Pakistan orders probe into Hindu temple vandalism
08 August 2021 | 2:27 pm
Police said a mob stormed a Ganesh temple after the release of an 8-year-old Hindu boy accused of blasphemy. It is the latest attack against a religious minority in the Islamic republic.
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The anti-terror law was amended in 2019 so that a person can be held for six months without any evidence. Some students are being investigated for celebrating Pakistan's victory over India at the T20 World Cup.
1 Nov 2021
Cricket in Pakistan has become about politics and religion, with narratives like "avenging" the "mistreatment" of Muslims by defeating the Indian team, or "teaching a lesson" to New Zealand for walking away from a match.
7 Nov 2021
The expert faces charges of providing false statements as part of special counsel John Durham's ongoing investigation into the so-called "Steele dossier."
14 Nov 2021
The far-right Tehreek-e-Labbaik party has called off a march on the capital, and the government has said allowing the party back into the political mainstream is in the "national interest."
20 Nov 2021
Pakistan is witnessing an unprecedented economic turmoil, with the inflation rate rising exponentially. DW spoke to some locals who say it has become impossible for them to make ends meet.
17 Nov 2021
At least one person was killed and six people including children injured in an explosion in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, according to an official statement. Local media says the gas cylinder blast happened in a multi-story building in Lyari area the city. The police said the building was partially damaged.
Former chancellor Sebastian Kurz is facing allegations that he used state money to pay for flattering polls to boost his image. Kurz has denied any wrongdoing.
19 Nov 2021
The Pakistani parliament has approved the law against sexual assault to allow courts to order chemical castrations — a punishment rights groups and lawyers called cruel.
The International Criminal Court said it was suspending the investigation it launched in September to look into a deferral request by Manila. Human rights groups slammed the decision, urging it to continue work.
Religious parties argue the gender change law is promoting homosexuality, dubbing it "un-Islamic." A bill in the Muslim-majority country's Senate seeks to make the sex change procedure more difficult for citizens.
Top American gymnasts have given emotional testimony to the US Congress, blaming federal law enforcement for botching their probe of former team doctor Larry Nassar.
Scientists hope to understand about solar winds and the sun's magnetic field that holds the galaxy together. The Parker Solar Probe set off from earth in 2018 before it "touched" the sun earlier this year.
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Spain could become the first European country to cover sick leave for workers experiencing period pain. The draft law, which still has to pass through Parliament, has sparked a debate.
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Twitter has published an account of its deal with Elon Musk suggesting his concerns about "fake users" only arose after setting a price. The Tesla mogul's takeover is not yet complete, with Musk calling it into question.
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Two months of nonstop bombardments, without medicine or enough food: A civilian spoke with DW about her rescue from a bunker in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.
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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud faces many challenges: From the fight against militant organization al-Shabab to a potential famine threatening millions of Somalis. Is he the right man for the job? DW takes a look.
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The Coordinating Secretary of the National Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), Tony Nnadi, was in The Guardian, where he spoke on the 2023 election and why it should not hold without changing the 1999 Constitution to reflect the aspirations of different nationalities that make up the federation.