Women’s sport in Afghanistan? Not a natural thing! But the women in this club fight bravely against oppression - with foil and epée.
A new movement has sprung up in Pakistan's Pashtun-dominated northern areas. Its supporters, wary of their region being used as a battleground for years, have taken on both the Taliban and the nation's powerful military.
Controversy has broken out over an Indian anti-terror body's investigation of inter-faith marriages for "love jihad." There are claims that women are being lured to join terror outfits. Murali Krishnan reports.
Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border to stop militants from crossing over. Experts say that deep cultural ties between Afghan and Pakistani Pashtuns will render the move ineffective.
Around two-thirds of girls in Afghanistan are not in school, according to a Human Rights Watch report. Despite improved access to education, security concerns and social stigma keep most girls out of the classroom.
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