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Where 60 babies are born every day

On top of war, poverty, and a galloping population, the medical staff face a further obstacle: a patriarchal social code of honour.

Mattis makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan...

His arrival in Kabul comes at a sensitive time in the 17-year war.

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Taliban refuses to extend, as suicide attack...

'The ceasefire ends tonight and our operations will begin, inshallah (God willing). We have no intention to extend the ceasefire'

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Nearly half of Afghan children out of school:...

Girls remain more likely to miss out on a formal education, making up 60 percent of the 3.7million children aged between seven and 17 not at school.

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Outrage after bloody day for Afghan journalists...

Afghanistan was ranked the third most dangerous country in the world for journalists.

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10 journalists among dozens killed in Afghan...

The attack, claimed by the Islamic State group, is condemned internationally by groups including the United Nations and the European Union.

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'Nobody will vote': attack on Afghan election...

The suicide bombing outside a voter and ID registration centre in Kabul killed at least 48 people

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Civilian casualties in Afghan airstrike on...

Top Taliban commanders were gathered inside the madrassa at the time of the attack in the northeastern province of Kunduz, the security source told AFP....

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Asylum seeker faces verdict for rape, murder...

Hussein Khavari, of uncertain age and origin, has admitted to the deadly night-time attack on medical student Maria Ladenburger, 19, in October 2016 in...

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Afghan Taliban calls for direct talks with...

In a statement posted late Monday, the Taliban said it "calls on American officials to talk directly to the Political Office of Islamic Emirate regarding...

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Hollywood star joins ‘Save Murchison...

“Don’t say that. When I heard in whispers that the majestic falls are to go away I was in tears. But why? That will be a tragedy..."