Tag Archives: Munich

28Jan/17

Iranian actress to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban

Iranian actress plans to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban.
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25Dec/16

Nokia sues Apple for infringing patents, industry back on war footing

Nokia Corp files a number of lawsuits against Apple Inc for violating 32 technology patents, striking back at the iPhone maker’s legal action targeting the one-time cellphone industry leader a day earlier.
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08Nov/16

Wall built near refugee centre, to cut ‘noise pollution’, causes anger

A four-metre-high wall built next to a refugee centre in Munich to protect local residents from “noise pollution” creates a row.

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07Nov/16

German prosecutors investigate Facebook over hate posts

German prosecutors are investigating Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives following a complaint alleging the company broke national laws against hate speech and sedition by failing to remove racist posts.
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04Apr/16

Chelsea appoint Antonio Conte as next boss

Italy manager Antonio Conte will take over at Chelsea after the European championship, replacing interim manager Guus Hiddink.

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12Feb/16
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry

World powers announce ceasefire for Syria

World powers have announced a plan for humanitarian aid and a nationwide ceasefire for Syria, but officials warn the future for the conflict-ridden country remains cloudy. Nathan Frandino has more.
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09Feb/16

“No technical problems” on Bavaria train crash route – German rail

Routine safety checks carried out last week on the signalling system on the route where two German trains collided head on revealed no “technical problems,” says a German rail spokesperson.

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14Jan/16
World Anti-Doping Agency

Corruption went to the top at IAAF, says WADA

WADA report says corruption at the IAAF went to the top and included former president Lamine Diack
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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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