A phony account on Twitter, with at least four different identities since February, claims to be the brother of slain Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we explain how we uncovered this fake Twitter account with more than 35,000 followers.
11 Oct 2021
Brown bear siblings, named JB and Patron, lie down and fall asleep at the same time in footage captured on September 21 by the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, where they live.
19 Sep 2021
The Taliban have gunned down resistance fighter Rohullah Azizi, brother to ex-Vice President Amrullah Saleh. The former politician is now one of the leaders of anti-Taliban forces in the holdout Panjshir valley.
5 Nov 2020
Amadi, a musician from Lagos, Nigeria, arrives in São Paulo, Brazil, with a mission: to locate his brother, Ikenna, who has recently broken all ties with their family - becoming, as the Igbo say, "lost in transition" - and bring him back to Nigeria. Amadi, who was always been more laid-back and carefree, in contrast to Ikenna's more objective-driven personality, has to rise to the occasion so as to not frustrate his parents, as well as for self-serving reasons.
18 Mar 2020
Man abducts brother, kills son for N200,000
8 Feb 2020
Such is the story of an Indian schoolboy, Subham Soubhagya Agasti who built a petrol-powered bicycle after an Indian law banned under-18s from driving motorcycles. Agasti designed a petrol-powered bicycle with the help of his elder brother Jagabandhu in Bhadrak district, eastern India.