It is time for the Islamic festival Eid. Business is booming, especially in the discount shops. Stagnating wages and high prices make it necessary to get in a little bargain hunting.
Numerous attacks have rocked Pakistan on the last day of the fasting month of Ramadan. The explosions and a shooting have killed dozens and been dubbed "Pakistan's Black Friday."
The Philippine military has held a ceasefire in its fight against Islamists in Marawi to allow Muslims to celebrate Eid. But gunfire is reported to have resumed as soon as the eight-hour truce ended.
Millions of Muslims across the world have begun observing Islam's holy month of Ramadan. But what is it about? DW examines the religious observance and what it means for the faithful.
Syria's government has cited "national reconciliation" for the release of 672 prisoners, including political detainees. Their freedom came ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr on Sunday.
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