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Corolla the king of Afghanistan roads

Jun 25, 2013

Corolla the king of Afghanistan roads

Cheap, robust and reliable: Consumer culture may be relatively new to Afghanistan, but when it comes to cars, there is a clear favorite — the trusty Toyota Corolla. In a country where even paved roads in the smartest parts of the capital are riddled ...

Mar 17, 2013

Afghan Web TV pioneers' screen revolution

Trying out a new spa in Kabul, testing the latest spiky hairstyles and swapping gossip — Afghanistan’s first Internet TV station tackles subjects that the mainstream channels ignore. is the latest product of a media revolution in Afghanistan since the fall of the ...