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Global community pledges $1B in aid for Afghans

More than one billion dollars in aid has been pledged for #Afghanistan as the United Nations warns the country is facing a "looming catastrophe". The plea for global support was made at a conference in Geneva, following the #Taliban's takeover last month. The UN says the country is facing a major humanitarian crisis. Even before the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in August, fighting had forced more than half a million people to flee their homes. Sarah Morice reports.

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Bigger Than Five: Is the UN still relevant?

UN says Afghan communities at greater risk of Covid-19

UN says Afghan communities at greater risk of Covid-19

Who’s Responsible for the Famine in Yemen?

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The War in Syria: Continued fighting blocks aid in Eastern Ghouta

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Germany considers mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations

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US's Blinken meets Russian counterpart Lavrov in Stockholm

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UN seeks record $41B in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for 2022

UN seeks record $41B in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for 2022

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Omicron variant has spread to at least 20 countries so far

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