The task of re-integrating refugees is just one of the multiple challenges Afghanistan faces. Another is the struggle against rampant corruption. DW spoke with Ikram Afzali, who works for an organization called 'Integrity Watch Afghanistan.'
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.
Pakistan's newly elected PM Imran Khan faces the first real test as head of government as he holds talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Islamabad. Khan's maneuvering options are, however, limited.
Former Pakistani PM Sharif has been arrested after landing in Pakistan. The arrest comes as the deadliest attack in the election campaign killed 130 people, including a candidate, in southwestern Baluchistan province.
A newspaper journalist has been gunned down outside the front door of his home in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. He had reportedly received death threats after investigating corruption among state officials.
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