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In remote Nuristan, ancient tradition decrees that it’s female family members who have to do the heavy lifting.
All parties urged to respect non-combatants and observe the rules of war.
Event hears that serious measures are needed to deal with the shortfall.
The power vacuum in the neighbouring state has Tajik analysts worried.
Event hears how government and insurgent forces alike routinely abuse civilians.
22 May 03
Smugglers may be exploiting international law to take Afghan heroin through the country en route to Russia and Europe.
27 Mar 03
Tbilisi is dramatically shoring up its military alliance with the United States
19 Dec 02
As the war goes on, fundamentalist Islamists in Chechnya are becoming bolder and more violent.
28 Oct 02
The most frightening explanation of the Moscow terror siege is that the Chechen militants were acting on their own.
28 Oct 02
Georgia's main port of Poti and its oil terminal at Supsa are both in serious environmental danger.
24 Sep 02
Elite counter terrorism unit to be investigated as part of police bid to break the back of the mafia.
30 Aug 02
A Georgian security sweep in the Pankisi Gorge has been welcomed by locals - but Russia is sceptical.
28 Aug 02
Bucharest hopes its firm support for US action on Iraq and strong stand against suspected extremist groups will ease its path into NATO.
21 Aug 02
While the Bucharest authorities' controversial pro-US stance may help Romania to join NATO, it will also hurt its chances for a place within the EU.
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