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Obesity not related to how close you live to fast food outlets

London: There is no correlation between obesity and how close you live to fast food restaurants or gyms as previous studies have indicated that these factors may be important in adult obesity, say researchers. According to the study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, the areas where....

Swiss criminal complaint filed against oil trader that used Malta tanks

The NGO TRIAL International has filed a criminal complaint for complicity in pillage against the Swiss company Kolmar Group. In a joint report published by TRIAL International and Public Eye in March 2020, the Zug-based trading company was shown to have purchased smuggled gasoil from Libya.

Fistula surgeon calls for national dialogue on obstetric fistula 1 hour

Ghana joined the rest of the world to mark the ‘International Day to End Obstetric Fistula’ with a call for a national dialogue on the ailment. Dr Gabriel Yao-Kumah Ganyaglo, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and a Fistula Repairer, said it was unfortunate that....

Diplomacy and International Institutions

Speakers discuss how leaders from different sectors are spearheading organizational change in their respective fields, both through their experiences championing diversity at high-value levels and navigating the current COVID-19 crisis. This virtual event replaces the in-person 2020 Conference on....

4.04pm Victorian private schools push student quarantine hub

A group of high-fee Victorian private schools is pushing to establish a student quarantine hub to fast-track the return of international students. With international students not expected to return to Australia en masse until next year, English-language boarding school Avalon College has approached....

That extradition of 'Dudus' Coke 10 years ago

THE international media swooped on Kingston shortly after May 17, 2010 when Prime Minister Bruce Golding announced in Parliament that he would instruct Attorney General Dorothy Lightbourne to authorise extradition of west Kingston Don, Christopher “Dudus” Coke, to the United States. Golding was elected prime minister in 2007.

Another 29 inmates leave Naval quarantine centers after quarantine process

Eleven (11) persons who engage in international ships security duties and underwent quarantine at Boossa Naval Base and 18 naval family members belong to 04 families who were in Naval quarantine center at Anuradhapura area, on completion of quarantine process, proceeded their homes.

COVID-19: Dunamis Pastor, Dr. Paul Enenche, wife visit Gwagwalada hospital, donate food items, drugs

As part of their continued efforts to support the fight against the scourge of coronavirus in the country, the Senior Pastors of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul and Dr. Mrs. Becky Enenche, on Friday visited the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada.

Spain to Reopen Borders to International Tourists in July

MADRID – Spain will reopen its borders to foreign visitors from July, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday. Speaking at a press conference in Madrid, he said the tourism sector should prepare to welcome holidaymakers over the summer season.

Olympics official sees ‘real problems’ in holding Games in 2021

Sydney. A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus. John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s pointman for Tokyo 2020, indicated that officials would....

Cambodia inks deal with IRRI to improve rice sector

Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on May 20 signed an agreement with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) aiming at improving the country’s rice sector through promoting research and enhancing productivity and resiliency.

Turbulence, warnings before PIA plane crash killed 97

Moments later, the Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed into a crowded neighborhood near Karachi’s international airport, killing 97 people, all of whom are believed to be passengers and crew members. Zubair was one of just two surviving passengers.

B.C. still hopeful after NAFTA panel sides with U.S. softwood lumber decision

A NAFTA panel has backed the U.S. International Trade Commission's decision regarding softwood lumber imports from Canada but British Columbia's industry group still hopes for an ultimate victory. The U.S. Lumber Coalition says the decision affirms the USITC determination from December that the....

Tehran accused of cyber targeting UK-based news outlet

LONDON: Iran has been accused of using a “sophisticated state-sponsored program” of cyber disinformation to identify and arrest supporters of a London-based Persian-language news outlet. Iran International has been targeted by cybercriminals, thought to be working for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard....

Myanmar dossier will be ‘milestone’ in Rohingya genocide case, says report

LONDON: A coalition of leading scholars, practitioners and experts have released a report outlining their response to a dossier on the treatment of Rohingya Muslims expected to be filed by Myanmar to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Saturday.

Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Qasim, leading Saudi petroleum engineer

Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Qasim is a petroleum engineer and was recently selected to join the World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders Programme following a rigorous selection process at an international level. He is a current and past member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Saudi Council of....

Trump’s Israel-Palestine plan doomed: Baker Institute

LONDON: The White House’s peace plan all but assures the denial of Palestinian statehood, and may further alienate Israel from the international community, according to a new report by the Baker Institute for Public Policy. Under the plan, “Palestinian statehood is conditioned upon a compilation of....

As COVID-19 puts governance cost in the spotlight

Reducing the cost of government has remained in public discourse since the 1980s when the International Monetary Fund-induced Structural Adjustment Programme was in vogue among a few African countries. Some have also argued that public sector borrowing requirement needs urgent reviews so that the....

Miners accuse oil companies of economic sabotage

Ihuoma Chiedozie. Nigerian miners of barite, a raw material used in oil exploration, have accused international oil companies of economic sabotage for importing the mineral into the country. They alleged that despite the abundant deposits of barite in Nigeria and the Federal Government’s local....

Nature based solutions to provide jobs in ongoing crisis: IUNCN

Staff Reporter. Peshawar. On International Day for Biological Diversity, IUCN Pakistan organized a webinar to commemorate the day and highlight the importance of Biodiversity and the nature based solutions. The theme of the day this year was: ‘Our solutions are in nature’, says a press release issued here on Saturday.

Compensation announced for plane crash vicims Rs1m for those killed, Rs 5 lakh for injured; Airbus last checked on March 21, returned from Muscat a day ago

Staff Reporter. Karachi. Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Saturday announced compensation for the families of those who were killed in the Pakistan International Airlines plane crash a day earlier. The PIA plane, Airbus A-320, carrying an estimated 99 people on board, crashed into a....

Olympics official sees ‘real problems’ in holding Games in 2021

Sydney. A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus. John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s pointman for Tokyo 2020, indicated that officials would....

Karachi tragedy

THE nation is mourning the loss of precious lives in an air crash in Karachi involving Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 jet (flight PK-8303) which carried 91 passengers and a crew of eight from Lahore. The plane was only just short of the runway perimeter when it fell on the....

APHC, others express grief over loss of precious lives in Karachi...

Srinagar. In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat conference and other Hurriyat leaders and organisations have expressed grief over the loss of precious lives in a tragic crash of Pakistan International Airline’s plane in Karachi. A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) airbus carrying over 91....

Unity ultimate solution to address prevailing challenges of Muslim world: Clerics

Staff Reporter. Religious clerics and people of Pakistan pledged their readiness in rendering any sacrifice for defence and stability of Muslim Ummah. Addressing congregations on the occasion of International Taazem-e-Harmain Al-Sharifain Council, ‘Youm-e-Tahafuz-e-Harmain, Al-Sharifain Al-Aqsa’ ,....

Harassment of media persons denounced

Srinagar. International journalists organizations have expressed concern over continued harassment of journalists by India police in occupied Kashmir. In the latest instance, Srinagar-based journalist and editor of weekly Kashmirwalla, Fahad Shah, was summoned by city police to explain the reportage....

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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...