Elon Musk Sees One Thing All Sides Must Do for Peace in Ukraine

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By Luc Olinga The World’s richest man commented on a call from the Pope for a ceasefire in Russia’s war in Ukraine. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is entering its eighth month. This unprovoked war, which has already caused the displacement of millions of people and killed thousands of others, is not about to be over, judging by the determination displayed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin indeed seems to be deaf to calls to put an end to the war, the human and socio-economic toll of which is already very heavy. On October 2, Pope Francis tried his hand to plead for peace. Before his … Read More “Elon Musk Sees One Thing All Sides Must Do for Peace in Ukraine”

Anti-regime protests enter third week in Iran

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By bne IntelIiNews Iran’s anti-regime protests have entered their third week, though—amid the internet blackouts deployed by officials—the media is still struggling to paint a reliable picture of how strong the demonstrations are and how heavy the crackdown launched against them has become. Also, for a second weekend there were many protests held in cities around the World to show solidarity with the protesters in Iran, at least 80 of which, and possibly many more, have died in clashes with security forces. Some of these also met with a violent response from the authorities. In Bern, Switzerla… Read More “Anti-regime protests enter third week in Iran”

Study: Cholesterol drug could be used in treatment of prostate cancer

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Medication commonly used to treat blood cholesterol could be used to treat prostate cancer that has stopped responding to hormone treatment, scientists have found. A clinical trial with 12 participants found that statins slowed tumour growth when given alongside treatment which reduces hormone levels (androgen deprivation therapy). The research, conducted by the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, has been welcomed by ex-soldier, John Culling, 64, who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer in 2019. The first indication for him was finding he had to go to the toilet during… Read More “Study: Cholesterol drug could be used in treatment of prostate cancer”

Look: NFL Reacts To Wild Robert Griffin III News

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By Andrew Holleran Robert Griffin III is trending on social media for a pretty wild tweet on Sunday night. The former NFL quarterback turned ESPN analyst made a reference to Antonio Brown’s NSFW video. “AB showed more D than the Seahawks and Lions did today,” RGIII tweeted on Sunday. That’s quite a reference by the former NFL quarterback on Sunday afternoon. “I am crying literal tears at right now,” one fan wrote. “Bruhhhh,” another fan added. “You supposed to be a family man my brother,” another fan wrote on social media. The Seahawks and the Lions combined for close to 100 points and more th… Read More “Look: NFL Reacts To Wild Robert Griffin III News”

AWS and SK Telecom Collaborate to Co-Develop Computer Vision AI Services

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and SK Telecom, the information and communications technology arm of SK Group, the second largest conglomerate in Korea, today announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Las Vegas that the two companies will co-develop a new set of computer vision services. This collaboration aims to make it easier and more cost effective for customers to build, use, and scale computer vision applications, which enhance productivity, maintain equipment, and improve facility safety. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:… Read More “AWS and SK Telecom Collaborate to Co-Develop Computer Vision AI Services”

Meta’s new AI tool can turn text into videos

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Meta has developed a tool to use text to create artsy videos. Facebook’s parent company has created a new artificial intelligence (AI) system called Make-A-Video, which is part of the company’s work with technology to create new content using text prompts. In a blog post, the company said: “Make-A-Video builds on Meta AI’s recent progress in generative technology research and has the potential to open new opportunities for creators and artists. “The system learns what the World looks like from paired text-image data and how the World moves from video footage with no associated text. “As part o… Read More “Meta’s new AI tool can turn text into videos”

Hilton Middle East, Africa and Türkiye set to double hotel portfolio

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Hilton president, Middle East, Africa & Türkiye, Jochem-Jan Sleiffer will oversee rapid growth for the 103-year-old hotel brand, adding 90 hotels to the existing regional portfolio of 179 within the next five years. “This is a very interesting market for us,” says Sleiffer. “This has been an engine of growth over the last couple of years. This is a market where we can see that we can build more hotels. This is a market where people want to travel to.” More than 60 of the upcoming hotels will be located in the Middle East, home to the UAE, Hilton’s largest market in the region with 33 hotels cu… Read More “Hilton Middle East, Africa and Türkiye set to double hotel portfolio”

Birmingham City’s Juninho Bacuna Subjected to Social Media Abuse from Indonesia Fans

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Curacao international Juninho Bacuna was a victim of social media abuse following the Birmingham City midfielder’s red card in his side’s 2-1 defeat at the hands of Indonesia on Tuesday night. Juninho, who had previously represented Huddersfield Town, was sent off following a bad tackle on Indonesia’s Marselino Ferdinan, and his reaction to his dismissal saw him kicking the ball towards the Indonesia supporters, which invited the wrath of said supporters. Curacao went up against Indonesia on Tuesday in the second match between the pair within this month’s international break. The first match, … Read More “Birmingham City’s Juninho Bacuna Subjected to Social Media Abuse from Indonesia Fans”

Chronicles of Victory (October 2, 2020): President Ilham Aliyev interviewed by Al Jazeera TV

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By Trend On October 2, 2020, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanIlham Aliyev was interviewed by Al Jazeera TV channel. Trend presents the interview: __Correspondent: President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev,thank you for talking to Al Jazeera.__ President Ilham Aliyev: Very glad to seeyou. __Correspondent: It’s been two decades since the presentconflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has begun and you’ve beenthrough lots of ups and downs but no peace has been succeeded sofar. Why has this conflict been dragging for so long?__ President Ilham Aliyev: The main reason is thatArmenia doesn’t want … Read More “Chronicles of Victory (October 2, 2020): President Ilham Aliyev interviewed by Al Jazeera TV”

Azerbaijani gas transported to Europe thanks to President Ilham Aliyev

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By Trend The opening ceremony of the Greece-Bulgaria Interconnector(IGB), another route to transport gas to Europe from Azerbaijan,which has proven itself as a reliable energy supplier, was held onOctober 1. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Bulgarian Prime MinisterGalab Donev, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, Serbian PresidentAleksander Vucic, Northern Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski,European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Greek PrimeMinister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Romanian Prime Minister NicolaeCiuca participated in the event. The gas interconnector started commercial o… Read More “Azerbaijani gas transported to Europe thanks to President Ilham Aliyev”