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.
As relief teams struggle to reach remote villages in quake-hit Nepal, anger and frustration at the slow pace of aid delivery are growing in the Himalayan nation, with some using the discontent to score political points.
A day after a massive quake in Nepal claimed more than 2,000 lives, the region is still facing strong aftershocks. Journalist and Kathmandu resident Shiwani Neupane tells DW how people are coping with the situation.
Hundreds of people have been killed in a powerful earthquake that struck the Himalayan nation of Nepal. DW spoke to The Asia Foundation's George Varughese, who witnessed the disaster in the capital, Kathmandu.
Police say the death toll in Nepal's massive earthquake has grown to more than 1,200 people. Officials say the figure is likely to rise considerably further, with many people believed to be still buried under rubble.
Despite the flow of international aid to Nepal, the country still needs a lot more. The recent earthquake has overwhelmed the Himalayan nation, but at this moment Nepal doesn't need our criticism, says Alexander Freund.
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.