The Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan is one of Sikhism's holiest sites, but since Partition between India and Pakistan in 1947, Indian Sikhs have been unable to visit. This weekend an historic arrangement will allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the Shrine visa-free. Umer Draz Nangiana of BBC Urdu has been covering the story.
Bought and sold like used cars
BBC News Arabic’s undercover investigation, Silicon Valley’s Online Slave Market, exposes the mainstream app users in Kuwait breaking local and international laws on modern slavery by trading domestic staff, including a 16-year-old girl from Guinea in West Africa.
Picture: Domestic workers for sale on an online app. Credit: BBC
A tale of two protests: Chile and Lebanon
The governments of Chile and Lebanon are this week reeling under the impact of massive protests. Both were triggered by apparently small events, but tapped into long-standing public grievances. Fernanda Paul of BBC Mundo and Carine Torbey of BBC Arabic compare events in their countries.
Picture: Demonstrators in Santiago, Chile
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Kenya's camel-back clinic
Healthcare can be hard to come by for Kenya's Maasai, Samburu and Turkana nomadic peoples. So camels have been enlisted to bring a mobile clinic to them. BBC Africa’s Christine Njeri joined them.
Picture: Christine Njeri with resting camels. Credit: BBC
Exposing Iraq’s pleasure marriage clerics
BBC Arabic’s Nawal Al-Maghafi takes us undercover at two of Iraq’s holiest sites to reveal how some clerics are sexually exploiting children and young women. They’re using a controversial religious practice called 'pleasure marriage', illegal under Iraqi law, to supply women for sex.
Photo: BBC Arabic's Nawal Al-Maghafi in Baghdad