Afghanistan’s Health System Collapses Under Stress

[ad_1] KABUL, Afghanistan — Amena, 7 months old, lay quietly in her hospital crib in the malnutrition ward amid the murmur of hopelessly sick babies. His mother, Balqisa, had brought the boy to Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, the previous night. “Her body was so hot,” he said, stroking her daughter’s emaciated leg. …

Can Afghanistan’s Leading Broadcaster Get Rid of the Taliban?

[ad_1] Over the past two decades, Afghan broadcaster Tolo has been known for provocative programs such asBurka Avenger,“which one animated superhero uses martial arts to destroy the bad guys trying to shut down a girls’ school. Millions of Afghans also watched obscene Turkish soap operas, the popular “6:00 News” and reality show “Afghan Star” It …