Published: May 02, 2022
Civilians were evacuated on Sunday (May 1) from the bunkers of Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks after the United Nations and the International Red Cross led a deal to ease the ordeal of the most destructive siege of the war in Ukraine.
Published: Apr 29, 2022
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said after talks in Kyiv on Thursday (April 28) that his organisation was doing all it could to enable the evacuation of a steel plant where fighters and civilians are holed up in the city of Mariupol.
Published: Mar 21, 2022
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said on Sunday that the parties involved in the Russia-Ukraine conflict agreed to open another seven humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians, as the crisis has ruined the lives of millions of people.
Published: Nov 21, 2021
HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - The U.S. government calls the 50-acre sprawl of tents on this desert Air Force base a "village." The 4,300 Afghans temporarily housed here are the governments "guests."
Published: Aug 27, 2021
BERKELEY, Calif. - On a quiet, tree-lined street in the Bay Area, Jon Reeds computer screen swims with maps of Kabul, chat threads and text messages from Special Operations, military and civilian contractors inside and around the Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Published: Aug 25, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Tuesday reaffirmed his intent to complete the U.S. evacuation mission in Afghanistan by Aug. 31, but he also ordered contingency plans if that cannot be accomplished - a position that stoked a new round of outrage and confusion about the United States exit from a two-decade war.
Published: Aug 24, 2021
The United States faced mounting global pressure on Monday to extend its evacuation mission in Afghanistan past President Joe Bidens Aug. 31 deadline, despite a Taliban warning against doing so.