Marwa Errayes from Cairo, Egypt
After a German court ruling on air pollution in Stuttgart, routine fixes for polluting diesel cars won't help carmakers avoid driving bans. The decision has massive consequences for the industry, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
A 1,500-euro ($1,750) fix could save thousands of lives - but carmakers are unwilling to pay. Should the auto industry pick up the bill for its own mess?
A blanket of thick smog carrying harmful particulate matter has engulfed large parts of northern India and Pakistan. Hospitals in the region are witnessing a huge spike in patients suffering from respiratory problems.
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