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‘I want my story to be heard’

Hakim Young meets Khalid Ahmad, who survived the US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan. 

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Human Rights United States

Where is Asia in the world?

Iris Gonzales reports on a conference seeking to create a fairer economy for a region notorious for cheap labour and exploitation by the West.

Filed in: Central Asia Philippines

Dirty games

Azerbaijan will be showing its friendly face this month as it hosts the European Games. But it’s what is going on behind the scenes that is important, argue Emma Hughes and James Marriott.

Filed in: Azerbaijan Oil Politics

Afghanistan’s women rangers

Gelareh Darabi reports on the country’s first female park rangers in a new Al Jazeera documentary.

Filed in: Afghanistan Women

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Filed in: Afghanistan Politics Religion Women

‘Afghan women keep the business of life going’

As the London Conference on Afghanistan starts, Zulaikha Rafiq explains why women’s rights must be high on the agenda.

Filed in: Afghanistan

A place to feel free

A group of young Chechens is battling to save their social club, reports Alice Lagnado.

Filed in: Chechnya Youth

What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

EU politicians’ vested interests in the resource-rich country are supporting the regime’s suppression of human rights. Molly Scott Cato writes.

Filed in: Azerbaijan

PHOTO ESSAY: The tailors of Kabul

Rich Mallett gets inside access to Afghanistan’s tailoring trade.

Filed in: Afghanistan Youth

Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Lydia James reports on a courageous drama project, which is putting transitional justice centre stage in the war-torn country.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict United States

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