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Nilofer Rahmani is Afghanistan’s First Female Airplane Pilot

by: Cheyenne Tulsa


In a major triumph for women’s rights, Nilofer Rahmani, a young Afghani woman, has become the country’s first female pilot, for the Afghan Air Force.  Getting there hasn’t been easy. With less than one […]

Tags: Afghanistan, equality, female pilot, Nilofer Rahmani, Women's Rights
An Afghan man washes his horse in Kabul

Summer Splash

by: The WILD


Mohammad Ismail/Reuters An afghan man gives this horse a bucket wash under the warm summer sun.

Tags: Afghanistan, kabul, Mohammad Ismail, Picture of the day, The Wild Magazine
Women walk on a windy day outside Kabul

Headwind

by: The WILD


Mohammad Ismail/Reuters Women in Kabul, Afghanistan continue to move forward despite blustering resistance.   See more Women of Kabul

Tags: Afghanistan, kabul, Mohammad Ismail, Picture of the day, Women of Kabul, world
Afghanistan economy agriculture

Moving On

by: The WILD


Sayed Mustafa/European Pressphoto Agency An Afghan man carries wheat to his home near Mazar-e-Sharif. Despite a war-torn decade and rampant government corruption, the World Bank predicts sustained economic growth in Afghanistan going froward, largely on […]

Tags: Afghanistan, agriculture, photography, Sayed Mustafa, The Wild Magazine
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The Project

by: Andrea Avidad


Somalia’s history thus far has been a virulent amalgamation of elements that completely impede any kind of possibility for progress in the nation’s construction of a basic level of human safety. Inheriting the consequences of […]

Tags: Adam Ciralsky, Afghanistan, Africa, African Horn, Canon 5D, Iceberg I, Iraq, London, Matt Bryden, Pakistan, Piracy, PMPF, Puntland Maritime Police Force, Robin Hood, Roger Carstens, Shawn Efran, Somalia, Somalia Monitoring Group, Somaliland, The Project, The Wild Magazine, Tribeca Film Festival, UN, United Nations, US Army Special Forces, William Golding
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WILD Profile: Hanifa Alizada, From Afghanistan with Courage

by: Lorena Sander


Who: Hanifa Alizada Where she was born: Ghazni, Afghanistan Where she lives now: Kabul, Afghanistan What she does: Photographer at 3rd Eye Photojournalism Center and Lecturer, University of Kabul Art Department What she’s currently working […]

Tags: Afghanistan, Ghazni, Hanifa, Hanifa Alizada, Imagining our future together, Kabuk, Lorena Sander, South East Asia, Taliban, University of Kabul, World Bank
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Bryan Adams Exposed

by: Emily Kirkpatrick


For most, Bryan Adams will always be associated with the teenage angst and longing in his 1984 rock and roll classic, “Summer of ‘69.” Tilda Swinton in Zoo However, for over a decade, when not […]

Tags: Afghanistan, Amy Winehouse, Bare Bones, Bryan Adams, CBSNews.com, Dallas, Daphne Guinness, Elton John, Emily Kirkpatrick, Exposed, Goss-Michael Foundation, Harper's Bazaar, i-D, Iraq, Mick Jagger, Queen Elizabeth II, Sean Penn, Summer of '69, Texas, The Wild Magazine, Tilda Swinton, Victoria Beckham, Zoo Magazine
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Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Installation on Union Square’s Lincoln Effigy

by: Bianca Ozeri


Last night, just days after Obama’s victory, Krzysztof Wodiczko debuted his installation, Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection. Renowned for his large-scale projections on architecture and monuments, Wodiczko has spent that last several months speaking with […]

Tags: Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection, Afghanistan, Bianca Ozeri, Iraq, Krzysztof Wodiczko, More Art, The Wild Magazine, Vietnam
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The Streets of Afghanistan

by: Abigail Doan


Photo by: Di Zinno The Streets of Afghanistan project will blow your mind. Despite the naysaying that bridges and lasting relationships might not be possible with communities seemingly mired in conflict, this touring public works project highlights life-size […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, Afghanistan, Anna Brones, Bridging The Gap: Why Afghan Women's Rights Are Our Rights, M2M, Mountain2Mountain, photography, Picture of the day, Streets of Afghanistan, The Wild Magazine
National Geographic Photo Contest

A Cultural Lens: National Geographic’s Contest Winners

by: Stephanie Roush


  Travel photography has always struck me as one of the most interesting forms of photography.  It is often marked by a sense of wonder, awe or amazement. The best travel photos lend themselves to […]

Tags: Afghanistan, contest, Italy, National geographic, photography, Stephanie Roush, The Wild Magazine, Trapani, travel, Vietnam

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