The recent Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's capital not only took dozens of lives, they also hurt the local economy. Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industries says Kabul’s business community suffered more than $10 million U-S dollars in losses from the violence and chaos.
VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren interviewed former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson about Myanmar, the Rohingya crisis and his resignation from an advisory committee to give recommendations on a report on refugees in Bangladesh.
There are an estimated 2.2 billion children in the world. In a recent report, the United Nations says urgent action is needed to ensure that millions of them have some kind of future to look forward to. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
In 2015, Islamic State announced a new chapter for Pakistan and Afghanistan. It was called Islamic State Khorasan Province. Eastern Afghanistan became its stronghold. ISKP recruited from the local population, including children. VOA's Ayesha Tanzeem met two such boys. This is their story.