Topic: Taliban

Afghan architect Masouma Delijam, Kabul (photo: DW/B. Schulke)

Hindu Kush

Reconstruction in Afghanistan: The strong women of Darul Aman

Aftermath of the attack on the German embassy at the end of May 2017

U.S. operations in Afghanistan

War without end

View of the Makki Mosque roof. In the foreground a student from the Jamiah Darul Uloom University is seen using his mobile. In the background is one of the minarets which the authorities recently had shortened (photo: Philipp Breu)

Sunnis in Iran

The Zahedan network

Afghan girl toting balloons during Nowruz celebrations in Kabul (photo: Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

Negotiating with the Taliban for girls′ education

Treading carefully

Headless Buddha in the Afghan National Museum (photo: Emran Feroz)

Afghan National Museum

The many headless Buddhas

Qatari defence ministry staff members wait while Minister of Defence Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah welcomes U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis (neither pictured) for a meeting in Doha on 22 April 2017 (photo: Jonathan Ernst Pool/Getty Images)

Qatar diplomatic crisis

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Playing the waiting game

Digital Literacy Programme for girls in Afghanistan (source: Digital Citizen Fund)

Emancipation in Afghanistan

Breaking down cyber barriers

Members of the Bavarian Refugee Council demonstrate against deportations to Afghanistan at Munich Airport (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Deportations to Afghanistan

No safe country of origin

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

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