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Water Management in Af-Pak

Orphan River

Afghanistan Today journalists
Our contributors and editors in both Afghanistan and Pakistan spoke to several high-ranking officials in relevant ministries as well as dozens of local, provincial and national water stakeholders.

Taliban's jailbreak was part of plan to capture Ghazni

Rahmat Alizada
The escape of 350 militants from Ghazni prison in September was part of a complex scheme to overrun the volatile province, say experts.

Russia eyes new role in Afghan security

Khalil Rahman Omaid
The Afghan government attempts to score a weapons deal with Russia without drawing the NATO rival into another proxy war.

Wardak forces assaulted by Taliban propaganda

An attack on a checkpoint in Wardak caused more than a hundred soldiers stationed at nearby police positions to abandon their posts and flee. Is the Taliban's propaganda breaking the morale of Afghan forces?
 (photo: Khushqadam Usmani)  (photo: Khushqadam Usmani)  (photo: Khushqadam Usmani)
Northern war

Taliban at the gates of Badakhshan capital

Khushqadam Usmani
While government forces struggle to defend key districts near the city of Fayzabad, former mujahedin commanders are rallying new fighters to defend the province against the Taliban's onslaught in the north.
What characteristics of President Karzai's will his successor adopt? (Photo: President's Office. Main photo: Samira Sadat)
61: Follow the leader?
29.05.2014  |  Politics
Afghans went to the polls on April 5 this year to elect a new president. (Photo: Rahmat Alizada)
58: The final countdown
12.05.2014  |  Politics
50: The last warnings
3.03.2014  |  Politics
49: Durand Line litany
2.12.2013  |  Politics
47: London calling
4.11.2013  |  Politics
Special relationship? German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle (left) and Balkh Governor Mohammad Atta Noor (middle) at the unveiling of the German Consulate in Mazar-e Sharif in June 2013. (Photos: Waheed Orya)
The Berlin-Balkh bond
2.10.2013  |  Politics
42: Friendly fire on goal
21.08.2013  |  Politics