The war-torn South Asian country faces an additional issue of funding as it struggles to build its healthcare system.
25 May 2019 GMT+3
The situation remains bleak for millions of Afghans who have suffered under war and poverty.
20 May 2019 GMT+3
Kabul police said the attackers first threw hand grenades then opened fire on the police in Kabul's Doghabad area.
Bullet holes mark Darul Aman Palace but while most support the rebuild, others reject glossing over scars of conflict.
18 May 2019 GMT+3
Another 20 people wounded in the explosion that went off in a market in Herat province.
17 May 2019 GMT+3
Head of the provincial council said air attack took place as Afghan police were fighting the Taliban near the city.
16 May 2019 GMT+3
The armed group's attack in Shamulzayi district of Zabul province also leaves at least four soldiers wounded.
11 May 2019 GMT+3
Mina Mangal was shot at close range by unknown assailants when she was on her way to work in Afghan capital.
Latest round of talks ended with US envoy saying 'faster progress' needed in talks with Taliban to end the 18-year war.
9 May 2019 GMT+3
Taliban spokesperson says talks were 'positive' as sides wrap up latest round of talks in Qatari capital.
Humanitarian groups reel as Taliban attacks Counterpart International for 'promoting western culture', killing nine.
A watchdog accuses German police of 'choking and squeezing genitals' of Afghan man while he was being expelled.
9 May 2019 GMT+3
Women living in Pakistani camps worry about cycle of violence and their children possibly being recruited as 'soldiers'.
8 May 2019 GMT+3
Security officials say the attack targeted the office of the non-profit organisation in the Shahr-e-Naw area.
War has forced millions to flee their homes but a housing project aims to improve conditions for displaced Afghans.
5 May 2019 GMT+3
The Taliban assault killed 13 and wounded more than 50 police and civilians in Pul-e-Khumri city.
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