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By Nick Schifrin, Jane Ferguson
Winter has come to Afghanistan, and brought with it a skyrocketing need for aid to millions of desperate Afghans. International humanitarian groups are working to stave off widespread hunger, while providing other services under a Taliban regime widely considered a…
By Jane Ferguson
In our news wrap Wednesday, members of the Afghan women's soccer team along with coaches and families crossed into Pakistan and will seek asylum in other countries. North and South Korea traded missile tests amid rising tensions. Pope Francis says…
Secretary of State Antony Blinken was on Capitol Hill Tuesday, appearing again before a congressional oversight panel about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Blinken was peppered by both Democrats and Republicans about the Biden White House strategy and planning. Republican…
By PBS NewsHour
Over the past two decades, tens of thousands of Afghans rose to the occasion and took jobs in the public sector to help their country and their livelihoods. Now that the U.S. has pulled out, many feel abandoned. One particular…
By Lindsey Hilsum, Independent Television News
By Nick Schifrin
It has been four weeks since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. As the militant group cements control in the absence of U.S. military forces — restricting the rights of women and minorities — the lives of millions more afghans…
By Ali Rogin, Layla Quran
An international commercial flight took off from the Kabul airport Thursday for the first since the Taliban seized the country. On the evacuation flight were 200 foreigners, among them Americans. But they leave behind a country in a humanitarian crisis.
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan continues as the group announced leaders of a "caretaker" government Tuesday. Meanwhile, the U.S. secretaries of state and defense were in the Gulf region, in Qatar, where the American evacuation mission is headquartered, and the…
To learn more about the men leading the new Taliban government in Afghanstan, Judy Woodruff speaks to Ahmed Rashid, a journalist and author of "Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia," and Douglas London, who had a 34-year…
By Ali Rogin
A senior State Department official confirmed the United States evacuated four Americans from Afghanistan and relocated them to a nearby country in the first known U.S. overland extraction since the August 31 withdrawal deadline. As Ali Rogin reports, that comes…
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