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An international contemporary art fair in the capital of Spain on Wednesday caused a stir when it decided to remove one of the featured works that depicted 24 people _ including several imprisoned leaders of the region of Catalonia's separatist movement _ as political prisoners, a decision that has....

When words are not enough

The Taiwan International Festival of Arts (TIFA) opens this weekend at the National Theater in Taipei with a harrowing tale of addiction, loss, anguish, darkness and joy: the dance-theater production Betroffenheit. On the surface such a show would not appear to be the logical choice to start off the celebrations of the festival’s 10th year.

Britain sold spying gear to Philippines

The British government sold US$50,000 of high-tech spying equipment to the Philippines, giving Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte the tools to hunt down and kill dealers and addicts as part of his brutal war on drugs. The equipment purchased by Duterte’s government included International Mobile....

Merida sales to rebound on e-bikes: report

Merida Industry Co (美利達) is likely to see a rebound in revenue this year due to growing demand for electric bicycles in European markets, Mega International Investment Services Corp (兆豐國際投顧) said. The bicycle maker is expected to see a 60.8 percent annual increase in its high-priced electric bikes....

EDITORIAL: Cultural sensitivity must be instilled

China Central Television broadcast its annual Spring Festival Gala during the Lunar New Year holiday. The program featured a skit set in Kenya in the context of the Beijing-funded Nairobi-Mombasa railway project. The scene revolved around a young black woman introducing a Chinese man, who is posing as her husband, to her mother.

Liberia's new president pays visit to France

PARIS (AP) - Newly-elected Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa. Weah, a former international soccer star, on his first trip out of Africa as head of state, had lunch Wednesday with Macron and top sport personalities at the Elysee Palace.

Liberia's new president pays visit to France

PARIS – Newly-elected Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa. Weah, a former international soccer star, on his first trip out of Africa as head of state, had lunch Wednesday with Macron and top sport personalities at the Elysee Palace.

Saying 'I love UAE' in 31 languages

In 2008, the UN General Assembly established February 21 as the International Mother Language Day. In a tribute, we got 31 residents of the UAE to say 'I love UAE' in 31 native languages...

UAE seeks global efforts for food security

Food security is a global concern and it requires international cooperation both from the public and private sectors as the population increases worldwide, said a UAE minister on Wednesday. Speaking at the Food Security Forum 2018, Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for....

Denver’s unlikely bobsledder Lauren Gibbs wins silver medal at PyeongChang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Up in the starting area on a frigid night in the mountains, only three women’s bobsled pilots remained. One was the two-time defending Olympic gold medalist. Another was the reigning world champion. And the third was someone without a single victory of any international significance on her resume.

Russia criticizes Western pressure to turn away from Moscow

Sergey Lavrov said during a visit to Slovenia that being a member of NATO or the European Union "does not mean it is necessary to avoid contacts with states that are not included in those international organizations," like Russia. "I think it's absolutely detrimental to push a false choice on any....

Liberia's new president pays visit to France

PARIS (AP) Newly-elected Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa. Weah, a former international soccer star, on his first trip out of Africa as head of state, had lunch Wednesday with Macron and top sport personalities at the Elysee Palace.

Watch: Billy Graham talks tech and faith at TED 38 minutes | Talking Tech

Former US First Lady Nancy Reagan and Reverend Billy Graham embrace during the gala dedication of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center May. 5, 1998 in Washinghton, DC. Reagan, 87, was not present at the ceremony and has not appeared in public since he announced in 1994 that he had Alzheiner's disease.

Liberia's new president pays visit to France Source: AP

PARIS (AP) - Newly-elected Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa. Weah, a former international soccer star, on his first trip out of Africa as head of state, had lunch Wednesday with Macron and top sport personalities at the Elysee Palace.

Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat Source: AP

MADRID (AP) - Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair on Wednesday yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue. The spat came during efforts by pro-independence....

Morocco Participates in the 13th Doha Interfaith Conference (DICID)

By Ahlam Ben Saga. Rabat- Morocco participates in the 13th Doha Interfaith Conference, organized by the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday February 21, organized by the Qatari ministry of Foreign Affairs and....

Ghassan Salama reaffirms international community resolve to protect Libya's sovereignty and independence.

Wednsday , 21 02 2018 15:33:00. Tripoli, 21 February 2018 (Lana) GNA Foreign Minister, Ghassan Salama met Wednesday in Tripoli with UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salama. The meeting addressed latest developments of the political process in Libya and Salama participation in his recent tour in several....

Malta International Airport registers higher profit

Malta International Airport made a profit of €24.2 million in 2017, up by €3.2 million on the previous year. The company reported increased revenues from its aviation and non-aviation segments for a global income of €82.4 million. Aviation revenues grew by 14.6% to €59 million, attributable to increased passenger traffic.

Piolo, umaasang mag-uuwi ng parangal sa bansa ang 'Panahon ng Halimaw'

Watch also in or TFC.tv Nangibabaw ang galing ng Pinoy sa Berlin International Film Festival sa world premiere ng Lav Diaz film na "Panahon ng Halimaw." Umaasa ang bidang si Piolo Pascual na makapag-uuwi ng parangal para sa bansa. Nagpa-Patrol, Gretchen Fullido.

Jordan: Jordan : Country logistic officer

Duration 6 months. City: Amman. Starting date: 2018/03/01 Background on ACTED. Jordan Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term....

Nigeria: Programme Advisor North East Nigeria

General information: Job location: Maiduguri, NE Nigeria. Starting date: 1 st of April 2018. Vacancy closing date: 19 th of March 2018. Duration position: 12 months renewable. Workhours: Full time. About ZOA. ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters.

World: From Transitional Justice to Dealing with the Past: The Role of Norms in International Peace Mediation

Introduction. “(J)ustice is an important part of building and sustaining peace. A culture of impunity and a legacy of past crimes that go unaddressed can only erode the peace.” Secretary General Ban Ki Moon during his visit to Sudan in September 2007. Many governments, civil society and....

South Sudan: World Vision East Africa: Hunger Response Situation Report No. 15 (1-31 January 2018)

KEY MESSAGES. • Millions of people are at increased risk of famine or catastrophe in South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia. FEWSnet, an international early warning system, stated that South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia could be looking at famine or catastrophic levels of food insecurity in various parts....

Iranian short film awarded in Irvine Intl. Festival

TEHRAN, Feb. 21 (MNA) – The Rock by Hamid Jafari has won the Best Short Documentary at 7th annual Irvine International Film Festival. Also at the same category which Iranian short film competed, the ‘Knife Skills by Thomas Lennon won the 'Honorable Mention.

6:34 Havana Club to Launch New Version of Rum Tributo

21 de febrero de 2018, 06:34 Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Club International S.A., informed today that during the 20th Habano Festival (February 26 thru March 2) it will present here the new version of the rum named Tributo (Tribute) of this year.

The Latest: IOC member pans fellow members as 'old farts'

8:30 p.m. The spokesman for the International Olympic Committee is hinting that its longest-serving member should think about stepping down for criticizing fellow members and calling some of them "old farts." Canadian Dick Pound has harshly criticized the IOC for not banning Russian athletes from....

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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...

PNG govt to extend public radio services

Papua New Guinea's communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. He marked this week's World Radio Day by saying radio is a ...

Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher

For many of us, radio brings to mind film songs and singsong RJs. But for media expert and community radio practitioner R Sreedher, radio is a tool that holds a...

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...

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Asymmetrical Federalism Still ‘Lesser Evil’ For Russia – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many Russians currently are pushing for the equalization of all the federal subjects and the radical decentralization of power in the country, but...

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 ...

North Korean journalists to join world sports press

By Ko Dong-hwan Pyongyang is hoping that its sports journalists, having come to South Korea to monitor the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, will soon join the ...

Russian Demographic Collapse Driving Ethnic Shifts In Non-Russian Republics – OpEd

th century, the share of non-Russians in the population of most non-Russian republics of the Russian Federation increased because the non-Russians had significa...

Stormzy, Dua Lipa win big at Brit Awards

Gorillaz was named best British group, while the Foo Fighters won the award for best international group for the fourth time, beating out the likes of Arcade Fi...

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on I...

TIA Remains Open But Some Flights Are Canceled

TULSA, Oklahoma - While roadways in Green Country are slick, ice has not yet caused serious problems for runways at Tulsa International Airport. TIA says the ru...

Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race

His concern includes how the 39-year-old bachelor could afford a $1.72 million mortgage on a $2.3 million Lake Simcoe waterfront home and who paid for his inter...

Malacanang Rejects US, International Claims That Duterte Threatens Democracy

MANILA – The Philippines’ presidential Malacanang Palace rejected on Wednesday a United States intelligence report branding President Rodrigo Duterte a threat t...

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...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

WCTL collects over 9,000 homemade Valentines for veterans

Residents at the Soldiers and Sailors Home are also celebrating Valentine's Day. Residents are enjoying live music and festive treats to ring in the holiday. Pe...

Rwanda Shuts Down Radio Station For Denigrating Women

Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said Monday. The radio sta...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

By AFP 2 hours ago in World Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

BLUE EYE, MO (Tim Funk/The Charlotte Observer) - Three decades after his PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sex scandals, Jim Bakker is back ...

Live Videos | Trump Pastor Mark Burns First Visit to Rhode Island

Pastor Mark Burns, who has been labeled by Time magazine as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor” and is the Co-Founder and CEO of the NOW Television Network, a Christian...

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 ...

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...

Souter gets behind superfast broadband for rural business

THE investment vehicle of Sir Brian Souter has backed a company which uses spare radio frequencies made available by the shift from analogue to digital televisi...

SC paves way for digital broadcasting

Kathmandu, February 18. The government’s plan to switch country’s analogue television broadcasting system to digital is expected to gain momentum, as the Suprem...

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

London Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized ...

Realising a Digital Revolution

Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to ...

Line of the times

Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operator...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

5G will be less sizzle, more substance at MWC CNET

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by CNET 5G will bring ...

Sorry, I can't hear you, the line's VoLTE

EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics. The introducti...

Port Renfrew, Jordan River earthquake-tsunami warning tests a success

Four high-tech earthquake and tsunami early-warning sirens are up and running on southern Vancouver Island after successful testing over the weekend, says Mike ...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023 by Component, Data Rate, and Application

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

Is you child bored at home today? Here’s a new free game to learn and have fun, too.

With students out of school Monday for President’s Day, it’s a good time to be aware of a new online game offering free help in math for children in kindergarte...

Film by Award-Winning NU-Q Professor to Be Broadcast on U.S. Network

Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who haws co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on ...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and ...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

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 ...

Stormin: grime pioneer who reinvigorated the rave scene

SaSaSaS’ set at Belgium’s Rampage 2017 festival. The scale and organisation of SaSaSaS’s performances are, in a sense, light years from the barely-cohering chao...

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the p...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

A pair of unlicensed radio stations that for years had broadcast music, community events and more from high in the Boulder County foothills fell silent this wee...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

Gretchen Vahle holds a sign at the start of the Frozen Dead Guy Days parade in Nederland on March 12, 2016. KNED 93.1 FM, an unlicensed radio station that had b...

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...