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Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Obama visits Berlin to boost Merkel’s re-election campaign, and targets Trump

Without even mentioning his name Date : May 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN BERLIN, Germany -  For a long time, former U.S. president Barack Obama has been missing from political action - but when he took stage in Berlin on Thursday, the media was divided as U.S. President Donald Trump was set to meet European leaders in Brussels at the same time.    While Obama launched a opaque opposition to Trump, without once mentioning his name - he was part of a multi-day gathering sponsored by the Protestant church in Germany focused on youth ...Full Story

POLITICS

Obama visits Berlin to boost Merkel’s re-election campaign, and targets Trump

Date : May 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN Without even mentioning his name BERLIN, Germany -  For a long time, former U.S. president Barack Obama has been missing from political action - but when he took stage in Berlin on Thursday, the media was divided as U.S. President Donald Trump was set to meet ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Who is the richest of them all? Britain has more billionaires than ever before

Date : May 8, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network There are 134 billionaires in the U.K LONDON, U.K. - In this year’s Rich List, Britain is seen to have recorded an increase in the number of billionaires in the country. > BNN According to Rich List 2017, there are 134 billionaires in the U.K., 14 more ...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

Citing Julian Assange’s evasion of legal proceedings

Date : May 19, 2017 Reporter : BNN Swedish prosecutors drop seven year old rape investigation against him STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Citing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s continued evasion of legal proceedings Swedish prosecutors on Friday dropped the rape investigation against him. In a statement Sweden's public prosecution ...Full Story

HISTORY

Panic and pandemonium as bomb explodes at Manchester stadium

Date : May 23, 2017 Reporter : BNN 22 Killed over 50 injured MANCHESTER, England, UK - The death toll has risen with twenty two people now confirmed dead and dozens more injured in the explosion that rocked a stadium in Manchester late Monday night. Greater Manchester Police believe a ...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

As White House controversies spiral out of control, Donald Trump vows before Pope Francis

Date : May 25, 2017 Reporter : BNN To deliver peace to the world ROME, Italy - On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his quest to promote “tolerance” among followers of three of the world’s religions - by meeting Pope Francis in the Vatican City. Pope Francis ...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

Cannes 2017: Nicole Kidman attends film premiere

Date : May 22, 2017 Reporter : ANI Oscar Winner Nicole Kidman Nicole Kidman, 49, commanded attention as she arrived in style to The Killing of a Sacred Deer photocall at the 70th Cannes Film Festival at thePalais des Festivals in France on Monday. The Oscar winner has four wildly different ...Full Story

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