REUTERS Former U.S. President George W. Bush, who launched a "war on terror" in Afghanistan and elsewhere following the Sept. 11, 2001attacks, urged the U.S. government to expedite help for Afghan refugees following the Taliban's swi..
REUTERS The World Health Organization (WHO) is worried about the spread of the coronavirus in Afghanistan as the upheaval caused by the Taliban advance and seizure of power has slowed vaccinations, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. "As the s..
REUTERS The chief of field operations of the U.N. children's agency expressed cautious optimism about working with Taliban officials following their seizure of power in Afghanistan, citing their early expressions of support for girls' educ..
REUTERS The top United Nations human rights official expressed fear on Tuesday for the safety of thousands of Afghans who have worked on human rights issues, while the U.N. refugee agency called for a halt to forced deportation of Afghan asylum se..
REUTERS Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said in a tweet that he will hold a news conference on Tuesday at a media centre in Kabul that was previously used by the Afghan government. Mujahid said media representatives and journalists coul..
REUTERS Canada has no plans to recognize the Taliban as Afghanistan's government following the Islamist movement's takeover of Kabul, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday. "Canada has no plans to recognize the Taliban as t..
AFP The Taliban said Tuesday the war in Afghanistan was over and that all their opponents would be pardoned, as they held their first news conference since seizing power from the Western-backed government in Kabul. "War has ended... ..
The Philippines will open its doors to Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, said Malacañang on Tuesday, August 17. President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, Secretary Harry Roque, said this is in line with the country's long history of taking..
A day after the tragic visuals from Kabul airport surfaced showing several Afghans sitting on the wheels of the US aircraft in a desperate bid to escape Afghanistan, the Air Force has said it has found human remains on the wheels of the military airc..
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