Country: Afghanistan

Sufi mystic Rumi (photo: dpa/CPA Media)

The filming of Rumi

Everybody's darling

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair: "the world's a better place without Saddam Hussein"

The Chilcot Report

It's a no brainer

APTF's "One Thousand and One Titanics" (source: YouTube)

Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation

One thousand sinking dinghies

Nagieb Khaja in Idlib, Syria (photo: Nagieb Khaja)

Interview with documentary maker Nagieb Khaja

″Believe in the importance of your work″

Taliban fighters east of Kabul (photo: picture-alliance/AP/R. Gul)

The Taliban′s spring offensive

Over one million displaced Afghans

Filming ″Dugma – The Button″: Paul Refsdal (left), Abu Basir al-Britani (photo: WDR)

Paul Refsdal′s documentary ″Dugma – The Button″

Push the button for Paradise

Jungle volunteer Liz Clegg (source: YouTube)

Liz Clegg: the Jungle's surrogate mum

Pashtun musician Ismail Khan (left) with former band colleague Junaid (photo: private)

Interview with the Pashtun musician Ismail Khan

"Music was the best resistance I could think of"

John Baily and Veronica Doubleday in Geneva (photo: private)

Non-fiction: ″War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan″ by John Baily

Without music, no humanity

Emdadullah Mohammand, a refugee from Afghanistan in Germany

Refugees in Germany

Hanging in the balance

Shia Muslims protest in Pakistan following a terrorist attack in Lahore on 22 January 2014 which killed 24 Shia pilgrims (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sunni-Shia tension

Islam versus Islam

Still from "A Dragon Arrives", one of this year's Berlinale entries, by Iranian director Mani Haghighi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Berlinale/Abbas Kosari)

Germany′s Berlinale

Where film meets reality

Afghan refugee children in Islamabad, Pakistan (photo: AP)

Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Underprivileged and unwanted

Palestinian author and publisher Abdel Bari Atwan (photo: picture-alliance/photoshot)

Islamic State

Know your enemy

The Afghan author Taqi Akhlaqi (photo: ARD)

The Afghan author Taqi Akhlaqi

The not-so-universal art of writing

Afghan refugees in Iran (photo: Meysam Hasanloo)

Afghan refugees in Iran

On the fringes of society

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