Maija Liuhto is a Finnish journalist currently based in Islamabad, Pakistan. Her work has appeared in publications such as the Atlantic, Foreign Polic... y and Al Jazeera English.
Members of Uighur Muslim community say Islamabad is not fighting for their rights as it keeps close ties with China.
One business is thriving in Afghanistan: coffin-making for the often badly disfigured victims of bomb blasts.
Following the peace deal with its leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the HIG’s chief negotiator speaks to Al Jazeera.
The firefighting unit in Afghanistan spends more time cleaning up after devastating blasts than extinguishing fires.