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EU to Turkey: Respect for Rights 'Imperative' to Join Bloc

EU delivered its most public criticism Date : July 26, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network BRUSSELS - The European Union on Tuesday delivered its most public criticism yet of Turkey's security crackdown since last year's failed coup, saying there could be no progress on Ankara's bid to join the bloc without an end to human rights abuses. Speaking after a meeting with Turkey's foreign and EU affairs ministers in Brussels, the European commissioner who oversees the membership talks said he needed to see "a reversal of the trend" towards ...Full Story

POLITICS

EU to Turkey: Respect for Rights 'Imperative' to Join Bloc

Date : July 26, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network EU delivered its most public criticism BRUSSELS - The European Union on Tuesday delivered its most public criticism yet of Turkey's security crackdown since last year's failed coup, saying there could be no progress on Ankara's bid to join the bloc without an end ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Google wins reprieve in one of its biggest legal battles in Europe

Date : July 14, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Paris court threw out a $1.27 billion tax bill PARIS, France - Google has won a reprieve from one of its biggest legal battles in Europe after a Paris court threw out a $1.27 billion tax bill. France’s tax authority had handed the bill to Alphabet-owned Google for five ...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

Germany Cautions Citizens on Turkey After Activist Jailed

Date : July 21, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network/ VoA Citizens traveling to Turkey to exercise caution Germany on Thursday told all citizens traveling to Turkey to exercise caution following the jailing of a human rights activist who had no previous links to the country, which Germany's foreign minister said shows that 'every ...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

As new ransomware cyber attack sweeps the world, investigators warn the worst is yet to come

Date : June 29, 2017 Reporter : BNN The world started in Ukraine on Tuesday MOSCOW, Russia - The second major cyber attack to strike the world started in Ukraine on Tuesday, before moving to several countries across the globe on Wednesday.> BNN The Petya Goldeneye ransomware attack crippled computers in ...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

Barcelona star Neymar agrees terms with Paris Saint-Germain - source

Date : July 22, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network 222 for Neymar Barcelona forward Neymar has now told Paris Saint-Germain he wants to move to the Parc des Princes and agreed terms on a contract, a source close to the French club has told ESPN FC. His decision means PSG can now push forward with ...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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