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Afghanistan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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21 Feb 05
Controversial commander's actions are alienating Afghanistan's power brokers, including the ex-king he claims to support.
21 Feb 05
Trouble is brewing as Karzai continues to delay naming his cabinet.
21 Feb 05
After days of rumour and intrigue, Hamid Karzai finally announces his cabinet, with appointments drawing broad support from Loya Jirga delegates.
21 Feb 05
The removal of the Taleban has not freed the country's women from the head-to-toe dark blue garments that came to symbolise oppression and cruelty.
21 Feb 05
WHO urges Afghan medical students to tackle rural health problems but safety worries are hampering progress.
21 Feb 05
Government plans to encourage foreign investment are hampered by, amongst other things, the absence of a private banking system and labyrinthine bureaucracy.
21 Feb 05
Indian and Afghan filmmakers are back in Kabul, hoping to cash in on an audience starved of cinema.
21 Feb 05
Desperate to get to Iran, Afghans entrust their money and lives to smugglers.
21 Feb 05
Consignments of aid are ending up in the hands of traders.
21 Feb 05
Nangarhar people hope malaria mosquitoes will be an early casualty of peace.

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