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By Jonathan Masters, Will Merrow, Council on Foreign Relations
Since taking control over the country last month, the Taliban have restricted older girls' access to secondary school and have named an all-male Cabinet with no women.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
British lawmakers have voted to support a contentious cut to the U.K.'s foreign aid budget. Aid groups say the decision has slashed billions from programs that help some of the world's poorest people.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Lebanon's caretaker prime minister is warning that the country is hurtling toward a "social explosion" and appealed on the international community for assistance to prevent the demise of the nation facing multiple crises.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
The move comes just a week after he was inaugurated and fulfills his campaign pledge to reverse a policy that previous Republican presidents, including Donald Trump, have instated immediately on taking office.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In Ethiopia, over a quarter of the population survives on less than two dollars a day. International organizations and foreign governments provide funds to address the rampant poverty in this country and others, but little data is available to assess…
In our Thursday news wrap, it is being widely reported that the White House has backed off a plan to slash more than $4 billion in foreign aid. The cuts would have included humanitarian relief, peacekeeping and global health initiatives.
By Associated Press
The panicked scene Saturday on the binational Santander bridge was the dramatic high point of a day that also saw two people killed in unrest near Brazil, at least 23 soldiers switch loyalties to opposition leader Juan Guaido, and Maduro…
President Donald Trump says he has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take a "hard look" at U.S. foreign assistance.
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
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