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G-7 ministers call for nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima declaration

G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on 11 April 2016.

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven, or G7, countries on Monday called for a “world without nuclear weapons” in what was called the “Hiroshima Declaration”. “We reaffirm our commitment to ... Read More »

Pakistan and Afghanistan cooperation must for peaceful future

Pakistan and Afghanistan

“Security Cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan is an absolute must for a peaceful prospective future for both countries”, says Dr. Gunter Mulack, Ex-Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Security cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan Relations is necessary to combat terrorism which is a “common enemy of both countries”, speakers urged at a conference in Islamabad. “Security Cooperation between Pakistan ... Read More »

Finland, Norway, Sweden among world’s most literate nations

Finland ranked world's most literate nation

Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, US, Germany are among the most literate country in the world, according to a new study. The Nordic countries dominated the list of Most literate nations, with Finland in first place and Norway in second, and Iceland, Denmark and Sweden rounding out the top five. The World’s Most Literate Nations study, conducted by John W. Miller, ... Read More »

Pakistan, Germany to launch renewable energy forum

Speakers at 5th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Conference held in Islamabad

Pakistan and Germany are working on Pak-German Renewable Energy Forum (REF) to connect Pakistani-German stakeholders from public and private sectors of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Ina Lepel said on Saturday. Speaking at the 5th International Exhibition and Conference on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, she said the German Development Cooperation had been engaged in renewable energy ... Read More »

At least 10 killed, several injured in Germany train crash

At least 10 killed, several injured in Germany train crash

GERMANY – Two passenger trains have collided near the town of Bad Aibling in the southern German state of Bavaria. At least ten people have been killed and 108 injured. The crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Tuesday local time, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) southeast of the Bavarian capital of Munich. German authorities said the cause of the ... Read More »

Germany makes big leap towards clean energy

German chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to press the start bottom next to the head of the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics Sibylle Guenter, left, and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania governor, Erwin Sellering, right at the Wendelstein 7-X' nuclear fusion research center at the Max-Planck-Institut for Plasma Physics in Greifswald, Germany Wednesday Feb. 3, 2016. (Bernd Wuestneck/AP)

Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment Germany is getting closer to nuclear fusion — the long-held dream of unlimited clean energy which has the potential for unlimited amounts of clean power. There are a number of challenges to harnessing this power — researchers need to build a device that can heat atoms to temperatures of more than 100 million ... Read More »

West fails refugees, curtails human rights over fear of terrorism: Report

Refugees

Western governments fearful of terror attacks and the potential threat posed by refugees are shortchanging human rights and adopting counterproductive policies in the name of security, Human Rights Watch said in its latest world report European governments have allowed widespread fears about migration and terrorism to erode their commitment to civil rights and liberal ideals, according to a new report ... Read More »

German Defence Minister in Islamabad

German Minister of Defence, Ursula von der Leyen, with director-general ISPR Asim Bajwa, and a group of journalists from Germany during recent visit to Islamabad.

Ursula von der Leyen, German Minister of Defence was accompanied by a group of journalists from Germany during recent visit to Islamabad. She held talks and meetings with several officials. ISPR briefed the German journalists about the Zarb-e-Azb operation against terrorism which was very well received by the group. Read More »

Germany, UK & EU support Pakistan in strengthening the rule of law

Punjab Forensic Science Agency

LAHORE — The German Ambassador, Ina Lepel, the British High Commissioner, Philip Barton, and the Head of the Delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Jean-François Cautain, together with the Chief Guest MPA Jahangir Khanzada inaugurated a state-of-the-art crime scene training room and two auditoria at the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) on 14 December 2015. The contributions to the PFSA ... Read More »

Pakistan can become bridge between South and Central Asia: Experts

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan should focus on regional developments and boost cooperation with its neighbors to become a bridge between South and Central Asia, speakers urged at a seminar in Islamabad. Enhanced regional cooperation can facilitate Pakistan to act as a connecting bridge in the Asian region, experts agreed. The world is moving from away from the Cold War binary to ... Read More »

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