In the mountainous province of Bamyan in Afghanistan, something incredible is happening. Whilst other regions grapple with terror attacks and drone strikes, picturesque Bamyan is catering to Afghanistan’s fledgling ski craze.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has reportedly put its operations across Afghanistan "on hold." The group said increasing insecurity has made it difficult to provide aid to many parts of the country.
At least 80 people have been killed in an attack on the Shiite Hazara community in Kabul. "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility, highlighting the group's increasing presence in Afghanistan.
Taliban militants on Tuesday launched a coordinated attack on a government security agency in the Afghan capital, killing scores of people. Kabul-based Afghanistan expert Alexey Yusupov talks to DW about the assault.
War doesn't only destroy human lives, but also land and ecologies - and therefore livelihoods. Afghanistan is a case in point. Enter a woman with a community spirit and a strong sense of what needs to get done.
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