Thirty world leaders sign agreement at China's New Silk Road summit

China has also signed Memoranda with six multilateral development financial institutions, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, to strengthen financing coordination for the Belt and Road Initiative.

Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

Presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu said in a statement Sunday that the girls were exchanged for some Boko Haram "suspects" held by the government, according to local newspaper Premium Times . "My baby will be back soon, if she is among them or if she isn't". The Islamist militants seized 276 girls in April 2014, triggering global condemnation and drawing attention to the bloody insurgency.

Pakistan signs nearly $500m in China deals at Silk Road summit

Addressing other world leaders at a summit on the initiative in Beijing, Xi said it was necessary to coordinate policies with the development goals of institutions including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), ASEAN, African Union and the European Union.

Philippine Parliament Rejects Impeachment Case Against Duterte

Philippine Parliament Rejects Impeachment Case Against Duterte

In a unanimous vote, the 55-member Justice Committee of the House of Representatives found that the impeachment complaint was "insufficient in substance" and will recommend a formal dismissal of the case to the plenary. Fariñas, considered a legal luminary (finished his law degree in Ateneo in 1978 and topped the bar the following year), was in his elements when he zeroed in on the supposed weakness of the complaint, which is the lack of a personal knowledge by the complainant on the ...

The Crown fails to win at the BAFTAs

The big budget royal drama's five nominations demonstrate how streaming sites are shaking up the establishment. This year's nominations hinted this would be a "brave" year for Bafta, The Guardian says, featuring shows that "were unusually sensitive to two definitions of diversity: the range of people and subjects featured, and the ways content is made available".

New French prime minister to be announced at 1230 GMT

Meanwhile, German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel recently praised the En Marche! leader telling the 39-year-old: "From what I can see, you are the only presidential candidate in France who is driving a clear and unambiguous course for Europe".