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Ivanka Trump says her father is a ‘tremendous champion’ for women

Gets booed and hissed by German crowd Date : April 26, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network BERLIN, Germany - As unexpected as Ivanka Trump’s presence at an economic conference in Berlin was, reactions to her speech were equally unexpected. > BNN Taking her first crack at diplomacy abroad after assuming her new role as assistant to the president and her father, Donald Trump - Ivanka Trump spoke at the summit on women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, which also included German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund head ...Full Story

POLITICS

Ivanka Trump says her father is a ‘tremendous champion’ for women

Date : April 26, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Gets booed and hissed by German crowd BERLIN, Germany - As unexpected as Ivanka Trump’s presence at an economic conference in Berlin was, reactions to her speech were equally unexpected. > BNN Taking her first crack at diplomacy abroad after assuming her ...Full Story

BUSINESS

European Commission reimposes fine of 776 million euros on 11 airlines

Date : March 18, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network European Commissions reimposed a fine BRUSSELS, Belgium - The fine that was first imposed in 2010, after a series of inspections were carried out on airlines, revealing a price-fixing cartel - has now been reimposed.> BNN The European Commissions reimposed a fine ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Germany is getting restless to usher in a new era of pollution-free driving

Date : October 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Ban to be implemented across the European Union. BERLIN, Germany - In a bid to usher in a pollution-free era in the country, Germany has put forward a new resolution to ban all combustion engine cars by 2030.> Big News Network The country’s federal Council (Bundesrat) is ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Man arrested at Paris train station after threatening police with knife

Date : April 22, 2017 Reporter : Trend The incident occurred a day before A knife-wielding man threatened police at Gare du Nord train station in Paris on Saturday, causing panic before he was arrested, Reuters reported citing spokesman for French rail operator.> Trend The incident occurred a day ...Full Story

HISTORY

Stockholm terror attack. Casualties reported after truck

Date : April 7, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Department in the investigation underway STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Central Stockholm’s busy shopping center area witnessed scenes of chaos after a truck ran over a crowd, leaving dozens of people injured on Friday. The Swedish police and security services confirmed that at ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders calls Moroccan migrants "scum"

Date : February 19, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Vows to ban Muslim immigration, shut mosques AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders raked up a controversy at the official launch of his election campaign.< BNN Wilders called some Moroccans "scum” in his public statement, while also vowing ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Thousands evacuated from flood-hit areas of France, Germany, Belgium

Date : June 3, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Torrential rain and flooding across Europe PARIS, France - Following several days of torrential rain and flooding across Europe, thousands of people have been evacuated from France, Germany and Belgium after riverbanks began flooding, causing heavy damage to property and killing ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Louvre shooting: French authorities confirm machete-wielding Paris attacker was an Egyptian

Date : February 5, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Louvre Museum in Paris PARIS, France - The 29-year-old machete-wielding man, who tried to attack soldiers at the Louvre Museum in Paris is believed to be an Egyptian.> BNN According to Prosecutor Francois Molins, that man had been living in the United ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Swiss Inaugurate $12 Billion Rail Tunnel, Worlds Longest

Date : June 1, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network/ VoA Swiss officials hailed the project as Switzerland has inaugurated the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest and deepest rail tunnel, running more than 57 kilometers beneath the Alps.> BNN/ VoA German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Paris loses massive amounts of tourism revenue as visitors avoid city after attacks

Date : August 24, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Paris tourism industry saw a loss in revenue of 750 mil. euros PARIS, France – Tourism has seen a massive drop in Paris, due to attacks by Islamist militants, labour law strikes and floods throughout the city.> Big News Network According to reports, the Paris region tourism industry ...Full Story

SPORTS

President Hollande vows to step up security ahead of Euro 2016 tournament

Date : June 6, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network 90,000 security forces will reportedly patrol the events PARIS, France – Union strikes against labour reforms have reportedly moved into their third week, as the nation is inundated by floods and the pressure of hosting the Euro 2016 football tournament.> Big News Network ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

J.K. Rowling offers a look at ’Fantastic Beasts’ script

Date : March 1, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Harry Potter PanARMENIAN.Net - Potterheads have been very excited to see the recent tweet of "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling. On Monday, February 27, the author took to her Twitter account to tease fans with "Fantastic Beasts and ...Full Story

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