The police vehicle impound lot in Kabul is known locally by the not-so-affectionate nickname "Guantanamo" - many of the automotive inmates end up there in dubious circumstances, and few ever get out. We took a look around.
Fifteen cadets have died in the second deadly suicide bomb attack in the capital, Kabul, within 24 hours. An attack on a mosque on Friday evening claimed at least 56 lives and injured some 55 more.
At least 56 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul. A separate bombing at a Sunni mosque in Afghanistan's central province of Ghor left 33 dead.
Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan have been elected to the prestigious UN Human Rights Council. But experts say these countries have a dismal rights record and their election to the body is condemnable.
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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