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World leaders in Paris seek cash for climate crunch

Paris Agreement took more than two decades to negotiate, seeks to limit average global warming to under two degrees Celsius World leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock more money to drive the global economy’s shift to green energy, exactly two years after signing a global pact to avert worst-case-scenario global warming. Two years to the day since 195 nations ... Read More »

UK and EU reach historic Brexit divorce deal

PM Theresa May said she looked forward to further discussions United Kingdome and the Europe Union both agreed on the historic Brexit divorce deal after ending six months of negotiations. Britain Prime Minister Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announced a last-minute agreement, with the European commission president saying there was “sufficient progress” in negotiations to move to the next phase ... Read More »

Germany offers rejected asylum seekers up to €3,000 to go home

Government budgets €40m for programme amid huge backlog in asylum claims The German Interior Ministry is offering rejected asylum seekers a hefty bonus to go to their country of origin voluntarily rather than face deportation. According to Germany’s Interior Ministry, asylum seekers can apply for up to 3,000 euros ($3,700) in financial aid if they opt to return to their ... Read More »

Turkish police rescued 57 Pakistani migrants from human traffickers

Pakistani origin traffickers promised migrants to facilitate them in reaching Europe Turkish police have rescued fifty-seven Pakistani migrants who had been chained up in an Istanbul basement by people smugglers trying to extort money. According to the local media, human smugglers promised the migrants for passing them to Europe for $10,000, with the money to be paid after they arrived. ... Read More »

NATO apologizes to Turkey after Erdogan shown as foe

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg issued a statement saying “I apologise for the offence caused” NATO’s secretary-general apologized to Turkey over military exercises in Norway during which Turkey’s founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and the current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly depicted as enemies. President Tayyip Erdogan said in a televised speech on Friday that he had ordered 40 troops to be ... Read More »

World’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt passed away, left a fortune of $44.7 billion

Liliane Bettencourt was also world’s 14th richest person, died  at the age of 94 World’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt died  at the age of 94. French businesswoman Liliane was ranked the richest woman in the world with a fortune of $39.5 billion last year. Her daughter Bettencourt-Meyers announced a statement said, “Liliane Bettencourt died this night at home. She would ... Read More »

UK Elections: List of 12 Pakistanis who made it to British Parliament

UK Elections:

In General Election 2015, only nine British-Pakistani candidates were elected Pakistani community living in UK showed a remarkable sign of unity in United Kingdom’s general election 2017. At least one dozen Pakistani & Kashmiri origin candidates have been elected for members of British Parliament. According to the media reports, Over 40 men and women candidates of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin contested ... Read More »

Dutch King has secretly been an airline Pilot for 21 years

This handout photo taken on May 16, 2017 and provided by the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on May 17, 2017 shows Dutch King Willem-Alexander posing in front of a KLM Cityhopper aircraft at Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam. Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who works part-time as a commercial pilot, is to start conversion training to fly Boeing 737 passenger jets, a Dutch newspaper reported on May 17. The conversion training will mean the royal can continue to fly twice a month for KLM as a co-pilot. / AFP PHOTO / KLM / Natascha Libbert / - Netherlands OUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KLM" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE NATASCHA LIBBERT/AFP/Getty Images

Dutch king reveals he’s been leading secret double life as a pilot The King of the Netherlands has a secret identity: For the past 21 years, King Willem-Alexander has secretly been a commercial airline pilot. King Willem-Alexander has spent 21 years as a co-pilot for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, working in the cockpit twice a month — even after he ... Read More »

Strong Earthquake in Italy kills at least 120, leaves towns in ruins

A man walks amidst rubble following an earthquake in Pescara del Tronto. Photo: Remo Casilli/Reuters

Deadly earthquake rocks central Italy; at least 120 dead and toll expected to rise At least 120 people have died after a powerful earthquake struck a remote area of central Italy on Wednesday, said Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, warning that the figure could still rise. Many people are missing and rescuers desperately digging through the rubble to free survivors. An ... Read More »

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