Country: Afghanistan

A Persian "Haft Sin" table featuring seven foods and objects all beginning with the letter "s" (photo: Imago/UPI Photo)

Nowruz: one of the world's oldest festivals

"My paleness is yours, your colour is mine!"

Imran Khan attends the unveiling of his party's manifesto for the 2013 general election, Islamabad, 9 April 2013 (photo: Aamir QureshiAFP/Getty Images)

Portrait of Pakistani politician Imran Khan

Flirting with the Taliban

Studentinnen der Universität Kabul in der Uni-Bibliothek; Foto:DW

Higher Education in Afghanistan

Education for Progress in Afghanistan

Students shout anti-government and anti-U.S. slogans as they protest against the national gathering called a "loya jirga", in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan November 19, 2013. The students expressed their concern about a proposed Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the U.S. (photo: REUTERS)

The Afghan Muddle

Farewell to Power Politics

Film Poster Burka Avenger (Source: picture-alliance/AP)

"Burka Avenger"

Pakistan's Female Muslim Superhero

New York and the Twin Towers under attack on 9/11 (photo: AP)

"The Clash of Civilisations"

Where Huntington Got It Wrong

Protests against Prism and digital surveillance (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Surveillance and Domestic Security since 9/11

Like Donkeys Carrying Books

Screenshot of the Facebook fan site of the Burka Avenger (source: DW)

Pakistani Cartoon Series

Superhero in a Burqa

An Afghan woman in Kabul (photo: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Forced Marriage in Afghanistan

Suicide as a Final Resort

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

Young Islamists take part in a demonstration led by the controversial preacher Pierre Vogel in Frankfurt on Main (photo: dapd)

Interview with Matenia Sirseloudi

What Drives Young People to Jihad?

Pakistani writer and Taliban expert Ahmed Rashid (photo: AP)

Interview with Ahmed Rashid on Mali

''Worse than Afghanistan''

Tahir ul-Qadri (photo: AFP)

The Pakistani Religious Cleric Tahir ul-Qadri

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Manic Street Preacher

A Pakistani female supporter of a political party Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) shouts slogans during a protest procession against the assassination attempt by Taliban on child activist Malala Yousafzai in Karachi on October 14, 2012 (photo: AFP/Getty)

Pakistan at a Crossroads

A People's Uprising against the Taliban?

A Pakistani woman shows her solidarity with Malala Yousafzai at a demonstration in Karachi (photo: Getty Images)

Pakistan after the Attempt on Malala Yousafzai's Life

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A Vibrant Symbol for A Troubled Country

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