Insecurity increases as insurgents appear energised by imminent US withdrawal.
As talks reach a crucial stage, Afghan and international politicians should not repeat the mistakes of the past.
IWPR trainee warns that rising threats risk destroying the gains of nearly two decades.
Reporter had defied death threats to continue covering Taliban operations.
Although people are friendly, there are few job opportunities.
Women face years of loneliness and frustration when men seek work abroad.
More than half of all reported weddings in north east region involves a minor.
Tribal justice processes are the only remaining choice for most.
Praise for latest talks supporting peace negotiations between Kabul and the Taleban.
Gunmen act with impunity in areas outside government control.