Genghis Khan

Navy Mayor: 15,000 sailors and families coming to San Diego, housing crunch looms

By 2025, the U.S. Navy will add 20 more warships and 15,000 sailors — plus their families — to a San Diego region already reeling from high home …

People's Liberation Army

Meet the Aussie Olympian who has just won the world's toughest horse race

A young Australian Olympian has won the longest and toughest horse race in the world.<p>Twenty-nine-year-old Ed Fernon conquered the gruelling Mongolian …

Australian News

The Civilization Project: Episode 18

<b>What happens when one of Football Manager’s most hapless strategists takes a break from football and applies himself to world history?</b><p><b>Can a man who</b> …

I’ll get my goat: Kazakhstan's ancient sport for modern times

The sport of kokpar is like blood-drenched polo, with a headless goat as the ball. And even as Kazakhstan tries to forge a modern, high-tech identity for itself, this age-old game is being pushed as a defining part of its culture. By Will Boast<p>The most decorated athlete in all of Kazakhstan is a …

Long-form Journalism

Universal Buys Evan Spiliotopoulos’ Genghis Khan Script; Dwayne Johnson Producer | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Universal has acquired an untitled contemporary action adventure script about the hunt for Genghis Khan’s mysterious tomb. Studio bought a …

Movies

War hero claims Navy abandoned him, others cry murder

He’s been on the job only about a week but Richard V. Spencer, the new Secretary of the Navy, faces the tough job of determining the fate of an …

Crime

Navy accused of removing attorneys to scuttle SEAL's appeal

A day after Navy Vice Adm. James Crawford III was grilled about his alleged role in scuttling the defense of a Navy SEAL accused of rape, attorneys …

People's Liberation Army

Generations of Cardinals flock to help Hoover High

Classes don’t start for another two weeks, but more than 100 past and present students of all ages descended on historic Hoover High School on …

San Diego

Marine report: Pilot errors, lack of training and flight time caused crash

On Nov. 9, the Marine Corps instructor pilot gazed outside his cockpit and noted nothing but clear blue skies, the sun overhead, a light wind before …

Military

Hot-worked Glass from Islamic Lands | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Works of Art (6)<p>Essay<p>The objects produced in the hot-worked technique range widely in place of origin, from Egypt to Central Asia, and in time, from …

Art History

Navy surface warfare boss cites 'pretty productive year' for littoral combat ships

Plagued during the past decade by cost overruns, design flaws, maintenance glitches and leadership snafus, the Navy’s littoral combat ship program …

Military

The Premier League's 3pm blackout is misguided, it is time to show all Saturday games live on TV

That notion that the Premier League is sport’s less-caring version of Genghis Khan when it comes to worrying about the masses below, will now have to be amended.<p>Richard Scudamore has gone on BBC radio to declare that there will be no attempt, in the foreseeable future, to overturn the ruling that …

English Premier League

165 veterans' graves identified at Valley Center cemetery

A group of women who come from families that fought in the American Revolution have been working for months digitizing the burial records at the …

San Diego

Citilink to fly 2,008 tourists from Ordo to Batam

After welcoming 1,700 Chinese tourists from the Changsha city of Hunan province, Batam city of Riau Islands will be hosting a total of 2,008 tourists …

Asia

Named for a San Diego hero, Navy's newest destroyer reports for duty

Dubbed the “9,250-ton greyhound” of American military power and high-tech wizardry, the $1.5 billion guided-missile destroyer Rafael Peralta was …

Military

Top 10 Hidden Grave Sites Found With Satellite Images

With the dawn of emerging technologies, discoveries made by “space archaeologists” are happening all the time. Although high-powered satellite images …

Archaeology

The 'Big Stick' gets a new skipper

It was like running a relay, only the two men weren’t exchanging a baton Thursday morning. They were handing off “America’s Big Stick.”<p>That’s the …

Military

At remote northern outpost, China’s military marches where Genghis Khan once rode

A military parade overseen by President Xi Jinping ­on Sunday has put the spotlight on a remote spot in Inner Mongolia.<p>Zhurihe – the name comes from …

China

Forget Elon Musk’s ban — let’s put our energy into building safe AI

Elon Musk recently commented on the need to regulate AI, citing it as an existential risk for humanity. As is the case with any human creation, the increasing leverage technology affords humans can certainly be used for good or evil, but the premise that we need to fear AI and regulate it this …

University of Texas at Austin

Why Genghis Khan’s tomb can’t be found

While the great warrior’s tomb may contain treasure from across the ancient Mongol Empire, Mongolians want its location to remain a mystery.<p>This is an outsized land for outsized legends. No roads, no permanent buildings; just unfurling sky, tufted dry grass and streaming wind. We stopped to drink …

History

Trump, McConnell and Ryan in the Rubble of Hubris

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (center) talks to reporters with other Republican senators following the weekly Senate Republican policy …

Liberal View

The Civilization IV Project: Episode 14

<b>What happens when one of Football Manager’s most hapless strategists takes a break from football and applies himself to world history?</b><p><b>Can a man who</b> …

Civilization (Video Game)

Mongolia First

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia — As you drive out of the Mongolian capital, you see a strange sight: At first it seems like the mirage of a magic mountain, …

European News

Visiting the Real Mongolia

By Tim Ferry<p>Any visit to Mongolia must include at least a night’s stay in a “ger” – the traditional circular tent used by nomads across Eurasia, more commonly known by its Russian appellation, “yurt.” If that visit occurs at the end of November during an extreme cold snap, however, a night in a ger …

Asia

Chicken Changezi Recipe | How To Make Chicken Changezi Recipe

Talk about mughlai food made easy, Chicken Changezi recipe does just that.<p>One of the gems of Mughlai Cuisine, this recipe is a keeper. This recipe of …

Chicken Recipes

Was ‘Game Of Thrones’ Really Inspired By These 4 Real People And Events?

The newest season of “Game of Thrones” is rapidly approaching and fans can hardly wait to see how the events of Season 7 will unfold. What may be …

Game of Thrones

40 Best 'Game of Thrones' Characters – Ranked and Updated

From Arya to Yara, the Night King to the Mother of Dragons, we count down the 'Game's best and worst players<p>A Genghis Khan in guyliner, Drogo began …

Jason Momoa

San Diegan killed in military plane crash long dreamed of becoming a Marine and pilot

As a 4-year-old boy, Sean Elliott took his Christmas gift — a model C-130 plane he loaded with his toy soldiers — to bed with him each night, …

Military

Watch Mongolia Warrior Games opening ceremony – wrestling, archery and horse-racing.

Mongolia’s most important festival of the year is underway celebrating the nation’s warrior games – wrestling, archery and horse-racing. Soldiers in traditional uniforms carry “Great White Banners” into the stadium amid cheering crowds in the opening ceremony. The nine poles topped with white …

Sport (UK)

Animal spirits

According to animist beliefs, nature is alive with spirits. That’s a problem when a mining boom is despoiling the landscape. The solution, as Alec …

Spirituality