Having sat out bubble with Lakers, Avery Bradley ready to go with Heat
Two days after signing with the Miami Heat, guard Avery Bradley said Tuesday he is fully committed to going forward with the 2020-21 season, after declining to participate in the NBA’s quarantined conclusion to last season.As a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, Bradley opted out of the league’s Disney World bubble due to concerns about COVID-19 on his family.Bradley’s 6-year-old son Liam has a history of respiratory illness.But in committing to the Heat on a two-year contract that has a team option for the second year, the defensive-minded guard said he believes the pandemic can now be better ...
Human rights movement
To mark the 70th anniversary of the UN decision to observe Human Rights Day, the Delegation of the European Union to Thailand will join the Ministry of Justice’s Rights and Liberties Protection Department and the Pichet Klunchun Dance Company to reflect on social issues through a striking dance performance titled 7 Decades Of Human Rights, on Dec 8 at Alliance Française Bangkok.Taking stock of Thailand’s human rights journey over the past seven decades, the one-hour show will open dialogue on human rights and fundamental freedoms as well as demonstrate how the power of arts can inspire social ...
The Bangkok Post
Rights watchdog praises Ofcom decision to penalise UAE channel over forced confessions
A rights watchdog has welcomed a decision by the UK’s broadcasting regulator to penalise an Emirati TV station for airing the forced confessions of a Qatari national detained arbitrarily in 2013.Doha-based National Human Rights Council (NHRC) praised the move by Ofcom against what it said were the "deliberate, dangerous violations" of the "most fundamental principles" of human rights by Abu Dhabi TV and UAE authorities.Ofcom ruled that an interview with Qatari national Hamad Al-Hamadi aired by the station on 22 June 2017 entitled "Confessions of a Qatari intelligence traitor on a UAE smearing ...
'The penalty was a joke!' - Nagelsmann accuses Di Maria of diving in RB Leipzig defeat at PSG
RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann has slammed the decision that led to PSG's penalty in his side's 1-0 defeat, saying it was a "joke" while also accusing Angel Di Maria of diving.PSG were awarded an early penalty in Tuesday's Champions League clash after a VAR review, with Marcel Sabitzer deemed to have fouled Di Maria just inside the penalty area.Neymar stepped up and converted from the spot after 11 minutes and that goal would hold up, as the Ligue 1 champions earned a 1-0 win over Leipzig.It was a crucial victory for PSG, who moved up to second in Group H, level on points with Leipzig...
Puppet regime reviews decision for negative COVID-19 PCR test after representations by the Republic of Cyprus
The Turkish Cypriot puppet regime reviewed on Monday a decision it had taken on Saturday that people crossing in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus would have to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test done within the last 24 hours. As a result the previous arrangement of people showing negative COVID-19 PCR tests carried out within the last 72 hours comes into effect as of midnight, CNA has learned.The Republic of Cyprus had earlier made representations to the UN in Cyprus, which contacted the “authorities” of the puppet regime to address the issueMoreover the Greek Cypriot members of the bico...
Cyprus News Agency
Upamecano makes big decision on RB Leipzig future amid Man Utd, Liverpool links
Dayot Upamecano has decided he will leave RB Leipzig next summer.The French defender only signed an extension with Leipzig in July, keeping him under contract until 2023.But the new deal has reduced Upamecano's release clause from £54m to £36m.And the Expresssays Upamecano wants clubs to activate the clause when the transfer window opens up at the end of this season.Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City are following the 22-year-old 'closely', according to respected journalist Jan Aage Fjortoft.Bayern Munich have also been linked with the former Salzburg man.Copyright 2020 tribalfootba...
'My situation at Chelsea is worrying' - Giroud says he'll have to make a decision on his future in January
Olivier Giroud has admitted that his current situation at Chelsea is worrying, and says he'll have to make a decision on his future in January.Giroud has scored 29 goals in 95 appearances in all competitions since joining Chelsea from Arsenal in January 2018.The 34-year-old has also helped the Blues win the FA Cup and Europa League, enhancing his reputation as one of the most reliable centre-forwards in the Premier League in the process.He did, however, fall out of favour under Frank Lampard in the first half of the 2019-20 campaign, and came close to leaving Stamford Bridge amid interest from...
COVID-19: Fujairah bans camping
Fujairah: The Emergency Crisis and Disaster Team in Fujairah issued a decision to ban the establishment of camps of all types of camping; including tents, caravans and others cross the emirate over the winter, as part of precautionary measures and preventive measures, in light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.Major General Mohammad Ahmed bin Ghanim Al Kaabi, Commander-in-Chief of Fujairah Police, in his capacity as head of the Fujairah Emergency Crisis and Disaster Team, stated that this decision comes within the efforts aimed at preserving the health and safety of community members and lim...
Liverpool boss Klopp: Pickford decision hard to deal with
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has taken another swipe at Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.Klopp has labelled the incident that led to Virgil van Dijk's potentially season-ending injury, as a "very strange" decision by Pickford.Beginning with Joe Gomez's knee injury, he told the Daily Mail: "My English is not good enough to describe exactly what went through my mind.“My head physio told me and everybody was sure it was serious immediately. No doubts. No hope it was only a little one.“Injuries are part of the deal for players and managers. How they happen is something we are constantly worried a...
Retirement discourse | Daily FT
The decision to retire is often predicated on a number of factors including financial stability, healthcare, social connections and personal aspirations. White collar workers or professionals generally tend to have more choice about retirement than blue collar workers, those working in labour intensive and informal sectors.These people could struggle more as formal pension schemes either do not reach them or are not enough at the point of retirement to provide a comfortable life. In extended families older members may choose to continue working to support their children or grandchildren. There...
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