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Taleban may exploit power vacuum as election result controversy continues.
9 Jul 14
As foreigners leave Helmand, women producing handicrafts say skills will be lost unless new markets can be found.
15 May 14
Contenders for council seats in southern province say their gender puts them at a major disadvantage.
26 Mar 14
Locals say non-combatants are dying at the hands of police and soldiers.
10 Feb 14
Some suspect the meeting was orchestrated by Karzai supporters who want to prolong his term.
16 Jul 13
Militants hope to exploit security vacuum as international forces reduce presence.
4 Jun 13
Insurgents said to be building up presence in the area.
13 May 13
With security improving, tens of thousands of children are still prevented from resuming their education.
7 May 13
Organisation says it avoid politics and just wants to get things done.
23 Apr 13
Some women in Helmand say decision will reduce respect for them.
11 Apr 12