For children, war means - among other things - bombed-out schools and a lack of teachers. It puts their futures at stake. In Kabul, Afghanistan, a mobile library provides them with a safe haven where they can escape their daily struggles.
Recruitment attempts by extremists, violence, a lack of support — the Save the Children aid organization reports about the plight of people returned to Afghanistan as minors. Programs must be reassessed, the group found.
Technical issues persisted on the second day of the violence-marred parliamentary elections. Around 3 million Afghans voted defying calls from the Taliban militant group to boycott the ballot.
People have been praying for water since time immemorial. As supplies to the Afghan capital Kabul reach dangerously low levels, the city government hopes religious leaders can help. But not how you may think.
For decades, powerful warlords and tribal elders have dominated Afghanistan's political landscape. But a record number of young Afghans are aiming to break their monopoly in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
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