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Welcome to the World Nomad Games: ‘If Genghis Khan were alive, hed be here’

Welcome to the World Nomad Games: ‘If Genghis Khan were alive, hed be here’

In Kyrgyzstan, amidst flaming horsemen, yurts and visitor of honour Steven Seagal, 40 countries complete in eagle searching, stick fumbling, and goat-carcass polo T he Rio Olympics may have had Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and the Copacabana beach, however for fans of stick fumbling and horseback fights over a dead goat the coasts of Lake Issyk Kul is the location to be today, as Kyrgyzstan hosts the 2nd World Nomad Games from 3 to 8 September. The video games, developed to commemorate the nomadic heritage of the Central Asian countries,…

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General David Petraeus faints during grilling over US in Afghanistan

General David Petraeus faints during grilling over US in Afghanistan

Hearing suspended for the day as Petraeus recuperates from dehydration, jetlag and absence of food America's leading leader, General David Petraeus , passed out throughout a congressional hearing as he was being grilled by senators sceptical about United States technique in Afghanistan. His collapse happened an hour into the hearing as a Republican senator, John McCain, questioned him about current obstacles. McCain stopped mid-sentence, his face frozen, as Petraeus plunged forward from his seat on to the witness table. The hearing was suspended as Petraeus, looking stunned, was led out…

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Robot revolution: rise of ‘thinking’ machines could exacerbate inequality

Robot revolution: rise of ‘thinking’ machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be changed over next 20 years at threat of growing inequality, state experts A robotic transformation will change the international economy over the next 20 years, cutting the expenses of operating however intensifying social inequality, as devices take control of whatever from The robotics market is anticipated to be worth $66.9 bn by 2025 The robotics market is anticipated to be worth $66.9 bn by 2025 They mention that Google purchased 8 robotics business in a two-month duration in 2014, from Boston Dynamics, makings the BigDog robotic,…

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Britain cannot easily dismiss Japanese Brexit warning letter

Britain cannot easily dismiss Japanese Brexit warning letter

If non-EU nations financial interests continue to be threatened, 15-page report might well be the very first of numerous cautioning shots The Japanese federal governments letter setting out its Brexit needs is deeply unpleasant to the UK because it is clear Japanese business desire Brexit suggests Brexit is to indicate anything. The Japanese demands set out in a 15-page memo are most likely to end up being the standard by which lots of nations with strong financial ties to the UK will evaluate the result of the talks. Above all,…

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Doubts rise over TTIP as France threatens to block EU-US deal

Doubts rise over TTIP as France threatens to block EU-US deal

French president declines trade pact in present kind as lead mediator blames Washington for deadlock a day after leakage exposed difference of opinions Doubts about the questionable EU-US trade pact are installing after the French president threatened to obstruct the offer. Franois Hollande stated on Tuesday he would turn down the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership at this phase since France was opposed to uncontrolled open market. Earlier, Frances lead trade arbitrator had actually alerted that a stop in TTIP talks is the most possible alternative. Matthias Fekl, the minister…

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Donald Trump Jr faces Russia grilling live on TV, but what will they ask?

Donald Trump Jr faces Russia grilling live on TV, but what will they ask?

Senate judiciary committee will wish to know exactly what took place when the presidents boy fulfilled Russian people with dirt to dish on Hillary Clinton The examination into possible Russian partnership with the Trump project to alter the result of the 2016 United States governmental election relocations another action better to the incumbent in the Oval Office next Wednesday with the statement of the previous FBI director James Comey last month. The occasion is being billed as a high-stakes phenomenon that will offer Congress the possibility to obtain brand-new information…

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Sean Hannity vs Trump Jr: Fox host fires blanks in friendly chat about Russian meeting

Sean Hannity vs Trump Jr: Fox host fires blanks in friendly chat about Russian meeting

Trump cheerleader cannot bare his journalistic teeth, stating at one point I wished to ask every concern I might consider, I cant consider anymore David Frost versus Richard Nixon it was never ever going to be. When Fox News host Sean Hannity interviews Donald Trump and his household, it is generally about as compelling as the BBCs concerns for prime ministers in days of yore: What is your message for the British individuals? This time, the world hoped, Hannity would bare some journalistic teeth as he quizzed Donald Trump Jr…

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Hannity vs Trump Jr: Fox host fires blanks in friendly chat about Russian meeting

Hannity vs Trump Jr: Fox host fires blanks in friendly chat about Russian meeting

Trump cheerleader cannot bare his journalistic teeth, stating at one point I wished to ask every concern I might consider, I cant think about anymore David Frost versus Richard Nixon it was never ever going to be. When Fox News host Sean Hannity interviews Donald Trump and his household, it is normally about as compelling as the BBCs concerns for prime ministers in days of yore: What is your message for the British individuals? This time, the world hoped, Hannity would bare some journalistic teeth as he quizzed Donald Trump…

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Inside the murky world of Nairobi’s smoking zones

Inside the murky world of Nairobi’s smoking zones

The Kenyan federal government has actually punished cigarettes with a restriction on marketing and smoking cigarettes in public, owning the routine into the shadows There is a wood shed in the middle of Nairobi city centre, dark, filled with fumes, crowded and intentionally constructed next to the general public toilets. It seems like a location of embarassment. Jairus Masumba, Nairobi countys deputy director of public health, calls it in jest the gazebo. Its the general public smoking cigarettes location, produced by his department. It is claustrophobic and filled with smoke,…

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Japan accused of eroding press freedom by UN special rapporteur

Japan accused of eroding press freedom by UN special rapporteur

Investigation triggered by issue over federal government pressure on nations media over concerns such as Fukushima and WW2 The UNs unique rapporteur on liberty of expression has actually implicated ran away the Fukushima Daiichi plant not long after the catastrophe, defying an order by its then supervisor, Masao Yoshida, to remain and make a desperate effort to restore control of the reactors. The paper later on confessed its account, based upon the papers analysis of dripped testament by Yoshida, was incorrect. Substantially, nevertheless, the reports retraction caused the separation of…

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