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Maiwand Safi
30 Jan 12
In eastern province, some insurgents are ready to stop fighting.
Maiwand Safi
3 Nov 11
IWPR story revealed that members of village security forces in Kapisa province were quitting over poor pay and equipment.
Maiwand Safi
3 Nov 11
IWPR story revealed that members of village security forces in Kapisa province were quitting over poor pay and equipment.
Children at a state school in Kabul. Critics of private education say the state system has better teachers and a more consistent curriculum. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Stacey Haga/ISAF/Flickr)
Maiwand Safi, Mina Habib
31 Oct 11
Education ministry closes ten schools and warns many others to raise standards.
Maiwand Safi
18 Oct 11
Afghan Local Police stop vehicles in the Alasai valley, Kapisa province, in a joint counter-insurgency operation conducted with the French army. (Photo: French army/Master Cpl. Sebastien Vermeille)
Maiwand Safi
31 Aug 11
Paramilitaries in Kapisa region complain Afghan authorities ignore their role in fending off Taleban attacks.
A previous loya jirga, held in 2002, confirmed Hamid Karzai as Afghan president. (Photo: US State Department)
Maiwand Safi
25 Jul 11
Legislators say president has no right to call national congress to discuss long-term American military presence.
International forces in Kapisa province are being urged not to turn detained suspects over to Afghan security forces. Here, US troops hand out leaflets to Kapisa residents with good wishes for Ramadan, September 2010. (Photo: Isafmedia/US Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joe Laws)
Maiwand Safi
21 Jun 11
NATO troops urged not to hand over detainees to Afghan counterparts.
Unlike many, the Ghazikhankel school in Tagab, Kapisa province, has its own building, even if there is no glass in the window yet. (Photo: Isafmedia/US Navy  Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald)
Maiwand Safi
15 Jun 11
While officials hail progress on education, only half the country’s schools have the premises and teaching materials they need.
Maiwand Safi
2 Jun 11
Ammonium nitrate banned because of its use as explosive, but orchard owners say their trees are starved of nutrients.

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