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The Afghan parliament in 2014 (photo: Masood Momin)
The Afghan parliament in 2014 (photo: Masood Momin)
The Afghan parliament in 2014 (photo: Masood Momin)
Analysis

Attack on Afghan Parliament puts Kabul-Islamabad relations and peace talks at risk

Farhad Peikar
The Afghan government accused the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Pakistani secret service, of orchestrating Monday's attack on the Afghan Parliament, while Pakistan blamed India, reigniting old wounds.
27.06.2015
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Minorities

Mosuli nomads fight stateless status

Zarwali Khoshnood
An Afghan minority group of Iraqi origin lacks basic rights due to its itinerant lifestyle.
26.06.2015
 (photo: Khushqadam Usmani)  (photo: Khushqadam Usmani)  (photo: Khushqadam Usmani)
Industry

Badakhshan crafts in decline due to lack of investment and cheap imports

Khushqadam Usmani
For hundreds of years the handmade crafts of Badakhshan attracted buyers from across the Silk Road. But cheap Chinese imports coupled with a domestic lack of investment have left many crafts fighting for their survival.
23.06.2015
 (photo: Wazhma Fazli)
 (photo: Wazhma Fazli)
 (photo: Wazhma Fazli)
Business

Afghan women's green fingers

Wazhma Fazli
Agriculture in Afghanistan was once predominantly a male activity, but an FAO training programme has given more than 6,000 women the chance to farm.
19.06.2015
 (photo: Asghar Noor Mohammad)  (photo: Asghar Noor Mohammad)  (photo: Asghar Noor Mohammad)
Afghan Eye

Harvest time in Balkh

Asghar Noor Mohammad
Wheat farmers report high yields in Balkh province, the agricultural breadbasket of northern Afghanistan.
17.06.2015
Afghan Eye

Afghans claim morale-boosting victory in Pakistan

Attaullah Khan
UNHCR and The Society for Human Rights and Prisoners Aid (SHARP) played a match against a team of Afghan refugees at a stadium in Peshawar last week to celebrate World Refugee Day.
16.06.2015
A house in Kharwar district (photo: Faridullah Ahmadzai) A house in Kharwar district (photo: Faridullah Ahmadzai) A house in Kharwar district (photo: Faridullah Ahmadzai)
Development

Logar's forgotten village

Faridullah Ahmadzai
While other districts in Logar province develop, Kharwar still doesn't have a single female doctor or a school for girls, not to mention roads, clinics, job opportunities or security. Our contributor reports on a…
12.06.2015
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Afghan Eye

More than a road sign

Zarwali Khoshnood
A car damaged in an accident two months ago, according to local residents, is supended on stilts in Doshi district in Bamiyan province as a deterrent for other drivers.
15.06.2015