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Saturday October 30th, 2021 evening edition

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Confucius Institutes at two German universities had planned online events on Oct. 27 to coordinate with the book’s launch.

But the book’s publisher, Piper Verlag of Munich, said the events were canceled at short notice “due to Chinese pressure.”.

Many Western countries have become wary of the influence the institutes exert on campuses by subsidizing classes, travel and research.

Felicitas von Lovenberg, head of Piper Verlag, called the cancellation of the events “a worrying and disturbing signal.”.

The book presented China in a very differentiated way as it also talked about China’s success in overcoming poverty, co-author Geiges said.

Stories are no longer enough — he now wants a cult around his person internationally, just as he does in China itself.”.

China supports the development of the institutes as “a platform to understand China comprehensively and objectively,” the embassy spokesperson added. »

Aurora borealis could be visible in wide swaths of continental US, Europe on Saturday because of large solar flare

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NOAA issued a G3, or "strong" geomagnetic storm watch, for Saturday and Sunday ahead of the flare slamming into the Earth.

The scale for geomagnetic storms runs from G1, or minor storm, to G5, an extreme storm.

The most visible effect from the impending geomagnetic storm is it will likely supercharge the aurora borealis, making it visible across large parts of the US and Europe. »

Skydance New Media Joins Forces with Marvel Entertainment

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“I can’t imagine a better partner than Marvel for our first game,” said Hennig, President, Skydance New Media.

“The Marvel Universe epitomizes all the action, mystery and thrills of the pulp adventure genre that I adore and lends itself perfectly to an interactive experience.

“Their ambition and vision for making innovative entertainment using beloved Marvel IP was obvious from our first meeting. »

The Inevitable Rivalry: America, China, and the Tragedy of Great-Power Politics

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And China would almost certainly use that military to pursue hegemony in Asia and project power into other regions of the world.

Furthermore, no state can ever be certain that a rival—especially one with abundant military power—will not attack it.

Early presidents and their successors worked assiduously to make the United States the most powerful country in the Western Hemisphere. »

Cyberpunk 2077 — Our Commitment to Quality

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Q: Why is there such a gap between PC versions of Cyberpunk 2077 and old-gen consoles?.

A: Cyberpunk 2077 is huge in scope, it features a multitude of custom objects, interacting systems and mechanics.

A: We are planning to release the free, next-gen update for Cyberpunk 2077 in 2022. »