Usain Bolt and Mo Farah say farewell at World Athletics Championships – in pictures – Telegraph.co.uk

Usain Bolt and Mo Farah say farewell at World Athletics Championships – in pictures – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Usain Bolt and Mo Farah say farewell at World Athletics Championships – in picturesTelegraph.co.ukOn a dramatic Saturday night at the London Stadium, two legends of athletics bowed out at the World Championships. Usain Bolt, pictured here being helped by his team mates, failed to finish the Men’s 4x100m relay final after suffering a mid-race […]

Venezuela's currency now worth less than 'World of Warcraft' gold – Fox News

Venezuela's currency now worth less than 'World of Warcraft' gold – Fox News

Inflation in Venezuela’s crisis-wracked economy has become so bad that the country’s official currency, the Bolívar, is now worth less than the fake gold used in Azeroth, the setting of the popular online role-playing game “World of Warcraft.” Dolar Today, a website that tracks the black market rate of the Venezuelan currency, puts the exchange […]

Is the World Slouching Toward a Grave Systemic Crisis? – The Atlantic

Is the World Slouching Toward a Grave Systemic Crisis? – The Atlantic

On August 5, Philip Zelikow delivered the following keynote address at the annual meeting of the Aspen Strategy Group, a discussion forum for experts and government practitioners. Zelikow, who is currently the White Burkett Miller Professor of History at the University of Virginia, has served at all levels of American government, and for administrations of […]

Here's One Take on How War in Korea Would Impact the World Economy – Bloomberg

Here's One Take on How War in Korea Would Impact the World Economy – Bloomberg

Donald Trump’s warning of ‘fire and fury’ to deal with North Korea has rattled global markets. If war were to break out, the biggest toll would be the humanitarian one. But it would shake the global economy too. An analysis by Capital Economics Ltd. found that the supply and production of everything from smartphones and cars to flat screen televisions would take […]

Songhoy Blues On World Cafe – NPR

Songhoy Blues On World Cafe – NPR

Songhoy Blues. Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist Songhoy Blues. Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist “Bamako” “Yersi Yadda” “Voter” Picture what would happen if Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin met Ali Farka Touré in a garage in West Africa, and you’ve got an idea of what my […]