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Brothers allegedly murder sister, cousin in suspected honour killing in Shangla

Aasia cannot leave Pakistan due to pending review: Qureshi

Bipartisan Senate bill to suspend US arms exports to Saudi Arabia

CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi assassination: Washington Post

Yemen: A blot on the global conscience

SP Dawar & Information War: Pakistan lost both?

Pakistan: Two killed, several injured after blast rocks Karachi

Are we invading Russia in winter? — politicians, media react to PM's alleged statement on U-turns

The deplorable situation of Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia

ISO President condemns pro-Israel speech in Parliament of Pakistan

New Zealand dismissed for 153 after Williamson's 50 on opening day of 1st Test against Pakistan

India: The ‘troublemaker’ in South Asia

Why Is Bahraini Regime Mounting Crackdown on Opposition?

The Eleventh Imam, Hasan ibn ‘Ali (al-Askari) (as)

Afghanistan’s Rivers Could Be India’s Next Weapon Against Pakistan

Saudi hosts new conference in shadow of critic’s murder

Is Indo-Pak nuclear war imminent?

PTM: A practical manifestation of 5th generation warfare against Pakistan

US may extradite Gulen to ease Turkey pressure on Saudi Arabia: Report

Russia says US using white phosphorous bombs in Syria

Pakistani security forces recover 5 abducted Iranian guards

Body of SP Tahir Khan Dawar brought back to Pakistan: FO

Will NAB bow down to the opposition’s mounting pressure?

Misleading headlines: What has the CJP said?

Are Nawaz Sharif & Khaqan Abbasi traitors?

Kidnapped from Pakistan, murdered in Afghanistan: The curious case of SP Dawar

Baluchistan under fifth generation warfare

Should the Donald be kicked out of America?

US Senate considers legislation to punish Saudi Arabia

Why the US anti-Hezbollah battle for Israel is lost?

Pakistan making efforts to bring Aafia back: Qureshi

Sindh govt suspends registration of City School, Beacon House over failure to comply with SHC orders

Is government seriously clamping down upon extremists?

Model Town Tragedy: Will the SC summon Sharif brothers?

Water war between Pakistan and Afghanistan?

Slain JUI-S leader’s secretary ‘missing’: Is he dead?

Saudi monarchy beheaded 80 Pakistanis out of over 3000 prisoners since 2014

Recording links Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi assassination: Report

US to squeeze Iranians 'very hard': John Bolton

A review of Ahlulbayt TV’s documentary: “ Violent extremism in Pakistan: Roots, growth and support ”

France Announces Eiffel Scholarship for Pakistani Higher Education Students

Pakistan invites Iran for talks on shelved IP gasline project

What now for the TLP?

Yet another honor killing: This time by PML-N leader

Russia & Israel: Friends or Enemies?

‘Welcoming’ Canada ready to take in Aasia Bibi: PM Trudeau

Is TLP a political “Cryptocurrency”?

Suspense continues: Is Nawaz Sharif going to be jailed again?

Persian Gulf kingdoms normalizing ties with Israel Saudi decision: Hezbollah official

Tehran had 'credible information' about Saudi plot to assassinate top Iranian officials: Zarif

Exports to Iran from Pakistan not to be affected due to US sanctions: FO

Without including Houthis Yemen mediation not possible: MWM

Pashto dying slow death in Peshawar schools

Neither law nor order

Privilege motion against DG NAB: What lies behind opposition’s rants?

US to Saudi Arabia: No more ‘bombings in Yemen’

Heavy rain in Dubai washes Pakistan’s chance of series win against New Zealand

Has Asia Bibi been transported out of Pakistan?

Brazil will stand with Iran in face of US sanctions: Ex-president

Top Saudis discussed assassinating Iran’s General Soleimani in 2017, sources tell NY Times

No compromise on SC verdict in Aasia Bibi case: PM Imran

Qureshi denies US offered to free Aafia for Raymond, Afridi's release

Why Muhammad Bin Salman hates Iran?

An Indian woman has been seeking treatment for a back injury in Pakistan

Impressed by TLP, will PML-N now use violence against Accountability?

Iran’s master plan to isolate the US

Is Governor Punjab unhappy with CM Buzdar?

Are S-400 in Indian hands a serious threat to Pakistan’s defense?

How Israel helped murder Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi successive failures in al-Hudaydah, why is West looking to end the conflict in Yemen?!

Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war

Anti-state remarks’ Treason proceedings sought against TLP, JUI-F chiefs

Pilgrims stranded in Iraq sent back to Pakistan: Foreign Office

Would President Trump have mercy on Dr Aafia?

How the 26-year-old Tamil Tiger Insurgency was Defeated

Pakistan comprehensively beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in second ODI

Will Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Safdar be sent to jail again?

Khashoggi killed for disclosing Saudi funding of anti-Iran TV channel: Guardian

Norway suspends licenses for arms export to Saudi Arabia

India to attend meeting with Taliban in Moscow

Quetta: Protest Rally for release of Baluch Student leader Shabir Baluch was stopped to go CM Baluchistan House , Sister and wife of enforced missing student leader broke down in to tears

Lonely prison inmates pin hopes on CJP to bring ‘Adiala’s life’ Nawaz Sharif back home

Opposition not satisfied with Foreign Minister stance on Saudi war on Yemen

Dr. Aafia Siddiqui: victim of ‘extraordinary rendition’

Why Zardari fears arrest?

The Saudi Prince and the growing Iranophobia

Asia Bibi still in Pakistan, Safe & Sound: FO

Fresh Saudi airstrikes leave father, five children dead in Yemen’s Hudaydah

Israeli spyware may have helped Saudi Arabia track, kill Khashoggi: Snowden

13 dead including gunman in shooting at California bar

Israel suggests railway linking Haifa to the Gulf

Asia Bibi flies out of Pakistan?

Pakistan’s batting woes stem from ‘lack of ability against short ball’: Ramiz

The Myth of Civil Military tensions

Was PML-N secretly supporting TLP?

Khashoggi murder: What are US plans for Saudi Arabia?

Half of Yemen population on brink of famine, 35 NGOs warn

Iranians mark Prophet Muhammad’s passing anniversary

Asia Bibi freed from Multan prison: sources

Aasia Bibi freed from jail: lawyer

Germany


“No Appeasement”:Shireen Mazari praised for her stance against extremism

1397/8/14 | 10:31
  In the latest development, Dr. Shireen Mazari, Minister for Human Rights, has categorically stated that the policy of appeasement to avoid bloodshed will send a dangerous message to the non-state actors. The minister shared her thoughts on how “appeasement historically never worked”, citing the example of the 1938 Munich pact in which Britain and France told Nazi Germany they would not object to its annexation of parts of former Czechoslovakia. “Appeasement to avoid ‘bloodshed’ in a war-weary Europe led to massive bloodshed ...

Iran and the US Confrontation: What can Pakistan do?

1397/7/28 | 10:31
The EU, France, Germany, China, and Russia; signatories of the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and the IAEA, which is responsible for carrying out the monitoring and inspections to ensure that Iran is abiding by the terms of the JCPOA- are all agreed, with the notable exception of the U.S, that Iran is abiding by the terms of the agreement and there is, therefore, no justification for any signatory to renege on the agreement or to call for its renegotiation. All have been brave in their words but the reality on ground belies these ...

What can be won from PM Imran Khan’s visit to Germany?

1397/7/12 | 10:31
  The Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel made contact with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan to congratulate him over his victory in the recent elections. She discussed the avenues both countries could work together in and invited Prime Minister Imran Khan for a state visit whenever he deems suitable. PM Khan reciprocated the same enthusiasm for the long-term collaboration and strengthening of ties between both the countries. He added that Germany was the largest trading partner of Pakistan in Europe and there was substantial potential ...

Berlin can’t defend relationship with ‘America the bully,’ says ex-German envoy to US

1397/6/13 | 10:31
Policies forged under US President Donald Trump could push Germany towards Russia and China, warns the former German ambassador to the United States. Wolfgang Ischinger made the comments in an interview with Reuters on Monday ahead of the publication of his book “World in Danger.” “The longer Trump remains in office, the harder it will be to stand up to those in this country and elsewhere in Europe who have been arguing since the Vietnam war that we need to cut the cord with America the bully,” said Ischinger, who currently serves ...

After the Saudi tension with Canada, now its Germany´s turn

1397/6/3 | 10:31
Following the criticism made by the European countries on the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh is reducing diplomatic ties with Europe. After Saudi Arabia cut all diplomatic ties with Canada, Now it´s Germany´s turn to be on the receiving end of Saudi anger. Riyadh is tending to cut ties with European countries for their criticism of the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia. According to Reuters, Germany sent a harsh letter to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, complaining about difficult conditions of importing German ...

German minister: US cannot tell us with whom we can do business

1397/5/22 | 10:31
  Germany’s Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says the United States is in no position to tell Berlin with which countries it can do business, vowing support for companies doing business with Iran. The German minister made the remarks in an interview with Bild am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, emphasizing that Berlin would not let the Washington dictate its trade rules on it. He added that Washington’s sanctions on Iran clearly showed America’s neglect of its partners. "We won't let Washington dictate us with whom we can do business ...

Defending Champion Germany knocked out of WCup after 2-0 loss to S Korea

1397/4/7 | 10:31
Holders Germany crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage on Wednesday in one of the biggest shocks in the tournament's history, failing to make it past the opening round for the first time since 1938. The four-time winners came to Russia as one of the favorites but became the fourth side this century to lose in the group stage after winning the previous tournament following a 2-0 defeat against unfancied South Korea. Sweden topped the group after a 3-0 win against Mexico, who join them in the next round despite the heavy defeat. Germany ...

Germany back in the race with 2-1 win against Sweden

1397/4/3 | 10:31
Toni Kroos rescued holders Germany from the brink of an unthinkable early World Cup exit here Saturday, curling home a sensational winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a 2-1 win over Sweden. The 10-man reigning champions were in deep trouble when Kroos stepped up to steer in his dramatic winner in the final minute of time added on at Sochi's Fisht Stadium. Before that, a Kroos error had led to Ola Toivonen giving Sweden a 32nd-minute lead and even a Marco Reus equalizer early in the second half appeared to be only a temporary ...

World Cup 2018: Mexico upset defending champs Germany 1-0

1397/3/28 | 10:31
Mexico on Sunday caused arguably the biggest upset of World Cup 2018 so far when they beat Germany 1-0 in an absorbing contest thanks to a superbly-taken first-half goal from Hirving Lozano at the Luzhnki Stadium in Russia. Less than a year ago, Germany and Mexico met in Russia. That night at the Fischt Stadium in Sochi, the Germans ran out 4-1 winners to reach the final of the Confederations Cup — a tournament they later won. Germany coach Joachim Loew had taken a ‘B’ side to the tournament, which was considered a dress rehearsal for ...

Saudi royal urges coup to depose King Salman, protect kingdom from harm

1397/3/1 | 10:31
An exiled Saudi prince has called for a coup by his influential uncles to depose King Salman and prevent the current ruling structure led by his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, from doing more damage to the kingdom. Prince Khaled bin Farhan, who has been awarded asylum in Germany, made the call on Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz and Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz in comments to the Middle East Eye news portal published on Monday. He asked the duo to use the influence they wield with their fellow royals as well as with the military to bring about ...

Osama bin Laden's bodyguard found living in Germany on Welfare

1397/2/16 | 10:31
  A former bodyguard of mass killer Osama bin Laden is being supported to live free in Germany at a cost to taxpayers of over £1,000 per month. Although classified as dangerous and forced to report to police every day, authorities claim Sami A. cannot be sent back to his Tunisian homeland because the risk of torture would be too high. He has already had his asylum application rejected by Germany and handed a deportation order. But the 42-year-old, who travelled to Afghanistan in the late 1990s to become a bodyguard for the architect ...

German bill seeks to prevent weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, UAE over Yemen conflict

1397/2/9 | 10:31
  Germany’s democratic socialist political party Die Linke has proposed a draft bill aimed at banning weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their role in the three-year-old Yemen war, which has claimed the lives of thousands of civilians in the impoverished Arab country. The bill seeks to prevent weapons exports and all other related goods and services to the two countries over their human rights abuses in Yemen. The proposed law, if approved, would not only stop future transactions from being made but ...

A German newspaper announced the possibility of a chemical attacks in Europe executed by ISIS terrorists.

1397/1/30 | 10:31
  The German newspaper De Velt, wrote on the basis of reports published by German security and intelligence agencies that "The Extremists" are capable of planing and executing toxic gas attacks in Europe. According to the reports, European ISIS supporters can carry out small chemical attacks on trains, subways, or planes. A foreign intelligence agency has warned European security officials that ISIS is provoking its supporters to carry out such terrorist attacks, in particular, attacks on hydrogen sulfide or chlorine gas, which, when ...

Merkel: Germany will not participate in any possible military action against Syria

1397/1/23 | 10:31
  German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday the country will not take part in any possible military action against Syria. In a joint news conference with the Danish prime minister, Lars Lucha Rasmussen, Angela Merkel declared that German forces will not attack the Syrian Army or other government forces.”But we see, and support this, that everything is being done to send a signal that this use of chemical weapons is not acceptable,” she added. The German Chancellor believes it is “obvious” that the Syrian government has ...

Other countries have pulled back from the war in Yemen; why hasn’t Britain?

1397/1/15 | 10:31
  As the church bells rang in the New Year of 2018, Norway announced that it would be cutting arms sales to any country fighting in Yemen. A couple of weeks later, Germany said the same thing. The Netherlands and Sweden have also pulled out. Very early on in hostilities, Pakistan decided, based on a parliamentary vote, not to support its closest historical ally, Saudi Arabia, in continuing the war. Qatar has also withdrawn, albeit as part of the maelstrom of diplomacy that currently characterises Gulf geopolitics. With all of this disinterest ...

German FM to Israel: Your actions won't go unnoticed by EU

1396/11/12 | 10:31
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has issued a warning to Israel over the EU's rising "frustration" with the Tel Aviv regime's policies toward the future of a so-called two-state solution. Speaking at a conference in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, Gabriel noted that several members of the Israeli cabinet were “explicitly against the two-state solution.” He added that such a solution “has always been the foundation of our engagement for Israeli-Palestinian peace and for the large amount of funding” from Germany and the EU. "We need to ...

Germany stops arms sales to Saudi Arabia

1396/11/2 | 10:31
  Germany has stopped selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and almost all of its allies waging war on Yemen, in a decision likely to have both an impact on the Riyadh regime and a domino effect on other Western and non-Western countries exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.   German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Friday that the Federal Security Council was no longer issuing export licenses that “are not in accordance with the conclusion of the exploratory talks,” Germany’s official DPA news agency reported.   The ...

Iranian youth are fully supportive of their political system: Asia Times

1396/10/30 | 10:31
Anyone who is aware of Iran and Iranian society knows that the Iranian system is very strong, and it won't be affected by any measures.   The Asia Times wrote about the support of Western countries on Iran’s protest that: The West is talking about the protesters, but, is not talking about the reaction of the Iranian government towards this protest. We should all see that if such incident took place in France or Germany, how would have police of these countries reacted.   During the visit of the Iranian cities, I came to know that ...

Germany consider wives, children of ISIS terrorists as security threats

1396/9/14 | 10:31
  The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has expressed concern about the threat posed by their wives and children of ISIS terrorists returning to the country from Syria and Iraq.   “There are children who have been brainwashed and highly radicalized at ‘schools’ in ISIS-held areas. It’s a problem for us because many of these kids and teenagers can sometimes be dangerous,” Hans-Georg Maassen warned Sunday in an interview with the Deutsche Presse Agentur (dpa) news agency, as cited by Süddeutsche Zeitung.   Massen ...

ISIS takes Santa Claus hostage!

1396/9/8 | 10:31
  In images released by ISIS supporters, the extremists posed a serious threat to Christmas markets in Britain, France and Germany.   On one of the posters, there is a picture of Santa Claus on a background of London Streets kneeling in front of an ISIS member with his hands tied.   ISIS supporters posted said images in Messaging apps in English, French and German. on the pictures there is also a message “Soon on your vacation,” which apparently suggests London should wait for a terrorist attack on the holiday season. ...

German security firms encouraging refugees to become prostitutes at shelters

1396/8/4 | 10:31
  German security companies are reportedly encouraging refugees to become prostitutes at shelters.Social workers working at these Berlin firms told German broadcaster ZDF.   They revealed that the "pimp network" at refugee shelters in Berlin was also targeting minors, Daily Sabah reported.   Guards at these security companies would reportedly make the first contact with their targets, who are mostly male asylum seekers.   A 20-year-old rejected asylum seeker confessed to German media that he was approached by a German ...

Trump’s Iran plans pushing EU toward Russia, China: Germany

1396/7/21 | 10:31
US President Donald Trump’s reported plans to “decertify” the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is alienating Washington’s European allies, pushing them towards Russia and China, says German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. The comments came amid speculation that Trump was going to unveil a broad strategy on confronting Iran on Friday, in part by refusing to certify Tehran's commitment to the nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of nations—the US, the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany. Under the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of ...

Mysterious spike in radioactive particles across Europe baffles scientists

1396/7/20 | 10:31
  Radiation monitors have detected radioactive particles in the air across Europe, although the source remains a mystery.   Germany’s Office for Radiation Protection reported increased radioactivity in parts of Central and Western Europe over the last week. The heightened levels were detected at several trace measuring stations in Europe, and at six locations in Germany.     The particles are ruthenium-106, an isotope used in cancer radiation therapy for eye tumors and at times in radioisotope thermoelectric generators ...

German FM urges US to engage in nuclear dialogue with Iran

1396/7/10 | 10:31
  German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called on the United States to engage in dialogue with Iran over its nuclear program amid growing concerns about the future of the nuclear agreement Iran clinched with the P5+1 group of countries more than two years ago. In a statement on Sunday, Gabriel welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement that Washington was in direct contact with North Korea and was “probing” whether the government in Pyongyang was open to talks about its nuclear weapons program. Amid an escalating ...

Merkel’s victory: The rise of Extremism in the world

1396/7/6 | 10:31
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term in an election that will brought a far-right party into Germany's parliament for the first time in more than half a century.     After shock election results last year, from Britain's vote to leave the European Union to the election of President Donald Trump, many look to Merkel to rally a bruised liberal Western order tasking her with leading a post-Brexit Europe.     Where Emmanuel Macron’s twin decisive ...

Collapse of Iran deal would send a 'terrible signal': Germany

1396/6/31 | 10:31
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that any US move to scrap Iran's nuclear deal would discourage other countries from going to the negotiating table to discuss their nuclear activities. A collapse of the accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), would send a “terrible signal” for other diplomatic efforts, Gabriel said on the sidelines of a UN meeting in New York on Thursday. “What should motivate countries like North Korea or others to enter into negotiations in the future when the one example ...

Germany halts major arms supplies to Turkey as tensions heighten

1396/6/21 | 10:31
Germany has stopped all major weapons exports to Turkey over the country’s worsening human rights situation amid heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. “We have put on hold all big requests (for arms exports) that Turkey has sent to us, and these are really not a few,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday after his ministry announced that another German couple have been detained in Turkey over alleged political charges.        Gabriel noted that Berlin was generally obliged to send arms to its NATO partner, ...

Hundreds form Sharia Police set to patrol the streets of Germany

1396/4/20 | 10:31
  A hundred Islamists are now openly enforcing Sharia law on the streets of Berlin, according to local police who are investigating a recent string of violent assaults in the German capital.         Hahaha!!!!!!!!! It has begun! From disciplined soldiers paroling the streets, imposing law and order now we get to Germanystan! Allahu Akbar on the streets… sad but so funny! You can’t help but laugh at our own demise here in Europe.   And this is of course just the beginning as millions of migrants continue ...

Syrian ceasefire: US again comes to rescue defeating Takfiris

1396/4/19 | 10:31
  A ceasefire brokered by the US, Russia and Jordan went into effect Sunday in southwest Syria as part of an agreement hailed as a precursor to greater cooperation between Russia and the US over the war-ravaged country.   The plan was announced Friday at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.     The ceasefire covers three southwestern regions. The fear is that this represents nothing more than an individual deal for that portion ...

Saudi Arabia can’t be modified without a broad-based movement

1396/3/14 | 10:31
A Saudi prince said: "Saudi Arabia will not be modified without a popular movement."   Following the escalation of popular discontent with the ruling Al Saud, a Saudi prince said: “Saudi Arabia will not be modified without a popular movement which motivate people to enjoy freedom, dignity and justice.” Khalid bin Farhan Al Saud, who defected from Saudi royal family and lives in Germany, once again called the people of his country to hold rally in protest against Saudi officials and to restore their legitimate rights from the rulers ...

Germany’s Merkel tells Saudis to stop war on Yemen as arms sales go on

1396/2/11 | 10:31
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Riyadh to halt its military aggression against Yemen, despite Berlin continuing its arms sales to the kingdom. "We believe in the UN-led process of diplomatic resolution…We do not think that there can be a military solution to this conflict," said Merkel during a visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah on Sunday. She added that measures must be taken to reverse the "extremely bad humanitarian situation" in Yemen. This as an agreement was signed for Saudi troops to receive training from German ...

Why Pakistan should be concerned about US-Iran strenuous ties?

1395/11/19 | 10:31
    When the 2015 nuclear deal was reached between Iran and the five permanent members of the Security Council, plus Germany, there was a feeling of relief in most of the international community; conflict had been averted and diplomacy had won the day.      Of course, there were critics of the deal, most prominently members of the far right in the US, as well as the powers that be in Tel Aviv and the Gulf sheikhdoms.     Today, as conflict rages in the Middle East — fuelled both by the attempts at regime ...

West’s bigoted voices: Who is to be blamed for religious radicalization?

1395/10/2 | 10:31
  While it is too early to say with surety whether the incident in Berlin on Tuesday was an attack or accident, but it would surely further strengthen the voices of bigotry in the west.     Twelve people have died so far and 48 injured due to a truck hurtling through a busy market. The loss of innocent lives is tremendously unfortunate, and no one should have to endure such a loss, especially when their loved ones had gone out to enjoy their traditional festivities.   Views in Europe and America against Muslims refugees are already ...

Alarming situation: Why Muslim refugees are rapidly converting into Christianity?

1395/9/21 | 10:31
    Across Germany small numbers of Muslim refugees are being baptized. But the reasons for why they change their faith are complicated.   Thousands of Muslim migrants are converting to Christianity after they arrive in Europe, raising concerns they are being carried out in a cynical attempt to gain asylum.   Muslim refugees have recently been taking the same step throughout Germany, where nearly 900,000 asylum seekers arrived in 2015. Church leaders have confirmed a notable, though not huge, trend upward, but have not ...

Germany to ban Hijab: West launches war against Islamic Culture:

1395/9/18 | 10:31
  German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that the full veil is not suitable and should be banned wherever possible, it doesn’t belong here. Merkel said she would support a nationwide prohibition on Islamic veils covering the face. The German interior minister and one of Ms Merkel’s closest allies in the CDU, proposed a partial burqa ban in August and called the veils contrary to integration.   Support for bans on full-face veils has been growing across Europe since France became the first country to implement such a law in ...

Heinous crimes:  Would the world accept Pakistani migrants?

1395/7/11 | 10:31
 A father has been shot dead by police in a Germany migrant camp after trying to stab a man accused of raping his eight-year-old daughter. Police were in the process of arresting the 27-year-old suspect when the girl's enraged father allegedly came running at him with a knife shouting: "You will not survive this".Eyewitnesses say the man was then shot at more than once by officers and he died in hospital a short while later, where he was identified as the girl's 29-year-old father, from Iraq. In another incident Four Pakistani teenagers ...

Mass Exodus:  Pakistan no more a desired country to live

1395/6/16 | 10:31
Thus far, this year has seen a hike in the number of Pakistanis filing applications for asylum in Germany, England and the U.S. Figures released by the three countries discernibly reveals that more than 10,000 Pakistan had sought asylum in three mentioned countries. In line with the data released; largest number of Pakistanis seeking asylum poured into Germany. German interior ministry stated that 9,185 Pakistanis had filed applications seeking asylum from January 2016 to July 2016. Pakistanis made eight largest group of asylum seekers in Germany. ...

 Stronger mettle: Commendable steadfastness of Merkel on refugees

1395/5/11 | 10:31
Angela Merkel has delivered a staunch defence of her open-door policy towards refugees, insisting she feels no guilt over a series of violent attacks in Germany and was right to allow hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees to arrive last summer. “A rejection of the humanitarian stance we took could have led to even worse consequences,” the German chancellor said, adding that the assailants “wanted to undermine our sense of community, our openness and our willingness to help people in need. We firmly reject this.” Three of the ...

Munich shooting: Was it an act of terrorism?

1395/5/4 | 10:31
The teenager who shot and killed nine people in the Munich massacre used Facebook to lure his victims to a McDonald’s, police said yesterday. Ali David Sonboly, 18, launched his killing spree in the Bavarian city in an apparent revenge attack for being bullied. It is now thought he targeted youngsters of “Turkish and Arab” origin, having claimed those groups had picked on him in school. Sonboly, who killed himself at the end of the attack, had set up a fake Facebook account using the identity of a pretty teenage girl. What little is known ...

Munich Mall shooting leaves 9 dead

1395/5/2 | 10:31
At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany, police said. Police searched for attackers, thinking there might be three, and found a man who'd killed himself on a side street near Olympia shopping mall, police Chief Hubertus Andrae said. The pistol-wielding attacker, identified by Munich Police Chief Hubertus Andrae as a dual national, was later found dead of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. Police, citing eyewitness accounts, had initially said they ...

Rising Xenophobia: Syrian migrants fell insecure in Merkel’s country

1395/4/12 | 10:31
 Up to 40,000 Christian and other non-Muslim refugees, currently residing in migrant centers in Germany, are being discriminated against and harassed by other asylum seekers, and even guards because of their religion, human rights groups have said. The groups, who presented the results of the survey at a press conference, said they interviewed at least 231 Christian migrants, who had mostly arrived from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Of them, at least 88 percent said they were harassed by Muslim migrants due to their religion, according to ...

Victim of own actions: West’s Xenophobia and populist politics worsening refugee’s crisis

1395/3/11 | 10:31
Germany has announced new legal measures requiring migrants and refugees to integrate into society in return for being allowed to live and work in the country. Under the coalition government’s measures, announced on Thursday morning, asylum seekers face cuts to support if they reject mandatory integration measures such as language classes or lessons in German laws or cultural basics. According to the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, the aim of Germany’s first ever integration law is to make it easier for asylum seekers to gain access to the ...

The refugees saga: EU’s Half hearted efforts fuel crisis

1394/11/22 | 10:31
 Turkey and Germany have agreed on a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Aleppo, Syria's largest city. Officials from the two countries announced on Monday in Ankara that they would also push to curb what they called illegal migration.German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was in the Turkish capital for talks on how to reduce the influx of refugees into Europe, said after discussions with Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey's prime minister, that she was "not just ...

The rise in Islamophobia: From clash of civilization to clash of ideologies

1394/11/21 | 10:31
  Anti-immigration rallies held in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Denmark and other countries; protesters clash with police, counter-protesters. Riot police clashed with demonstrators in Amsterdam as supporters of the anti-Islam group PEGIDA tried to hold their first protest meeting in the Dutch capital. Only about 200 PEGIDA supporters were present, outnumbered by police and left-wing demonstrators who shouted, "Refugees are welcome, fascists are not!" Dutch riot police detained several people as officers on horseback ...

ISIS Attack on Istanbul: The Snake bites the master

1394/10/25 | 10:31
 It was a strike at the heart of Turkey's culture and its multibillion-dollar tourist industry. The suicide bombing on Sultanahmet Square on Tuesday killed 10 people -- all of them Germans, the German Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday.It was the deadliest attack on Germans abroad in more than 13 years. And Turkey's Prime Minister promised a determined effort to repel the threat. "We will continue our fight against terrorism with the same resolve and will never take a step back," Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, according to Turkey's ...

Cunning Angela Merkel: Germany to deport most refugees under new deportation laws

1394/10/24 | 10:31
 Germany has announced plans to relax its restrictions on deporting foreign criminals after an unprecedented wave of mob sex assaults in Cologne and other cities on New Year's Eve. Germany's Justice Ministry announced Tuesday that new laws had been drafted to allow it to more easily deport migrants found guilty of crimes causing death or serious injury, sexual or physical assaults, or resisting police officers. Previously, migrants to Germany could be deported only if they were found guilty of crimes punishable by a sentence of one year or ...

Cologne incident: Did Merkel Govt plan attack against refugees?

1394/10/22 | 10:31
 A group of migrants has been attacked by a mob in Cologne, Germany, amid continuing tensions over the assaults on New Year's Eve. Police said six people from Pakistan were set upon by a gang numbering around 20 on Sunday, leading to two of them needing hospital treatment. In a separate incident, a Syrian man was injured after he was attacked by five people. Investigators are looking into whether the attacks were racially motivated and if there was any link to the string of sex assaults and muggings in the city on New Year's Eve, which have ...

Germany calls spade a spade: Saudia is the axis of evil

1394/9/17 | 10:31
 The German vice-chancellor has publicly accused Saudi Arabia of financing Islamic extremism in the West and warned that it must stop. Sigmar Gabriel said that the Saudi regime is funding extremist mosques and communities that pose a danger to public security. “We have to make clear to the Saudis that the time of looking away is over,” Mr Gabriel told Bild am Sonntag newspaper in an interview. “Wahhabi mosques all over the world are financed by Saudi Arabia. Many Islamists who are a threat to public safety come from these communities ...

Refugees influx: Is Turkey playing politics on refuges issue?

1394/7/28 | 10:31
EU leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss plans to help deal with the ongoing influx of refugees from the Middle East, urging Turkey in particular to play a larger role in solving the crisis.Last week, leaders proposed a plan to help ease the burden many European countries are facing. The plan would focus on giving Turkey more aid to assist refugees within its borders, in the hope that this would discourage them from attempting to flee to Europe.In a speech before the Bundestag earlier Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Turkey ...

Again in power: Would Tsipras be balancing force between the people and the creditors?

1394/7/2 | 10:31
 After his surprisingly solid election victory over the weekend, returning Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been appointing his government.Because of the scale of his win, he was able to lead his left-wing Syriza party back into a coalition with the Independent Greeks, or ANEL, a small party, rather than any of the country's centrist or centre-left blocs.Among the new ministers Tsipras has appointed is Dimitris Kammenos, a politician for the Independent Greeks. He is now the deputy minister for infrastructure, transport, and networks.Unlike ...