Azerbaijan negotiating on UNESCO Mission’s visit to liberated territories – minister

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Azer News

By Trend Azerbaijan is conducting negotiations on visit of UNESCO Mission to its territories liberated from Armenian occupation [in the 2020 Second Karabakh War], Minister of Culture Anar Karimov told journalists on Sept.25, Trend reports. According to Karimov, UNESCO has been informed about the conditions of Azerbaijan and the technical details of the organization of the mission. “Azerbaijan expects from UNESCO a fair and impartial position, the implementation of the mission in accordance with the mandate without politicizing this issue,” he said. “Azerbaijan is interested in the implementati… Read More “Azerbaijan negotiating on UNESCO Mission’s visit to liberated territories – minister”

Metro Manila seen easing to Alert Level 3

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Philippine Star

Ralph Edwin Villanueva – The Philippine Star September 26, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Amid reports of a declining COVID-19 reproduction rate, Metro Manila may be placed under a less-stringent alert level from the current Alert Level 4 set to lapse by the end of the month, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos said yesterday. In an interview over dzMM, Abalos noted the lower reproduction rate for COVID-19 recorded by the OCTA Research Group. “There is a downward trend of the growth rate in the region. The one-week growth rate even saw negative numbers… Read More “Metro Manila seen easing to Alert Level 3”

Avoiding a war

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Philippine Star

BREAKTHROUGH – Elfren S. Cruz – The Philippine Star September 26, 2021 | 12:00am Antonio Guterres said in his speech at the UN that one of the two greatest risks the World is facing is the prospect of a divided World. He is the UN Secretary General and like many other World leaders, he is looking for a way to reconcile the two major opposing camps – China and the United States. Many countries are trying hard to pursue a so-called “independent” foreign policy that will allow them to stay outside both camps. Recent events have convinced me that this is not possible. The World will be divided int… Read More “Avoiding a war”

Esports and the Metaverse

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Inven Global

Recently the concept of the creation of the upcoming metaverse has been a hot topic. It seems like the metaverse idea is spreading like wildfire, and sparking imaginations around the World as to what it has the potential to be. The impact of something so far-reaching and integrated into our lives is not something we can easily imagine, just like someone from the 1950s would struggle with the concept of our modern internet. But it’s fun to try. The esports industry is one that some feel has had its boom, while those with a bit more optimism hold the belief that the boom hasn’t happened yet. Whi… Read More “Esports and the Metaverse”

Cabinet of Ministers holds expanded meeting

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Azer News

By Trend An expanded meeting of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Ali Asadov on Sept. 24, Trend reports with reference to the Cabinet of Ministers. The meeting was dedicated to the discussion of the draft state and consolidated budgets for 2022 and indicators of consolidated budgets for the next three years. story will be updated — Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz Read More “Cabinet of Ministers holds expanded meeting”

Iranian boy hailed as national hero after house fire death

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Al-Araby

A teenage boy in Iran who saved the lives of two women from a burning house earlier this month before dying has been hailed a national hero. Ali Landi from the southwestern city if Izeh was laid to rest on Friday at the age of 15, unable to survive the third-degree burns he sustained on September 9, when he saved a woman and her daughter from their burning residence. He had been moved to Telaghani Hospital in the city of Ahvaz with 90% burns, according to Anadolu Agency who spoke to family sources. Due to his worsening condition, Ali was then moved to the Imam Musa Kazem Hospital in Isfahan wh… Read More “Iranian boy hailed as national hero after house fire death”

UNHRC on Azerbaijan’s initiative makes statement on mine impact on human rights

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By Trend During the general discussions at the ongoing 48th session of the Human Rights Council, upon the initiative of Azerbaijan and 27 UN member states from different regions of the World, a joint statement was made on the impact of landmines on human rights, the press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told Trend. The Human Rights Council in a statement on this topic refers to the negative impact of anti-personnel mines on human rights, including the rights to life, health, security and socio-economic rights, and invites countries to exchange experience and information in the fiel… Read More “UNHRC on Azerbaijan’s initiative makes statement on mine impact on human rights”

Las Vegas Raiders Kicker Daniel Carlson Loses Against Himself in Fantasy Football

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uSports.org

Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson helped lead his team to a 26-17 victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, converting all four of his field-goal attempts. Carlson evidently played well, though it did come at a serious cost. “I actually played against myself in fantasy this week, in my own friend group fantasy. So that was tough because I took a loss. I definitely contributed to that.” The 26-year-old expanded on the popularity and appeal of playing fantasy sports. “I have a lot of fun with it with my college friends. A lot of people are messaging me and telling me, ‘Hey, you di… Read More “Las Vegas Raiders Kicker Daniel Carlson Loses Against Himself in Fantasy Football”

Norwich City announces Bidstack as first official esports partner

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Esports Insider

Premier League football club Norwich City has renewed its partnership with advertising company Bidstack. As a result of the deal, Bidstack will become the club’s first-ever official esports partner. RELATED: IAB UK announces Gaming and Esports Advertising Framework According to the release, Norwich City will utilise Bidstack’s technology in this season’s NCFC owned and operated esports content. The two entities aim to further modernise the identity of the club and connect with every generation of fans. Sam Jeffery, Interim Commercial Director at Norwich City said: “We’re incredibly proud to ta… Read More “Norwich City announces Bidstack as first official esports partner”

All eyes turn to Pennsylvania after Arizona’s ‘audit’ affirmed Biden’s presidential victory

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania now stands to become ground zero in the movement to “audit” the election after former President Donald Trump’s efforts to discredit the 2020 election results failed in Arizona. A monthslong partisan review in Arizona affirmed President Joe Biden’s victory there, according to findings made public Friday of the so-called “forensic audit” of the election results in Maricopa County, a linchpin county. That review had been widely criticized by experts for failing to follow best practices and was led by a company called Cyber Ninjas that had no previous experience with el… Read More “All eyes turn to Pennsylvania after Arizona’s ‘audit’ affirmed Biden’s presidential victory”