Friends Lina and Lida, two blind students in Afghanistan, are challenging social stigmas as they work towards their dream of becoming journalists.
This year, some 70,000 Afghans left their country to seek stability and a better life in Europe. An Afghan journalist went undercover to meet a people smuggler organizing hazardous journeys for Afghan refugees.
A sizeable part of Kabul's estimated 5 million people live in terrible conditions on the hilly periphery of Afghanistan's capital.
Afghan media suspect Pakistan of using the recently confirmed death of Mullah Omar to manipulate political negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
The lynching of Farkhunda deepens a historic rift between Afghanistan's modernist and traditionalist currents.