Berlin to provide $1bn for Nazis’ Jewish victims


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The Independent Online

A fund for Jewish victims of Nazi crimes says it has reached an agreement for Berlin to provide $1bn (£655m) in homecare for victims.

A spokeswoman for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany said  that about 56,000 survivors in about 46 countries will receive financial support under the agreement, negotiated in Jerusalem, for a four-year period from 2014-17.