Germany Current Affairs - 2020

Significance of the New Space Centre of NATO.

The North Atlantic Treaty organisation (NATO) will setup a new Space Centre in Ramstein, Germany. The centre will serve as a co-ordination Centre for space observation. It will gather information regarding the possible threats that satellites might face. The centre will be developed as a command centre for defensive measures in future. This centre is Read More…

Germany conducts siren testing after cold war

For the first time since the end of the cold war in 1990, the whole of Germany resonated with the sound of the emergency siren as an emergency test. 10th September will now be observed as National Warning Day or Warn tag across the country. What happened on 10 September? More than thousands of sirens Read More…

Germany launches Indo-Pacific Strategy

The current European Union President and the largest economy of Europe, Germany launched Indo-Pacific strategy. It was launched with India. Highlights The strategy has several indirect references to Chinese behaviour in the Indo-Pacific region. Germany has also suggested to play a key role in the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Read More…

India has become the Second Largest Source of FDI for the United Kingdom

The statistics for the number of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in the Financial Year 2019-20 in the United Kingdom was released on 10th July 2020 by the United Kingdom Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT). As per the Figures provided by DIT, the second-largest source of FDI in the United Kingdom is now from Read More…

Pakistan gets another extension on FATF Grey List despite failure to act against terror groups

During the 3rd & and the last Plenary and Working Groups Meeting of the Global anti-money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for the current FATF plenary year on 24th June 2020, Pakistan again managed to escape from entering the ‘Blacklist’ despite its continuing failure to act against terrorist organizations. The FATF plenary and Working Read More…