Germany launches auction for 5G network frequencies

BERLIN — Germany has launched an auction for frequencies in the future super-fast 5G network following a dispute over conditions imposed by authorities and questions over whether China’s Huawei can supply equipment.The auction, which started Tuesday, is expected to last several weeks and raise 3-5 billion euros ($3.4-5.7 billion). Existing network operators Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica, and newcomer Drillisch are bidding.A court last week rejected the current operators’ bid to force a delay. They faulted requirements they fear might force them to open their networks to competitors, and a call for at least 98 per cent of households in every German state to be supplied with fast internet by the end of 2022.Separately, authorities put together security requirements requiring system suppliers to be “trustworthy.” They didn’t specifically mention Huawei.The Associated Press read more

Sri Lanka urged to uphold rule of law human rights

The United Nations in Sri Lanka says it is concerned about the recent incidents of communal violence and condemned the acts in the strongest possible terms.The United Nations urged the authorities to take immediate action against perpetrators and to ensure that appropriate measures are swiftly taken to restore normalcy in affected areas. The United Nations also urges authorities, and all citizens to ensure that the rule of law is upheld, human rights are protected, and security and safety is ensured for all. (Colombo Gazette)

UN refugee agency says Turkish asylumseekers at sea deserve hearings

“Returning an asylum-seeker to his country of origin without hearing his or her claim is against the fundamental principles of international refugee law and may amount to refoulement,” the refugee agency’s spokesman, Rupert Colville, said, referring to the illegal eviction of a refugee. The spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that under European Union (EU) law, Italy would appear to be responsible for assessing the claims of the asylum-seekers, thought to be 11 men and two boys. Under the terms of the EU Dublin Regulation, the 13 should be able to disembark from the Antigua and Barbuda-registered Lydia Oldendorff in Malta and then be transferred to Italy, Mr. Colville added. Alternatively, the owner, who flew to Malta, has said that he would be prepared to send his ship back to Italy, providing he received clear assurances within the next 36 hours from the Italian authorities that the 13 can disembark. Mr. Colville said the situation aboard the vessel is “extremely tense” because of the limited quarters for the 13 asylum-seekers, 16 crew members and four newly hired security guards. At least one of the men reportedly has attempted suicide. He urged Malta and Italy “to act in accordance with their responsibilities under international law without further delay.” read more

UN Human Rights Council should promote tolerance among cultures urge rights experts

Mehr Khan Williams, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, in concluding discussions on incitement to racial and religious hatred reaffirmed that the OHCHR (Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights) would continue to support the 47-member Council on these matters.Calling for the Council to work on how to promote tolerance among cultures, she also said it would be useful for the UN’s Special Rapporteurs, unpaid independent human rights experts, to elaborate on these areas.Doudou Diene, Special Rapporteur on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, called on the Council to look at its strategy on this issue, taking into account that it needed to be long-term and acknowledge the complexity of religious plurality. In her remarks, Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, stressed that infringements on the freedom of religion or belief had to be denounced and fought at all levels of society.Representatives from more than 20 countries and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) spoke in the debate after the reports were presented.In another session today, the Council discussed reports of its Special Rapporteurs on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health; the right to food; and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders.Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, said that right was one of the most extensive and complex human rights in the international code, highlighting that neglected diseases had been affecting the poorest people in the poorest communities.Jean Ziegler, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, said the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on reducing hunger would not be met by their target date of 2015 and while there had been progress in the world, he held the World Trade Organization (WTO) responsible for massive malnutrition through its decisions.Hina Jilani, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human right defenders, said that several governments had recognized the role and status of human rights defenders although serious concerns persisted with regard to their protection. She highlighted that during 2005, she had assessed the situation of human rights defenders in 118 countries, in addition to her three country visits.Representatives from Uganda, Guatemala, India, Brazil and Israel spoke in this debate as concerned countries.This second session of the Council, set up earlier this year to replace the much-criticized Commission on Human Rights, opened on Monday and will run until 6 October. read more

EHF EURO 2010 Round 2 Denmark beat Romania

← Previous Story Lino Červar: “Vori deserved to be voted as the best” Next Story → Evgeny Trefilov: “Sorry, because I lead such a bad team” Second Round of EHF EURO 2010 in Groups “A” and “B”, brought interesting matches. In group “A”, Spain beat Serbia 26:23, but Serbian wish for the Main Round VISA save alive Denmark, who beat Romania 25:22.Situation before the end of competition is now clear. If Spain beat Denmark, then Serbiac need only a win against Romania to survive. If Denmark won against Spain, then Serbs need four goal difference win over Romania.Standing:Denmark 4Romania 2Spain 2Serbia 0In group “B”, without Bojana Popović, “b” squad of Montenegro won over Iceland 26:23.In second match, Russia beat Croatia 30:24.Standing:Montenegro 4Russia 2Croatia 2Iceland 0 read more

The Popes Harley Davidson was just sold for almost €250k

first_imgA HARLEY DAVIDSON motorbike that briefly belonged to Pope Francis was sold for €241,500 at an auction in Paris today.The going price was 16 times its highest original valuation.The US motorbike maker gave the 1,585cc Dyna Super Glide to the pope in June to mark the brand’s 110th anniversary, and while the 77-year-old never rode it, he signed it before donating it to Roman Catholic charity Caritas Roma.“It’s a record for a post-vintage motorbike, from the 21st century,” said Bonhams France, the auction house, adding the bike was purchased by an unidentified European buyer.The funds from the sale will go towards the restoration of the charity’s hostel and soup kitchen based at Rome’s Termini railway station.A jacket that was also given to the pope by Harley-Davidson was snapped up for €57,500.The bike is on show at the Grand Palais in Paris – where the auction took place – among hundreds of other iconic vehicles such as Rolls-Royces and Cadillacs.According to Bonhams, Pope Francis has another Harley-Davidson, although the famously humble pontiff is more of a fan of buses.He opted to ride one the day after his election last year instead of taking a limousine, and regularly used them in his homeland Argentina instead of taxis.- © AFP, 2014Read: Here’s Pope Francis meeting Philomena Lee and Steve Cooganlast_img read more

The Enda Selfie to Enda All Enda Selfies

first_imgWhether or not the Taoiseach owns the modern art phone cover has not been confirmed by TheJournal.ie. Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandOUR DEAR LEADER was in online advertiser Adroll today to announce 100 new jobs.There was no sign of his famous Nokia 6310, Enda Kenny was all about the selfies with staff.In fact, we may even have had the most meta Taoiseach moment ever when Adroll CEO Aaron Bell appeared to take a selfie with Kenny while the man himself was appearing through a an iPad.Here’s a collection for your viewing pleasure.last_img

Coast Guard to Make Budget Gains in House Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

first_img ADC AUTHOR The Democrat-led House Homeland Security appropriations subcommittee advanced its fiscal 2020 defense appropriations bill Wednesday that would total $63.8 billion in discretionary DHS spending, CQ reported.“With this bill, House Democrats continue fighting to strengthen our national security while reflecting our American values,” Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) said in a statement.The panel’s draft includes $12 billion in funding for the Coast Guard, $162 million more than in fiscal 2019, and $894 million more than the administration’s fiscal 2020 budget request. A bill summary detailed that the Coast Guard would get $2 billion for procurement, construction and other service improvement.Photo by Michael Darcylast_img

Watch two NASA astronauts work on ISS power system during spacewalk

first_img Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) See It Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X Best Buy Other Labor Day sales you should check out Best Buy: In addition to some pretty solid MacBook deals that have been running for about a week already, Best Buy is offering up to 40% off major appliances like washers, dryers and stoves. There are also gift cards available with the purchase of select appliances. See it at Best BuyDell: Through Aug. 28, Dell is offering an extra 12% off various laptops, desktops and electronics. And check back starting Aug. 29 for a big batch of Labor Day doorbusters. See it at DellGlassesUSA: Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 only, you can save 65% on all frames with promo code labor65. See it at GlassesUSALenovo: The tech company is offering a large assortment of deals and doorbusters through Labor Day, with the promise of up to 56% off certain items — including, at this writing, the IdeaPad 730S laptop for $700 (save $300).See it at LenovoLensabl: Want to keep the frames you already love and paid for? Lensabl lets you mail them in for new lenses, based on your prescription. From now through Sept. 2 only, you can save 20% on the blue light-blocking lens option with promo code BLOCKBLUE. See it at LensablSears: Between now and Sept. 7, you can save up to 40% on appliances (plus an additional 10% if you shop online), up to 60% on mattresses, up to 50% on Craftsman products and more. The store is also offering some fairly hefty cashback bonuses. See it at SearsNote: This post was published previously and is continuously updated with new information.CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on tech products and much more. For the latest deals and updates, follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page, and find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express $6 at Tidal $999 NASA,I’m shocked — shocked! — to learn that stores are turning Labor Day into an excuse to sell stuff. Wait — no, I’m not. As much as I respect the original intent of the holiday (which became official back in 1894), to most of us, it’s just a bonus day off — one that’s blissfully tacked onto a weekend. So, yeah, stores; go ahead, run your sales. I’m listening. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Labor Day doesn’t bring out bargains to compete with the likes of Black Friday (which will be here before you know it), but there are definitely some sales worth your time.For example:We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day mattress deals.We’ve also gathered the best Labor Day laptop deals at Best Buy.The 2019 Vizio P Series Quantum is back under $999.Be sure to check out Amazon’s roughly three dozen Labor Day deals on TVs and audio. Google Express is having a big sale as well, one that includes deals on game consoles, AirPods, iPhones, laptops and more.Below I’ve rounded up a handful of individual items I consider to be the cream of the crop, followed by a handy reference guide to other Labor Day sales. Keep in mind, of course, that products may sell out at any time, even if the sale itself is still running. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Boost Mobile $210 at Best Buy Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) Spotify and most other streaming services rely on compressed audio, which robs the listener of full fidelity. Enter Tidal, the only “major” service that delivers lossless audio — meaning at least on par with CD quality, if not better. Want to see (er, hear) the difference for yourself? Grab this excellent extended trial while you can. It’s just $6 for three months, and it’s good for up to six listeners. Recently updated to include digital-photo-frame capabilities, the Lenovo Smart Clock brings Google Assistant goodness to your nightstand. It’s a little smaller than the Amazon Echo Show 5, but also a full $30 less (and tied with Prime Day pricing) during this Best Buy Labor Day sale. Sarah Tew/CNET The problem with most entry-level laptops: They come with mechanical hard drives. That makes for a mighty slow Windows experience. This Lenovo model features a 128GB solid-state drive, so it should be pretty quick to boot and load software, even with its basic processor. Plus, it has a DVD-burner! That’s not something you see in many modern laptops, especially at this price. Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) 0 $299 at Amazon Share your voice Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) Read DJI Osmo Action preview Rylo $60 at Best Buy $520 at HP $999 Use promo code 19LABOR10 to get an unusually good deal on JBL’s interesting hybrid product — not quite headphones, and not quite a traditional speaker, but something you wear like neckphones to listen to music on the go. $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express Sarah Tew/CNET See It Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Comments Lenovo Smart Clock: $59.99 (save $20) Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) Read Google Home Hub review Amazon Post a comment Sci-Tech $999 Read the Rylo camera previewcenter_img $59 at eBay Though not technically a Labor Day sale, it’s happening during Labor Day sale season — and it’s too good not to share. Nationwide Distributors, via Google Express, has just about the best AirPods deal we’ve seen (when you apply promo code ZBEDWZ at checkout). This is for the second-gen AirPods with the wireless charging case. Can’t imagine these will last long at this price, so if you’re interested, act fast. Angela Lang/CNET DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) I thought this might be a mistake, but, no, the weirdly named HP Laptop 15t Value is indeed quite the value at this price. Specs include an Intel Core i7 processor, 12GB of RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive and a 15.6-inch display. However, I strongly recommend paying an extra $50 to upgrade that display to FHD (1,920×1,080), because you’re not likely to be happy with the native 1,366×768 resolution. Apple iPhone XS See at Amazon Chris Monroe/CNET What’s cooler: A snapshot of a firework exploding in front of you, or full 360-degree video of all the fireworks and all the reactions to seeing them? Oooh, ahhh, indeed. At $250, the compact Rylo dual-lens camera is selling for its lowest price yet. And for an extra $50, you can get the bundle that includes the waterproof housing.This deal runs through Sept. 3; it usually costs $500. Turo is kind of like Uber meets Airbnb: You borrow someone’s car, but you do all the driving. I’ve used it many times and found it a great alternative to traditional car-rental services — in part because you get to choose exactly the vehicle you want (not just, say, “midsize”) and in part because you can often do pickup and dropoff right outside baggage claim.Between now and Sept. 1, the first 300 people to check out can get $30 off any Turo rental with promo code LDW30. Share your voice Turo JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) NASA said this was the first spacewalk of 2019. The astronauts started at 8:01 a.m. ET and finished at 2:40 p.m. ET. The next spacewalk, which will also involve battery replacement work, is set for March 29 with NASA astronauts McClain and Christina Koch. If it goes according to schedule, it’ll be the first all-female spacewalk in history.Originally published March 22, 8:50 a.m. PT.Updates, 11:02 a.m.: Includes additional information about the spacewalk; 1:52 p.m.: Reworked to reflect that the spacewalk has been concluded.  NASA Two astronauts completed a six hour and 39 minute spacewalk to swap out some old batteries on the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Nick Hague on Friday were able to replace nickel-hydrogen batteries with newer, more powerful lithium-ion batteries on one pair of the space station’s solar arrays, according to NASA. The space agency said the new batteries will provide improved capacity with a lighter mass and a smaller volume than the nickel-based batteries.NASA livestreamed the spacewalk and also took questions during the mission. See it DJI’s answer to GoPro’s action cameras is rugged little model that’s shockproof, dustproof and waterproof down to 11 meters. It normally runs $350, but this deal drops it to $261 when you apply promo code 19LABOR10 at checkout. Tags Sarah Tew/CNET As you watch this morning’s spacewalk, here’s how to keep track of which astronaut you’re seeing:⚪️ @AstroHague – no red stripe on spacesuit legs🔴 @AstroAnnimal – red stripe on spacesuit legs Watch the action live now and ask ?s using #AskNASA! https://t.co/Ux72wXMl08— NASA (@NASA) March 22, 2019 Read Lenovo Smart Clock review Turo: Save $30 on any car rental Sprint TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays $999 Google Nest Hub: $59 (save $70) See It CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Formerly known as the Google Home Hub, Google’s Nest Hub packs a wealth of Google Assistant goodness into a 7-inch screen. At $59, this is within a buck of the best price we’ve seen. It lists for $129 and sells elsewhere in the $89-to-$99 range.This is one item of many available as part of eBay’s Labor Day Sale (which, at this writing, doesn’t specifically mention Labor Day, but that’s how it was pitched to us). HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) $155 at Google Express An Echo Dot makes a fine match for any Fire edition TV, because you can use the latter to say things like, “Alexa, turn on the TV.” Right now, the 24-inch Insignia Fire TV Edition starts at just $100, while the 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV Editions is on sale for $130. Just add any Fire TV Edition to your cart, then add a third-gen Echo Dot, and presto: The latter is free. Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Sarah Tew/CNET Read the AirPods review Tags The Cheapskate 7 See at Turolast_img read more

One Time Traffic Fine Settlement scheme garners huge response

first_imgKolkata: Kolkata Police received approximately Rs 10.5 crore after 19 days of One Time Traffic Fine Settlement Scheme. On Wednesday, Commissioner of Police, Kolkata, Rajeev Kumar informed they have got a great response from people after the schemewas started. According to the sources, around 28 lakhs cases were settled. The actual amount of those cases was approximately Rs 30 crore. According to the trend, each day approximately Rs 1 crore is being collected from 26 counters opened in 25 traffic guards and Kolkata Police headquarter at Lalbazar. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life”We have got a great response. Expecting that till end of the scheme all the cases will be disposed of,” said a high ranked police official of Kolkata Police. Officials also informed that there is no provision of extension of the scheme. The scheme is strictly for one time as per the government notification. It was also informed that many people whose cases have been sent to the court want to clear using the scheme. But that is not possible as it is only for those cases which are not listed with the concerned court. Sources informed that on seeing the response, all the traffic guards have been asked to communicate with the vehicle owners which are on the list sent by the Traffic department and ask them to submit the fine and properly inform them about the scheme.last_img read more

A shepherds life proves a hit in print and online

first_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall A land of deep, narrow lakes, gray stone walls and green-brown mountains, the Lake District attracts millions of campers, climbers and hikers each year, and has inspired artists and poets since William Wordsworth 200 years ago. But Rebanks felt one important voice was missing.“If you go into any of the bookshops here, you’ll see hundreds and hundreds of books about the Lake District,” said the burly, talkative farmer. “You’ll struggle to find three or four that tell the story of the people who live and work in the landscape.“Until fairly recently, people were still talking about this landscape being ‘discovered’ or’ invented’ in the 18th century by Wordsworth and people like that,” he said. “Our way of life was fully formed before that person ever put pen to paper.”Rebanks’ memoir describes that way of life, whose essence has changed little over the centuries. It is partly an account of a shepherd’s year, from the treacherous snowdrifts of winter to the burst of new life in spring.It’s also partly a political statement: “If we want to understand the people in the foothills of Afghanistan, we may need to try and understand the people in the foothills of England first,” he writes. It’s also a primal story of fathers and sons, poverty and struggle. Rebanks left school at 15 to work on the farm, but clashed with his father and with the brutal economics of farming. He earned a degree in history from Oxford University in his 20s, came home and struggled to keep the family farm going. The last few decades have been hard for small farmers. Most have second jobs; Rebanks works as an adviser on sustainable tourism to the U.N cultural organization, UNESCO.“We’ve been going to disappear for 200-odd years,” he said. “That’s always been the story. Nearly all books about shepherds are ‘The Last Shepherd.’ There’s always ‘last’ in it because it adds a touch of romance.”Rebanks is determined not to be the last of anything. He lives with wife Helen and three children aged between 3 and 9 in Matterdale, one of the Lake District’s many narrow valleys. The family owns 450 sheep, rising to 1,000 after lambing season.One recent day, with a journalist in tow, he hopped on his quad bike and drove some of his flock down narrow lanes to low-lying fields, with the help of his skilled sheepdogs, Tan and Floss. MATTERDALE, England (AP) — James Rebanks sits in his stone farmhouse, describing the hardscrabble mountain life his family has known for six centuries or more. Then his cell phone rings. It’s a big London ad agency, hoping to sign him up for a project.Rebanks is probably the world’s most famous shepherd, with a hit Twitter account, a best-selling book and TV crews rattling up the lane to his farm. He’s gratified by the attention, if a bit bemused. Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Sponsored Stories “Somebody from Hollywood rang up yesterday, wanting to make a movie out of my book,” the 40-year-old said. “Which is completely bonkers.”Readers around the world have flocked to Rebanks’ dispatches from a way of life that has — against the odds — survived industrialization, globalization and mass tourism.On Twitter, his descriptions of lambing and haymaking have attracted 65,000 followers. “The Shepherd’s Life,” his book recounting the rhythms of the rural year and the daily struggle to make ends meet, is a best-seller in Britain and Canada and is being translated into German and Swedish. The New York Times called it “captivating.”Separately, British broadcaster ITV is making a reality show called “Flockstars” that will see celebrities compete in sheepdog trials. And “Rams,” a movie about Icelandic shepherds and their flocks, won a major prize at last month’s Cannes Film Festival.Suddenly, sheep seem to be everywhere. But they have been the center of Rebanks’ life for as long as he can remember.He belongs to one of the few hundred families who farm the valleys and mountains, or fells, of the Lake District in northwest England. It’s a rugged area that has produced stubborn people, as well as sturdy sheep whose homing instinct means they can graze, unfenced, on the unhospitable high fells. In this June 5, 2015, photo, shepherd James Rebanks rounds up a flock of sheep as his son Isaac sits on a quad bike in Matterdale, England. Rebanks is the world’s most famous shepherd, with a hit Twitter account, a best-selling book and TV crews rattling up the lane to his farm. He’s gratified by the attention, if a bit bemused. Readers around the world have flocked to Rebanks’ dispatches from a way of life that has _ against the odds _ survived industrialization, globalization and mass tourism. (AP Photo/Jill Lawless) He said the popularity reassures him “that people do care about the land, even if they’re a very long way from it.”“I think there’s a sort of Harvard Business School way of looking at the world which is to say, because it’s old-fashioned, because it doesn’t make very much money, people should rationally choose to go off and be IT consultants or bankers in the City of London,” he said. “I think in my early 20s I bought into that. I thought, we’re on the wrong side of history. It’ll all disappear.“Twenty-something years later I’m looking at it, and we haven’t gone anywhere.”___Follow Jill Lawless on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/JillLawlessCopyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies 5 treatments for adult scoliosis Comments   Share   Top Stories Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day Rebanks loves sheep, especially the indomitable, white-faced Herdwicks, and he writes about them with irresistible enthusiasm. At one point in “The Shepherd’s Life,” he describes a male sheep, or tup, as looking like Russell Crowe in “Gladiator,” and the comparison seems entirely reasonable. When he sells one prized ram, he misses seeing him, “as if I once had a Van Gogh on my wall and now it is gone.”“It’s as complicated looking at a great Herdwick as it is looking at a great painting,” Rebanks said.Part of the appeal of “The Shepherd’s Life” for many readers is its focus on place and belonging, things many of us think we’ve lost in our hectic, uprooted lives.Colin Dickerman, editorial director of Flatiron Books, the volume’s U.S. publisher, said memoirs “are often about trying to leave somewhere: kids from small towns who want to escape to the city, people who are sick of the city and want to move to the country.”“This was about trying to stay in one place. To me that was really fascinating.”Rebanks has been delighted by others’ interest in his life and work. His Twitter account, Herdwick Shepherd, has fans around the world. When he live-tweeted the birth of Floss’s puppies in March, he briefly became an Internet sensation.last_img read more

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first_img Your browser does not support the audio element. LISTEN: Kurt Warner, NFL Network analyst & former Cardinals QB 0 Comments   Share   “My expectations are very high. I don’t expect him to slow down, he looks like he’s gotten 100 percent comfortable with the system,” Warner said. “The young receivers are just getting better. David Johnson really came into his own last year. I expect huge things from this team and from Carson himself.”The continued improvement of Johnson would certainly help Palmer, but Warner still has one big question about the quarterback.“I think the biggest question is, when we get to the playoffs what Carson are we going to get? I think that’s the only real question I have. I just want to see him take that next step that everyone wants to see,” Warner said. “The teams he has been a part of here in Phoenix have all done really well, but he hasn’t played his best football when they get to the playoffs.”The NFC Divisional round victory over the Green Packers was Palmer’s first career playoff win.However, the loss to the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship game caused him to fall to 1-3 in his playoffs career.Palmer enjoyed his best regular season last year with career highs in touchdowns (35) and passing yards (4,671), while being named to the Pro-Bowl for the first time since 2006. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Super Bowl expectations are high in the Valley of the Sun for the Arizona Cardinals after a 13-3 regular season and an appearance in the NFC Championship game last year.Making it to the Super Bowl for the first time in eight seasons could rest on the shoulders of Carson Palmer.Kurt Warner spoke with Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Thursday regarding his prediction for Palmer when the new season kicks off. FILE – In this Jan. 3, 2016, file photo, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) calls a play against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, in Glendale, Ariz. Arizona and Carolina play in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 24, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more

Positive slant found on Egyptian gas discovery

first_imgBy Elias HazouThe potential existence of a massive gas field just south of Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) will benefit the island by upgrading its geostrategic role, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday.The President was being asked to comment on news that Italian energy giant ENI discovered what may be a 30 trillion cubic feet (tcf) reservoir inside the Egyptian EEZ, at a site just kilometres away from the Cypriot maritime zone.If confirmed, the Zohr prospect could be the largest ever natural gas discovery in the Mediterranean.“Absolutely, it is a positive development,” Anastasiades told reporters at the Presidential Palace.“If you take into account that our own [offshore] Blocks, 10, 11 and 12, are just kilometres away, then no one can deny that the sites containing such a large quantity of gas extend into the neighbouring areas.”He added: “But there are other aspects to this: the upgrading of Cyprus’ geostrategic and geopolitical role. The huge deposits in the Mediterranean are, and shall continue to be, of major interest for the EU as an alternative source of energy.”Without Cyprus’ consent, he said, no gas can be transported to Europe or to Turkey, because any such pipeline would necessarily have to pass through the Cypriot EEZ.“Therefore this upgrades the role of the Republic and also enhances the need to solve the Cyprus problem.”Asked whether the massive gas find upends Cypriot plans to sell gas to Egypt, Anastasiades said: “Quite the opposite.”There is a likelihood that the reservoir extends into the Cypriot EEZ. According to ENI, the prospect covers an area of about 100 square kilometres, and has a hydrocarbon column of 630 meters.The site is located 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 kilometres) from the border of Block 11 of Cyprus’ EEZ. Block 11 is licensed to oil major Total.If the reservoir does overlap into the Cypriot maritime zone, the unitisation agreement signed between Cyprus and Egypt in December 2013 would presumably kick in.Such an agreement ensures that if reserves are found in the median line between the two countries, a peaceful, legal agreement exists stipulating how to carve up those reserves. Still, the situation may not be as clear-cut as the precise clauses of the agreement are not known.Hypothetically, should part of the Zohr prospect cross over into the Cypriot EEZ, this could represent a windfall for the state – the share of proceeds under the unitisation agreement with Egypt – without Cyprus spending a cent on development.Alternatively, the mere presence of such a large find boosts the probability of separate significant gas reservoirs in the vicinity, on the Cypriot side.Assistant professor at the University of Nicosia and a researcher with the KIOS Centre, University of Cyprus, Constantinos Hadjistassou points out that more drilling by ENI must take place before an accurate picture of the Zohr reservoir can emerge.“It’s still early days. There are promising signs for Cyprus, but let’s leave it at that,” he said.In January of this year, it was revealed that France’s Total was considering abandoning its prospecting in Cypriot waters after failing to identify good drilling targets.Anxious to keep Total’s operations going, even on a token level, the government subsequently moved to amend the company’s contract.Total relinquished Block 10 without drilling any wells. The company was released from its original two-well drilling commitment – across two adjacent blocks, 10 and 11, lying on the maritime border with Egypt – but maintained exploration rights in Block 11, agreeing to continue to evaluate 3D seismic data in a bid to locate a possible target.The results of their surveys in Block 11 are expected before the end of the year, government sources told the Cyprus Mail.Now, with the Zohr discovery, the company may well rethink its approach. But their exploration programme in Block 11 ends in February 2016, giving them precious little time to make a concrete move, such as drilling a well – unless the government renews their exploration license.“Everyone is evaluating the new discovery in Egypt’s EEZ and its possible technical/geological implications,” the source said.A buzz was created on Twitter on Tuesday after Norwegian surveyors PGS said the Zohr discovery possibly extends into Cyprus.But the government source, who requested anonymity, said one should take such assertions with a grain of salt.“PGS are of course looking to play up the discovery in order to sell their data to customers. And keep in mind that right now things are sluggish in the whole hydrocarbons business.”Likewise energy expert Charles Ellinas stressed that it is too early to call the ramifications for Cyprus from the Zohr discovery. 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