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World  /  Published 24.08.21

Boris to urge Biden on pullout deadline

Boris Johnson is hosting a virtual summit of G7 leaders on Tuesday when he will urge President Joe Biden to extend the August 31 deadline for the withdrawal of 6,000 US troops from Kabul airport. If ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 24.08.21

Afghan soldier killed in Kabul airport clash

A firefight involving western forces erupted at Kabul airport on Monday when Afghan guards exchanged fire with unidentified gunmen, Germany’s military said, adding to the evacuation chaos as Was...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 20.08.21

Taliban hunt those who worked with US

Taliban militants are intensifying a search for people they believe worked with the US and Nato forces, including among the crowds of Afghans at Kabul’s airport, and have threatened to kill or a...
By Rick Gladstone, Traci Carl in New York

World  /  Published 19.08.21

Taliban: top leaders emerge

The Taliban’s top leaders have spent years on the run, in hiding, in jail and dodging American drones. They are now emerging from obscurity after a 20-year battle, but little is known about them...
By Adam Nossiter, Carlotta Gall, Julian E. Barnes in New York

World  /  Published 31.07.21

First group of Afghans arrive in US

The first group of Afghans promised refuge by the Biden administration for helping the US during the 20-year war in Afghanistan landed on American soil early on Friday, starting a new life chapter aft...
By New York Times News Service in Washington


World  /  Published 25.07.21

US military aircraft strikes Taliban

US military aircraft struck a number of Taliban positions this week in support of faltering Afghan government forces, in one of the first significant American reactions to the insurgents’ bliste...
By Adam Nossiter, Eric Schmitt in Kabul

World  /  Published 01.07.21

Civilians take up arms to repel Taliban

Gun in hand, 55-year-old Dost Mohammad Salangi recites poetry as he leads a small group of men to a look-out post high in the rugged hills of Parwan province, north of the Afghan capital Kabul. Heavi...
By Reuters in Parwan, Afghanistan

World  /  Published 25.06.21

US to move Afghan interpreters

The US is planning to evacuate a group of vulnerable Afghan interpreters before the US military completes its withdrawal from Afghanistan so they can wrap up their visa applications from safety, US of...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 02.05.21

US commander warns Taliban

Violence against Afghans has escalated in recent weeks, with more than a hundred Afghan security forces personnel killed. On Friday, a huge blast in eastern Logar killed dozens as they broke their fas...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 01.05.21

Students among 30 killed in Afghan blast

A huge car bomb blast killed at least 30 people and injured dozens more in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province on Friday evening, with high-school students among the casualties, officials said....
By Reuters in Kabul


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