Lawmaker reveals alleged attempt to forge Buhari’s signature for $19 Billion stolen crude
13 February 2017 | 3:03 am
Lawmaker reveals alleged attempt to forge Buhari's signature for $19 Billion stolen crudes.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces one-off payments to many Indigenous Australians living in former Commonwealth territories who were forcibly removed from their homes as children. The federal government redress scheme is part of a Aus$1 billion (US$740 million) plan to reduce the sharp disadvantages faced by Indigenous Australians.
German regional and federal leaders have agreed to share the costs of rebuilding after July's devastating floods. Chancellor Angela Merkel called it a symbol of "national solidarity."
Belarusian state news showed President Alexander Lukashenko in fatigues inspecting joint military exercises with Russia. The arms deal with Moscow could include the state-of-the-art S-400 missile system.
China has vaccinated more than 70% of its population. Meanwhile, UNICEF has urged nations to reopen schools. Follow DW for the latest.
Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is on course for a $1-billion cash injection from the United States, after a bill was approved in the US House of Representatives.
Political and business leaders have committed more than $400 billion to the expansion of renewable and clean energy, the UN announced. They also vowed to dramatically expand access to electricity in developing nations.
The parliamentary deputy leader of Germany's neoliberal Free Democrats has said he thinks that the so-called "citrus coalition" talks with the Green Party are likely to be productive.
The Iranian foreign minister has set the release of billions in Iranian assets as a requirement for nuclear deal talks. The new hard-line government has said it wants tangible results in talks with the US.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai announces that the tech giant will invest $1 billion over the next five years to allow for faster and more affordable internet access and support entrepreneurship in Africa. Internet reliability is a problem in Africa where less than a third of the continent's 1.3 billion people are connected to broadband, according to the World Bank. But the continent, where nearly half the population is under 18, is a promising market.
The Indian government has agreed to pay three-quarters of Air India's outstanding debt and relinquish all its shares in the airline. Tata is one of India's biggest companies.
President Emmanuel Macron announces a plan worth 30 billion euros ($35 billion) to re-industrialise France, saying the country should reclaim its crown as a global leader in innovation. The spending was to address "a kind of growth deficit" for France brought on by insufficient investment in the past, he told an audience of company leaders and university students.
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