Topic: Hamid Karsai

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"

Members of the Baloch community protesting against the Pakistani government (photo: DW/A. Ghani Kakar)

The Baloch community in Pakistan and Iran

A forgotten conflict that is very much alive

Protests against US drones in Pakistan (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Drone war in Afghanistan and Pakistan


Living in the shadow of the "angels of death"

President Ashraf Ghani (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghanistan's new president: Ashraf Ghani

The intellectual and the warlords

A street in Kabul (photo: DW)

Afghanistan after Hamid Karzai

Facing an uncertain future

Afghan workers in Iran (photo: Murtzeza Musawi/DW)

Afghan refugees in Iran

Treated like second-class citizens

An election helper empties a ballot box after the Afghan presidential election (photo: Reuters)

Presidential election in Afghanistan

Defying the Taliban

An election poster in Afghanistan (photo: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Afghanistan expert Thomas Ruttig


"The violence threshold is low"

Soldiers of the Afghan National Army are being trained by German Armed Forces in Camp Pamir near Kunduz (photo: dpa)

Afghanistan as the Western Troop Withdrawal Nears

The Failure of Dialogue

Fawzia Koofi (photo: Getty Images)

Interview with Fawzia Koofi

''It Is Not A Matter of Overnight Change''

Protest against 'violence against women and informal trial of women'. This demonstration was being held in Kabul on 24 September 2012 (photo: Hossain Sirat/DW)

Human Rights in Afghanistan

The Power of Women