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Germany pays out to Afghan strike families: Ministry

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 20:26

Germany said on Tuesday it has paid out USD 430,000 to the families of 102 Afghans killed or injured in an air strike called in by a German commander on two hijacked fuel tankers last September.

German opposition for probe into cover up of Afghan strike

Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009, 13:31

Opposition parties in Germany on Monday joined forces to demand a parliamentary inquiry into alleged cover up of civilian casualties in a NATO strike in Afghanistan.

German minister quits over deadly Afghan strike

Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2009, 23:51

Germany`s Minister for Labour and Social Affairs Franz-Josef Jung resigned over alleged cover up of 124 civilian casualties in a NATO air strike in Afghanistan last September.

Civilians likely killed in Afghan strike: Germany

Last Updated: Friday, November 06, 2009, 20:07

Germany`s Defense Minister says he believes civilians were killed in an air strike in Afghanistan but that the German-requested attack was necessary.