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Creative protest highlights Taliban's violence
Civic activists gathered in Kabul to bring public attention to the atrocities committed by the Taliban under the leadership of Mullah Omar, whose death was recently confirmed by the Afghan government.
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Pakistan gains upper hand in Taliban peace talks
Afghan media suspect Pakistan of using the recently confirmed death of Mullah Omar to manipulate political negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government
Mullah Omar's death splinters insurgents
The alleged death of the Taliban's one-eyed leader could complicate ongoing peace talks and disperse the unity of local and regional militant groups.
"Proxy war in South Asia should come to an end," says U.S. ambassador
Interview with US ambasador to Pakistan Richard Olson, discussing Durand Line relations, US development in the region and future security.
Afghanistan needs military leadership not militia forces
The ongoing efforts to revive and create private militia forces in the face of Taliban onslaughts are fraught with huge risk, argues Farhad Peikar.
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All-girls' school in Balkh gets colorful facelift
Female artists throughout Afghanistan competed for the opportunity to decorate the walls of Gohar Khatoon as part of an international community-building initiative.
Rural girls fall victim to 'baad' marriages
The forced marriage of young girls to settle family feuds remains a viable solution to violence in far-flung districts.
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Logar strongman's death-defying stunts
He lies on spikes, pull tractors with his ponytail and lifts donkeys out of mud. Yet the government has paid little interest to Logar's beloved strongman.
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