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NHK WORLD October highlights

NHK WORLD October highlights

SATURDAY 19 October Emperor and Empress - a New Path: On the first of May 2019, a new Reiwa era began in Japan as Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne. As a young man, the Emperor studied at Oxford University. The Empress was a diplomat before joining the Imperial...

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TRT World Forum special session on Khashoggi murder

TRT World Forum special session on Khashoggi murder

TRT World Forum 2019 will be taking place on October 21st and 22nd in Istanbul. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Globalisation in Retreat: Risks and Opportunities”. TRT World Forum will bring together politicians, policy makers, academics, journalists, and leading...

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DW rejects Russian accusations of interference

DW rejects Russian accusations of interference

A Russian parliamentary committee will urge Russia's government to revoke DW's licence for working in the country, claiming that the German broadcaster violated local laws. DW has rejected the accusations. Russia's media watchdog, prosecutors, and Justice and Foreign...

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Grant Turner announced as interim CEO of USAGM

Grant Turner announced as interim CEO of USAGM

The U.S. Agency for Global Media's (USAGM) Board of Governors has announced that effective October 1, 2019, Grant Turner, currently USAGM's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of USAGM on an interim basis until the...

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Football leagues continue pressure on Middle East pirates

Football leagues continue pressure on Middle East pirates

Major football leagues are continuing to work together on the issue of piracy of rights-holder material in the Middle East. FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, Lega Serie A, LFP and the Premier League have issued a statement following the publication of an...

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