Crucial route will link provinces and boost local economy, but after seven years’ work, it still isn’t ready.
Tensions build in eastern region as Kabul blames Islamabad for attacks.
Influx from North Waziristan puts strain on already overburdened system.
Her story shows how a single, determined local voice can have truly global impact.
Health officials say disease had disappeared in Khost province but re-emerged with a refugee influx from Pakistan.
In Khost province, army dismisses claims of a plot to interfere in this week’s presidential ballot.
Versatile leaves can be used for eco-friendly matting, dishes and more, but the trees are disappearing for use as firewood.
Valuable tree plantations cleared or left to run wild despite their commercial potential.
Villagers often resort to folk medicine. Some live to regret it, others don’t.
As foreigners leave Helmand, women producing handicrafts say skills will be lost unless new markets can be found.