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The precious natural resource is being exploited by armed groups. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
26 Mar 18
Mountain ranges now a safe haven for militant groups.
22 Mar 18
Residents of southeastern border region appeal for government action.
Afghan construction workers shovel cement to build a wall. (Photo: Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)
21 Mar 18
Industrialists say that ongoing losses will prove hard to reverse.
Electric power lines are vulnerable to sabotage and failure. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) An electrician works on power lines in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
20 Mar 18
Locals furious that they have no access to network running through their lands.
20 Mar 18
Civil servants are unhappy about being made to pay for aid projects.
19 Mar 18
Social barriers still prevent female reporters from working in the media.
19 Mar 18
Locals want to see movement on power, water and transport projects.
16 Mar 18
Much-anticipated development will irrigate farmland and boost power supplies.
Project Highlight
15 Mar 18
The lawyer defying conservative prejudice and motivating others.
An Afghan boy writes on a chalkboard at a rural school in Afghanistan. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
15 Mar 18
Ban on corporal punishment continues to be widely ignored.