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German auto firms under fire for diesel tests on humans, monkeys

World Health Organization points that exposure is linked to premature mortality from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases Volkswagen, the world’s biggest carmaker, is under fire globally from politicians and environmentalists following revelations it helped to fund experiments in which monkeys and humans breathed in car fumes for hours at a time. According to the New York Times, German carmakers faced fresh ... 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 »

Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Dr Ruth Pfau passes away in Karachi

Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau passes away in Karachi

Dr Ruth Pfau dedicated 50 years of her life fighting against the Leprosy disease in Pakistan Dr Ruth Pfau, know as the ‘Mother Teresa’ of Pakistan and saviour of Pakistan’s leprosy patients, passed away at the age of 87 in Karachi while she was undergoing surgery. Pakistanis are mourning the death of Dr Ruth Pfau, a symbol of selflessness, devotion, who helped ... Read More »

Night of terror: Several killed in terror attacks in Germany, Turkey, Jordan and Switzerland

several killed in terror attacks in Germany, Turkey, Jordan and Switzerland

Night of terror has left several people dead and many wounded in fatal attacks by apparent terrorists. The attacks occurred on Sunday and Monday in Germany, Turkey, Jordan and Switzerland. At least 12 people were killed and dozens were injured, several critically, when the truck crashed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin tonight. Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was ... Read More »

Pakistan’s industrial 9/11: Survivors to receive US$5 million in compensation from Germany

Baldia factory fire

Landmark compensation arrangement reached on 4th anniversary of deadly Pakistan factory fire by Sana Jamal After four years of struggle and suffering the victims of Pakistan’s deadliest industrial accident will receive some financial relief from Germany. Survivors and families of workers killed in 2012 Ali Enterprises garment factory in Baldia, Karachi, will receive compensation of US$5 million from German retailer ... Read More »

Photos: German Defence Attache visits Pakistan Army Museum

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visits the Museum of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visited the Museum of the Pakistan Army in the last week of August 2016. He was welcomed by Brigadier Adnan Saleem, the director of the museum who accompanied him on a guided tour. After visiting the museum, Colonel Klaus Wolf remarked: “It is impressive how in this museum the proud history of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Germany contributes €1 million to WFP for food security in Pakistan

Germany contributes €1 million to WFP for food security in Pakistan

Germany’s support will allow WFP to assist more than 89,000 displaced and returnee families in FATA with monthly unconditional relief food distributions ISLAMABAD – Germany has once again proved to be a sincere friend of Pakistan by granting €1 million to provide continual food assistance to both displaced and returnee families of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan. In its ... Read More »

Football star Schweinsteiger and tennis ace Ana Ivanovic tie the knot

German footballer Schweinsteiger weds Serbian tennis ace Ana Ivanovic

German footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger and Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic get married in Venice German footballer and Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger got married to Serbian sportswoman Ana Ivanovic in a beautiful ceremony in Venice. The Germany captain tied the knot with the tennis star in front of their friends, family and fellow sports stars,  two years after getting together. ... Read More »

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