14 Feb 12
Businessmen suspect they make easy targets for organised criminals linked to government.
19 Jan 12
Fears that decentralisation could produce “balkanised” Afghanistan.
19 Jan 12
Eighth anniversary of bill of rights leaves little cause for rejoicing.
23 Dec 11
News of insurgent “peace talks” office in Qatar sparks fears that Kabul is not in control of negotiations.
13 Dec 11
Laws are in place to protect women from domestic violence, but are rarely used to punish abusive husbands.
9 Dec 11
Deadly attack comes at time of heightened tensions with Islamabad.
23 Nov 11
Officials argue need for special court to clear backlog of security-related cases.
31 Oct 11
Education ministry closes ten schools and warns many others to raise standards.
13 Oct 11
Deal seen as strategic counterbalance to troubled relationship with Pakistan.
5 Oct 11
American army commander’s claim that Pakistani intelligence sponsors attacks in Afghanistan will not lead to policy changes, analysts say.