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Malala delighted as G7 pledges $3bn for girls’ education

LA MALBAIE: Pledges worth nearly $3 billion dollars to help vulnerable women and girls, including refugees, get an education were announced at a G7 summit on Saturday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who hosted his fellow leaders at a Quebec resort, called it “the single largest investment in education for women and girls in crisis and conflict situations.” A significant step forward for girls. My statement on the #G7 Summit: pic.twitter.com/5nnmZJI1sb — Malala (@Malala) June 9, 2018 Canada will provide…

NATO to spend 3 billion euros on satellite, cyber defences

BRUSSELS: NATO plans to spend 3 billion euros ($3.24 billion) to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years as the Western military alliance adapts to new threats, a senior official said. Seeking to deter hackers, and other threats including Iranian missiles, the investments underscore NATO's recognition that conflicts are increasingly fought on computer networks as well as in the air, on land and at sea. A senior official at the NATO Communications and Information Agency said the plans…