Country: Afghanistan

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

Save the Children and the Refugee Council

Australia appeal

Afghan security forces at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan (photo: picture alliance/ZUMA Press/S. Saiem)

NATO in Afghanistan

Hopes of withdrawal fade

Zebulon Simentov, the last Jew in Kabul blows the shofar horn (photo: Reuters)

Judaism in Afghanistan

Kabul's one remaining Jew

Buchcover "Auf der Flucht" von Karim El-Gawhary & Mathilde Schwabeneder; Quelle: Kremayr und Scheriau Verlag

Book review: ″Auf der Flucht″ by Karim El Gawhary and Mathilde Schwabeneder

Born in the wrong place

Marina Golbahari stars a young women forced to pose as a boy named Osama in the feature film "Osama" (photo: Imago/Entertainment Pictures)

Book review: ″The Underground Girls of Kabul″

Boys for a time

The German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai (photo: dpa)

Interview with the German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai

The undaunted women of Kabul

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