Iraq29 Dec 2016 22:38 GMT
Since the execution of the deposed leader, the country has witnessed the emergence of a number of powerful figures.
Afghanistan02 Sep 2016 12:20 GMT
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Tajikistan15 May 2016 20:25 GMT
Sixteen leaders of banned Islamic Renaissance Party are accused of conspiring to bring down the country's government.
Afghanistan17 Apr 2016 16:25 GMT
Afghan forces and the Taliban both claim gains amid fierce battles after the armed group's offensive to seize key city.
Politics25 Feb 2016 14:30 GMT
Peace talks in Afghanistan resumed this week, but on several major issues neither side is likely to compromise.
Tajikistan13 Jan 2016 16:37 GMT
Analysts say Central Asian nation is under internal and external pressure after decades-long rule of Emomali Rahmon.
Afghanistan07 Jan 2016 20:06 GMT
Journalists and critics in Afghanistan say freedom of speech requires sacrifice - and many have made the ultimate one.
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Human Rights13 Aug 2014 16:05 GMT
The concept of universal 'human rights' faces huge challenges in a culturally diverse global setting
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Afghanistan's economy must be spear-headed by government led initiatives, in order to break its harsh economic malaise.
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France votes in tight presidential race
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