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Qatar World Cup construction workers to get ‘cooling’ hats

“Cooling” hard hats are to be distributed to construction workers who are building football stadiums ahead of the World Cup games in Qatar. Scientists at Qatar University designed the solar-powered hard hats to improve conditions for 2022 World Cup labourers and reduce the risk of heat stroke and lower their body temperature during the summer heat. A fan in the top of the helmet blows air over a cold pack onto the person’s face reducing skin temperature by up to 10 degrees centigrade, said Saud Ghani, an engineering professor at Qatar University. “Our objective was to reduce heat stress and heat strokes for workers in Qatar and the region,” said Ghani. 5,100 Construction workers are building the stadiums Summer temperatures […]






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Israeli map erases prominent Palestinian village in Jerusalem

A new tourist map of Jerusalem’s Old City has erased the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan. The new publication is, however, believed to be a significant improvement from the old version of the map, which was heavily criticised for promoting an Israeli-settler narrative of the Old City and its environs and failed to locate important holy sites for Christian and Muslim visitors, including Al-Aqsa Mosque. Instead most of the labelled sites were of little interest to tourists, including yeshivas, or centres for the study of the Torah, and buildings managed by radical Jewish settler organisations. The new version recently released by Israel’s tourism ministry, enlarges some of the key holy sites that are a major attraction to millions visiting the city […]




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U.S. Shale Could Break The OPEC Deal Within Months

OPEC is currently pumping crude at a record rate yet has managed to fool algos and “experts” into bidding up crude to multi-month highs on “promises” it will cut a little over 1 million bpd in output starting in 2017. Alongside this “agreement”, which Russia and other Non-OPEC nations may or may not join depending on whether OPEC states comply with the cuts (Russia has made it very clear it won’t start cutting for a while in the new year), a problem OPEC has long hoped to avoid mentioning, let alone addressing, has emerged. We are talking, of course,…


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U.n.’s De Mistura Hopes Implementation of the Agreement Will Save Civilian Lives, Facilitate Delivery of Humanitarian Aid,

U.N.’S DE MISTURA HOPES IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGREEMENT WILL SAVE CIVILIAN LIVES, FACILITATE DELIVERY OF HUMANITARIAN AID, PAVE THE WAY FOR PRODUCTIVE TALKS IN ASTANAThe material has been provided by InstaForex Company – www.instaforex.com

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