Haitian Children Search For Their UN Peacekeeper Fathers

JACMEL, Haiti — One evening last November, Jui opened Google Translate on her iPad and began drafting her first-ever message to her father. “Hello, Dad,” she typed in Creole, the…

12 Photo Stories That Will Challenge Your View Of The World

This week, we’ve been following the continued flight of Afghans from their country. We spoke with some of the Afghan interpreters, support staffers, and informal allies who have been left…

Photos Show Aftermath Of Deadly Kabul Airport Attacks

Two explosions outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday left a scene of carnage and destructionwith at least 13 US service members and an unknown number…

Clearview AI Offered Free Trials To Police Around The World

Law enforcement agencies and government organizations from 24 countries outside the United States used a controversial facial recognition technology called Clearview AI, according to internal company data reviewed by BuzzFeed…

Afghan Women Still Working Face A Scary Future

The medicine truck was parked in front of the hospital when the nurse arrived for work on that Sunday, Aug. 15, and as she approached the building, she saw the…

London’s Famous Notting Hill Carnival Is Canceled This Year, But Here’s A Look Back At The Party

Palmer encouraged people to rent stalls for food and drink along the festival route. He also recruited local steelpan bands and other musicians with loudspeakers and organized sponsorship for the…

UN Afghanistan Staffers Feel Abandoned As Taliban Surges

As the Taliban swept to power last week, Afghans working for the United Nations watched as many of their foreign colleagues got on planes to leave the country. But their…

Kabul’s Fall Conjures Saigon Evacuation Memories

Thao-Nguyen Le hasn’t been able to stop thinking about Afghanistan. For Le, whose father was imprisoned by the communist government of Vietnam after the US pulled out of Saigon in…

7 Photo Stories That Will Challenge Your View Of The World

This week, we watched in horror as Kabul fell to the Taliban following the withdrawal of US troops. Thousands of Afghans crowded the airport, desperate to leave the country. We…

An Afghan Woman On The Run In Kabul

Ayoubi insisted on speaking on the record despite the threat to her life. “I have spoken up enough times to be on a hit list, so speaking now won’t change…