UN Pulls out Foreign Staff from Afghanistan

The United Nations has announced it will

in Afghanistan, the New York Times reports. The decision came following an attack on a U.N. guesthouse in Kabul, claiming the lives of five U.N. workers, two Afghan security personnel and a relative of a well-known Afghan politician.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.