Jennifer Glasse

Jennifer Glasse

Jennifer Glasse has been an international correspondent since 1993.

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Former warlord Hekmatyar calls for peace in public speech

A former Afghan warlord has held a large political gathering in Kabul, six months after returning from exile.

Former warlord Hekmatyar calls for peace in public speech

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ISIS claims deadly attack on Kabul TV station

It is being seen as an assault on media freedom in Afghanistan, which has faced an increased presence of ISIL fighters.

ISIS claims deadly attack on Kabul TV station

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Afghan air force receives its first Blackhawk helicopters

The Afghan air force has received its first Blackhawk helicopters from the US, in the latest step towards modernising its fleet. Afghanistan still relies heavily on US airpower, but Afghans are beginning to carry out some operations themselves.

Afghan air force receives its first Blackhawk helicopters

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Providing basic care for Afghan orphans beset with challenges

In Afghanistan, an orphan is defined as a child without a father. By that grouping, there are an estimated quarter of a million orphans in the country.

Providing basic care for Afghan orphans beset with challenges

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Taliban claims new deadly bombing after Trump unveiled strategy

The Taliban says it carried out a deadly suicide attack targeting government soldiers in southern Afghanistan.

Taliban claims new deadly bombing after Trump unveiled strategy

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Afghan government, Taliban react to Trump’s war plan

The Afghan government has welcomed US President Donald Trump's plan to keep US troops battling Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

Afghan government, Taliban react to Trump’s war plan

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US reviews war strategy for Afghanistan

President Donald Trump and his national security advisors meet on Friday to discuss US strategy for the war in Afghanistan.

US reviews war strategy for Afghanistan

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Historic Afghanistan palace undergoes restoration

On the outskirts of the Afghan capital of Kabul, a building President Ashraf Ghani once called the 'palace of abandoned dreams', is being rebuilt.

Historic Afghanistan palace undergoes restoration

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Unemployed Afghan widows forced to beg

Women widowed as a result of war in Afghanistan are often left in poverty.

Unemployed Afghan widows forced to beg

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Shia families 'held hostage' in remote Afghan province

Dozens of minority Shia Afghan families remain trapped in the village of Mirza Olang in northern Afghanistan days after Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters took over the area.

Shia families 'held hostage' in remote Afghan province

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Kabul protesters call for action over rise in deadly attacks

Protesters have taken to the streets of Afghanistan's capital Kabul to call for action over the deteriorating security situation, after hundreds of people were killed recently in a string of attacks carried out by the Taliban in the city.

Kabul protesters call for action over rise in deadly attacks

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Afghanistan: MSF clinic opens two years after hospital bombing

A new outpatient clinic has opened in northern Afghanistan, near the site of a hospital which was mistakenly bombed by US warplanes almost two years ago.

Afghanistan: MSF clinic opens two years after hospital bombing