Fri 13 Mar, AT 13:09
America's Army of the Grand Robotic is taking centre stage in the War on Terror
In the west, insurgency is part of the job title of artists, who are culturally licensed to upset things. Elsewhere, the cheeky challenges offered by contemporary art may seem less important when eclipsed by AK-47 rifles, drones and extreme poverty. This group show started in battle-worn Afghanistan and is now in Pakistan, and it triumphs by matching contemporary art with more locally-defined practices such as calligraphy, geometric design and miniature painting.
Pakistani government employees inspect burned-out trucks at a Nato terminal outside the northwestern city of Peshawar. On Monday Taliban militants launched a pre-dawn raid and torched 65 trucks due to carry supplies for coalition troops based in Afghanistan. In a similar attack on the previous day, militants torched more than 150 vehicles.
Images from the Muslim festival around the world