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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Can Beppe Grillo's internet democracy work?
What can Obama do about Ferguson?
Jason A Johnson
The reassertion of whiteness in Canada: Deepan Budlakoti and Bill C-24
The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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