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Afghan local militia operate in southern Afghanistan. (Photo: Wally Santana-Pool/Getty Images)
15 Jan 18
Some 200 militia members operate in one small district of the restive southeastern province.
An Afghan child receives a polio vaccine at a clinic in Farza. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Medics fight rumours that programme is a Western plot against Muslims.
Zainab Fayez, the only woman serving as a prosecutor in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar. (Photo courtesy of Z. Fayez)
13 Jan 18
Women face uphill battle to access justice.
Afghan children walk to school in Logar province. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Courses on Islamic subjects replace lessons on culture and counter-terrorism.
The new campaign is the latest in a series of joint US-Afghan counter-narcotics operations in Helmand. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
8 Jan 18
Tactic signals fresh effort to eliminate insurgents’ income from narcotics.
Project Highlight
7 Jan 18
New swathe of investigations produced into crucial local issues.
5 Jan 18
Locals claim that few Afghan have even heard of the flagship organisation.
Many small business in host are situated in residential areas, causing widespread pollution. (Photo: U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew D. Lohr, PRT Khost Public Affairs Office)
5 Jan 18
Plans for a dedicated business park in south of country have failed to materialise.
Conditions in Afghan prisons are often grim. (Photo: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
13 Dec 17
Prisoners endangered as building work stalls on new premises.
Many residents of Badakhshan are denied vital mobile phone access. (Photo: Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Getty Images)
11 Dec 17
Telecommunication provision so poor that locals need to use the services of neighbouring Tajikistan.