Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the international community to fund the U.N.'s $5 billion humanitarian appeal, release Afghanistan's frozen assets, and jump-start its banking system to avert economic and social collapse.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The United States has announced $308 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan. The new aid comes as Afghanistan edges toward a humanitarian crisis since the Taliban takeover nearly five months ago.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
Since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan in August, the United States has evacuated more than 75,000 Afghans through Operation Allies Welcome. Roughly 23,000 evacuees remain on six military bases across the U.S., but more than 50,000 have been placed…
By Amna Nawaz, Ebony Joseph
The Taliban dissolved Afghanistan’s two election commissions as well as the state ministries for peace and parliamentarian affairs, an official said Sunday.
By Associated Press
By Lee Keath, Mstyslav Chernov, Associated Press
Since the Taliban takeover in mid-August, Afghanistan’s economic collapse has accelerated, robbing millions of work and leaving them too poor to feed their families.
By Lee Keath, Associated Press
United Nations figures from early November show almost 24 million people in Afghanistan, around 60 percent of the population, suffer from acute hunger. That includes nearly 9 million people who live in near-famine.
By Hari Sreenivasan
The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and the withdrawal of U.S. troops in August triggered a massive humanitarian crisis in the country as thousands of Afghans fled. Now Maine is one of many states welcoming some of the 50,000 Afghan refugees…
It's been nearly three months since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, and the country is in economic and humanitarian free fall. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson was in Kabul during the U.S. withdrawal in August, and has returned to report on…
By Jane Ferguson, Layla Quran
It's been two-and-a-half months since the Afghan government's collapse and the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. Since the U.S. withdrawal, the country's economy has cratered, and a major humanitarian crisis is underway. The threat of famine looms and the hard afghan…
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