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Oil price fall opportunity to scrap subsidies

The plummeting price of oil on the world market provides an opportunity for oil-producing countries to scrap subsidies on fuel prices, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Christian Lagarde in an online Q&A session on emerging market economies said: “I think you....

Agogo crisis: Sack DCE, minister

Security expert with the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre is calling for the dismissal of the Ashanti Regional Minister and the District Chief Executive of Agogo all of whom are part of the Regional Security Command (REGSEC). Dr Kwasi Aning said the heads of the REGSEC cannot....

N Korea brings forward rocket launch

NORTH Korea may launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite within 24 hours, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and South Korean governments say. NORTH Korea had earlier told the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) it....

India deports suspected Aust IS supporter

MALAY-AUSTRALIAN Ahmad Fahim Bin Hamad Awang was detained at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport after arriving on a flight from Perth on Thursday night, The Indian Express has reported. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use....

Mahama will lose elections 'half touch' – Islamic Cleric foretells

An Islamic cleric, numerologist and philosopher has hinted who the loser will be in the upcoming November 7 election. Sheikh Ustaz Sham-un Jibril, who is known globally for his accurate predictions on both local and international issues, has noted that the incumbent president will lose his seat – perhaps to the largest opposition party.

Zidane: I admire Cristiano Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane has voiced his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Real Madrid’s trip to Granada on Sunday. The Portugal international, who turned 31 on Friday, has netted five goals in four appearances since Zidane replaced Rafael Benitez at the Santiago Bernabeu helm and hailed the Frenchman after Madrid demolished Espanyol 6-0 last week.

The need for an entrepreneurial ecosystem

I participated recently in an entrepreneurial educational field trip to Athens that is organised by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre of Entrepreneurship (ENTICEntice) of the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM). This is part of a series of educational field trips that CIIM....

Permalink to Five years of civil conflict

By Ric Todd. As we approach the fifth anniversary of the civil war in Syria, the most urgent humanitarian catastrophe of the day continues with a quarter of a million lives lost to date. The international community must significantly step up its efforts and act now to support the 18 million people....

Pakistan Airlines : Saudia Jets Take Home Stranded Pakistani Pilgrims

Major Pakistan airports remained crippled by industrial action Friday as a strike by employees of the national flag carrier against plans to privatize the airline entered its fourth day. All of Pakistan International Airlines' foreign and domestic flights were suspended Friday with thousands of....

China Int'l Travel Service : No reports of casualties of mainland tourists

Most travel agencies and local tourism authorities on Chinese mainland report no casualties of mainland tourists in Taiwan 10 hours after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Kaohsiung at 03:57 am Beijing Time on Saturday. China International Travel Service BTG International Travel & Tours and Qunaer.

Marsh guides Australia to series-levelling win in NZ

WELLINGTON: Mitchell Marsh kept calm after New Zealand got the sniff of an unlikely victory and scored his sixth one-day international half century to guide Australia to a four-wicket win in the second match of their one-day series on Saturday. The victory levelled the three-match series at 1-1 with the final game in Hamilton on Monday.

North Korea 'advances plans to launch rocket': media

North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday, Japanese media reported. The country will launch the satellite-bearing rocket between February 7 and February 14, Jiji Press and NHK reported the Japanese government as saying on Saturday.

Warner, Marsh guide Australia to series-levelling win against NZ

Mitchell Marsh kept calm after New Zealand got the sniff of an unlikely victory and scored his sixth one-day international half century to guide Australia to a four-wicket win in the second match of their one-day series on Saturday. The victory levelled the three-match series at 1-1 with the final game in Hamilton on Monday.

South Africa bat against England in second ODI

PORT ELIZABETH (SOUTH AFRICA) - South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the second one-day international against England at St George’s Park on Saturday. South Africa made two changes, strengthening their bowling by including Kagiso Rabada and Kyle Abbott.

Aoife Cogan lines out to support husband Gordon D'Arcy, fresh from two-month South Africa trip with baby Soleil

Gordon D'Arcy and Aoife Cogan during the Ireland Funds Annual Fundraiser where former Irish Rugby International was honoured at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. Photo: Collins Aoife Cogan during the Ireland Funds Annual Fundraiser where former Irish Rugby International was honoured at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.

Why 75 percent drop in global oil prices isn't reaching you

Record production in the US, weakened demand from the Eurozone and emerging economies like China and Brazil, and Iran's entry into the international market have effectively slashed the price of crude oil for India, from $106 per barrel in July 2014 to $26 in January 2016 - a 75 percent drop over 15 months.

EU says Turkey must keep border open to Syrian refugees

Amsterdam. Top EU officials on Saturday reminded Turkey of its international obligations to keep its frontiers open to refugees as thousands fleeing a new government offensive in Syria remained camped out along its southern border, AFP reports. Up to 20,000 Syrians may be stranded on the border,....

Ireland too strong for Papua New Guinea in Twenty20 Opener

Ireland kicked off their preparations for next month’s World Twenty20 with a comprehensive five-wicket win over Papua New Guinea in the first T20 international at Townsville. William Porterfield’s side reached the victory target of 93 with 47 balls to spare on the back of Surrey wicketkeeper-batsman Gary Wilson’s 45 off 33 deliveries.

North Korea Brings Rocket Launch Forward

. Data suggests North Korea may have begun fuelling tanks ahead of a rocket launch in the face of international condemnation. One of the satellite images. Pic: Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North. North Korea is ready to launch what it has called an earth observation satellite as early as tomorrow.

China, UN to stage world tourism conference

BEIJING, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese government and the ' World Tourism Organization (UN WTO ) will co-host an international tourism conference in Beijing in May, an official announced on Saturday. Up to 850 attendees from 143 countries will be invited to the four-day meeting running from May 18,....

India's naval might on full display at fleet review

VISAKHAPATNAM: India's naval might was on full display off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday as President Pranab Mukherjee reviewed the naval fleet. President Pranab Mukherjee, onboard the presidential yacht INS Sumitra, reviewed the imposing international parade of fleet at IFR-2016 here where 50....

Weather forecast: cloudy, rainy with drop i...

NNA - Sunday's weather in Lebanon is cloudy with heavy rains, drop in temperature and snowfall over 1200m, according to the Meteorological Department at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport. There will be wide clearings in the afternoon, the department added.

Sushma Swaraj meets Sri Lankan President Sirisena

COLOMBO: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and discussed a host of regional and international issues. Swaraj, who arrived here on Friday on a two-day official visit, had an "excellent meeting" with President Sirisena, Indian high commissioner to Colombo Y K Sinha said.

Watson’s incredible IPL pay day

Watson was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 9.5 crore (approximately $A1.98m). The Australian allrounder is nearing the end of his international career but remains one of the most in-demand Twenty20 players in the world. Watson was sold for almost four times his reserve price of $417,000.

Domestic observers sufficient to monitor local gov’t polls

According to Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan, he is unaware of any intention to invite international observers to scrutinise the upcoming local government elections. In an invited comment, Bulkan explained to Stabroek News that he feels the upcoming elections do not require elaborate scrutiny.

Doha ready for opening of 79th AIPS Congress

Doha: Final preparations are underway for the opening of the 79th International Sports Press Association (AIPS) congress, which will take place in Doha between February 6-11 under the organization of sports media committee and chairman HE Shaikh Faisal bin Ahmed Al-Thani.

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Ham radio licensing test offered Nov. 11

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offers periodic license testing for all classes of amateur radio license. There is one more license test session for 2017. It wil...

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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By Paul Goble One of the defining characteristics of the Putin years has been Moscow’s fear that someone somewhere will succeed in launching a color revolution ...

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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...

International students won't be penalized by college strike

International students won’t be penalized by college strike. While Canadian Immigration officials say international students won’t face enforcement action, stu...

Jordan’s king endorses Palestinian reconciliation deal

The United States and Israel say an unrepentant Hamas cannot be part of a Palestinian government. They each have reiterated long-standing demands by the interna...

Croatia issues arrest warrant for retail giant chief

By AFP yesterday in World Croatian prosecutors said Saturday they issued an arrest warrant for the boss of ailing Balkans food and retail giant Agrokor, suspect...

The brave new world of asset management

Singapore. THE asset management industry has hit an inflexion point where industry growth spurred by ageing demographics is being tempered by crimping profit ma...

2007 PILGRIM INTERNATIONAL

Ochsner Health System and St. Charles Parish Hospital have announced plans to... Massana Construction has started work on a $609,155 project to install about t...

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...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

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

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

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

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

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

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

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

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

AP — Israel’s right-wing government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world...

68-year-old presenter plays Fat Boy Slim on new Christian radio show

A SELF-described "silver-surfer" is broadcasting her own Christian radio show. Eve Robertson, of Knightwick, launched her show on Longside Radio, a not-for-prof...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 – Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

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...

At a glance: No. 11 OSU at No. 22 West Virginia

NO. 11 OSU VS. NO. 22 WEST VIRGINIA. •When: 11 a.m., Saturday. •Where: Milan Puskar Stadium; Morgantown, W.Va. •TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-vers...

CBS Corporation : Launches Exchange Offer To Split-Off CBS Radio

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) ("CBS") today announced the commencement of an exchange offer for the separation o...

Digital radio broadcasting issues to be discussed under TRAI aegis in Delhi on 25 Oct

NEW DELHI: An Open House Discussion is being held later this month on the Consultation Paper issued earlier this year on Digital Radio Broadcasting by the Telec...

Yi-Ran Sun

Sammanfattning : As an interface between radio receiver front-ends and digital signal processing blocks, sampling devices play a dominant role in digital radio ...

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 ...

Telly Heaven: those TV shows we've loved and lost over the years

It all seems routine nowadays, but 10 years ago this month, a revolution had begun in our lives. On October 17, 2007, the UK began the switchover from terrestri...

NBTC agrees with lowering fees for digital tv operators

NBTC Commissioner, Takorn Tantasith. Bangkok – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has decided to lower digital television fees t...

Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Prior to Japan’s switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology w...

No bailing out broadcasters

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was put on the spot when on Tuesday he brushed aside calls by some 13 digital television operators for the state to subsidise c...

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatch

Fitbit's first real smartwatch was the worst kept secret in tech. After months of and the acquisition of smartwatch pioneer Pebble that all but revealed the com...

T-Mobile to Release Q3 2017 Earnings on October 23, 2017

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) will issue an earnings release and Investor Factbook reporting its third quar...

T-Mobile to Release Q3 2017 Earnings on October 23, 2017

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS ) will issue an earnings release and Investor Factbook reporting its third qu...

Microsoft Surface Pro: Elegant, Ultra-Light and Versatile (Review)

So yes, here we are with the latest incarnation of Microsoft's 2-in-1 killing machine. The previous Surface Pros have no doubt impressed, so there's no reason t...

Harris : Introduces Industry’s First and Only Single-Band Voice and Data LTE Land Mobile Radio

Highlights: The industry's first and only converged single-band voice and data land mobile radio; Merges voice and data over LMR, LTE and Wi-Fi; UL-certified in...

Centennial Library calling all local veterans to help preserve history

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The Midland County Public Library is asking local veterans to help preserve history. With Veterans Day coming up and to honor those who ser...

Public hearing expected on water supply for proposed plant

Rhode Island regulators are expected to hold a public hearing later this year on a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville. Rhode Island Public R...

Public hearing expected on water supply for proposed plant

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island regulators are expected to hold a public hearing later this year on a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillvil...

Public hearing expected on water supply for proposed plant

Rhode Island regulators are expected to hold a public hearing later this year on a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville. Rhode Island Public R...

Public hearing expected on water supply for proposed plant

Rhode Island regulators are expected to hold a public hearing later this year on a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville. Rhode Island Public R...

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...

Vic man charged with pirate transmissions A Victorian man has been charged following an investigation into pirate radio transmissions that interfered with emergency service radio networks.

A man has been charged with making pirate transmissions that interfered with emergency services radio networks. Police charged the 42-year-old man with causing ...

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...