Day: September 1, 2021

Azerbaijan extends special quarantine regime

Published by Global Voices “Flame Towers of Baku” by wilth is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Azerbaijan’s government announced on August 28 that it will extend the special quarantine regime introduced last year, as part of government efforts to curb the rising number of COVID-19 infections. In addition, new regulations will come into force as

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China rolls out new data law over ‘national security’ fears

Published by Relaxnews China’s new data security law takes effect from Wednesday — the latest effort to tighten oversight of the country’s mammoth tech sector. The broadly worded law seeks to tighten the leash on China’s tech giants and what they do with information from their hundreds of millions of users. It also comes as

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Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party turns 20

Published by Global Voices “Election Campaign” by Travel Aficionado is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 In August, Turkey’s Justice and Development (AK) Party marked its 20th anniversary since it was formed in 2001. The Party has secured victory in almost all major elections since 2002, narrowly escaped being closed down in 2008, and has enjoyed

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Stranger Things 3: The Game is leaving Steam and GOG

Published by BANG Showbiz English ‘Stranger Things 3: The Game’ is being delisted from Steam and GOG. In an announcement on both Steam and GOG, publisher and developer BonusXP revealed that the title would be removed from the platforms on August 31. On Steam, the statement read: “On Aug. 31, 2021, Stranger Things 3: The

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Netflix acquire rights to new Texas Chainsaw Massacre film

Published by BANG Showbiz English Netflix have acquired the rights to the new ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ film. The streaming giant has picked up the global rights to the ninth installment in the horror franchise from Legendary Pictures. David Blue Garcia has directed the flick, which was filmed last year in Bulgaria. Fede Alvarez and Rodolfo

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Mueller out of Germany games, Neuer to miss Liechtenstein match

Published by DPA Thomas Mueller is out of Germany’s three World Cup qualifiers this month because of a thigh injury while goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss Thursday’s game with Liechtenstein. Coach Hansi Flick made the announcement at a news conference on Wednesday ahead of his first game in charge against the minnows in Switzerland’s St.

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Tiongson, Dyip upset Beermen in OT stunner

Published by Philippine Star Luisa Morales – Philstar.com September 1, 2021 | 5:37pm MANILA, Philippines — Terrafirma Dyip’s Juami Tiongson went for a career-high 28 points en route to a 110-104 win in overtime over the San Miguel Beermen in the PBA Philippine Cup at the DHVSU Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga on Wednesday. Arresting a

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Xinjiang genocide conference aims to up pressure on China

Published by Al-Araby Leading scholars and lawyers are joining politicians and human rights groups in Britain on Wednesday for the first large-scale conference to discuss the Chinese government’s alleged genocide against the Uighur ethnic group in the northwest Xinjiang region. The three-day conference at Newcastle University brings together dozens of speakers, including senior British judges

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