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HARARE air jordan 12 doernbecher 2017 , Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's son Robert Junior has been selected to represent the country's national senior men's basketball team in the Afro Basketball tournament that will be played in Tunisia this month.

The 22-year-old earned a place in the team, having also represented the national Under 18 side.

The tournament runs from August 19 to 30 with Zimbabwe men's basketball side making their first ever appearance at Africa's biggest basketball showpiece.

Robert Junior is President Robert Mugabe's elder son with his wife Grace and is studying at the American University in Dubai.

He is among a group of 15 players that will be leaving the country for Germany this weekend where they will conduct a "high performance training" ahead of the tournament that starts on August 19.

National team general manager Shinga Magede confirmed Robert Junior's inclusion in the team and said he had been practicing with the rest of the team which has been in camp over the last two months.

"We are very happy about his performance and how he deals with other players," Magede told Xinhua. "He has been working hard like all the other players so that he can have a fair assessment. He is disciplined, has international experience and his inclusion in the national team is purely based on merit."

His father has spoken publicly about his son's interest in the game and revealed that had it not been for travel restrictions he would have wanted to go and pursue the sport in the United States of America.

The lanky Robert Junior also plays basketball at the American University in Dubai.

In 2010, he played for the Under 18 national side in Harare and his mother Grace air jordan 12 doernbecher , who is supportive of his sporting dream, attended the matches.

Magede said the organizers of the tournament in Tunisia had guaranteed security to the Zimbabwean team which also includes foreign based players Wilson Juma and Vitalis Chikoko.

BAGHDAD, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi Minister of Tourism and Antiquities on Monday said that his country is seeking to restore the ancient ruin city of Babylon onto the UNESCO world heritage list.

"We have finished our part and prepared a dossier to be sent to the UNESCO tomorrow, and so we met our obligation to prepare this dossier on February 1," Adel Shirshab told a press conference in Baghdad.

Earlier cheap jordan 12 doernbecher , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Iraqi government and the government of Babil province, in which the Iraqi side has to prepare a dossier by some Iraqi archeologists and tourism experts to assess the damages and situation of the site.

Babylon is the capital of Babylonia, whose remains can be found near the city of Hilla, some 100 km south of Baghdad.

The city was officially recognized as one of the first civilizations on earth. However jordan 12 retro doernbecher , all that remains of the ancient city is a mound of broken mud-brick buildings and debris in the fertile Mesopotamian plain between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in central Iraq.

Babylon had sprung up by the beginning of the third millennium BC (the dawn of the dynasties). The city is home to the famed Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of antiquity.

The site is the remains of a Mesopotamian capital that flourished for centuries, it was home to Hammurabi (1792-1750 B.C.) who introduced the world's first known set of laws, and Nebuchadnezzar (604-562 B.C.) who built the famed Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

Under the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, the city was terribly damages when he decided to rebuild Babylon with modern bricks inscribed with his name jordan 12 doernbecher for sale , right atop the original walls.

Then the 4,000-year-old city became military "Camp Alpha" soon after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

UNESCO earlier said that the U.S. troops and contractors inflicted considerable damage on the historic Iraqi site of Babylon, driving heavy machinery over sacred paths, bulldozing hilltops and digging trenches through one of the world' most important archaeological sites.

Military operations and conflicts also took a heavy toll on Iraq's cultural heritage, including the considerable damage inflicted on the historic site of Babylon by U.S.-led coalition forces as they based their troops on the site in 2003 and 2004.

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Finally, Davide put on yellow jersey as the top of General Individual Classification by time, and Ahmet was awarded green jersey as the first place of General Points Classification.

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At the fifth stage to be held on July 20, riders will race around Qinghai Lake, and the finish point is in Gangcha.

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