Topic: Taliban

Award-winning journalist Patrick Cockburn (photo: Martin Hunter)

Non-fiction: ″The Age of Jihad ″ by Patrick Cockburn

A catalogue of blunders

Commemorating the life of Ahmad Shah Massoud on the 15th anniversary of his death in Kabul (photo: Getty Images/AFP/S. Marai)

Ahmad Shah Massoud

Afghanistan's Cold War hero

Afghan militias in Ghazni province (photo: DW)

Fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan

Where the warlords still hold sway

Pakistan police escort Maliq Ishaq, leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to the High Court in Lahore (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Str)

Pakistan and sectarianism

The enemy within

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

The Taliban′s spring offensive

Over one million displaced Afghans

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

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

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

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

Interview with the German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai

The undaunted women of Kabul

An Afghan woman holds her new passport at the passport office in Kabul (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Bandari)

Afghanistan: the Taliban′s Kunduz offensive

"There's nothing left to keep me here"

German soldiers in conversation with village dwellers near Kunduz in 2011 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

After the Taliban attack on Kunduz

Lacking political vision

An unmanned US Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moonlit night, 31 January 2010  (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/K. Wigglesworth)

Interview with journalist Chris Woods on drone warfare

"It's not risk-free war, it's displaced war"

Member of the Creative Frontiers team working on "Paasban" (photo: Creative Frontiers)

Fighting extremism through the medium of comics

"We needed to do more than just attend candlelight vigils"

Jamila, an elderly Hindu from North Waziristan, and her grandson in a shelter in Bannu, Pakistan (photo: Kiran Nazish)

Hindus in Pakistan


"I want to preserve my Hindu bloodline in North Waziristan"