COVAX summit: Rich countries pledge an extra $2.4 billion
04 June 2021 | 10:27 am
The United Nations-backed program to provide COVID-19 vaccines for low and middle-income countries has secured more than 132 million doses through donations.
25 Jul 2021
Adele has fanned romance rumours after enjoying a night out with LeBron James' agent during the NBA Finals in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday
30 Jul 2021
Speaking on Thursday during a panel session at the global education summit, in London, United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari says nobody can succeed outside their educational qualification, hence Nigerians are aware of the priority of education.
11 Aug 2021
The White House announced plans to hold a virtual summit for democracy in December. Leaders of the world's democracies are set to take part.
27 Aug 2021
A summit on the "de-occupation" of Crimea gets underway in Kiev as participants look at ways to have Crimea returned. Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea in 2014 when pro-Russia separatists broke away from the country's east which led to a host of sanctions and an erosion of ties between Moscow and the West.
27 Aug 2021
African leaders will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Africa-Summit in Berlin. The conference — Merkel's final with Africa — is to take stock of results from an economic drive to boost investment in Africa.
18 Sep 2021
Joe Biden will host prime ministers of India, Japan and Australia at the White House for the first Quad summit. COVID-19, climate change and China are expected among the key issues at the meeting.
17 Sep 2021
Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls on the Taliban to keep its word to normalise life for Afghans and prevent violence spilling over into neighbouring countries at the summit of a Moscow and Beijing-led bloc.
21 Sep 2021
The UN climate summit opens in New York, with K-pop band BTS performing their hit song 'Permission to Dance' at the United Nations.
23 Sep 2021
The US will buy another 500 million vaccines to share with the world, President Joe Biden said. He made the announcement during a virtual summit on the pandemic with other world leaders.
3 Oct 2021
For a century, the French town of Saint-Amand-Montrond, in the central Cher department, was the capital of gold. As France's third-biggest centre for manufacturing gold jewellery after Paris and Lyon, the town of 10,000 inhabitants was best known for its hollow-link gold chains. Today, few goldsmiths remain but the local vocational school is busy training up the next generation of jewellers. FRANCE 24 takes you to discover it.
4 Oct 2021
Queen Elizabeth II speaks at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh saying the beginning of a new session is the time for renewal and fresh thinking after a particularly difficult time. She adds that she will attend the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow in November and that "the eyes of the world" would be on Scotland during the event.
12 Oct 2021
Citizen engagement, entrepreneurship and innovation, higher education, culture and sport are the main talking points at this week's Africa-France summit in the southern French city of Montpellier. No heads of state or prime ministers from the continent have been invited, but rather a whole host of young entrepreneurs, artists and civil society members. In Perspective, we spoke to Nathaniel Powell, an Honorary Researcher at the Centre for War and Diplomacy at Lancaster University. His research has centred on the relationship between France and Africa in the post-colonial era, with a particular focus on French security policy.
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Spain could become the first European country to cover sick leave for workers experiencing period pain. The draft law, which still has to pass through Parliament, has sparked a debate.
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Twitter has published an account of its deal with Elon Musk suggesting his concerns about "fake users" only arose after setting a price. The Tesla mogul's takeover is not yet complete, with Musk calling it into question.
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Two months of nonstop bombardments, without medicine or enough food: A civilian spoke with DW about her rescue from a bunker in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.
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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud faces many challenges: From the fight against militant organization al-Shabab to a potential famine threatening millions of Somalis. Is he the right man for the job? DW takes a look.
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The Coordinating Secretary of the National Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), Tony Nnadi, was in The Guardian, where he spoke on the 2023 election and why it should not hold without changing the 1999 Constitution to reflect the aspirations of different nationalities that make up the federation.