A Fragile Ceasefire Lets Afghans Risk Travel for Eid

A 3-day cease-fire is violated, but Afghans brave dangerous roads to celebrate a holiday with families.

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European Court Backs Germany in Case Over 2009 Killings of Afghan Civilians

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Germany sufficiently investigated the bombing in Afghanistan that killed up to 90 civilians.

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How an Afghan Political Crisis Derailed Payments to War Victims

Sometimes money is the only form of justice for those who lost loved ones in Afghanistan’s unending war.

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A Storied Female Warlord Surrenders, Taliban Say, Exposing Afghan Weakness

She was undefeated in decades of war, but her decision was an act of survival. A government that has come to depend on unreliable militias finds itself vulnerable.

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‘Hospital Needs to Be Quarantined,’ but Works On in Country at War

Twenty percent of the staff at one hospital is quarantined, but doors remain open as the war wounded are brought in.

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