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Police gather at the scene of an attack in Kabul. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
7 Feb 18
Renewed violence is both undermining public confidence and disrupting investment.
An electrician works on power lines in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
6 Feb 18
Insurgent group is exploiting new sources of revenue.
University students in discussion. (Photo: UNAMA News/Flickr)
2 Feb 18
Faculties criticised for failing to take complaints seriously.
The site intended for Shahrak Mamorin remains undeveloped. (Photo: IWPR)
29 Jan 18
An IWPR investigation indicates that funds for a new housing project were allowed to simply disappear.
An Afghan woman takes part in a sewing workshop. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
28 Jan 18
The sector is providing a good living for many disadvantaged women.
Atta Mohammad Noor votes in the 2010 parliamentary elections. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
28 Jan 18
Unrest linked to ongoing tensions over the fate of local leader.
An Afghan man prays in a field of poppy. (Photo: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
25 Jan 18
Locals say that reviving a once-flourishing processing plant could provide a much-needed alternative.
Young women study at an Afghan university. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
25 Jan 18
Graduates claim that many institutions are just money-making enterprises.
Taliban fighters peacefully surrender their arms during a meeting with Afghan government officials as part of the government's peace and reintegration process, April 11, 2011 in Kandahar. (Photo: U.S. Army Maj. James D. Crawford/ISAF via Getty Images)
25 Jan 18
Ex-militants say that broken promises are prolonging the insurgency.
The Kunar river winds through a valley in the northeastern province. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
23 Jan 18
Government struggles to protect vast areas of woodland.