Afghanistan’s flag has been changed or modified at least 18 times over the past 100 years.
Since the execution of the deposed leader, the country has witnessed the emergence of a number of powerful figures.
Burial in Afghan capital of Tajik king and his aides, executed in 1929, highlights Pashtun-Tajik ethnic divide.
Sixteen leaders of banned Islamic Renaissance Party are accused of conspiring to bring down the country’s government.
Afghan forces and the Taliban both claim gains amid fierce battles after the armed group’s offensive to seize key city.
Peace talks in Afghanistan resumed this week, but on several major issues neither side is likely to compromise.
Analysts say Central Asian nation is under internal and external pressure after decades-long rule of Emomali Rahmon.
Journalists and critics in Afghanistan say freedom of speech requires sacrifice – and many have made the ultimate one.