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Back to George Weah's hometown

George Weah is the most successful African footballer in history and will be sworn in as Liberia’s next president on 22 January. But his beginnings were humble. Correspondent Lucinda Rouse visited the Monrovia slum where Weah was brought up. She met people who knew him before he was famous. International report.

Sport24.co.za | Billiat might still leave

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane admitted he'll have little say over whether Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat stays at the club. Billiat was at his best on the weekend when he fired in two brilliant free kicks to help Sundowns to a 3-0 win over Platinum Stars, which ensures....

France welcomes Trump decision to stay in Iran nuclear pact

BRUSSELS (AP) — France is welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision not to pull out of the agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear ambitions despite his demands to change the key international pact. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that “we have observed with interest that....

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

"The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system," said Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International's executive director. "The people who make our clothes, assemble our phones and grow our food are being exploited to ensure a steady supply of cheap goods,....

AP Top International News at 5:26 a.m. EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s parliament has approved May 12 as the date for holding national elections despite calls from the country’s Sunni commu BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts dry cleaning chain has announced it has filed for bankruptcy — leaving customers in the lurch with cl Donna calls Sam....

France welcomes Trump decision to stay in Iran nuclear pact

BRUSSELS France is welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision not to pull out of the agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear ambitions despite his demands to change the key international pact. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that “we have observed with interest that President....

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday. In the run-up to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss....

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday. In the run-up to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss....

Liberia to swear in new leader ex-soccer star George Weah

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah will be sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female president. The 51-year-old, who was FIFA's 1995 player of the year, won the runoff vote on Dec.

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

"The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system," said Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International's executive director. "The people who make our clothes, assemble our phones and grow our food are being exploited to ensure a steady supply of cheap goods,....

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press. DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.

WAT-DAMS-CONFERENCE(DES6)

. Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Jan 22 (PTI) The first International Dam Safety Conference will begin in Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow, the government said in a statement today. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the two-day conference, which will be presided over by Union....

Kenyan brothers grab gold, silver in TT Intl Marathon

KENYAN PRIDE: Kenyan Stephen Mburi Njoroge crosses the line to win the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon in a time of 2:23:04.3. His brother Simon(background) came in second with a time of 2:23:05. Brothers Stephen and Simon Njoroge almost did not make it to the start of the marathon, but....

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press. DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press. DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.

Commercial Bank International PSC : CBI appoints Shaker Zainal

Dubai 21 January 2018: Commercial Bank International (CBI), a UAE bank headquartered in Dubai, announces the appointment of Shaker Zainal as the Head of Retail Banking. A seasoned Emirati banking executive with almost 20 years of experience in retail banking across the Middle East, Zainal joins CBI....

UniCredit : presents international tour of Filarmonica della Scala

17 concerts in nine countries; Independent orchestra dedicated to the symphonic repertoire. In 2018, Filarmonica della Scala will play seventeen international concerts from January and September, on three tours led by Riccardo Chailly, Christoph Eschenbach, Daniel Harding and Myung-whun Chung.

Australia Recall Cameron White to Replace Chris Lynn for England ODIs Ahead of Glenn Maxwell

. Australia batsman Cameron White plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between Bangladesh and Australia at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on April 1, 2014. (Image: AFP) Cameron White will fancy playing his first one-day international in three....

ICC Approves Perth Stadium for Hosting All International Formats

The newly completed Perth Stadium can be seen near the Crown Casino and central business district (CBD) of Perth in Australia, December 19 (Image: Reuters) Perth Stadium is set to take over hosting duties from the historic WACA ground after the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the....

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact at Brussels talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for an EU3-Iran meeting at EEAS headquarters in Brussels on Thursday Jan. 11, 2018. European Union foreign ministers hold talks with their Iranian counterpart in Brussels on Thursday amid doubts over the future of an international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions.

Viper Networks Announces Coming Launch of Blockchain and Crypto Mining Technologies Group Division

TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Viper Networks, Inc. (OTC Pink:VPER), (Company), an international leader in the LED lighting products & integrated systems markets, with a focus on Smart Cities , reported today that the Company is expanding into a strategic industry sector by creating....

Two footballers banned for life by UEFA

Two Maltese players have been banned for life and four others received long suspensions by UEFA following an investigation in match-fixing allegations concerning Under 21 international matches played in 2016. On 14 and 15 December 2017, the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body initiated hearings to examine the cases.

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact at Brussels talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for an EU3-Iran meeting at EEAS headquarters in Brussels on Thursday Jan. 11, 2018. European Union foreign ministers hold talks with their Iranian counterpart in Brussels on Thursday amid doubts over the future of an international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions.

Qatar seeks international arbitration to end Saudi-led blockade: spokesperson

. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. DOHA, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Qatar is seeking international arbitration to end the blockade imposed by three of its Gulf neighbours and Egypt, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported Thursday morning. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lulwah al-Khater made the announcement on....

Over 1,100 govt officials for Irena energy meet

More than 1,100 representatives of governments from 150 countries will meet in Abu Dhabi, UAE to attend the Eighth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), taking place on January 13-14. As the world’s principal platform for international cooperation on renewable energy, the....

SKY-HIGH PRICING

The perceived higher prices charged at airport outlets are a worldwide problem. However, Thai international airports, including the airports in Chiangmai and Songkla, are checking the prices of their food and beverages after the Thai government ordered an investigation.

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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...

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...

BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans. The BB...

BBC launches Ethiopian, Eritrean radio services

. LONDON: The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritre...

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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 ...

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Now, 70 years later, however, a similar idea has surfaced but in the Russian Federation rather than in the United States as a result of the decision of the orga...

Obasanjo to Buhari: fight corruption on your nose

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has launched another attack at President Muhammadu Buhari over his administration’s handling of anti-corruption fight. In his...

Start-up launches first ever dark chocolate infused with saffron

“Traceability, food safety standards and freshness are big question marks in the spices industry because only a few individual spices have standardized internat...

IFF Q4 results: Sweet and savory modulation portfolio sales increase ..

15 Feb 2018 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has released its financial results and strategic achievements for the fourth quarter and full year...

Hagymatikum as Europe’s best family bath

According to Makó Hiradó , British magazine LuxuryTravelGuide has elected Hagymatikum from Makó, Hungary as the best family-friendly bath in Europe in 2018. The...

Half of Hungarians able to put some money aside – promising economic news

reports that Hungarians are more optimistic about economic matters than in the past, which is proven by recent statistical data, too. The international report o...

33 Food and Agriculture Organizations Building a Better Food System in Washington, D.C.

The 4th Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit is just around the corner, and we’re excited to hear from, collaborate with, and meet our member organizations ...

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...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

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 ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

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...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

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 ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...