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We will return $321 million stolen funds to Nigeria – Swiss govt

Switzerland will return to Nigeria around 321 million dollars in assets seized from the family of former military ruler Sani Abacha via a deal signed with the World Bank, the Swiss government said. Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, has accused Abacha of stealing up to five billion dollars of public …

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Germany withdraws diplomat from North Korea

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Germany is withdrawing a third diplomat from its embassy in North Korea over increasing concerns about Pyongyang’s missile program, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday, a day after Pyongyang test fired a new missile. North Korea said on Wednesday it had successfully tested a …

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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected …

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Germany seals World Cup place with 3-1 victory in Belfast

Germany seals World Cup place with 3-1 win at Northern Ireland

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) – Defending champion Germany booked its place at next year’s World Cup and stayed perfect in qualifying by beating Northern Ireland 3-1 on Thursday. Sebastian Rudy and Sandro Wagner scored in the first half and Joshua Kimmich wrapped it up late as Germany made it nine …

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