Federal courthouse in Fresno is set to see a lot of action in coming months.
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Tashkent is a fascinating city in the heart of Asia. It was the fourth most populous city in the Soviet Union and a hub of research and learning. But the ancient Silk Road city has an oddly modern look. You’ll also notice that Tashkent seems very well planned out. Show More Summary
Ceramics, carpentry, calligraphy and gem cutting: centuries of Afghan craftmanship honed on the ancient Silk Road are being preserved in Kabul, a rare success story for an aid project in the war-torn country that organisers are now hoping to replicate with refugees from Syria. Show More Summary
The curbs were announced in a document released on Friday by the state council, China's cabinet, in the latest move to halt a string of foreign acquisitions. This week the International Monetary Fund described China's credit-fuelledShow More Summary
Hear about travel to Uzbekistan as the Amateur Traveler talks to Latish Sharma about his travels on the Silk Road to ancient cities including Samarkand. Of his travels to Uzbekistan, Latish says, […] The post Travel to Uzbekistan – Episode...Show More Summary
Shaun Bridges, who already was given 71 months in prison, awaits a new sentence.
The fruit’s evolutionary history has been unpicked for the first time by studying a range of wild and cultivated apples from China to North America It is a lunchbox staple so ubiquitous as to have become mundane. But the apple we know today is the fruit of an extraordinary journey, researchers have revealed. Show More Summary
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will lead WHO’s delegation to the Belt and Road High Level Meeting for Health Cooperation: Towards a Health Silk Road to be held in Beijing, 18–19 August 2017, as part of his first official...Show More Summary
(Boyce Thompson Institute) New research out of Boyce Thompson Institute reveals surprising insights into the genetic exchange along the Silk Road that brought us the modern apple.
Centuries ago, the ancient networks of the Silk Road facilitated a political and economic openness between the nations of Eurasia. But this network also opened pathways for genetic exchange that shaped one of the world's most popular fruits: the apple. Show More Summary
The recent heat wave could have brought back memories of a few indelible summers, but it evoked most vividly the visit to last year’s Cave Temples of DunHuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road exhibition at the Getty Center. The first MoGao Cave Temple, located in Gansu Province’s DunHuang City, … Continue reading ? The post DunHuang Tea appeared first on T Ching.
Max Whittaker/Silk Road Silk Road musicians like Kinan Azmeh, performing here with Cristina Pato, have had their ability to travel freely impeded by American and British immigration authroities. This article appears in the Summer 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Show More Summary
An existing native village in China is being transformed into a modern eco-resort that offers a variety of activities and spaces. Architects Jean Pierre HEIM and Carolyn HEIM of HEIMdesign approached the redesign of Sasseur eco-tourist village using "One Belt, One Road" development strategy that focuses on connectivity and cooperation among China and the rest of the world.[...]
BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - In a country where you can find everything from chopsticks to slippers designed to look like pandas, one Chinese energy company is going a step further by building 100 solar farms shaped like the bears along the route of the ambitious Belt and Road initiative.
The Silk Road, Silk Road 2.0, AlphaBay, and Hansa: These are the dark-web marketplaces shuttered by law enforcement, leaving online buyers and sellers of drugs, weapons, and who knows what else scrambling to find the next online bazaar...Show More Summary
More than three years after the FBI shut down the Silk Road, the pioneering dark-web marketplace for drugs and illegal goods, the FBI and DEA – working with international law-enforcement agencies - have busted two more dark-web marketplaces...Show More Summary
The biggest black market on the so-called "dark net," AlphaBay, has been taken down by authorities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday. AlphaBay connected drug vendors with people seeking drugs like fentanyl and heroin,...Show More Summary
AlphaBay was "10 times the size of Silk Road," according to the FBI
On a final reporting trip, The Times’s Beijing bureau chief returned to a city on China’s western edge, home to a mostly Sunni Muslim population.