Indian photographer Aaquib Khan traveled to Kabul last year and found a country that defied his stereotype of a downtrodden and dangerous nation without hope. His photos from that trip help show the varied daily lives of Afghans — and the huge problems they still face.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani nominated the first woman to be one of nine supreme court justices in the country. The parliament rejected her. But the Afghan president appears determined to more women in government positions.
NATO and Afghan government forces battled the Taliban in southern Afghanistan this week, and Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Quil Lawrence about how many Afghans are surprised and dismayed by the Taliban's continued strength.
An increase in attacks by insurgents in Afghanistan has destabilized the efforts of aid workers, as Lisa Mullins speaks to Anja De Beer, Director of the Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR).
NATO is under pressure to respond to Russia's recent actions in Georgia, but commitments in Afghanistan and turmoil in the financial world mean there isn't much new money for defense. The World's Laura Lynch reports.
Afghanistan is a nation struggling with violence, corruption, tribal rivalries, and an economy built on the drug trade. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Rory Stewart about the challenges in Afghanistan.