Astrid Sletten, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council’s office in Kabul, spoke to The World’s Carol Hills about the level of need in Afghanistan and what aid organizations are able to deliver in the current environment.
The abuse reportedly happened inside the country and also during a training camp held in February of last year in Jordan. Players flew out, and two male representatives of the Afghanistan Football Federation came with them. Khalida Popal, former captain of Afghanistan's national soccer team, had organized the training session in Jordan and had reservations about the men.
A recent performance of a play in London highlighted the struggles that young migrants face after they reach the UK. Many of them toss and turn, unable to sleep.
It's been nearly two years since Mujtaba Haidar's family disappeared on a boat bound for Lesbos. He's still searching for them.
They gained international attention for their determination to participate in the international robotics competition.
Afghan interpreters risked their lives to work with the US military. Now a special visa program designed to give them sanctuary in the US is running out of visas.
"I think I was the only living thing walking there, with my bicycle. ... I've never felt as miserable as that day."
Craving some Koobideh from Iran? Arepas from Venezuela? Head to Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen, where a rotating menu features food from countries in conflict with the United States.
The BBC's Rustam Qobil thought his former colleagues studying in Turkey were doing well. Then he realized the true meaning of their family photos on Facebook.
The war against the Taliban continues. And some rural residents hope the group wins as they allow them to produce opium.
President Obama has announced that thousands of US troops will remain in Afghanistan through the remainder of his presidency — ending his plans to bring them home. Veterans are divided on the wisdom of the plan.