Pakistan is a Muslim-majority South Asian country carved out of the erstwhile British India empire in 1947. The country's capital is Islamabad.
Pakistan is a federal republic comprising of four provinces and several territories. It is the second most populous Muslim nation in the world. Post independence, the country has seen several military coups overthrow democratic governments and fought three major wars with neighboring India. This page collates recent DW content on Pakistan.
A court decision has left many asking who is liable for the working conditions in supplier factories in low-wage countries. A German court has rejected a lawsuit by four Pakistanis against German discount clothing retailer KiK. They wanted the company to take responsibility for a fire at a textile factory in Karachi six years ago, in addition to €30,000 each in damages
A court in Germany will decide whether clothing retailer Kik can face a lawsuit for damages from a massive fire seven years ago at a factory in Pakistan that was one of the company's key suppliers. Hundreds of people were killed in the blaze, which was followed months later by the deadly collapse of another garment factory in Bangladesh.