Pakistan arrests alleged Mumbai attacks leader on terror financing charges
05 January 2021 | 9:00 am
Authorities in Lahore have detained Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged leader of a militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Those shootings and bombings led to the deaths of more than 160 civilians.
16 Apr 2022
Pakistan's embattled prime minister says he accepts a Supreme Court decision overturning his attempt to avoid a no-confidence vote. He insisted that Washington was behind the step to remove him from office.
15 Apr 2022
A spate of attacks have taken place in Israel in the past three weeks. The incidents picked up during the holy month of Ramadan, a time of year when tensions between Israelis and Palestenians are typically high. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has warned that Israel is now on the offensive and there will be "no limits" to its response. We take a closer look and get analysis with researcher Elizabeth Sheppard Sellam.
17 Apr 2022
In late March, the Malian armed forces and suspected Russian mercenaries allegedly executed about 300 people in Moura, a village in central Mali. Human Rights Watch opened an investigation into the matter, calling it a massacre. In order to discredit these findings, photos online claim to show hundreds of weapons belonging to civilians, seized by the Malian army. However, the photos have nothing to do with the current situation in Moura. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
19 Apr 2022
The last surviving alleged attacker, Salah A., said he hoped his apology would help the relatives of those killed. One hundred and thirty people were killed in the atrocities claimed by the "Islamic State" armed group.
18 Apr 2022
Islamabad has issued a warning to Afghanistan's Taliban leadership, accusing it of giving shelter to militants. In turn, the Taliban claim Pakistani bombings recently killed dozens of civilians on Afghan soil.
25 Apr 2022
The textile industry is the backbone of Pakistan's economy, accounting for 8.5 percent of its GDP. But it's also a source of major pollution, with untreated waste flowing into the groundwater and factories relying heavily on coal. Our correspondents report on the industry's impact in Faisalabad, Pakistan's main textile hub, where clothes are produced for the biggest fast fashion brands.
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1 May 2022
The Russian army has set up so-called filtration camps in the Donbas to screen civilians for political views before they are evacuated. DW spoke to three people who were able to get out of Mariupol.
2 May 2022
With classes held remotely following Russia's invasion, one school in western Ukraine has become a shelter for internally displaced people. They have come from some of the areas worst affected by the war.
22 May 2022
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23 May 2022
The former human rights minister of Pakistan was arrested, prompting protests from her supporters before she was later released. She was a close aide of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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