• United States, first public look, US base, AfghanS  

    IN PICS: United States gives 1st public look inside base housing Afghans

    World | Sep 11, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

    The Joe Biden administration on Friday provided 1st public look inside a US military base where Afghans airlifted out of Afghanistan are being screened, amid questions about how the govt is caring for the refugees and vetting them.

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    IN PICS | America's longest war ends with withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

    World | Aug 31, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

    Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a chapter in military history likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of more than 180 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members, some barely older than the war.Afghanistan

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    IN PICS | Kabul Airport attacked amid Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

    World | Aug 27, 2021, 07:46 AM IST

    Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover.

  • Taliban fighters patrol inside the city of Kandahar,  

    Photos show how Taliban unleashed a catastrophe in Afghanistan

    World | Aug 16, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

    Several people in war-torn Afghanistan are making desperate attempts to flee the country, which has been taken over by the Taliban in a sudden and unprecedented collapse of the government. In the capital Kabul, most people were hiding in their homes as the Taliban deployed fighters at major intersections. There were scattered reports of looting and armed men knocking on doors and gates.

  • Taliban fighter is seen inside the city of Farah, capital  

    Afghanistan crisis: Taliban march towards Kabul capturing key cities - PICS

    World | Aug 13, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

    Taliban is wreaking havoc over Afghanistan as it continues to capture several provincial capitals in the country, the most recent being Herat and Kandahar. The Taliban captured two major Afghan cities, the country’s second- and third-largest after Kabul, and a strategic provincial capital on Thursday, further squeezing the embattled government just weeks before the end of the American military mission in Afghanistan.