Families forced to search for fallen kin as Afghan army fails to fulfil its promise to return dead soldiers’ bodies.
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Taliban attacks have decreased in dangerous region, but some wonder if gains can be cemented without western support.
Instead of aid, villagers in remote northern province seek speedy completion of a road to end their isolation.
Decade of war and a $10m bounty have only deepened the legend of the Taliban’s secretive, one-eyed spiritual leader.
Despite a reinvigorated desire for learning in southern Afghanistan, the region’s education statistics remain damning.
Suspect in Sunday’s co-ordinated Taliban attacks says he was member of 200-strong suicide squad trained in Pakistan.
Abdul Salam Zaeef, ex-Taliban ambassador to Pakistan, takes shelter in UAE after US troops attempted to raid his home.
Group’s eastern leader candidly discusses Afghan forces, morality police, and how they might act if returned to power.
In presence of western officials, Afghan president’s chief of staff and senior diplomat accused each other of spying.
Families of victims of a US soldier’s shooting spree in Kandahar berate Afghan President Karzai at emotional meeting.