Afghanistan in for ‘major humanitarian crisis,’ Red Cross warns

Afghanistan in for ‘major humanitarian crisis,’ Red Cross warns By Samya Kullab The Associated Press Posted September 30, 2021 7:56 am 1:52 ‘You left behind thousands of Afghans’: U.S. officials grilled on chaotic Afghanistan exit WATCH: 'You left behind thousands of Afghans': U.S. officials grilled on chaotic Afghanistan exit. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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U.S. Congress passes funding bill to avoid government shutdown

U.S. Congress passes funding bill to avoid government shutdown By Kevin Freking The Associated Press Posted September 30, 2021 7:09 am     Updated September 30, 2021 4:04 pm 1:53 U.S. Senate passes funding bill to avoid government shutdown WATCH: U.S. Senate passes funding bill to avoid government shutdown comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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U.S. bars charter plane carrying over 100 Americans from Kabul, flight organizers say

U.S. bars charter plane carrying over 100 Americans from Kabul, flight organizers say By Jonathan Landay Reuters Posted September 29, 2021 11:39 am 1:52 ‘You left behind thousands of Afghans’: U.S. officials grilled on chaotic Afghanistan exit WATCH: 'You left behind thousands of Afghans': U.S. officials grilled on chaotic Afghanistan exit comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Neither Taliban or former government will speak on behalf of Afghanistan at UN: officials

Neither Taliban or former government will speak on behalf of Afghanistan at UN: officials By Edith M. Lederer The Associated Press Posted September 27, 2021 1:16 pm     Updated September 27, 2021 3:10 pm WATCH LIVE: Marc Garneau speaks at United Nations General Assembly comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via…

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Merkel’s bloc sees worst election result since 1949 as Germany’s Social Democrats rise

Merkel’s bloc sees worst election result since 1949 as Germany’s Social Democrats rise By Geir Moulson The Associated Press Posted September 26, 2021 1:21 pm 2:31 How Angela Merkel will be remembered, after 16 years as Germany’s leader WATCH: How Angela Merkel will be remembered, after 16 years as Germany's leader comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Executions will return to Afghanistan, though maybe not in public: Taliban official

Executions will return to Afghanistan, though maybe not in public: Taliban official By Kathy Gannon The Associated Press Posted September 23, 2021 12:29 pm 2:35 Afghan women fear losing their careers under Taliban rule WATCH: Afghan women fear losing their careers under Taliban rule. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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Continue to fund health care in Afghanistan, WHO asks international donors

Continue to fund health care in Afghanistan, WHO asks international donors By Staff Reuters Posted September 23, 2021 10:35 am 0:54 Afghanistan’s health-care system ‘on the brink of collapse:’ WHO WATCH: Afghanistan’s health-care system ‘on the brink of collapse:’ WHO comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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Afghanistan unrest could inspire U.S.-based extremists, security officials warn

Afghanistan unrest could inspire U.S.-based extremists, security officials warn By Eric Tucker The Associated Press Posted September 21, 2021 5:24 pm 1:05 Afghanistan crisis: Taliban’s claim on victory emboldens jihadist extremists, U.S. intelligence officials warn WATCH: Afghanistan crisis: Taliban's claim on victory emboldens jihadist extremists, U.S. intelligence officials warn – Sep 12, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Taliban expand cabinet, double down on all-male Afghanistan government

Taliban expand cabinet, double down on all-male Afghanistan government By Kathy Gannon The Associated Press Posted September 21, 2021 7:45 am 3:46 Afghanistan crisis: More than $1 billion in aid pledges made as UN seeks emergency appeal Afghanistan crisis: More than $1 billion in aid pledges made as UN seeks emergency appeal – Sep 13, 2021 comments Leave a comment…

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Taliban replace ministry for women with ‘virtue and the prevention of vice’ authorities

Taliban replace ministry for women with ‘virtue and the prevention of vice’ authorities By Kathy Gannon The Associated Press Posted September 18, 2021 3:29 pm 1:53 Taliban touts Afghan women’s education while limiting learning WATCH: Taliban touts Afghan women's education while limiting learning comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter…

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‘Tragic mistake’: Pentagon admits Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians instead of ISIS

‘Tragic mistake’: Pentagon admits Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians instead of ISIS By Staff Reuters Posted September 17, 2021 4:38 pm     Updated September 17, 2021 5:19 pm 8:47 ‘It was a mistake’: U.S. military official confirms Kabul drone strike in August killed civilians WATCH: 'It was a mistake': U.S. military official confirms Kabul drone strike in August…

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Tension grows among Taliban moderates, hard-liners in Afghanistan government

Tension grows among Taliban moderates, hard-liners in Afghanistan government By Kathy Gannon The Associated Press Posted September 16, 2021 7:53 am 3:46 Afghanistan crisis: More than $1 billion in aid pledges made as UN seeks emergency appeal WATCH: More than $1 billion in aid pledges made as UN seeks emergency appeal. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Indonesian court rules president neglected to ensure clean air in capital

Indonesian court rules president neglected to ensure clean air in capital By Staff The Associated Press Posted September 16, 2021 3:06 am View image in full screen An activist displays a placard with a doll representing babies affected by air pollution during a protest outside Central Jakarta District Court where judges are scheduled to announce their verdict on a civil…

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Hunger crisis looms in Afghanistan under new Taliban regime

Hunger crisis looms in Afghanistan under new Taliban regime By Kathy Gannon and Rahim Faiez The Associated Press Posted September 1, 2021 12:50 pm 4:31 Learn how UNICEF is helping women and children in Afghanistan WATCH: Learn how UNICEF is helping women and children in Afghanistan. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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‘I was not going to extend this forever war’: Biden rejects criticism of U.S.-Afghan exit

‘I was not going to extend this forever war’: Biden rejects criticism of U.S.-Afghan exit By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland Reuters Posted August 31, 2021 6:51 pm     Updated August 31, 2021 9:17 pm 6:42 Afghanistan crisis: Biden takes responsibility for decision to leave WATCH: Afghanistan crisis: Biden takes responsibility for decision to leave comments Leave a comment…

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Taliban take control of Kabul airport after U.S. ends evacuations, marking victory

Taliban take control of Kabul airport after U.S. ends evacuations, marking victory By Kathy Gannon The Associated Press Posted August 31, 2021 12:47 am 2:17 Afghanistan crisis: US leaves chaos behind as last evacuation plane leaves WATCH: Afghanistan crisis: US leaves chaos behind as last evacuation plane leaves comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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Rockets target U.S. soldiers at Kabul airport as Afghanistan withdrawal nears

Rockets target U.S. soldiers at Kabul airport as Afghanistan withdrawal nears By Staff Reuters Posted August 30, 2021 8:17 am     Updated August 30, 2021 4:48 pm 0:54 Afghanistan crisis: U.S. ‘aware’ of reports of casualties following drone strike that killed alleged would-be suicide bomber WATCH: Army Maj. Gen. William “Hank” Taylor said Monday that the U.S. is aware…

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Biden to honour 13 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

Biden to honour 13 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan suicide attack By Aamer Madhani The Associated Press Posted August 29, 2021 9:18 am 2:21 Biden warns another terror attack at Kabul likely as U.S. promises retaliation WATCH: Biden warns another terror attack at Kabul likely as U.S. promises retaliation comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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U.S. winding down Afghanistan evacuation as Taliban set take charge of airport: officials

U.S. winding down Afghanistan evacuation as Taliban set take charge of airport: officials By Staff Reuters Posted August 29, 2021 12:06 am 2:21 Biden warns another terror attack at Kabul likely as U.S. promises retaliation WATCH ABOVE: Biden warns another terror attack at Kabul likely as U.S. promises retaliation comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Attack on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan ‘highly likely in the next 24-36 hours,’ Biden says

Attack on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan ‘highly likely in the next 24-36 hours,’ Biden says By Emerald Bensadoun Global News Posted August 28, 2021 3:16 pm     Updated August 28, 2021 4:38 pm 0:41 Afghanistan crisis: Biden says U.S. will “complete the mission” in Afghanistan in wake of Kabul attack WATCH: Afghanistan crisis – Biden says U.S. will “complete…

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Taliban deploy more forces to seal off Kabul airport after suicide attack kills 182

Taliban deploy more forces to seal off Kabul airport after suicide attack kills 182 By Sayed Ziarmal Hashemi, Rahim Faiez And Joseph Krauss The Associated Press Posted August 28, 2021 10:10 am 2:33 Explosions rock Kabul airport as Canada’s evacuation effort ends WATCH: Explosions rock Kabul airport as Canada’s evacuation effort ends comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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How to help: Calgary agencies accepting donations to prepare for Afghan refugees

How to help: Calgary agencies accepting donations to prepare for Afghan refugees By Jessie Weisner Global News Posted August 27, 2021 7:03 pm     Updated August 27, 2021 7:07 pm 1:51 Calgary agencies prepare for Afghan refugees while remembering those left behind WATCH: Calgary agencies prepare for Afghan refugees while remembering those left behind comments Leave a comment facebook…

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‘Don’t lose hope’: Canada secures 500 seats on U.S. flight from Kabul, waives visa fees

‘Don’t lose hope’: Canada secures 500 seats on U.S. flight from Kabul, waives visa fees By Aaron D'Andrea Global News Posted August 27, 2021 12:16 pm     Updated August 27, 2021 1:28 pm 1:26 Afghanistan crisis: Attacks near Kabul airport ‘coldhearted and calculated,’ immigration minister says WATCH: Attacks near Kabul airport ‘coldhearted and calculated,’ immigration minister says. comments Leave…

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Attack on Kabul airport carried out by 1 suicide bomber, Pentagon says

Attack on Kabul airport carried out by 1 suicide bomber, Pentagon says By Staff Reuters Posted August 27, 2021 11:23 am     Updated August 27, 2021 12:38 pm 2:03 Afghanistan crisis: ISIS says it’s behind deadly Kabul airport explosions WATCH ABOVE: ISIS says it’s behind deadly Kabul airport explosions comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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