To escape war and political crisis, a group of Afghan youth practises "Sema," the mystical Rumi dance. Most members of this small group are women who face social prejudices.
While it's unlikely that Iran will directly attack the US over the killing of Qassem Soleimani, it could attempt to indirectly harm US interests in Afghanistan. If this happens, Pakistan could be drawn into the conflict.
In an exclusive interview with DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan talks about the Iran crisis and the international community's "lukewarm" response to the Kashmir dispute.
The US has resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar, a US source said, in a renewed bid to end the long war in Afghanistan. It comes months after the US president abruptly halted diplomatic engagement with the insurgents.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani won a majority in September elections, according to preliminary results. The delayed outcome of the vote has cast a shadow over US-Taliban peace talks.
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