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Afghan democracy: Myths and promises
Enduring Orientalist perceptions of Afghanistan must not detract from the country's third democratic experience.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 11:22 GMT
Afghan elections: Violence season comes early
Despite reports describing Afghanistan's elections as 'peaceful', casualties in the rural areas were widespread.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 13:24 GMT
Afghan women face hurdles despite elections
Afghan women are getting more political representation but continue to face barriers in local communities.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 13:05 GMT
Afghan elections: The morning after
The nation hasn't felt such euphoria since 1964 when the Afghan king declared the country a constitutional monarchy.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 11:54 GMT
Afghanistan elections: Youth voters 'vital'
Nearly two-thirds of Afghans are under the age of 25, and many seem engaged and somewhat optimistic.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 08:46 GMT
Afghanistan elections: Domestic and external spoilers
The challenge facing Afghan leaders will be to allow for the constitutional process to run its course, without meddling.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 09:13 GMT
Ukraine crisis: World will never be the same again
The West has proved to be a bad loser over Crimea and it has made matters worse for itself and its allies.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 08:07 GMT
Afghanistan: Sufi leaders add 'dignity' to elections
Why are Afghanistan's most prominent mystics returning to the political arena?
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 13:57 GMT
Family among dead in Kabul hotel attack
Journalist and his family, and Paraguayan diplomat visiting Afghanistan to observe election, are among those killed.
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Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 21:11 GMT
Afghan Hazaras' new life in Indonesia
Asylum-seeker community in West Java is large enough to easily man an eight-team Afghan football league.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 10:43 GMT
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Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
On capitalism and coercion
Macondo in mourning
International justice and Rwanda: Has the UN failed again?
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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