctions on Qatar on....

Nigerian movies among the best internationally

Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, the Managing Director of the Jos-based Nigeria Film Corporation, says Nigerian movies are among the best, internationally, in terms of contents, settings and acceptability. Maduekwe told newsmen in Lagos that many movie-producers and marketers were smiling to their banks because....

NPFL: Kano Pillars thrash Rangers 2-0

Kano Pillars Football Club, on Sunday, beat visiting Rangers International FC of Enugu 2-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 29 fixture. The home team took the advantage of being galvanised by their returning home crowd to do well in the game.

Int’l Salon of Photography sees rise in participants

T he 19th Macao International Salon of Photography 2017 was inaugurated yesterday at Lou Lim Ieoc Garden, awarding 50 photographers from around the globe. Organized by the Photographic Society of Macao (PSM), the biennial event provides a platform for photographers to exchange photographic experiences and techniques.

New life, new bloom for Fukuoka Garden in Western Springs

An Auckland Japanese community leader is comparing the Fukuoka Friendship Garden to a phoenix "rising from the dead". The original garden was gifted to the former Auckland City Council by Fukuoka following a 1986 signing of a sister city agreement. There was an uproar, which became an international....

Bollywood superstars dazzle at India film awards in US

India’s biggest Bollywood stars led a triumphant celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film Academy awards on Saturday, cheered by thousands of ecstatic fans just outside New York. The five-hour show at an American football stadium in New Jersey, where the glittering....

Immigrants are welcome here

Let’s make this point very clear: immigrants are welcome in South Africa. South Africa does not intend to build walls between her and neighbouring states. While we are mandated to protect our citizens from harm and loss of property, this protection will not be carried out in violation of our domestic and international laws.

Afghan girls robotics team to compete after visa obstacles

WASHINGTON (AP) - A robotics team of six girls from Afghanistan is attending an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from President Donald Trump. The team was the first to be introduced at an opening ceremony Sunday for the three-day high school competition.

Civil Air Patrol conducts search and rescue exercise

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Texas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) took to Amarillo skies today. They conducted a statewide simulated Search and Rescue Exercise at the Rick Husband International Airport. Members of the CAP's Tigershark Composite Squadron worked with aircraft, aircrews and ground....

Face scans for US citizens flying abroad stir privacy issues

By FRANK BAJAK and DAVID KOENIG Associated Press. HOUSTON (AP) - If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call a step toward a surveillance state.

UAE wants international monitoring of Qatar

LONDON (Reuters) - A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said international monitoring was needed in the standoff between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, adding he saw signs that the pressure exerted on Doha "was working". Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed....

Zambia tables its economic management seriousness

CAROLINE KALOMBE Lusaka MINISTER of Finance Felix Mutati has assured the international community that Zambia is serious about prudent economic management and improving domestic. resource mobilisation through proper tax administration. Mr Mutati said on the sidelines of the international conference....

The long, winding road to bringing World U-18 Championships to Nairobi

On Saturday, Kenyans broke attendance record in International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) competitions when a record 50,000 spectators filled Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, prompting IAAF Chief Executive Officer Olivier Gers to tweet that it was the best ever attended championship.

UAE wants international monitoring of Qatar

LONDON (Reuters) - A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said international monitoring was needed in the standoff between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, adding he saw signs that the pressure exerted on Doha "was working". Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed....

Protest over illegal tourism escorts found to be misguided

KOTA KINABALU: Dozens of tour agents from Sabah staged a demonstration at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport after a misunderstanding that some illegal guides from China were operating here. The local guides had gone to the airport just after midnight on Friday to confront the “illegal” guides,....

Jul 16, 2017 8:05PM EDTpublished: Jul 16, 2017 8:05PM EDT

Published Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 8:05PM EDT. Last updated Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 8:05PM EDT. Add to ... A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said international monitoring was needed in the standoff between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, adding he saw signs that the pressure exerted on Doha "was working".

The effect of the milk price downturn is still being felt

WIDESPREAD low farm-gate milk prices have driven production to its lowest level since 1998 according to the International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN), but world milk prices are now expected to stabilise at close to IFCN's long-term average. Worldwide prices have increased by 63 per cent since the....

NOVONIX Limited Appointment of Admiral Robert J. Natter to the Board

Sydney, Australia (ABN Newswire) - NOVONIX Limited (ASX:NVX) ("NOVONIX" or the "Company") is delighted to announce the appointment of corporate and defense strategist, Admiral Robert J. Natter, USN (Ret.) to its Board of Directors as part of the Company's downstream integration and international marketing strategy.

Best Pacific International : Announcements and Notices -

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in....

For Syrian Actors, a Maddening Road to America

The eight cast and crew members have been trickling in over the past few days, arriving at Kennedy International Airport. Lincoln Center officials have instructed them to carry a stack of identifying documents, permissions and invitations to satisfy inspectors at the airport — and to gird themselves for an ordeal.

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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...