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  1. Afghan A-29 pilot gets ready for the fight

    Taliban assassinations of Afghan pilots 'worrisome,' US government watchdog says

    Taliban assassinations of Afghan pilots detailed by Reuters this month mark another "worrisome development" for the Afghan Air Force as it reels ...
  2. U.S. Secretary of State Blinken and India's Minister of External Affairs Jaishankar hold a joi

    Taliban attacks on civilians deeply troubling, says Blinken

    The United States said on Wednesday (Jul 28) it was deeply troubled by reports of escalating attacks on civilians as the Taliban sweep across ...
  3. Dozens begin lining up at the passport office in Kabul before dawn most days, and by eight in the

    Passports please: Afghans queue up for escape lifeline

    Like thousands of his compatriots, Abdel Khalid Nabyar waited outside Afghanistan's main passport office to apply for the precious travel document ...
  4. Blinken, in his first India visit as secretary of state, was due to meet Prime Minister Narendra

    Blinken in India for talks dominated by Afghan turmoil, China

    Top US diplomat Antony Blinken arrived Tuesday in India for talks dominated by turmoil in Afghanistan and common worries about China, while also ...
  5. Afghan men line up to apply for a passport in Kabul, with a rush of applications ahead of the final

    UN warns of 'unprecedented' Afghan civilian deaths from Taliban offensives

    The United Nations warned Monday that Afghanistan could see the highest number of civilian deaths in more than a decade if the Taliban's ...
  6. U.S. Marine Corps General McKenzie, commander of U.S. Central Command, speaks during a news confere

    US offers further air support to Afghan troops amid Taliban offensive

    United States will to continue to carry out airstrikes to support Afghan forces facing attack from the insurgent Taliban, a regional US commander ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: U.S. soldier from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment walks with the unit's Afghan interprete

    Biden authorises US$100 million in emergency funds for Afghan refugees

    WASHINGTON :U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday authorised up to US$100 million from an emergency fund to meet "unexpected urgent" refugee needs ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Afghan policeman keeps watch at the check post on the outskirts of Kabul

    As Taliban advances, Afghan military overhauls war strategy to limit losses

    Reeling from a surge in battlefield losses, Afghanistan's military is overhauling its war strategy against the Taliban to concentrate forces ...
  9. Afghan security personnel on alert during the Eid al-Adha prayers in Herat on July 20, 2021

    Taliban seem to have 'strategic momentum' in Afghanistan: Top US general

    The Taliban appear to have the "strategic momentum" in their sweeping offensives across Afghanistan, but their victory is far from assured, the ...