Soosan Firooz is a female rapper in Afghanistan whose life has been threatened by extremists. Despite these threats she has the support of her family and says she will keep on singing. Anchor Aaron Schachter tells us more.
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, says he's free of the corruption and violence that taint many Afghan politicians. And after quickly signing a long-delayed security pact with the US, he's looking for other ways to break with the country's recent past.
The US commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, is under investigation for inappropriate communications with a Florida woman. The scandals are leaving many in Afghanistan with concerns. Anchor Marco Werman hears from the BBC's Bilal Sarwary in Kabul.