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No entry! Germany bans Turkish bodyguards involved in D.C. skirmish from ever setting foot on German soil

Turkish bodyguards were served with criminal charges Date : June 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN BERLIN, Germany - In what is set to sour ties between Germany and Turkey further - German authorities are said to have clarified that Turkish bodyguards that were involved in the D.C. skirmish wouldn’t be allowed in the country. > BNN A spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the Turkish bodyguards who were served with criminal charges for allegedly attacking protesters outside the ambassador's residence in D.C. “won't set foot on ...Full Story

POLITICS

No entry! Germany bans Turkish bodyguards involved in D.C. skirmish from ever setting foot on German soil

Date : June 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN Turkish bodyguards were served with criminal charges BERLIN, Germany - In what is set to sour ties between Germany and Turkey further - German authorities are said to have clarified that Turkish bodyguards that were involved in the D.C. skirmish wouldn’t be allowed in the country. ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Royal Bank of Scotland announces 443 layoffs in the U.K., plans to shift many roles to India

Date : June 26, 2017 Reporter : BNN The British lender said it plans to shift many of the roles to India LONDON, U.K. - The U.K.’s largest government-owned bank, Royal Bank of Scotland announced on Sunday that it would be cutting 443 U.K. jobs in a bid to deal with business loans.> BNN   The British lender said it ...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

London attack on Muslim worshippers: What we know

Date : June 19, 2017 Reporter : DW What is Europe? London - One man died and 10 people were injured after a van drove into a crowd of Muslim worshippers near a mosque in London in the early hours of Monday. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called it a  "horrific terrorist ...Full Story

HISTORY

Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who United Germany, Dies at 87

Date : June 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ UN /VoA UN chief praises 'vision, tenacity' of the late Helmut Khol BERLIN - Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died at 87.> UN   Kohl's Christian Democratic ...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

Gripped with terror attacks, Londoners face another tragedy as a fiery, all-consuming fire chars apartment building

Date : June 14, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network More than 100 apartments, might collapse LONDON, U.K. - London declared a major incident after a residential apartment building located in the west of the British capital was engulfed in a fiery blaze that left the building charred, even as residents continued to battle for ...Full Story

EDUCATION

The Queen visits Grenfell Tower fire victims as political row over ignored warnings grips U.K.

Date : June 18, 2017 Reporter : BNN Queen and Duke of Cambridge met volunteers LONDON, U.K. - On Friday, the Queen and Prince William visited the Westway Sports Centre, a relief centre for Grenfell Tower fire victims even as a political row over warnings that have been ignored for so many years, continued to ...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

'Black Prince' to open London Indian Film Festival

Date : June 3, 2017 Reporter : BNN london indian film festival PanARMENIAN.Net - For its eighth edition, the London Indian Film Festival will present award-winning pics from Cannes, Berlin, and Venice. This year, the fest puts the focus on LGBTQ and Brexit themes, Variety said. Opening June 22 ...Full Story

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