World Sep 01Food in Afghanistan could run out this month, U.N. official says
About one third of the country's population of 38 million is facing "emergency" or "crisis" levels of food insecurity, according to the local U.N. humanitarian coordinator.
Politics Aug 24WATCH: Biden keeps to Aug. 31 Kabul evacuation deadline despite criticism
U.S. President Joe Biden declared Tuesday he is sticking to his Aug. 31 deadline for completing a risky airlift of Americans, endangered Afghans and others seeking to escape Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
World Aug 21IS threat forces US changes to evacuations at Kabul airport
The official said that small groups of Americans and possibly other civilians will be given specific instructions on what to do, including movement to transit points where they can be gathered up by the military. The official spoke on condition…
World Aug 19Afghans protest Taliban in emerging challenge to their rule
The Taliban have moved quickly to suppress any dissent, despite their promises that they have become more moderate since they last ruled Afghanistan with draconian laws.
World Aug 16U.S. officials say 7 killed in Kabul airport evacuation chaos
Afghans rushed onto the tarmac of the capital's airport on Monday as thousands tried to flee the country after the Taliban seized power.
World Aug 13Taliban sweep across Afghanistan’s south, take 4 more cities
The Taliban completed their sweep of the country's south on Friday as they took four more provincial capitals in a lightning offensive that is gradually encircling Kabul, just weeks before the U.S. is set to officially end its two-decade war.
World Aug 12Taliban take another Afghan provincial capital, Kandahar
Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken another provincial capital, the southern city of Kandahar in the province with the same name.
World Aug 12Taliban take Afghanistan’s third-largest city in onslaught
The latest advance further squeezed the country's embattled government just weeks before the end of the American military mission there. The seizure of Herat on Thursday marks the biggest prize yet for the Taliban.
World Aug 09The Taliban have taken more provincial capitals in Afghanistan
The militants have ramped up their push across much of Afghanistan, turning their guns on provincial capitals after taking large swaths of land in the mostly rural countryside.
World Aug 08Taliban takes key northern Afghan cities as battles rage on
Taliban fighters seized most of the capital of northern Afghanistan’s key Kunduz province on Sunday, and took another neighboring provincial capital after a monthlong siege. The advances were the latest in a series of blows to government forces as U.S.