Xinhua: Afghan border police personnel take part in the police graduation ceremony in Herat province, western Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2016. Click here to view photos (external link).
Khaama Press: Described as ‘India’s symbolic gift of democracy to Afghanistan’, the new Afghan parliament building is all set for a formal inauguration with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to visit capital Kabul for the inauguration ceremony tomorrow. Click here to view more photos (external link).
Photos shows the Band Amir Lake in Bamyan province, central Afghanistan. Click here to view more (external link).
Business Insider: Nearly a decade into the war in Afghanistan, photographer Benjamin Rasmussen was tired of the usual media narrative of suicide bombings, corruption, and insurgency. Rasmussen visited in the summer of 2010 to document the strange and beautiful world. Click here for more (external link).
The Telegraph (UK): The images show masked terrorists training near Afghanistan’s mountainous border with Pakistan. Click here for more (external link).
Mother Jones: The image made the pages of newspapers around the globe: a young girl in brilliant green, arms outstretched, mouth open in a scream, surrounded by bodies after a suicide bomb tore through a religious ceremony in Kabul in 2011. Click here for more (external link).
Daily Mail: Times appears to stand still on the Wakhan Corridor, a forgotten but stable corner of Afghanistan, where two tribes live side by side in a nearly uninhabitable landscape. Nestled in the north-eastern part of the country, the region’s 12,000 residents live similarly to how their ancestors did centuries ago, farming and living off the