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Afghan food crisis lingers, warns the U.N

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The United Nations has warned that Afghanistan could face a food crisis within one month, following the Taliban takeover

The UN warned that one in three Afghans could be left to go hungry, as the country’s Taliban rulers try to form a new government and run the nation.

Ramiz Alakbarov, the UN Humanitarian coordinator in Afghanistan said that more than half of the country’s children are already struggling to find their next meal.

“The situation in Afghanistan from a humanitarian perspective continues to be extremely tense,”

Ramiz Alakbarov, UN humanitarian coordinator in Afghanistan

Reports suggest that in recent days food prices in Afghanistan have increased by about 50 percent, while petrol has increased as much as 75 percent.

With most of the international aid shut, Alakbarov stated that that government services cannot function and public employees are unable to receive their salaries at this current point in time.

The Taliban has yet to form a new government, and their international recognition remains in question, preventing the resumption of foreign aid.

Earlier on Wednesday, Taliban militants took to the streets to show off their new armoured vehicles and weapons which were left behind by US and Afghan special forces

Clad in US military uniforms, Taliban militants have thrown a parade riding in tanks and armoured SUVs left by American and Afghan troops. The fighters waved the white Taliban flag from the vehicles.

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Essential daily protein needs for better health

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Protein is a fundamental macronutrient essential for various bodily functions, including muscle repair, enzyme production, and immune system support.

Daily protein requirements can vary significantly based on factors such as activity levels, age, and gender.

To help unpack this topic, Kate Save from BeFitFood joins to share her key insights. #featured

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Can big tech be trusted to use AI ethically?

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Big tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and IBM announced comprehensive plans to enhance AI safety measures – but is that enough to convince the everyday worker?

On this episode of Ahron & Mike Live – Can big tech be trusted with AI? “The Fall Guy” takes a hard hit, Apple’s Top Ten controversy and a robot performs surgery on a piece of corn.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Mike Loder discuss. #featured

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Biden slams the brakes on EV overcapacity

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President Biden has imposed new tariffs on Chinese EV imports, just as the Chinese EV industry is facing a critical challenge: overcapacity.

The move comes amidst escalating trade tensions between the two economic giants, with repercussions likely to reverberate across the automotive sector.

David Zhang, the China Insider explores this issue and more. #featured #trending

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