Pakistan's parliament is drafting a cyber crime bill that would give the government new means to pursue electronic offenses. Critics say the legislation opens the door to abuse. Michelle Stockman reports from Islamabad.
Shanghai officials have imposed a ban on close relatives of government officials from running private businesses. The new regulations are aimed at curbing nepotism and corruption in one of China's major economic centers.
Turkey is mulling buying missiles in China and nuclear power plants in Russia. Meanwhile, China and Russia are holding military exercises in the Mediterranean. The West has to get used to it, says DW's Frank Sieren.
Violence and economic problems are forcing thousands of Pakistanis to flee their country. Many of them come to Europe illegally via Libya. But is it really worth all the risk? DW talks to a Pakistani refugee in Germany.
Afghans Afzal and Rafie have been living in Germany for a couple months after fleeing the conflict in their homeland. They don't know if they will be allowed to stay in Europe. Meanwhile they wait, hope and learn German.
Aid agencies have warned that people in Nepal's quake-hit areas face a heightened risk of illness. There are already reports of diarrhea outbreaks and respiratory infections, analyst Sophie Cairns tells DW.
Some 15,000 people have fled the fighting between government troops and Taliban militants in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz Province. Both the government and international aid organizations seem overwhelmed.