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This weekend, the Taliban ordered that women can no longer work for non-governmental organizations, including relief agencies. Any such group that continues to employ women will lose its license, according to the economic ministry. Vicki Aken of the International Rescue…
By Lisa Desjardins
In our news wrap Tuesday, more cities and states are reimposing COVID-19 curbs days before Thanksgiving, human rights groups are sounding alarms over Ethiopia’s imminent attack on a rebel region, twin explosions killed 14 people in Afghanistan, and David Dinkins,…
The ministry’s spokesman, Tariq Arian, also said there were three attackers involved in the assault, all of whom were killed in the ensuing firefight.
By Associated Press
In our Monday news wrap, the Kremlin declared that U.S. officials need Russian consent before releasing transcripts of President Trump's phone calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Democratic lawmakers are pressing for their release. Also, two front-runners in Afghanistan's presidential…
By Jonathan Lemire, Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
President Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing this week in Kabul that killed 11 people, including an American soldier, and has called off peace negotiations with…
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 680 undocumented workers at Mississippi food plants. The raids were the largest in a decade, planned for months and involving 600 government agents. Also, 14 people were killed and…
Shia teenagers were killed by a suicide bomber at an education center in Kabul on Wednesday. Meanwhile, residents of the city of Ghazni began to pick up the pieces after a five-day siege between the Taliban and the Afghan Army.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported that employers added a net of 211,000 jobs in April, up sharply from March, and dropping the unemployment rate to 4.4, a nearly 10-year low. Also, a U.S. Navy SEAL was…
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military blasted Islamic State fighters with the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal. Also, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad continued to deny any role in a deadly poison gas attack. Meanwhile, the Pentagon…
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