Panjwai was the war’s front line. Now it’s peaceful, but without a state presence, those gains are in danger.
Through a call-in program, Afghans seek those who vanished in war or fled forced marriages.
As Pakistanis displaced by a military offensive cross the border, Afghans struggle to cope with the influx.
Afghan and foreign officials worry that social media is worsening Afghanistan’s ethnic and political fault lines.
Insurgents target their former stronghold of Helmand province; fighting reportedly kills dozens.
The step by the official, who denied aiding a candidate, restores hope for a result that does not trigger violence.
Supporters of Abdullah meet peacefully but vow violence if their demands aren’t met.
Abdullah’s comments throw the electoral process into turmoil.
Presidential election wraps up with voters defying militant threats, but next leader still faces big problems.
The runoff election draws a strong turnout, but fraud claims raise the prospect of a disputed result.