The Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack on Pakistan's embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, a statement carried by one of the group's affiliated channels on Telegram said on Sunday.
For decades, Iranian Kurdish opposition groups have sought refuge in neighbouring Iraq. But in recent weeks, they have been targeted by dozens of missile and drone attacks launched by Tehran. Authorities there accuse them of supporting anti-government protests that have swept across Iran since the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
The attack comes amid a new offensive by the Somali government against the terror group, which controls large parts of central and southern Somalia.
The former prime minister had been shot at a protest march demanding the government call elections. Khan said the march would continue on Tuesday.
The death toll from this week's truck bombings has risen to at least 40, but local and national authorities say the latest attacks from the al-Shabab group will not deter them from fighting the terrorists.
Orcas are frightening sailors and wreaking havoc off the coast of Spain. The killer whales are attacking boats with increasing frequency. Authorities have recorded hundreds of such attacks over the last two years.
In 1988, Salman Rushdie’s novel "The Satanic Verses” was published. A year later, Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini issued a "fatwah,” or death sentence, against the British-Indian author. Now, Rushdie was critically injured after being attacked at a reading.
More than three decades after Iran's leader issued a fatwa, Teheran has blamed Rushdie's supporters for the knife attack on the award-winning novelist in the US.
A violent attack on several women in northern China earlier this month has raised questions over gender-based violence in the country. CCTV footage from a restaurant in the city of Tangshan showed a man getting rebuffed after he put his hand on the back of a woman. He then slapped her, then with other men beat the group of women before punching, kicking and dragging them outdoors. For more on women's safety and their rights in China, we talk to Professor Maria Jaschok from the University of Oxford.
Gunmen attacked a Catholic church in Owo, Ondo State South-West Nigeria during mass on Sunday, killing at least 50 people including women and children. Here is what we know so far about the killings.
Tel Aviv is back to "normal" after a terror attack. DW correspondent and Tel Aviv resident Sarah Hofmann examines what that means as military operations continue just kilometers away in the Palestinian territories.
A recent video released by a Russian government-linked account interviews Marianna Vishegirskaya, a victim of the March 9 Russian air strike on a maternity hospital in Mariupol. The Kremlin falsely claims that this woman, a beauty blogger from Mariupol, was an actress who faked the photos of the attack in eastern Ukraine. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.