The leader of a Pakistani ethnic Pashtun rights group vowed his movement would continue its protest rallies
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Results of elections in Afghanistan are questionable. Hampered by intimidation by militia and insurgent groups, corruption and partisanship within the electoral administration, the prospects for fair elections hinge on the prospects for peace. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Officials in Afghanistan have set a preliminary date for much anticipated parliamentary and local elections after numerous delays. The date of voting is now set for October 20, 2018 and could be a big step forward.
Farmer Jahantab Ahmadi sits on the ground, her baby resting in her lap, as she focuses on university entrance exam
War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it’s not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders
Pashtun women, considered conservative by some, joined in the Islamabad protest in large numbers
Brown University hosted Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United States, for a discussion about Pakistani history
War Machine is not a great film, but it does convey some important truths to U.S. audiences
Actor Kingsley says satire is a fitting mode to explore politics and more needed than ever
In remote Iranian Province Sistan-Baluchistan, women politicians make gains at ballot box
United Nations joins chorus of outrage at deteriorating climate of violence in Afghan journalism