Dozens of Ukrainian citizens originally from Afghanistan remain in the war-torn country, despite pleas for evacuation.
Former prisoners return to the now abandoned US-run Bagram jail, which was notorious for enhanced interrogations.
The UN aid chief releases $45m in emergency funds in a bid to boost life-saving support in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s new rulers have asked to represent the country at the 76th annual UN session, posing a dilemma for the UN.
The move is the second major change in the game’s national governing body since the Taliban took control of the country.
Khan says Pakistan primarily concerned with possibility of humanitarian and refugee crisis if a civil war breaks out.
Funding will bolster US government agencies’ Afghan refugee resettlement efforts after Kabul evacuation in August.
In speech to UN General Assembly, Sheikh Tamim addresses COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity and conflicts in the region.
The UN’s chief painted a grim picture of a divided and polarised world and urged solidarity among nations.
The UN is faced with doing more with less as international leadership gets tested in the COVID-19 era.
Relatives of Afghans who clung to a US aircraft as it took off on August 16 are grappling with loss and regrets.
Taliban includes ethnic minorities in the cabinet, but fails to appoint any women despite calls for inclusivity.
Taliban spokesman says ‘a safe learning environment’ is needed before older girls could fully return to school.