World  /  Published 27.08.21

Kabul: Biden faces crisis he worked to avoid

It was exactly what President Biden feared most. His decision to end America’s longest war was driven, he had said repeatedly, by his determination not to sacrifice even one more member of the ...
By Michael D. Shear in Washington

World  /  Published 27.08.21

Taliban stop India-bound Afghan Sikhs

As many as 140 Afghans — mostly Sikhs and a few Hindus — were stopped from boarding an evacuation flight to India by the Taliban on Wednesday. Earlier this week, the Taliban had banned Af...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.08.21

250,000 Afghans ‘still to be airlifted’

At least 250,000 Afghans who may be eligible for expedited American visas remain in Afghanistan, far too many for American forces to rescue before their deadline to leave next week, new estimates sugg...
By Larry Buchanan, Lauren Leatherby in New York

World  /  Published 27.08.21

No deadline to our work: US

At least 1,500 American citizens remain in Afghanistan with just days left before the scheduled US withdrawal from the country, but officials on Wednesday acknowledged the reality that tens of thousan...
By Lara Jakes, Michael Levenson in Washington

World  /  Published 27.08.21

Displaced Afghan families beg for food, shelter

Hundreds of Afghan families who have been camping in searing heat at a Kabul park after the Taliban overran their provinces begged for food and shelter on Thursday, the most visible face of a humanita...
By Reuters in London


World  /  Published 26.08.21

Latest enemy of US evacuations is time

US and allied planes have flown an additional 19,200 people out of Kabul in the past 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday, as the Biden administration makes substantial inroads into getting American ...
By Lara Jakes in New York

World  /  Published 26.08.21

Under Taliban, Kabul life transforms again

The Americans are all but gone, the Afghan government has collapsed, and the Taliban rule the streets of Kabul now. Overnight, millions of Kabul residents have been left to navigate an uncertain trans...
By Norimitsu Onishi, Sharif Hassan in New York

World  /  Published 25.08.21

Nepal seeks help to evacuate ex-soldiers

The suicide bomber driving a sedan packed with explosives struck in the early hours of the morning, as the minibus crawled through Kabul’s traffic. A piece of shrapnel pierced Amrit Rokaya Chhe...
By Bhadra Sharma in Kathmandu

India  /  Published 24.08.21

India's Afghan mission gets name

India's complex mission to evacuate its citizens and Afghan partners from Kabul after its swift takeover by the Taliban last week has been named as "Operation Devi Shakti". The name of ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 23.08.21

US orders airlines to join evacuation

Defence secretary Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered six commercial airlines to provide passenger jets to help with the growing US military operation evacuating Americans and Afghan allies from Kabul, th...
By Eric Schmitt in Washington


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