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World Youth Forum: Al-Sisi stresses need for “all-out war” on terrorism

“During a session on the food security in Africa, Paisley asserted that without food security, countries do not have security at all” writes Bassant Mohammed for dailynewssegypt.com. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi stressed at the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El-Sheikh the necessity for waging “all-out war” on terrorism, and asserted that no country can confront this phenomenon on its own.Al-Sisi called for collective world policies to eliminate terrorism, which prompted Egypt to participate in international gatherings to combat and eliminate the Islamic State (ISIS).His comments came during a session…

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China’s next gambit to save its economy will export dystopia worldwide

“The push to develop this kind of technology has become more imperative as the Chinese economy has slowed in recent years” writes Linette Lopez for businessinsider.com. Because to fulfill its economic promises, China must export its methods of repression in Xinjiang to us, the rest of the world.”Xinjiang makes China 2025 look like ‘Black Mirror.’ It has tainted the Chinese technological brand.”. In it, he made no mention of surveillance or Xinjiang, of repression as a means of technological advancement. Source: businessinsider.com

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You Can Now Apply to Run the Queen’s Insta

“According to the job description: The job is also literally located in Buckingham Palace, and one of the perks is free lunch, which feels very important to mention” writes Alanna Greco Is for cosmopolitan.com. And if you currently head to the royal household’s website, you’ll see that they’re seeking a “Head of Digital Engagement” for the Queen herself, to oversee all of her “digital channels,” including social media.Hi, I don’t know what your current employment situation is, but if you’re a) looking for a job, b) based in England, and…

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The best science fiction and fantasy books of 2019

“The last year in science fiction and fantasy novels saw a welcome mix of debut voices and returning favorites” writes Andrew Liptak for polygon.com. The entire book is eye-opening, thoughtful, and some of the best that science fiction has to offer.The Moon is the perfect, clean-slate environment for science fiction authors to use as a setting for alternative, political societies.Cixin Liu might have become the best-known science fiction writers to come out of China, but he’s far from the only one.Gailey deftly weaves together tightly wound mystery and family drama,…

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Europe pledges carbon neutrality by 2050 — but it can’t get one of its biggest coal users on board

“But the divisions within Europe also show the wider difficulties facing world leaders as they try to pursue major climate change targets with a unified front” writes Rome Bureau Chief for washingtonpost.com. The conclusion was hailed by environmental advocates, who say that the world’s largest emitters must rapidly curtail their fossil fuel reliance to stave off deeper climate change catastrophe. Source: washingtonpost.com

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Amazon just released the first trailer for ‘New World,’ a massive multiplayer online game coming to PC in May 2020

“Amazon showed off “New World,” its new massively multiplayer online video game, with a cinematic trailer during the 2019 Game Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night” writes Kevin Webb for businessinsider.com. Amazon Games is based in Orange County, California, and employs industry veterans with past experience building massively multiplayer online games like “Destiny,” “World of Warcraft,” and “Everquest.”. “New World” is ultimately a game about survival and exploration, and Amazon wants players to feel immersed in the world of Aeternum.Unlike traditional online role-playing games like “World of Warcraft,” Amazon’s…

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Premier League ends chief executive hunt by appointing Masters

“The Premier League has ended its unexpectedly blighted search for a chief executive by turning in-house and appointing Richard Masters, who has been filling the role temporarily since the departure of Richard Scudamore last year” writes David Conn for theguardian.com. The Premier League has moved quickly to make Masters’ role permanent and end the recruitment saga a fortnight after the latest mishap, the resignation of David Pemsel, the Guardian’s former chief executive.As interim chief executive, he has faced challenges head-on and has proved himself.In January another candidate, Tim Davie, was…

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