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16
SEP
2021

Afghans Confused Over Status in US

Thousands of Afghans, after undergoing traumatic experiences leaving their home country, are relieved to be safe in the United States. But many find the U.S. immigration system confusing and hard to decipher on their own. VOA's Carolyn Presutti takes a look at how evacuees are coping with starting the next chapter of their lives in a foreign country.
Camera: Mike Burke
15
SEP
2021

Experts: China, Pakistan Offering Support to Taliban Leaders

With the U.S. out of Afghanistan after 20 years, some experts say China and Pakistan are stepping in to provide both immediate support and the prospect of long-term investment for the Taliban acting government in Kabul. VOA's senior diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine reports on what this could mean for the region and for U.S. security interests.
Producer: Jesse Oni
13
SEP
2021

Afghans Find Themselves Unable to Work or Attend School in US

After undergoing the traumatic experience of leaving their home country, thousands of Afghans are relieved to be in the United States. Many are finding, however, that they have been granted temporary status, forbidding them to work or attend school. VOA's Carolyn Presutti takes a look at how evacuees are coping with the lack of benefits and opportunity in a foreign country.Camera: Mike Burke 
12
SEP
2021

Taliban Government Sets Policies for Women's Education

The Taliban government in Afghanistan announced an official policy on women’s education rights. The move follows recent street protests across parts of the country where women gathered and held signs in defense of rights that were stripped away the last time the Taliban took power. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi has more. 
11
SEP
2021

Afghanistan, 20 Years After September 11 Attacks

Twenty years after the United States and NATO ousted them from power, the Taliban are back. But as VOA’s Ayesha Tanzeem reports, the country they are trying to rule now is filled with a youthful population that is significantly more educated and aware.
10
SEP
2021

Taliban Allow Second Flight from Kabul

A Qatar Airways passenger flight arrived in Doha from Afghanistan Friday, the second to depart from the Kabul airport with the Taliban’s permission since the chaotic U.S. military withdrawal that ended Aug. 31. White House Bureau Chief Patsy Widakuswara has the latest on evacuations from Afghanistan.
Producer: Bakhtiyar Zamanov
08
SEP
2021

Blinken Calls on Taliban to Let Charter Flights Leave Afghanistan

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is seeking to boost international diplomatic efforts regarding Afghanistan by co-hosting a ministerial meeting in Germany following the chaotic end of America’s 20-year presence in the country. VOA Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports. 
03
SEP
2021

VOA EXCLUSIVE: American Stuck in Afghanistan Shares Her Story

In a chaotic effort, the U.S. managed to evacuate more than 124,000 civilians from Afghanistan, including 6,000 Americans, by Aug. 30. However, Nasria is one of the 100 to 200 Americans who remain trapped there. She asked that we use only her first name for her safety. She spoke exclusively with VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb, describing her ordeal.
03
SEP
2021

With US Troops Gone, Afghan Women Face New Reality

With the last U.S. service members leaving Kabul, ending a 20-year war, Afghanistan's women and girls are facing the stark reality that the Taliban are back in control of their country. As VOA's Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports, there are already signs that their rights are in danger.
02
SEP
2021

US Reviewing Afghan Aid, Holding Off on Taliban Recognition

Although U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan ended earlier this week, U.S. officials said Thursday there are still diplomatic and economic options for protecting the rights of Afghans under Taliban rule. VOA’s congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more.
Producer: Katherine Gypson

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