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Afghanistan's dangerous game of thrones
US diplomacy helps avert another civil war in Afghanistan for now. But will the country move beyond Byzantine politics?
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 13:16 GMT
Afghanistan's fleeting 'Camelot' moment
The Afghan people's formidable show of support for the democratic process has been hijacked once again.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 10:52 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
Holding democracy hostage in Afghanistan?
We discuss the reasons and repercussions of the latest Taliban attacks in the run-up to presidential elections.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 20:11 GMT
Afghan women: No turning back
The emerging activism of Afghan women will be put to the test in the aftermath of the April election.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2014 09:00 GMT
Moving beyond personality cults in Afghanistan elections
For the first time in over 30 years, Afghan politicians are articulating their platforms to voters.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 08:25 GMT
Afghanistan in transition
As NATO hands over control of some Afghan cities, we ask if Afghan forces will be able to fill the void.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2011 09:47 GMT
'Imported values' fail Afghan women
International equality measures imposed on Kabul impede real progress, say activists.
Tanya Goudsouzian and Fatima Rabbani in Kabul
Last updated: 15 Feb 2011 18:27 GMT
Afghan royal eyes poll success
Will former royal emerge as a key player in Afghanistan's presidential election?
Tanya Goudsouzian in Kabul
Afghanistan Elections 2009
Last updated: 19 Aug 2009 14:37 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.
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Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
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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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