afghanistan

Shine A Light

Gathering information about abuses in conflict zones is harrowing, but for Amnesty International’s Anna Neistat, it is the first step toward justice.

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Concrete Future

Closed by the Taliban in the 1990s, Afghanistan’s first cement factory reopens, giving hope for new jobs.

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Shakespeare’s Globe performs Hamlet at the Calais migrants’ camp

Calais migrants’ camp was treated to a performance from Shakespeare’s Globe as part of their world tour.

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Sakeena Yacoobi awarded WISE prize for supporting education of girls under the Taliban

This courageous Afghan leader faced up to the Taliban and is now the recipient of this year’s WISE Prize.

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Doctors Without Borders: we weren’t warned of US strike on hospital

Doctors Without Borders have demanded an independent, and unprecedented, inquiry into the US airstrike on its field hospital in Kunduz, […]

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The changing face of Afghanistan education for women

This woman is breaking boundaries by building the first ever women’s college in Afghanistan.

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Which countries are the most peaceful?

On the #InternationalDayofPeace, we look at how we have progressed in the peace stakes over the last year.

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Sowing new seeds

In a major breakthrough for the war on drugs, this spice company could change the outlook for Afghanistan’s opium farmers.

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The female politician fighting for democracy in Afghanistan

Shukria Barakzai is an unstoppable force in Afghanistan’s political landscape that is dominated by men and the Taliban.

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Prose rebellion: Afghan women risk death for poetry

Afghan women are using poetry as a secret form of rebellion and challenging stereotypes.

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These gorgeous girls are Kabul’s littlest skaters

We could all learn a thing or two from these sassy skater girls.

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Afghan men wear Burkas to protest for women’s rights

Afghan men don burkas in women’s rights protest

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Portrait of an Asylum Seeker

These portraits of Swedish migrants hiding their faces is partly to protect their identity because of safety concerns, and partly to focus the viewer’s attention on their stories.

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A whole new ball game

A game changer for women in Northern Uganda, a new initiative is uniting female communities through the game of football.

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Survivors Of Deadly Afghan Landside Line Up To Receive Aid

Afghan survivors say they’re worried about another possible landslide as international aid groups began assisting thousands of locals who’ve lost their homes.

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Like sardines, 438 refugees were crammed into a space that should have held 40…

At the age of seven, Abbas Nazari boarded a boat with his family to escape persecution in Afghanistan. After a long, frightening journey, he now calls New Zealand home.

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Afghans In The Pink Over Balloons

Ten thousand pink balloons carrying a message of peace and happiness are handed out in Kabul.

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Kids with guns

For many children around the world, guns are a part of daily life…

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A decade of war is ending

As he made his inaugural address in January this year, US President Barack Obama made a reference to the withdrawal […]

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Afghans mull US withdrawal

The Afghan government welcomes US President Barack Obama’s plans for the withdrawal of troops, but some residents are concerned that Afghan security forces will struggle to cope.

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Prince Harry stationed in Afghanistan

NATO says it is not concerned about the Taliban’s threat to kidnap and kill Prince Harry, as the Prince returned to Afghanistan to fly attack helicopters two weeks after he was photographed without any clothes in Las Vegas.

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Finding an end game for Afghanistan

NATO leaders seal a landmark agreement to hand control of Afghanistan over to its own security forces by the middle of next year. MiNDFOOD Reports.

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Gallery: Thousands celebrate Afghan New Year

Afghans celebrate their New Year at the shrines of Prophet Ali in the capital Kabul and in Mazar-e-Sharif. The festivities are part of Nawroz – the Persian New Year which is celebrated in many countries in the region.

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Red Cross Relief Work

View images of the Red Cross’ relief work in Banda Aceh, Afghanistan, South Ossetia and Solomon Islands, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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