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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 »

China overtakes U.S. by developing world’s fastest supercomputer

China Sunway

China dominates ranking of the world’s 500 fastest supercomputers for the seventh consecutive time. China also surpassed the US for the first time as the country with the most supercomputers in the top 500 China’s Sunway TaihuLight has been declared the world’s fastest supercomputer. The world’s fastest supercomputer uses Chinese-made microprocessor chips instead of chips from Silicon Valley’s Intel. The supercomputer uses ... Read More »

German police shoots down gunman outside movie theater, no one injured


German special forces have shot a man dead who stormed a cinema in Viernheim, near Frankfurt. FRANKFURT (Germany) — A masked, armed assailant attacked a multiplex movie theater in the German city of Viernheim on Thursday and took hostages before he was killed by german special police units that stormed the building, officials and local news media reported. Despite initial ... Read More »

Pakistan and Germany discuss military, security cooperation

COAS General Raheel was given a special guard of honour upon his arrival in Germany

Pakistan’s Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif held meetings with the senior military leadership of Germany and discussed defence cooperation and regional stability issues. Bilateral military to military relations, defence and security cooperation and training exchanges also came under discussion during the meeting. Pakistan army chief is currently in Berlin for a two-day visit where he is ... Read More »

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