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Marble on display at a specialist shop in Afghanistan. (Photo: USAID Afghanistan/Wikimedia Commons)
29 Nov 17
Insurgents funnel off extraction fees amid disputed control of the site.
Village elders gather for a weekly meeting called a shura to discuss issues of local governance. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
27 Nov 17
Paramilitary groups say they need heavy weaponry to defeat insurgents.
An alcove, which used to contain a giant Buddah, lies empty in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
24 Nov 17
Visitors to famous beauty spots have more than doubled over the last year.
24 Nov 17
Locals complain that minimal resources and poor security are excluding female students.
21 Nov 17
Government plans to solve housing issues runs into trouble.
Pine nuts are a valuable crop across Asia (Photo: China Photos/Getty Images)
15 Nov 17
Local traders call for better facilities and direct access to international markets.
10 Nov 17
Venture proves that even a single bucket of milk can turn a profit
8 Nov 17
Kabul workshops kick start capacity-building programme.
Although mountainous, Khost province offers a direct way into Pakistan. (Photo: Capt. John Severns/US Air Force/Wikimedia Commons)
7 Nov 17
Some citizens who once voted for the incumbent president say they feel let down.
U.S. President Donald Trump gestures before delivering remarks on Americas military involvement in Afghanistan at the Fort Myer military base on August 21, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
30 Oct 17
Observers welcome a promised troop surge and increased pressure on Pakistan.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?