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Is United 2026 Downplaying Religious Discrimination to Avoid Disqualification?

Rabat – As the 2026 World Cup bid vote draws near, the practical concerns and deeper safety implications of Islamophobia in the US could jeopardize prior to the June 13 vote. Despite FIFA ’s claims that the World Cup focus on football, rather than “geopolitics,” international concerns surrounding....

Toronto van attack victims include grandmother, avid volunteer, two South Koreans

ANNE MARIE D'AMICO. D'Amico, 30, worked at Invesco, an investment management firm near the attack. Toronto City Councilor Cesar Palacio, who knows D'Amico's family, identified her as a victim. D'Amico volunteered at Canada-based international humanitarian charity Live Different.

The breaking point, all played out

If you are an artist who wants to showcase your talent among like-minded local and international people, in an environment that supports difference and expressions that speak about what is happening right now, then the Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival open call should have you googly eyed.

Opening remarks by the UK High Commissioner to Kenya during the 5th annual devolution conference

LONDON, United Kingdom, April 25, 2018/APO Group/ -- Remarks by the UK High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey, chair of the devolution donor working group, during the 5th annual devolution conference Kakamega county: It’s a great honour to be here this morning and to offer opening remarks on behalf of the International Community.

Doctors describe horror after Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen wedding

Details have been released of the horror faced by doctors in a rural Yemeni hospital after air strikes killed scores of civilians attending a wedding. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has warned that the attacks, launched by a Western-backed military coalition of Arab nations are a “serious violation of international humanitarian law.

Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR next month

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2012, file photo, driver Matt Kenseth, left, and car owner Jack Roush celebrate in victory lane after Kenseth won the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)( By The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C.

Envoy says West unconcerned by destiny of people in Aleppo, Eastern Ghouta

BRUSSELS, April 25. /TASS/. Western countries lost interest in the destiny of residents of Aleppo and Eastern Ghouta after terrorists had been driven out of both localities, the Russian Ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov said on Wednesday as he took the floor at the 2nd International Conference titled ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’.

Caster Semenya facing daily pills or more miles as IAAF reinstates hormone limit

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will have to take medication to lower her testosterone levels or move up to longer distances as a result of new rules which will be announced on Thursday, it's understood. The International Association of Athletics Federations revealed in March that....

Cosmonauts aboard space station replace water heater where yellow admixtures were found

MOSCOW, April 25. /TASS/. Russian cosmonauts working aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have replaced a water-heating unit with the expired service life, in which yellow admixtures caused by limescale crust were earlier found, the press office of Russia’s Energia Rocket and Space Corporation told TASS on Wednesday.

Woman bust with R350k worth cocaine at Cape Town airport

A woman was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport with cocaine with an estimated street value of R350 000, police said. Picture Henk Kruger/ANA/African News Agency. Johannesburg - A 38-year-old woman was arrested at Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday with cocaine with an estimated....

Gov’t denies Sean Matthew involvement with HIA redevelopment

Whilst the Labour Party tries to tarnish Mr. Matthew’s reputation here some information about Mr.Sean Matthew: Sean Matthew is a Saint Lucian executive with over 20 years experience in both the local and international business environment. He has an in‐depth understanding of finance, marketing and....

Victoria firm linked to Facebook data scandal defends its political work

OTTAWA — The co-founders of a Canadian company at the centre of the international scandal over the alleged inappropriate use of Facebook data are defending their work in support of political campaigns around the globe. Speaking to a parliamentary committee, Jeff Silvester of the Victoria-based....

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The Latest: Syria activists publish data on chemical attacks

BEIRUT — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 10 p.m. An activist group documenting war crimes in Syria has published a database of suspected chemical attacks there since 2012. The Syrian Archive, which works with human rights groups such as Amnesty International, has been collecting....

Solar Industry Upset Its Government Subsidies Were Decreased

A worker cleans solar panels on the rooftop of the Yiwu International Trade City in Yiwu, Zhejiang province May 20, 2011. China is unlikely to roll out a nationwide hike in power tariffs but will instead further revise prices according to the conditions in individual provinces, the China Securities....

Update: Amnesty International questions Leeds United's planned tour to Myanmar

Update 7.30: Leeds' tour to Myanmar next month has been questioned by Amnesty International due to the country's "brutal" human rights record. The Sky Bet Championship club are planning a pre-season tour of Myanmar despite Foreign Office travel warnings being in place for various parts of the south-east Asian country.

Teamsters File for Mediation at Flexjet, Flight Options

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division, today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) following six months of negotiations with management over a new collective bargaining agreement for Flexjet and Flight Options pilots.

ICTSI Signs New Union Deals with PNG Dockworkers

Philippine-based terminal operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has signed new union agreements that reinstate pay and conditions for workers at two union ports in Papua New Guinea. ICTSI South Pacific (ICTSISP) and its PNG terminal operating subsidiaries, South Pacific....

Egypt’s former anti-graft chief sentenced to 5 years in prison

CAIRO—An Egyptian military court on Tuesday convicted the country’s former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him to five years in prison, according to two defence lawyers. Hesham Genena was arrested in February following incendiary comments he made in a television....

Man tased 10 times on American Airlines flight grabbed officer's gun, damaged car window

Jacob Garcia, the unruly passenger arrested on American Airlines Flight 2446, put up a fight as he was hauled out of Miami International Airport. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.

Man tased 10 times on American Airlines flight grabbed officer's gun, damaged car window

Man tased 10 times on American Airlines flight grabbed officer's gun, damaged car window Jacob Garcia, the unruly passenger arrested on American Airlines Flight 2446, put up a fight as he was hauled out of Miami International Airport. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.

Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Opening of International Agriculture Fair in Meknes

Rabat – Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan chaired the opening ceremony of the 13th Annual of the International Agricultural Fair in Morocco (SIAM 2018) on Tuesday in Meknes. Four hundred exhibitors from 70 countries are currently taking part in the event, which runs until April 29.

Trump warns Iran against restarting N-programme

US President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear program, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron tried to find common ground on saving an international agreement on Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Update: Amnesty International questions Leeds United's planned tour to Myanmar

Update 7.30: Leeds' tour to Myanmar next month has been questioned by Amnesty International due to the country's "brutal" human rights record. The Sky Bet Championship club are planning a pre-season tour of Myanmar despite Foreign Office travel warnings being in place for various parts of the south-east Asian country.

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WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled Tuesday that foreign corporations cannot be sued in US court under the Alien Tort Statute for violations of international law. The ruling is a loss for some 6,000 foreign citizens who were victims of terrorist attacks and sought to sue....

JKIA expands cargo capacity to handle increasing exports

The construction of a new transit shed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is ongoing in a plan aimed at expanding the facility’s cargo handling capacity by more than 10 per cent. The expansion will take the number of transit sheds to six.

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A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 596: Feasibility of Estimating Cloudy-Sky Surface Longwave Net Radiation Using Satellite-Derived Surface Shortwave Net Radiation

Abstract Surface longwave net radiation (LWNR) is a vital component in the surface radiation budget. Major progress has been made in the estimations of clear-sk...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings: UN

The UN on Thursday hailed a significant increase in women listed as inventors in global patent filings over the past decade, but warned a pronounced gender gap ...

Wellington school to completely drop NCEA in favour of Cambridge exams

A private girls' school says it's the first in Wellington to drop NCEA assessments altogether in favour of another system. Principal of Chilton Saint James Scho...

Nationwide raids round up illegal foreigners

Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, deputy commissioner of tourist police, oversees the interrogation of foreign suspects at a hotel in Bangkok, one of 118 locations r...

Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home cricket schedule

Nine years on from the armed attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur says he hopes "we're really close" to the world's leading ...

MIL-OSI USA: International Intellectual Property Day

Source: US International Trade Administration. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Stevan Mitchell, Director, Offic...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

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...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

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...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...