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U.S. has no plans to release billions in Afghan assets, Treasury says...
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The Biden administration has no plans to release billions in Afghan gold, investments and foreign currency reserves parked in the United States that it froze after the Taliban's takeover, despite pressure from humanitarian groups and others who say th
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-03 05:37 UTC
Republicans Flip-Flop on Support for Afghanistan Withdrawal...
Eager to denounce President Biden, some Republicans have flip-flopped on bringing U.S. troops home — making it difficult to discern what they actually believe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-01 17:56 UTC
Taliban gave US chance to secure Kabul: report...
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As Taliban fighters retook the Afghan capital of Kabul in a lightning offensive earlier this month, insurgents offered to allow the US to hold the city — and senior leaders turned it down, according to a new report. On Aug. 15, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country as Taliban forces
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 00:17 UTC
In Kabul, some fear economic collapse more than Taliban fist...
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On the eve of the final U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, some Kabul residents seemed more anxious about economic collapse than with the Taliban imposing their harsh version of Islam.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 00:17 UTC
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled Kabul so quickly fearing execution by the Taliban that aides who returned from a lunch break wondered where he'd gone...
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A chaotic picture has emerged of the Afghan government's last days as the Taliban seizing power. President Ashraf Ghani fled when aides were on a lunch break,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 00:16 UTC
Taliban proclaim 'full independence' after US troops leave...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters watched the last U.S. planes disappear into the sky around midnight Monday and then fired their guns into the air, celebrating victory after a 20-year insurgency in Afghanistan that drove the world's mo
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-30 21:38 UTC
Questions swirl about Bagram airbase withdrawal amid Kabul airport debacle...
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As the US faces a protracted and deadly struggle to evacuate its citizens and allies from Afghanistan, questions are swirling about why the military abandoned the capable and secure Bagram airfield.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-28 22:44 UTC
Desperate Afghan Christians turned away at airport, aid groups say...
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Christian Afghan refugees leaving Kabul / Instagram @glennbeck Denver Newsroom, Aug 25, 2021 / 14:56 pm (CNA). With time running out to rescue civilians fleeing the Taliban, Afghan Christians and others whose names appear on U.S. government lists of quali
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-27 13:53 UTC
U.S. officials provided Taliban with names of Americans, Afghan allies to evacuate...
"Basically, they just put all those Afghans on a kill list," said one defense official.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-27 03:34 UTC
Russia: 2 suicide attacks outside Kabul airport; 13 dead...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Twin suicide bombings struck Thursday outside Kabul's airport, where large crowds of people trying to flee Afghanistan have massed, killing at least 13 people, Russian officials said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-26 15:27 UTC
Where the Taliban will move after Afghanistan ...
After the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, it is worth looking at the political map of the region. Afghanistan's neighbors: India, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
The Taliban leadership rejects the possibility of an invasion of the countries of Central Asia. However,
By Timoschuk on 2021-08-26 08:37 UTC
Nobody seems sure how many Americans are still waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan...
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Nobody seems sure how many Americans are still waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-25 12:53 UTC
U.S. Military Airlifts 20,000-Plus Out Of Afghanistan In Biggest Evacuation Day Yet...
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The Taliban has demanded that the evacuation end as planned on Aug. 31 — no extensions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-24 14:53 UTC
Afghanistan will run out of food as early as September, UN agencies warn...
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Afghanistan is facing a three-dimensional crisis aggravated by the political situation in the country
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-24 14:29 UTC
Latest on Afghanistan: As Biden considers pushing Aug. 31 deadline, Taliban warns of 'red line'...
An Afghan guard was killed at Kabul's airport Monday, as efforts to evacuate more people from the country picked up.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-23 12:53 UTC
Afghanistan: US tells citizens to avoid Kabul airport...
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The warning comes amid continued chaos outside the airport, with reports of a deadly crush.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-21 16:49 UTC
Inside Afghanistan's cryptocurrency underground as the country plunges into turmoil...
Afghans face a nationwide cash shortage, closed borders, a plunging currency, and rapidly rising prices of basic goods. An emerging crypto scene has helped some.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-21 12:57 UTC
Five promises the Taliban have made in Afghanistan...
A core point of the troop withdrawal deal Washington signed with the Taliban last year was that they will not allow militant groups to operate out of Afghanistan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-19 18:40 UTC
Taliban Vow To Ban Heroin, But Can They Survive Without It?...
Heroin production has boomed in Afghanistan in recent years, helping fund the Taliban, and experts say they will struggle to wean themselves off the profitable trade despite their promise to do so.Speaking Tuesday at a first press conference since taking
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-19 18:40 UTC
Pentagon says 7,000 civilians taken out of Kabul as US military ramps up evacuations from Afghanistan...
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The Pentagon says the U.S. military is ramping up evacuations out of Afghanistan, and that 7,000 civilians have been taken out of the country since August 14.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-19 16:47 UTC

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