After years of reconstruction, some Afghan teachers and their pupils can finally work in new classrooms. Yet, they still face daunting problems of overcrowding and limited equipment. (Report: C. Billet, M. Shékib)
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is asking donors to support a $50 billion development project over the next five years as he meets representatives of over 80 countries in Paris. (Report: A. Georgian, J. Creedon)
In an unusually frank interview with FRANCE 24, the UN’s aid chief in Afghanistan says too much Western aid goes back to the donor countries, instead of the Afghan people it was intended to help. (Report: N. Germain)
French ship 'The Mistral', which was poised to deliver 1,000 tonnes of aid to the ravished and largely isolated Irrawaddy Delta in Burma, abandoned its original mission after continued resistance from the country's military rulers.
Our special correspondent Anaïs Boussat talks about the crisis facing the inhabitants of the Irrawaddy Delta, despite declarations from the junta that a “phase of reconstruction” is underway. Watch the testimony by a political opponent.