UN's refugee agency says 45.2 million people remain displaced from their homes due to worldwide conflicts.
Taliban says distribution of 10,000 pink balloons to highlight youth creativity aims "to break culture of hijab".
India announces more training and reconstruction aid, as Afghan president seeks help ahead of withdrawal of NATO troops.
Low cost of living, easy-to-obtain visas, and cultural similarities attract Afghans to Indian universities.
As the US draws back its combat forces from Afghanistan, what will they leave behind?
We discuss India's growing influence in Afghanistan, and what it means for the volatile region.
Dozens of Afghans have been executed in recent months across the border in Iran, mostly for drug related offences.
Revelations over NSA spying are threatening to overshadow the US president's historic European trip.
Ayesha Farooq, first to pass qualifying tests for combat, says she will do "same activities" as male counterparts.
Man in Afghan army uniform shoots Americans and Italian soldier dies when child reportedly launched grenade attack.