Two years after US troops left, AP photographer Rodrigo Abd returned to Afghanistan with an idea: to use an old-style Afghan “box camera” to document how life has changed under Taliban rule. This special project gives a unique and intimate window into life in Afghanistan since the U.S. withdrawal. Peace has come to Afghanistan, but at a steep price: poverty, global isolation and the virtual erasure of Afghan women.
In 2021, at least seven boats appearing to be from northwest Africa washed up in the Caribbean and in Brazil. All carried dead bodies. For nearly two years, The AP worked to uncover the story of one of those doomed boats.
BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) — The first man arrived at 7:27 a.m. Russian soldiers covered his head and marched him up the driveway toward a nondescript office building.