Tuberculosis, The disease of the poor

On a warm May morning, on the lawn of the German Medical Services clinic, Hussun watches as her young daughter coughs painfully. The coughing started a week ago and did not stop so Hussun took her dau

Zeenat Karzai, Afghanistan's First Lady plans more active role

Dr Zeenat Karzai, the wife of President Hamid Karzai, told Pajhwok News Agency that she plans to come more into society, working for Afghan women. Dr Karzai, who has rarely been seen in public si

Masouda Jalal seeks help of education and health ministries to serve women

The new minister of women affairs of Afghanistan, Masouda Jalal, says she needs cooperation of the public health and education ministries in order to deal properly with the problems women are sufferin

Ex-Afghan Prisoners Describe Guantanamo

By AMIR SHAH, Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans released after nearly two years in a U.S. military jail in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Saturday described conditions as cramped and reco