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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

German scholar Dr. Dietrich Reetz speaking at a seminar in Islamabad.

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 »

Germany launches tuition-free Online University for refugees

Pro-refugee demonstration in Berlin

Kiron University offers world-class academic degrees for refugees. Anytime, Anywhere, Tuition-Free A German University is offering an opportunity to millions of refugees worldwide to graduate with a university degree for free. Germany has launched the first online university for refugees, which offers them a free world-class education wherever they are in the world. Kiron University says all students need is a ... Read More »

Iran boycotts Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 to protest Rushdie’s presence

Frankfurt Book Fair

Inviting Salman Rushdie ‘hurts Muslim religious feelings’: Iran’s Minister of Culture Visitors at Frankfurt Book Fair were surprised to see Iran’s ready stands empty with no publisher. “Insult to Islam and Iran is the reason why we boycotted the event”, read the explanation on the wall. Iran decided to boycott the Frankfurt Book Fair because of an appearance by British ... Read More »

Pakistan and world leaders welcome Iran nuclear deal

World leaders welcome historic Iran nuclear deal that will lift sanctions on Iran but place strict limits on its nuclear programme.

ISLAMABAD – As Iran and six major world powers reached a historic nuclear deal in Veinna on Tuesday, leaders from all over the world have started to react to the agreement. Pakistan has welcomed the development. “Pakistan welcomes the nuclear agreement reached between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5 + 1,” said a statement issued by the Ministry ... Read More »

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