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"United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in an address on Thursday that people in Afghanistan are “selling their children and their body parts” to provide for their families amid the country’s near economic collapse.  _...Read More_
"United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in an address on Thursday that people in Afghanistan are “selling their children and their body parts” to provide for their families amid the country’s near economic collapse.  _...Read More_
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The best piece I've read on Biden's seizure of Afghan Central Bank assets. The US is "knocking the legs out from under the country’s banking sector, thwarting the economy and leaving Afghans like me unable to access our savings"
The best piece I've read on Biden's seizure of Afghan Central Bank assets. The US is "knocking the legs out from under the country’s banking sector, thwarting the economy and leaving Afghans like me unable to access our savings"
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"President Biden’s controversial plan to divide billions in frozen Afghan funds between 9/11 families and humanitarian relief is unlikely to help many Afghans or successfully punish the Taliban."
"President Biden’s controversial plan to divide billions in frozen Afghan funds between 9/11 families and humanitarian relief is unlikely to help many Afghans or successfully punish the Taliban."
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"In 1924, the economist argued that aiding our allies is more effective than sanctioning our foes. That lesson should be heeded today"
"In 1924, the economist argued that aiding our allies is more effective than sanctioning our foes. That lesson should be heeded today"
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"Smaller menaces are throwing their weight around more brazenly than ever before."
"Smaller menaces are throwing their weight around more brazenly than ever before."
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"Kevin Watkins calls for an immediate resumption of international funding before crisis turns into catastrophe."
"Kevin Watkins calls for an immediate resumption of international funding before crisis turns into catastrophe."
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Peter Maurer and Martin Griffiths, opinion contributors, Peter Maurer, Martin Griffiths, opinion contributors
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Peter Maurer and Martin Griffiths, opinion contributors, Peter Maurer, Martin Griffiths, opinion contributors
"The state is disintegrating, the region is being destabilized and people are running out of hope."
"The state is disintegrating, the region is being destabilized and people are running out of hope."
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"The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that Afghanistan’s economic collapse “is happening before our eyes” and urged the international community to take action to stop the freefall before it leads to more deaths"
"The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that Afghanistan’s economic collapse “is happening before our eyes” and urged the international community to take action to stop the freefall before it leads to more deaths"
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"Afghanistan is on the brink of a mass starvation. This winter, more than half the population is expected to face potentially life-threatening levels of food insecurity. Malnutrition wards are already flooded with starving children."
"Afghanistan is on the brink of a mass starvation. This winter, more than half the population is expected to face potentially life-threatening levels of food insecurity. Malnutrition wards are already flooded with starving children."
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"More than half its people may go hungry this winter."
"More than half its people may go hungry this winter."
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"The Taliban are showing their true colours. The people face a desperate struggle for basic rights – and for survival"
"The Taliban are showing their true colours. The people face a desperate struggle for basic rights – and for survival"
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"There were lots of winners of the War in Afghanistan. Defense contractors, for one."
"There were lots of winners of the War in Afghanistan. Defense contractors, for one."
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On Saturday, the Taliban raised their flag over the presidential palace on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, signalling that their work governing the newly formed Islamic emirate had begun. The white banner bearing a Qur’anic verse _...Read More_
On Saturday, the Taliban raised their flag over the presidential palace on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, signalling that their work governing the newly formed Islamic emirate had begun. The white banner bearing a Qur’anic verse _...Read More_
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>"The most vulnerable people will bear the cost of sanctions, as services and the economy collapse"
>"The most vulnerable people will bear the cost of sanctions, as services and the economy collapse"
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"UNDP says drought, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheaval could cause Afghanistan’s poverty rate to reach 97 percent."
"UNDP says drought, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheaval could cause Afghanistan’s poverty rate to reach 97 percent."