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ARY Digital

ARY Digital is a Pakistani pay television network available in Pakistan, the Middle East, North America and Europe. The ARY Group of companies is a Dubai-based holding company founded by a Pakistani businessman, Abdul Razzak Yaqoob; the network is focused towards the Pakistani diaspora. The channel has an expanding network of each with an independent focus. Shan e Ramazan is a Pakistani Ramadan Show, hosted by anchor Waseem Badami on ARY Digital. ARY Digital on TwitterCategory:Urdu-language television programs ARY Digital on Twitter ARY Digital known as the Pakistani Channel, was launched in the United Kingdom in December 2000 to cater to the Pakistani community living in the region, it uses an uplink provider based in the UAE, as the uplink teleport station. The channel started off with a format similar to PTV Prime and other South Asian channels where it provided slots for soap operas in general while presenting an hourly slot for news headlines. Although, flaming political talk shows and dramas were the main priority when it came to programming, the network soon was hailed for its news coverage.

The network acquired a license to start broadcasting in Pakistan. In 2002, the ARY Star Gold Quiz Show became the first live show to offer a prize of one kilogram of gold. For the period of its broadcast, participants won over 260 kilograms of gold. In 2005, the network obtained the rights to show Live 8 on The Musik; the channel held rights to the Who Wants to be a Millionaire franchise for Pakistan. On 18 October 2007 most of the ARY news team, covering former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's arrival from exile, were killed by one of two explosions. Pictures of the victims were shown live on the news hour and prayers were observed. Bhutto was escorted safely to an official government house. By 2004, ARY Digital had started up three sister ventures apart from the flagship channel ARY Digital, channels targeting generalized programming, they include a news channel. In 2004, ARY Digital divided its broadcasts in such a way, that each continent had different programming at different times, to better facilitate the audience.

The Channels were split as follows: ARY Digital Asia ARY Digital UAE ARY Family UK/Europe ARY Digital USA The Asian feed of the channel is free-to-air, as channels in the South Asia are broadcast without encryption. Unlike other feeds, ARY Digital Asia features a wider variety of shows. Many of which may include foreign programmes including Hollywood and Bollywood movies, Indian & English TV shows, for example Criminal Minds 24 & Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi, it is a free-to-air channel broadcasting at the Pakistani diaspora in the United Arab Emirates. Its programming is limited to Pakistani-produced shows only. In 2003, ARY Digital received criticism upon its airing of a prisoner's derogatory comments against the Anti-Terrorism Court and a video showing balded young girls behind bars begging for mercy; the contempt of court proceedings against the officials of the network were withdrawn after the judge accepted unconditional apologies. ARY Films List of Pakistani television serials List of Pakistani television stations Official website ARY Digital on Twitter

Visa policy of Kenya

Visitors to Kenya require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months. Citizens of the following 43 countries can visit Kenya with no visa for stays up to 90 days: Visa is not required for holders of diplomatic or service category passports of Brazil, Israel and Turkey, nor for holders of diplomatic passports of India. Citizens of Uganda and Kenya can travel between their respective nations using national identification cards. Visa waiver agreement for ordinary passports was signed with Mozambique in November 2018 and it is yet to come into force. A visa waiver protocol for diplomatic passports was signed with United Arab Emirates, but it is yet to come into force. An agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and service passports was signed with Cuba in May 2018, but it is yet to come into force. Kenya introduced an e-Visa system from 2 July 2015. According to the government an application should be done at least 7 days in advance and visitors can stay for up to 90 days with e-visa.

Visa on arrival is still available and visitors can stay for up to 90 days with this visa. Citizens of the following countries and territories require a visa that cannot be obtained online but instead the application is referred to the Director of Immigration services for processing and approval: Children under the age of 16 are not required to pay a visa fee. From February 2014 Kenya and Uganda began issuing an East African Tourist Visa; the visa has no restrictions on citizens of any country. The visa is a non-extendable multiple-entry 90-day visa that has to be first used to enter the country that issued the visa. Visa requirements for Kenyan citizens Who Requires a Visa to enter The Republic of Kenya?, Official Website eVisa for Kenya, Official Website

Cam Broten

Cameron Paul "Cam" Broten is a Canadian politician. He represented the constituency of Saskatoon Massey Place in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan from 2007 to 2016, he was selected as the leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party in the 2013 leadership election on March 9, 2013. Broten announced his resignation as leader on April 11, 2016, several days after losing the seat he contested in the Saskatchewan general election. Trent Wotherspoon was appointed interim party leader in April 2016. Broten was born in Regina and spent his early years in Northern Saskatchewan in La Loche, Green Lake, Meadow Lake and La Ronge before his family settled in Saskatoon where he attended Marion M. Graham Collegiate, his grandfather, Hans Broten, served in the Legislative Assembly in the 1960s under Tommy Douglas and Woodrow Lloyd. He holds a bachelor's degree in international studies from the University of Saskatchewan and a master's degree in political science from Simon Fraser University, he worked as a policy analyst with the provincial government, in the Department of Culture and Recreation, as a health policy manager with the Saskatchewan Medical Association.

He was an elected board member with the Saskatoon Co-op. Broten was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan in the 2007 provincial election, was re-elected in the 2011 provincial election. On September 5, 2012, Broten announced his intention to run for the leadership of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, he was one of four candidates, alongside doctor Ryan Meili, MLA Trent Wotherspoon, who Broten would appoint to be his deputy leader after the leadership election, Erin Weir although Weir withdrew before the vote. Broten won the leadership on the second ballot, his popularity and support among the party grew with Broten receiving strong endorsements in two party constitutionally-required leadership review votes since his election with 98.7 per cent of delegates' votes on a secret ballot at the party's convention on May 31, 2014 during the party's convention in Moose Jaw and on May 23, 2015 he received 98 per cent of delegates' votes on a secret ballot during the party's convention in Regina.

Broten has been known to focus on seniors care, better access and shorter wait times for health care, the elimination of high-cost ambulance fees and a lower cost of living for families in the province. Broten has proposed caps on classrooms sizes and an increase in the number of educational assistants and pushed for economic reforms including a new procurement policy, moving away from P3 deals, which he says costs more and ships benefits to other jurisdictions. Broten supports responsible resource development in Saskatchewan. Broten has put a spotlight on the governing Saskatchewan Party's conversion to John Black Lean. In his time as opposition leader, Broten has been seen as productive, with moves like convincing the majority government to support his landmark private member's bill to create an asbestos registry for the province - known as Howard's Law - as well as measures to support local business and convincing the government to change its long-standing policy on Canada's Senate. Broten has supported abolishment of Canada's upper chamber.

The NDP under Broten was defeated in the 2016 provincial election in which Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party was elected to a third successive majority government. The NDP under Broten won 10 seats, a gain of one seat from the previous election, to the Saskatchewan Party's 51 seats. In the 2016 election Broten ran in Saskatoon Westview, a reconfigured version of his old riding, lost to Saskatchewan Party candidate David Buckingham by 232 votes. Broten resigned as party leader on April 11, 2016, he thus became only the second Saskatchewan CCF/NDP leader since before World War II to have never served as premier. On August 1, 2004 in Swift Current, Broten married Ruth Megan Eliason, a music therapist with Palliative Care Services in the Saskatoon Health Region, raised on a family farm in the Stewart Valley area near Swift Current, his wife decided to keep her maiden name. They live in Saskatoon with their four daughters, their oldest child, a son died the same day. Opposition Caucus Website

History of the Wests Tigers

The history of the Wests Tigers goes back to the merger of the Western Suburbs Magpies and Balmain Tigers which took place in 2000. Balmain coach Wayne Pearce was the initial coach of the Wests Tigers and new recruit Jarrod McCracken was named captain. A large crowd attended the first trial match played by the team. Before the first round the Tigers were controversially denied a place in the double header at Stadium Australia, it was rumoured that the NRL did not believe the side would be competitive against their opening round opponents and competition heavyweights Brisbane. The debut match for the side was therefore held at Campelltown where after leading 18-6 the side snatched a 24-all draw after falling behind late; the Tigers surprised many by maintaining a high place on the ladder for most of the year. Heartbreaking losses to Penrith and in the snow against Canberra combined with injuries to key players saw the Tigers slide out of the 8; the loss of inspirational captain Jarrod McCracken from a spear tackle against Melbourne was a crucial blow.

2002 was a bitter year including off-field incidents. After Wayne Pearce announced he would no longer coach the team, Terry Lamb was appointed to the position; this was a controversial selection because of animosity from Balmain supporters due to an incident involving Ellery Hanley in the 1988 Grand Final. Early in the season key players Craig Field and Kevin McGuinness tested positive to cocaine and received long suspensions. Field was the team's playmaker whilst McGuinness was a leading try scorer for the club. In the season another big name player was suspended: John Hopoate earned world wide notoriety when he was charged with inserting his finger into the anus of opposition players. Hopoate received a long suspension. Lamb was criticised for seeming to condone the activity. During the season the club announced; the side struggled near the foot of the ladder and only a large victory over Souths moved them clear of the wooden spoon position. The coaching job for 2003 was offered to both Craig Bellamy and Ian Millward before Tim Sheens was selected.

The selection was by no means seen as a positive move by the media as Sheens most recent coaching stint had seen him sacked by the North Queensland Cowboys. The 2003 season was notable for the emergence of new young players through the team as the club moved away from the era of big names and big money signings and focused on developing junior talent. Most notably Benji Marshall a schoolboy prodigy with no senior league experience, made his debut against the Newcastle Knights; the Tigers improved in 2004 aided by astute signings of players such as Brett Hodgson and Pat Richards who began to blend well with the younger players emerging as talents. The Tigers narrowly missed the playoffs after losing their final three games when a single victory would have guaranteed finals football for the first time. Key injuries to play makers played a large part as did a long list of errors and tough calls by officials during the year. 2005 was the Wests Tigers best season yet, as they not only made it to the finals for the first time, but reached the top four in the round robin part of the competition, setting crowd attendance records at three different grounds: Campbelltown Stadium, Telstra Stadium and Leichhardt Oval.

After a slow start, bookmakers rated the Tigers a 150-1 chance to win the premiership. However the club emerged from the bottom half of the table to win a club record 8 in a row before finishing 4th; the team developed a reputation as a flamboyant attacking side who played at a rapid pace to compensate a lack of forward size. The Tigers played their first final as a joint venture club at Telstra Stadium against North Queensland. Backed by a passionate crowd the team won 50-6, they beat the Brisbane Broncos 34-6 and premiership favourites St George Illawarra Dragons 20-12 to book a spot against the North Queensland Cowboys. Based on their winning form and their big win over the Cowboys in the opening finals game, the Wests Tigers were rated favourites to win the 2005 grand final. After a slow start, Bryce Gibbs and Pat Richards scored; the Richards try has been called one of the all time great Grand Final tries. The try was started by five-eighth Benji Marshall, who received the ball from Brett Hodgson 98 metres from the opposition tryline.

He beat Matt Sing. He ran 60 metres, only to be caught by Cowboys fullback Matt Bowen, he made a flick pass to Pat Richards, who fended off Rod Jensen to score. In the 2nd half the Tigers gained control with tries to Daniel Fitzhenry. After withstanding a Cowboys fightback, a Todd Payten try on full-time sealed a 30-16 win. Captain Scott Prince was awarded the Clive Churchill medal for 2005. Prince joins football great Peter Sterling, the original recipient of the medal. Ben Galea, John Skandalis, Benji Marshall among others starred for the Tigers; the premiership victory meant that the club joined an exclusive group that won premierships in their first finals appearance, which had not been achieved in 100 years. The group includes Souths in 1908 and Newtown in 1910. Following the premiership win several key players left the club. From the grand final team, Mark O'Neill, Pat Richards signed with English clubs. New signings included Keith Galloway and Ryan O'Hara; as defending premiers, the Tigers began the season by trav

Faye Smythe

Faye Smythe is a New Zealand television actor, best known for her role in Shortland Street as Nurse Tania Jeffries. Smythe, is of mixed race ancestry and was born in Cape Town, she emigrated to New Zealand with her family at the age of eleven. Smythe finished high school and started work on a communications degree, but left college to train as a fitness instructor, she was still pursuing acting, but after auditioning unsuccessfully for a number of parts, including Shortland Street character Tania Jeffries, Smythe decided to put her acting ambitions on hold for a year and re-enrolled for university. When she got a callback for Tania, she wasn't sure she wanted the part - but she did the audition, was asked to join the Shortland Street cast. Smythe was on Legend of the Seeker as Sister Merissa. Smythe first auditioned for Shortland Street for the part of Mihi, she made an impact on the producers. She was asked to audition for Shannon, before being offered her the six-week role of Tama's cat-burgling friend Kat.

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Zawadka Morochowska massacres

The Zawadka Morochowska massacres were a series of mass killing of ethnic Ukrainians and Lemkos in Poland, perpetrated by units of the communist People's Army of Poland on January 25, March 28, April 13 in the village of Zawadka Morochowska, during deportation of Ukrainians from Poland to the Soviet Union after the end of World War II. The number of those killed in the first massacre was 56, including children; some of the victims were tortured prior to their death. On March 28 at least eleven men were executed, on April 13 at least six more men were killed. Around 73 of the remaining inhabitants of the village were deported to the Soviet Union at the end of April, 1946, while 15 final inhabitants were "resettled" within People's Republic of Poland during Operation Vistula in 1947. At that point the village ceased to exist. On 23 January 1946, a force of the People's Army of Poland, numbering around 80 soldiers, tracking down partisans of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army encountered and destroyed small groups of UPA partisans in the area.

However, when they tried to enter the village of Zawadka Morochowska they were met with stiffer resistance from the Ukrainian partisans who had withdrawn to the village. As a result, the Polish Communist forces had to retreat. In the process they abandoned two supply wagons as well as several mortars. Additionally, some of the sources related to the massacre emphasize that the casualties suffered by the unit were part of the reason for the killing that took place two days later. On 25 January, at which point the UPA partisans had left the area, the Polish forces surrounded the village and proceed to burn it down while murdering from 56 to 78 of its inhabitants, including women and children. There is no evidence that any of the villagers had been part of, or had any connections to the UPA. Records from interwar Poland indicate that the ethnic Ukrainians of the village had friendly contacts with the local Poles and the nearby Polish villages; some of the victims were tortured before their death.

The unit of the communist Polish army responsible for the massacre was the 34th Regiment of the LWP, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Stanisław Pluto. According to UPA sources, subsequently some of the Polish soldiers from the 2nd battalion of the 34th regiment were captured by the UPA and gave statements to the effect that the majority of the killings were carried out by the 3rd battalion of the 34th Regiment of the LWP; this information was published in underground Ukrainian pamphlets shortly thereafter