Mehdi Hasan exposes misconceptions about the continent
Explore Japan through its offbeat train culture
17 Oct 2010 13:19 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, United States
In a special programme from Kabul, Sir David talks to the commander of ISAF and US forces in Afghanistan about the Taliban, the planned troop withdrawal and what would constitute victory in this war.
Hamid Karzai became Afghanistan's president in 2004, he won a second term last year despite allegations of vote rigging, and although they have had their spats he is the man, the Americans have to do business with.
Most recently he set up his own peace council to begin informal negotiations with the Taliban to try to end the war. He talks to Sir David about negotiating with the Taliban, the relationship with the US, accusations of corruption, and his vision for Afghanistan in ten years time.
This episode of Frost over the World aired from October 15, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera
Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.
Refugees, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
An indigenous Zapotec, Mare's hip-hop songs speak to many women as they continue to endure rampant violence in Mexico.
Women, Human Rights, Mexico
Education Pro enables teachers to monitor students' online activity and sends "violation" alerts over trigger terms.
Human Rights, Education, United Kingdom
Japanese protesters invoke human rights abuse and painful memories of war to oppose US Marine airbase on their island.
Military, Human Rights, Japan
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape