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Buddhas of Bamiyan

'Eyes Wide Open, an Afghan Journey': Photos by Pia Torelli

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

"My pictures show great devastation, but also many cheerful faces, especially those of children at schools. The reconstruction of many schools, above all, seems to give hope to the Afghan people."

Racing Against the Clock

George Heymont | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

How does the burden of honoring one's promise complement efforts to adapt sustainable approaches to farming and fishing?

Chinese Copper Mine In Afghanistan Threatens Mes Aynak, 2,600-Year-Old Buddhist Monastery

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MES AYNAK, Afghanistan — It was another day on the rocky hillside, as archaeologists and laborers dug out statues of Buddha and excavated a spra...