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Kabul
World  /  Published 31.08.21

Separated family tries to reunite after attack

The suicide bomb blast that killed more than 170 people crowded outside Abbey Gate at Kabul’s airport on Thursday also sundered a family gathered there, hoping to flee. Ahmad Wali Stanekzai&rsq...
By Daniel E. Slotnik in Washington

World  /  Published 30.08.21

Two women among troops killed in Kabul

One of the last photos that Marine Sergeant Nicole Gee shared with her family from Afghanistan shows her in dusty body armour with a rifle, her long blond hair pulled back, her hands in tactical glove...
By Dave Philipps in Washington

World  /  Published 29.08.21

US airstrike hits suicide bombers

A US airstrike on Sunday targeted a vehicle carrying multiple suicide bombers from Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate before they could target the ongoing American military evacuation at Kabul&...
By Kathy Gannon, Tameem Akhgar in Kabul

World  /  Published 29.08.21

Rocket hits residential area near Kabul Airport

Just after the blast, the United States said it carried out an airstrike in Kabul, which the Taliban too confirmed and said that the target was one ISIS-K suicide bomber who was on a vehicle, attempti...
By Our Bureau in Kabul

World  /  Published 29.08.21

Kabul: US brings back 2,000

The US has evacuated approximately 2,000 people from the Kabul airport in the last 24 hours, the White House has said, as the countdown for the end of America's longest military mission begins in ...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

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World  /  Published 29.08.21

Joe Biden warns of more attacks in 24-36 hours

President Joe Biden vowed to keep up airstrikes against the Islamic extremist group whose suicide bombing at the Kabul airport killed scores of Afghans and 13 American service members. Another terror ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 28.08.21

Bomber had sneaked in as US prepared for attack

A crowd straining to get into Hamid Karzai International Airport had converged on Abbey Gate, a main entryway manned by Marines and other service members. The troops knew that they could be targeted i...
By Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt, Thomas Gibbons-Neff in Washington

World  /  Published 28.08.21

Kabul bares least bad option

The deadly attack on Kabul airport has underlined the realpolitik facing western powers in Afghanistan: engaging with the Taliban may be their best chance to prevent the country sliding into a breedin...
By John Chalmers, Sabine Siebold

World  /  Published 27.08.21

IS and Qaida still a threat

The nightmare that kept counterterrorism experts awake even before the Taliban returned to power is that Afghanistan would become fertile ground for terrorist groups, most notably al Qaida and the Isl...
By Ben Hubbard, Eric Schmitt, Matthew Rosenberg in Doha

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


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