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5 Jul 11
Electricity shortages as power grid project goes nowhere.
The mountainous terrain of southeast Afghanistan makes it hard to determine where the border with Pakistan lies. Here, a hill fort in Kunar province. (Photo: Isafmedia/US Army Staff Sgt Gary A Witte)
1 Jul 11
Diplomatic row as civilians killed in unexplained attacks.
Entrance to the Kabul Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre. (Photo: IWPR)
22 May 11
Afghan police call for action to prevent repeat of death of young inmate.
A French EC725 Cougar helicopter soars through a valley in Kapisa province on its way to a combat outpost in the Tagab valley. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald/Released)
18 May 11
Insurgents say no weddings or funeral services for “infidel” police recruits – on pain of death.
17 May 11
Residents allege misuse of funds allocated to community leaders.
Taliban members in Kandahar surrender and join the government's peace process, April 2011. (Photo: ISAF/Major James Crawford)
13 May 11
Despite fears of revenge attacks, analysts predict insurgents’ morale and funding will be sapped.
A British soldier from the ISAF contingent on patrol in Kabul. Picture taken in 2008. (Photo: ISAF/US Air Force Tech. Sgt. Laura K. Smith)
13 May 11
American military warns that 2011 will be especially violent.
10 May 11
No one raised alarm as hundreds of prisoners escaped through tunnel in Kandahar.
Italian soldiers running a first-aid course for Afghans in Gozara province. Some residents are unhappy that promised reconstruction work has yet to materialise. (Photo: ISAF media)
9 May 11
Locals say insurgents feeding on resentment at undelivered pledges.
On the Khyber Pass, the most famous crossing on Afghanistan’s long and poorly-defined border with neighbouring Pakistan. (Photo by James Mollison/Creative Commons)
6 May 11
Recent Pakistani attempts to woo Kabul have failed to build confidence.