29 Nov 13
Governor says he’s powerless to stop abuses and extortion by armed men.
25 Jul 13
Lack of state schools in Taleban-dominated parts of Paktika mean children are forced to learn in Urdu.
13 Jun 13
Investigation indicates that large consignment of medical supplies was diverted and sold off illegally.
30 Nov 12
Officials say local men claimed rights over land because they knew it was prime real estate.
14 Nov 12
Authorities say they are powerless to act even though they know opium poppy is being grown on large tracts of land.
15 Oct 12
Residents of southeastern province pay traditional assemblies to sort out disputes, leaving state mechanisms out of the picture.