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West warns of possible attack at Kabul airport amid airlift

By ZIARMAL HASHIMI, JILL LAWLESS and JON GAMBRELL, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- Western nations warned Thursday of a possible attack on

Japan suspends 1.63M doses of Moderna over contamination

By MARI YAMAGUCHI, TOKYO (AP):- Japan suspended use of about 1.63 million doses of Moderna vaccine Thursday after contamination was

Panjshir resistance digs in to defend key valley from Taliban

PANJSHIR VALLEY, Afghanistan, (AFP):- Atop a craggy mountain that has withstood foreign invaders for decades, anti-Taliban fighters fire a mounted

CIA head meets Taliban leader as fears for Afghanistan grow

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, RAHIM FAEIZ and JAMEY KEATEN, (AP):- The director of the CIA met with the Taliban’s top political

G-7 grapples with Afghanistan, an afterthought not long ago

By MATTHEW LEE, WASHINGTON (AP):- Two months ago, the leaders of the world’s seven major industrialized democracies met at the

Gunfire at Kabul airport kills 1 amid chaotic evacuations

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ and JOSEPH KRAUSS, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- A firefight just outside Kabul’s international airport killed at

Kabul airlift is accelerating but still hampered by chaos

By ROBERT BURNS and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, WASHINGTON (AP):- President Joe Biden says the “hard and painful” airlift of Americans and

7 killed at Kabul airport; fighters seize areas from Taliban

By AHMAD SEIR, TAMEEM AKHGAR and JON GAMBRELL, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- A panicked crush of people trying to enter Kabul’s

IS threat forces US changes to evacuations at Kabul airport

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ, KATHY GANNON and LOLITA C. BALDOR, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- Potential Islamic State threats against Americans

Afghanistan: US evacuation flight had record 823 passengers

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- The US military transport aircraft shown in a now-iconic photograph jam-packed with Afghans fleeing the country's Taliban takeover

Reports of targeted Taliban killings fuel Afghans’ fears

By AHMAD SEIR, TAMEEM AKHGAR and DAVID RISING, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- Reports of targeted killings in areas overrun by the

Afghanistan war unpopular amid chaotic pullout: AP-NORC poll

By JOSH BOAK, HANNAH FINGERHUT and BEN FOX, WASHINGTON (AP):- A significant majority of Americans doubt that the war in

WHO slams wealthy nations’ rush towards Covid vaccine boosters

GENEVA, (AFP):- The World Health Organization condemned Wednesday the rush by wealthy countries to provide Covid vaccine booster shots, while

Taliban destroy statue of foe, stoking fear over their rule

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ, KATHY GANNON and JOSEPH KRAUSS, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- The Taliban have blown up the statue

Taliban announce ‘amnesty,’ urge women to join government

By AHMAD SEIR, TAMEEM AKHGAR, KATHY GANNON and JON GAMBRELL, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- The Taliban declared an “amnesty” across Afghanistan

US officials say 7 killed in Kabul airport evacuation chaos

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ, KATHY GANNON AND JOSEPH KRAUSS, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- Thousands of Afghans rushed onto the tarmac

At least 304 dead, 1,800 hurt as 7.2 magnitude rocks…

By EVENS SANON and TAMMY WEBBER, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP):- A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday, killing

Taliban seize province near capital, attack northern city

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ and JOSEPH KRAUSS, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- The Taliban seized a province just south of Afghanistan’s

Venezuela government, opponents launch talks in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, (AFP):- Venezuela's government and opposition launched negotiations on Friday in Mexico that were expected to focus on sanctions

Taliban press advance after capturing 2 major Afghan cities

By TAMEEM AKHGAR and RAHIM FAIEZ, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- Afghanistan’s rapidly-advancing Taliban insurgents entered a western provincial capital, an official