UN Says Civilian Casualties Increased After Afghan Peace Talks.

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in a report Tuesday said that civilian casualties have surged in Afghanistan after peace talks started between the Afghan government and the Taliban in September 2020. The agency said that more than 3,000 civilians were killed and 5,800 others were injured in Afghanistan in 2020. VOA’s Rahim Gul Sarwan reports from Kabul.

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Afghan Architect Describes How SIV Program Benefitted Her.

Afghan Architect Describes How SIV Program Benefitted Her.

Masouma Delijam recalls an encounter with Taliban while working in another part of Afghanistan #Afghanistan #SpecialImmigrantVisa

Malawi's Top Blind Athlete Trains for a Paralympic Comeback.

Malawi's Top Blind Athlete Trains for a Paralympic Comeback.

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Hawaii Fishermen Concerned with Growing Chinese Presence.

Hawaii Fishermen Concerned with Growing Chinese Presence.

China expands its fishing fleet through the Pacific

USAID Head Powers Contrasts Trajectory of Sudan and Ethiopia.

USAID Head Powers Contrasts Trajectory of Sudan and Ethiopia.

United Nations and human rights leaders say it is dangerous for Ethiopian officials to say humanitarian relief agencies are biased and to block them from providing aid to millions suffering in the Tigray region

New US Refugee Program for Afghanistan Spurs Fears of Brain Drain.

New US Refugee Program for Afghanistan Spurs Fears of Brain Drain.

Some Afghans are concerned that the US SIV program could accelerate a brain drain from Afghanistan at a critical time