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Proteas demolish Bangladesh

KIMBERLEY. — A double-century stand for the first wicket set South Africa up for a 10-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first of three one-day cricket internationals in Kimberley yesterday. De Kock and Amla put on a record partnership for any South African wicket as they marched to 282 in 42.5 overs.

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

MOSCOW (AP) - An unmanned Russian cargo ship has been launched to take supplies to the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Saturday launch from Russia's main space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, came after a two-day postponement and docking plan change.

30th Tokyo International Film Festival

This year marks the 30th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), the only Japanese film festival accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). Over the 10 days of the festival, films from a variety of genres will be shown in several sections.

Trump's decision on Iran won't weaken U.S. hand with N Korea: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Sunday denied that Donald Trump's threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal had weakened America's chance of reining in North Korea through diplomacy. Asserting that Washington had "unified the international community" on the North Korean threat, Tillerson vowed....

Macron challenges Trump on Iran, disowns Weinstein

French President Emmanuel Macron challenged Donald Trump's hard-line stance on Iran, vowed to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honor award and insisted Sunday that "France is back" on the world arena. But Macron's real problems lay at home. And in his first national television interview since his....

Emmanuel Macron says 'France is back' on world stage

And in his first national television interview since his election, the 39-year-old leader struggled to claw back public support for his "economic transformation" of a stagnant France and to shed his image as a president of the rich. Though he came into the presidency little-prepared to lead a....

What global finance chiefs are saying about the global...

Don’t celebrate too soon. That was the key message as policy makers and investors left Washington on Sunday after attending the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. For once the mood was upbeat. The IMF bumped up its forecast for global economic growth this year and next.

Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

WASHINGTON: The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help from low-interest rates and higher government spending from countries that can afford it, the International Monetary Fund says. "There was a strong consensus that the global outlook is....

Red Crescent volunteers killed in Somalia explosion

A total of five Red Crescent volunteers were killed in the recent deadly explosion in the Somalian capital, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said in a Sunday statement, Sputnik reported. "The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)....

AP Analysis: Iran angered by Trump, but needs nuclear deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates U.S. President Donald Trump angered Iran with his speech on refusing to re-certify the nuclear deal, but Tehran is unlikely to walk away from the agreement in retaliation. Brinksmanship aside, Iran needs to sell its oil on the international market as allowed by the atomic accord.

France: Macron challenges Trump on Iran, disowns Weinstein

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron challenged Donald Trump’s hard-line stance on Iran, vowed to revoke Harvey Weinstein’s Legion of Honor award and insisted Sunday that “France is back” on the world arena. But Macron’s real problems lay at home. And in his first national television interview....

5 Surprising Facts About the Luxury Shopping Habits of Chinese Millennials

) - Millennials are a more diverse group than they’re often given credit for. While they were raised with the internet and have a global identity, their attitudes towards luxury differ widely from country to country. The latest report issued by international audit firm Deloitte aims to nail down those differences.

Samoa National Park Added To International Wetlands List

O le Pūpū Puē called a conservation milestone. APIA, Samoa (Samoa Observer, Oct. 11, 2017) – Samoa’s O le Pūpū Puē (O.L.P.P.) National Park has been officially added to the List of the Wetlands of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. O.L.P.

What do WA's tourism operators think about being asked to drag the state out of the economic doldrums?

All eyes are on Western Australia's tourism industry to provide the state's next economic bonanza. No pressure. But it has been a shocker of a year for the sector with a 12.7-per-cent drop in interstate visitor numbers sparking alarm. And despite international tourist numbers seeing a modest increase, it was not in line with other states.

Conferences on climate change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty negotiated at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992, then enforced on 21 March 1994. The UNFCCC objective is to stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at....

Durdana Najam

The issue of the Ahmadia community’s persecution has come to the limelight once again. This time by none other than the son-in-law of the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Retired Captain Muhammad … The Kashmir issue is one that does not receive much attention from the international community.

Sheraz Zaka

Relations between the states are not dependent upon emotions; instead it is the economic interests which play a pivotal role in international relations in the present era. It was a huge blunder on the … There was a time when the relations between Iran and Pakistan were cordial.

The conundrum that is Pakistan-Russia ties

Relations between the states are not dependent upon emotions; instead it is the economic interests which play a pivotal role in international relations in the present era. It was a huge blunder on the part of US president Donald Trump that through his speeches fuelled and ignited nationalistic feelings at the altar of internationalism.

Emmanuel Macron says 'France is back' on world stage President Emmanuel Macron challenged Donald Trump's hard-line stance on Iran and insisted on Sunday that "France is back" in the world arena.

President Emmanuel Macron challenged Donald Trump's hard-line stance on Iran and insisted on Sunday that "France is back" in the world arena. But Mr Macron's real problems lay at home. And in his first national television interview since his election, the 39-year-old leader struggled to claw back....

Gold medals for Lawson's Dry Hills at four wine shows

The Lawson’s Dry Hills portfolio has again excelled at local wine competitions with a total of 12 gold medals awarded at the 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show, the 2017 New World Wine Awards, the 2017 Marlborough Wine Show and the Six Nations Wine Challenge.

Transsexual sex workers call for decriminalisation

STILL arguably the world's oldest profession or what some international researchers argue to be the world's oldest currency, sex trade is still regarded immoral by many today. Society believes in its own perceptions and associated stigma comes with nil diplomacy.

What global finance chiefs are saying about the world economy

Don't celebrate too soon. That was the key message as policy makers and investors left Washington on Sunday after attending the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. For once the mood was upbeat. The IMF bumped up its forecast for global economic growth this year and next.

22:51 Emmanuel Macron says 'France is back' on world stage

And in his first national television interview since his election, the 39-year-old leader struggled to claw back public support for his "economic transformation" of a stagnant France and to shed his image as a president of the rich. Though he came into the presidency little-prepared to lead a....

22:36 Romelu Lukaku not concerned by lack of goals against the top sides

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has brushed off criticism over his poor record against the top sides. Since arriving in the Premier League the Belgium international has scored 15 goals in 57 matches against the so-called 'Big Six' - of which he is now a part.

Long lines at JetBlue, Spirit terminals at FLL due to ‘equipment issues’

FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - Travelers flying JetBlue or Spirit Airlines out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are likely to find themselves waiting much longer to check in, Sunday. In a tweet, airport officials said both airlines are experiencing “equipment issues” at their terminals.

International jetboat community pay tribute to Kiwi Duayne Insley

Jetboat racing groups from across the globe are mourning the loss of a Kiwi killed in an accident in Canterbury. Glenorchy resident Duayne Barry Insley died on Sunday morning while racing at the World Championship Jetboat Marathon. The accident happened just before 11am at the Waimakariri River and Insley died at the scene.

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Somalia: Radio Garowe fundraising for Mogadishu victims

GAROWE, Puntland - The independently-owned Radio Garowe (RG), the sister publication of Garowe Online launched a fundraising campaign for Mogadishu truck bombin...

Harris supplying tactical radios to Navy, Marines

"This award stems from our successful long-standing track record of developing and delivering the most advanced family of tactical radios," Chris Young , presid...

US Department of Navy Awards Harris Corporation $765 Million IDIQ Contract for Tactical Radios

Highlights: Supports current and emerging Department of Navy tactical radio requirements; Includes the Harris AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-152A and the new AN/PRC-160 ra...

When smartphones fail: How students in a ham radio club are helping Puerto Rico

How the Garden School got involved. The Amateur Radio Club started about a year ago, says teacher John Hale. It was part of a process of trying to teach the stu...

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Stephen Bannon has left the Trump administration. But he's still having an influence at a government agency many outside of Washington hav...

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By Paul Goble On Saturday evening after the commemoration of the anniversary of the Russian sacking of Kazan in 1552, a second meeting was held among representa...

Tatar Activist Calls On All Non-Russians To Vote Against Putin – OpEd

Second, her words underscore the centrality of the language issue for the non-Russians and demonstrate that Putin by his incautious language concerning the righ...

Russian Personality Cults From Kerensky To Putin – OpEd

By Paul Goble Leader cults have been an integral part of the Russian political system from the time the tsar was overthrown up to today, but they have evolved o...

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

Officers fired for dragging doctor off United Airline flight

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers for their roles in the forcible removal of a passenger on a United Airlines flight in April, ...

Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over Dubai

In this photo distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, Russian cargo ship Souz 2,1A launches from Russia's main space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhst...

Beginning of end for IS: defence minister Defence Minister Marise Payne has hailed the liberation of the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria.

Defence Minister Marise Payne hopes the liberation of Islamic State stronghold Raqqa by Syrian and international coalition forces will discredit the terrorist o...

NAIA out of Asia's worst list, 4 provincial airports among 25 best

MANILA - The Ninoy Aquino International Airport has fallen out of the list of Asia's worst air terminals, according to travel website Sleeping in Airports. At t...

Growth of Right-Wing Presence in EU Parliaments May Endanger European Project

Christian Lequesne, a professor with the Center of International Studies at the French Sciences Po university, told Sputnik that the increasing presence of the ...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

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

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

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

AM radio now Fiji-wide

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

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

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

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Jeff Sessions: 'Primacy of law' been disrespected during the last few years

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he is working to get the country "back on the traditional view" that respects the U.S. Constitution and the law. In an inter...

Jeff Sessions stands with anti-gay cake bakers

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested Tuesday that courts should side with bakeries whose owners refuse to fill orders for same-sex weddings. The Depart...

Congrats ... Mike Hathcock wins Golden Mic award

Mike Hathcock, director of Jacksonville State University’s Television Services Department, recently received the “Golden Mic Award” for the month of July presen...

The right to religious broadcasting vs the rights of women

Broadcasting carries a certain amount of responsibility, and a TV presenter speaking to a wider audience in a daily programme has to be held accountable for wha...

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

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

Pastors want Christian radio station censored

. Monday October 16 2017. Mombasa Pastors Fellowship Association members, on October 16, 2017, follow proceedings of a case they filed against Baraka FM Ltd fo...

Veteran CCM Artist Scott Wesley Brown Releases New Single, ’Grandprints’

Scott Wesley Brown. Veteran Christian artist, songwriter and pastor Scott Wesley Brown's latest recording, " Grandprints ," released to Christian INSPO/Soft AC-...

Pope Francis has 40 million followers on Twitter

Pubblicato il: 11/10/2017 13:12. Pope Francis now has 40 million followers on his nine-language @pontifex account, Vatican Radio reported on Wednesday. "Forty m...

Christian radio host Delilah trusting God as she loses her second child to a suicide

Popular radio host Delilah said she is looking to God after her son took his own life. The syndicated radio show host broke the 'devastating' news to her 1.4 mi...

Pope urges God to protect Egypt, Middle East from terrorism

Pubblicato il: 04/10/2017 18:50. At his weekly general audience in Rome, Pope Francis on Wednesday called on God to safeguard Egypt, the Middle East and the ent...

This well-connected Texas Republican might challenge Ted Cruz ‘to get things done’

The strongest challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s 2018 Texas re-election campaign might come from a Christian TV executive with a Republican legacy that goes back...

FAKE NEWS! Donald Trump appears to claim he INVENTED the word 'fake'

DONALD Trump appears to have claimed he invented the word "fake" during an interview in the US. The President made the bizarre statement while talking to one of...

Donald Trump takes credit for 'fake news', but dictionary disputes

Donald Trump has appeared to take credit for coining the word "fake" in his fight against the media, saying it is "one of the greatest of all terms" he has come...

Little Richard Says He’s Not Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

Little Richard Says He Isn’t Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

Jobs safe at Devon radio station

Staff at Breeze radio South Devon are today celebrating after being told their jobs are safe. Ofcom has announced it is re-awarding the licence for South Devon ...

Classic FM’s video game show is returning for a second series

Classic FM is bringing back High Score , a weekly radio show dedicated to video game music. The first series ran for six weeks in April and May, and was present...

Fake news and cyber security symposium to be held

*Oscar Pistorius Prosecutor Gerrie Nel to present on digital evidence *The Voice newspaper publisher to speak on digital media challenges. Hlanganani ICT Botswa...

Southern Cross Media : SCA offers further scale and simplicity with Digital radio

The Hit and Triple M radio networks will deliver more scale and simplicity than ever before with a new combined digital/FM radio offering. Following SCA's digit...

No. 14 Oklahoma State at Texas

OKLAHOMA STATE VS. TEXAS. •When: 11 a.m., Saturday. •Where: Darrell K Royal — Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas. •TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, ...

Prayut deflects digital TV aid request

Digital TV operators who signed contracts to pay licensing fees periodically now say they can't afford the payments, and are begging Prime Minister Prayut Chan-...

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Digitization of broadcasting: Any progress?

Understandably, this highly innovative agency of the government’s owned Nigerian Television Authority known as Integrated Television service has recently come u...

Espial : MCTV Launches IPTV Services With Espial Elevate

Espial announced today that MCTV (formerly Massillon Cable TV, Inc.), a service provider delivering TV services to five counties in northeast Ohio, has launched...

Further state aid sought for digital TV

The Digital TV Operators Association will today submit a fresh proposal to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to request more state assistance in easing broadcast...

Airtel Digital and LG tie up, redefine home entertainment

MUMBAI: Popular brands are coming together to share a symbiotic relationship. Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and LG Electronics India have ann...

Which are the main factors affectin Latin America total mobile revenue?

This can partly be attributed to unfavourable currency exchanges, but it is also exacerbated by poorly performing economies. Most countries in the region have s...

Dubai, China aim to boost high-tech cooperation with launch of giant project

DUBAI - Dubai developer Meraas Holding and two major Chinese companies on Tuesday launched "Tech Town," a giant project aiming to boost cooperation on developin...

Can a smartwatch replace a phone?

​Smartwatches might not be the next must-have piece of hardware yet but after having owned several they've become an essential part of my daily routine. First g...

Which are the main factors affectin Latin America total mobile revenue?

Press Release Which are the main factors affectin Latin America total mobile revenue? LONDON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum auctions improving LTE rol...

NetComm Wireless : Annual Report 2017

ANNUAL. REPORT. FOR THE YEAR ENDED. 30 JUNE 2017. REVENUE GROWTH. OPERATING. REVENUE. UP 26.3% TO $107.6. MILLION. INVESTMENT. INVESTED. 23M. $6.4m BUILD LAB CA...

European press unions call upon Parliament to depoliticize public radio,withdraw bill amending AGERPRES law

. European press unions request Romania's Parliament and Government depoliticize the public radio service, withdraw the bill amending the functioning law of AGE...

WKSG sale pending: Gene Martin seeks new radio home

Daystar Public Radio, Inc., operator of The Boulevard 89.5 FM in Ocala, is under contract to sell the station to Community Communications, Inc., in Orlando, whi...

France Minister Schiappa Plans New Law Which Would Fine Street Harassment

Gender equality minister Marlene Schiappa has set out a new plan for a law which would crack down on sexual harassment and violence this week in France, accordi...

Poll: Most Americans favor tighter gun regulations after Las Vegas shooting

Most U.S. citizens — Democrats and Republicans alike — favor stricter gun regulations, according to a new poll taken after the mass shooting in Las Vegas. The p...

Maine teachers sent into homes to find students suffering from ‘school refusal’

Emanuel Pariser of the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences was a guest on the National Public Radio program “ Here And Now ” to discuss the charter school’s Thres...

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...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

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

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

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

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI — A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC s...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) — A pirate radio station popular in Miami’s Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) - A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

“There’s nothing funny about pirate radio, which interferes with the lawful use of the airwaves and can disrupt public safety communications,” FCC Chairman Ajit...

Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

Touche Douce, which continued to operate on the 90.1 FM frequency late Friday, features regular DJs and shows in the evenings and on weekends. Its signal comes ...