Wednesday , November 14 2018
Breaking News
Home / Tag Archives: summits

Tag Archives: summits

A look at Helsinki’s long history with U.S.-Russia summits

The venue is famed for its Cold War diplomacy, hosting previous summits over the decades between Leonid Brezhnev and Gerald Ford in 1975, Mikhail Gorbachev and George H.W. Bush in 1990, and Boris Yeltsin and Bill Clinton in 1997. Some 35 heads of state and ruling Communist Party chiefs attended ... Read More »

Chinese double amputee finally summits Mount Everest

Xia is the first double amputee to scale Mt Everest from the Nepal side and second person without legs to climb world’s highest peak. Mark Joseph Inglis of New Zealand was the first double leg amputee to scale M Everest from the Chinese side. He accomplished the feat in 2006. Xia ... Read More »