Delta town hall meeting – Okowa promises to diversify state economy Away from oil
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Delta town hall meeting - Okowa promises to diversify state economy Away from oil.
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The UN's nuclear watchdog has said blasts near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant were apparently caused by shelling. It called for the establishment of a demilitarized zone around the plant. DW has the latest.
The town of Lielvārde in Latvia has attracted attention from social media users after images and video of its Christmas tree – decorated with swastikas – were posted online. Internet users were quick to condemn the move as "fascist" and "pro-Nazi" - but is all as it seems? We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
In its first space mission, Japanese company ispace Inc. has built the lander that is carrying the United Arab Emirates' Moon rover, as well as other payloads for government agencies from the US, Canada and Japan. Created over a decade ago, it could be the first private company to land on the Moon's surface.
Hundreds of buildings have developed cracks in the Himalayan town, which is a popular tourist and pilgrimage route. Experts and residents have blamed large construction projects, but the firms deny the allegations.
The German town of Winnenden commemorates the first anniversary of the school shooting that left 16 people dead
The German city of Winnenden is marking the first anniversary of a school shooting that shocked the nation. On March 11th 2009 a former student of Albertville High School killed 15 people before taking his own life. President Horst Köhler has addressed a memorial ceremony attended by family and friends of the dead. It was one of a number of commemorative events today.
The Russian Wagner Group claims to have taken the gateway town of Soledar, while Kyiv denies the capture. Meanwhile Russian strikes hit Kharkiv after a visit by Germany's foreign minister.
Germany managed to stave off a full recession in 2022, with the economy performing better than expected. Although Russia's war in Ukraine and high energy prices slowed growth, the economy "managed to perform well."
Following years of political and economic crises, Lebanon's population structure has changed, and not for the better. Experts believe that the structural inequality will only widen in future.
This week, a major upheaval hit one of India’s top business empires. Adani Group has operations in everything from coal mining to telecoms. Its seven main units were recently worth an estimated $220 billion. But a blistering report by an American investor research firm accusing the conglomerate of massive fraud and market manipulation has sent its stock price plummeting, along with the personal fortune of billionaire founder Gautam Adani.
In his State of the Union address, US President Joe Biden underlined slowing inflation and low unemployment as signs that the country's economy is resilient and ready to compete with China in key sectors. Looking forward, he aims to reduce the deficit and raise the debt ceiling by increasing taxes on wealth.
The recent introduction of new denominations of naira in Nigeria causes a chaotic rush to get the old notes out of circulation by the end of January. Also, Ivory Coast has raised its minimum wage as the country faces a cost-of-living crisis. And Cape Town tourists are warned not to seal their fate as some of the usually docile mammals start attacking humans.
The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency pays a visit to East Palestine a fortnight after a chemical spill from a train derailment. Locals say little has been done to protect their health after the accident.
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