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Big crowd seeking return to Afghanistan, thousands plan to leave

CHAMAN: Thousands of Afghans, especially those who remained attached to foreign forces, are rushing to leave Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover after a 20-year bloody conflict. Last month’s grim scenes aired live on national and international broadcasters showing Afghans making desperate attempts to even climb aboard the wings of military …

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War in Afghanistan over as last US troops leave

KABUL: Celebratory gunfire echoed across Kabul as Taliban fighters took control of the airport before dawn on Tuesday following the withdrawal of the last US troops, ending 20 years of war that left the militia stronger than it was in 2001. Shaky video footage distributed by the Taliban showed fighters …

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US urges its citizens to leave Afghanistan as conflict escalates

Due to worsening ‘security conditions’, the US Embassy in Afghanistan on Saturday urged US citizens to immediately leave the country. A statement released by the Embassy asked citizens to ‘immediately use available commercial flight options’ for their departure, adding that ‘security conditions and reduced staffing’ have limited their ability to assist US …

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