Peace remains a distant dream in Afghanistan - BBC News:
In Kabul, a man of 75 stands looking at the heap of rubble where his house stood until it was destroyed by a Taliban bomb last month. Now he has nowhere to live, and exists on the charity of friends.
Mohammed Nasim's two nephews were killed and 17 other family members were injured when a tonne of explosives, presumably intended for the army intelligence barracks opposite, went off in the middle of the night. Half a dozen houses were wiped out, and more than 200 people killed or injured.