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Honda Delivers First HondaJet in Europe

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Honda Delivers First HondaJet in Europe

Honda Aircraft Company has delivered the first HondaJet into Europe. The announcement was made during a ceremonial delivery at AERO 2016, which is taking place in Friedrichshafen, Germany from April 20-23. The first HondaJet to enter service in Europe will be operated by Rheinland Air Service, the exclusive HondaJet dealer for Central Europe. According to [...]

Budapest Launches Olympic 2024 Bid

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Budapest Launches Olympic 2024 Bid

The city of Budapest officially launched on Thursday its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024. The timing is appropriate, as this week Hungary also celebrates its part in the founding of the modern Olympics and the first gold medal ever won for the country in the 1896 Olympic Games. A programme [...]

Neymar to Lead Brazil’s Gold Quest at Rio 2016 Games

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Neymar to Lead Brazil’s Gold Quest at Rio 2016 Games

The way looks open for football superstar Neymar to pursue Olympic glory in his home country at the Rio 2016 Games after his club, Barcelona, sent a letter to the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) saying he would be released for the tournament. The CBF confirmed Friday that Barcelona would allow the player to take part [...]

Zee TV to Launch Indian TV Channel in Germany

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Zee TV to Launch Indian TV Channel in Germany

Leading satellite operator SES announced today it has entered into a long-term partnership with India’s leading media group, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, to launch a new free-to-air (FTA) television channel in Germany. It will operate in both SD and HD by mid-year via SES satellites at Astra 19.2 degrees East. Once launched, the company says, Zee [...]

Documentary Reveals How Airlines Prepare and Deliver Meals

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Documentary Reveals How Airlines Prepare and Deliver Meals

A full-length documentary film from Nik Loukas – creator of InFlightFeed.com – will pull back the curtain on how airlines source, prepare and deliver meals to passengers at 35,000 feet. “The Inflight Food Trip” figures to reveal a world that few passengers ever see. Loukas is working together with Producer / Director James Mellor of [...]

CNN’s Clarissa Ward Wins Media Award

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CNN’s Clarissa Ward Wins Media Award

CNN’s Clarissa Ward, who has reported on the devastation of war from global conflict zones such as Syria and Iraq, will be honored by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) on Nov. 14 with its Excellence in International Reporting Award. The award will be presented at ICFJ’s annual gala, Washington, DC’s premier international media event. [...]

Ukraine Conflict Leaves 1.5 Million People Hungry

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Ukraine Conflict Leaves 1.5 Million People Hungry

The two-year long conflict in eastern Ukraine has left around 1.5 million people hungry, including almost 300,000 people who are severely food insecure and in need of immediate food assistance, the United Nations food relief agency said Monday. “Two years of violence, shelling and fear have left an indelible mark on thousands of people in [...]

NATO Secretary General to Meet Barack Obama

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NATO Secretary General to Meet Barack Obama

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg will visit the United States from Monday 4 April to Thursday 7 April 2016. On Monday, according to a NATO statement, Stoltenberg will meet with the President of the United States, Barack Obama at the White House. He also will have meetings with other senior U.S. Government officials. On Tuesday, [...]

China-US Pledge to Sign Paris Climate Accord

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China-US Pledge to Sign Paris Climate Accord

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the joint presidential statement on climate change by China and the United States. Both countries will sign the Paris Agreement at a special ceremony at UN Headquarters on 22 April, the first day the accord is open for signature. Ban welcomed the announcement that both countries will take [...]

Nashville’s Frist Center Hosts Italian Vehicles

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Nashville’s Frist Center Hosts Italian Vehicles

Opening May 27, 2016, at Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975 marks a gathering of rare Italian-designed automobiles and motorcycles in a museum setting. The exhibition features Italian coachbuilt cars, concept cars, and motorcycles produced during the post–World War II economic revival. On view only at the Frist [...]

Azerbaijan Releases Human Rights Lawyer Intigam Aliyev

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Azerbaijan Releases Human Rights Lawyer Intigam Aliyev

The Azerbaijani authorities today released prominent human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev in what Amnesty International billed an overdue step towards righting the injustice against him and all remaining prisoners of conscience. Intigam Aliyev, head of the NGO Legal Education Society and a vocal government critic, was arrested in August 2014. In April 2015, according to [...]

UN Women to Bring Gender Equality to Newsrooms

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UN Women to Bring Gender Equality to Newsrooms

The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality has launched a partnership with leading media houses to galvanize attention and concrete action towards women’s rights within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The initiative, Step it Up for Gender Equality Media Compact, brings together a broad coalition of print, broadcast and online [...]