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Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Date : July 27, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network PanARMENIAN.Net - Arundhati Roy's long-awaited second novel has made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize - 20 years after winning the award with her first, BBC News report.   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is one of 13 novels longlisted for the pound;50,000 prize, which is now in its 49th year. Two British Smiths, Ali and Zadie, also make the cut, as do first-time authors Emily Fridlund and Fiona Mozley. The longlist includes four US writers, one year ...Full Story

POLITICS

Trump, Sessions headed for an all out war? President publicly humiliates his Attorney General

Date : July 26, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Jeff Sessions is facing one of his roughest weeks WASHINGTON, U.S. - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is facing one of his roughest weeks on the job as President Trump’s top law enforcement official.  After thrashing Sessions last week and going as far as declaring that he ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Brazils former president Lula sentenced to prison on graft and money-laundering charges

Date : July 13, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Silva was convicted of graft and money-laundering BRAZILIA, Brazil - In a judgement that is bound to end his prospects of returning to the presidency in 2018 - Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to prison on corruption charges. Silva was ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

WB predicts decline in oil supplies from non-OPEC countries

Date : April 27, 2016 Reporter : Trend WB latest Commodity Markets Outlook April 27 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The World Bank (WB) predicts a decline in oil supplies from the non-OPEC countries by 0.7 million barrels per day in 2016 mainly due to a decrease in production at the US onshore fields, said WB ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Two days before Independence Day, protesters for and against the American President, gathered in dozens of cities to voice concerns

Date : July 3, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Impeach Trump CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another sign of defiance, just two days before Independence Day, protesters for and against the American President continued to battle in dozens of cities across the country. Thousands of protesters, ...Full Story

HISTORY

U.S. Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

Date : July 18, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare PanARMENIAN.Net - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, July 17, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction

Date : July 27, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network The Ministry of Utmost Happiness PanARMENIAN.Net - Arundhati Roy's long-awaited second novel has made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize - 20 years after winning the award with her first, BBC News report.   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is one of ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

The American political drama that has magnified silently in the background: Trump v/s Obama

Date : July 2, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Fourth Congress of the Indonesian Diaspora JAKARTA, Indonesia - Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. out of the landmark Paris climate agreement, didn’t go down well with many political and business leaders across the world and more so in the U.S. His ...Full Story

EDUCATION

FacebookTweetEmailShareThisUS Cities, States, Businesses Back Climate Change Agreement

Date : June 3, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Klimate agreement signed in Paris U.S. President Donald Trump said he represented "the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris" when he announced the U.S. withdrawal from the historic climate agreement signed in the French capital.   But Bill Peduto, ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Why America is really, REALLY worried about North Korea’s latest rocket engine test?

Date : June 23, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network United States held talks with China WASHINGTON, U.S. - United States officials have confirmed that North Korea conducted its latest rocket engine test - which became the latest in a series of engine and missile tests this year.> BNN Officials from the U.S. said that ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Top ten airports in world revealed

Date : September 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Beijing remains hot on the heels of Atlanta MONTREAL, Canada - While Middle East carriers such as Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are making robust inroads into international air travel, the North America region still handles more passengers and cargo than any other ...Full Story

SPORTS

Rio 2016 - Margarita Mamun is the current World Record holder

Date : August 23, 2016 Reporter : The Daily Star/ ANI A win for two countries One of the best rhythmic gymnasts in the world, Margarita Mamun won the individual all-around gold in Rio de Janeiro and helped Russia win the competition for the fifth straight Olympics. A score of 76.483 was enough for her to finish ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Someone just paid over $3.45 million for a private lunch with the world’s most successful investor

Date : June 13, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway CALIFORNIA, U.S. - For the 18th year in a row, billionaire Warren Buffett hosted his annual charity auction and the highest bidder spent a whopping $3.45 million to pick the brain of a man renowned as the world’s most successful ...Full Story

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