Economic Collapse

Immigration

Fatal boat trip highlights Haitians fleeing violence

Photo: This photo released by the Seventh U.S. Coast Guard District shows people standing on a capsized boat, left, as some of its passengers are pulled up on to a rescue boat, top, in the open waters northwest of Puerto Rico Haitians are fleeing in greater numbers to the neighboring Dominican Republic, where they board

Afghanistan

Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of an economic disaster, while refusing to give political recognition to the country’s new Taliban rulers, the Taliban said Sunday. The statement came at the end of the first direct talks between the former foes since the chaotic withdrawal

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