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US top envoy to Kabul to step down from his position

Beijing News 19 Oct 2021
US top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is expected to step down from his position following the 'chaotic' US withdrawal from Afghanistan, CNN reported citing two sources who have been told about the State Department's plans informed ... Airport on August 30.
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Why Russia is talking to the Taliban

New Statesman 19 Oct 2021
Russia will host multilateral talks on Afghanistan on Wednesday 20 October. The talks, which to which neighbouring countries such as Pakistan and China have been invited, are notable because they will also include Afghanistan’s de facto rulers, the Taliban. The group was not invited to last week’s G20 talks on Afghanistan.
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Time for America to privatize its hybrid wars

Asiatimes 19 Oct 2021
This failure in Afghanistan was avoidable and empowers America’s rivals and enemies ... US Soldiers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division prepare to board a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in support of the final noncombatant evacuation operation missions at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Afghanistan, August 30, 2021.
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Time for America to privatize all of its wars

Asiatimes 19 Oct 2021
This failure in Afghanistan was avoidable and empowers America’s rivals and enemies ... US Soldiers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division prepare to board a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in support of the final noncombatant evacuation operation missions at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Afghanistan, August 30, 2021.
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Over 350 individuals including Americans leave from Kabul Airport

Beijing News 18 Oct 2021
"Qatar will continue to work with international partners on efforts that ensure freedom of movement in Afghanistan, including through serving as an active mediator between various parties ... After the Taliban's hostile takeover of Afghanistan on August 15, hundreds of people rushed to the airport, which resulted in several days of chaos.
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The Taliban will help America get US citizens and Afghans at risk out of Kabul ...

The Daily Mail 18 Oct 2021
The airport remains closed to regular commercial flights and it is not clear who will manage air-traffic control and ground staff ... Passengers board a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III in support of the Afghanistan evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA), Afghanistan, August 24, 2021.
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UN sends 100 tons of aid to Afghanistan via Uzbekistan

Anadolu Agency 18 Oct 2021
The UN sent on Monday 100 metric tons of aid to Afghanistan from Uzbekistan's Termez airport.
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Resettlement of Afghan arrivals dependent on widespread community support

Macomb Daily 18 Oct 2021
“They were actually traveling to the airport with their parents,” Dobner said ... Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during the Afghanistan evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan ... “We will make sure we are at the airport to greet them and provide them with what they need immediately.”.
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US authorities apologised for questioning me, says Afridi

The News International 18 Oct 2021
While addressing a ceremony in France, Afridi said that he was escorted to a separate room upon his arrival at a US airport where he was questioned about his Afghanistan travel history ... The airport authorities said that had he earlier told them about being a former minister, they would have provided him with the protocol.
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Narrative traps in India’s decision-making

Asiatimes 18 Oct 2021
Had that been the case, India wouldn’t have found itself in a foxhole following the tumultuous events in Afghanistan ... Indian nationals aboard an Indian military aircraft at the airport in Kabul on August 17, 2021, waiting to be evacuated after the Taliban’s stunning takeover of Afghanistan.
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For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale

Arab News 18 Oct 2021
STOCKHOLM ... (AFP) ... Indeed, as the situation in Afghanistan again brings the issue of European asylum policy to the fore, the political mood in Sweden is a far cry from the receptiveness of 2015 ... Afghans gather on a roadside near Kabul airport on August 20, 2021, hoping to flee from the country after the Taliban's military takeover of Afghanistan. (AFP).
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Afghan family arrives in Nashville, bound for new life in BG

Bowling Green Daily News 17 Oct 2021
NASHVILLE – Landing with his family at Nashville International Airport on Thursday, Afghan refugee Wazir Zadran walked out of the terminal and into a new life in the U.S ... After arriving at the airport in Kabul, Zadran and his family were spirited away from Afghanistan on a massive C-17 plane, hopping from Qatar to Italy and then finally, America.
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Afghan, Uzbek Officials Pledge increased Connectivity

Tolo News 17 Oct 2021
PM Deputy Abdul Salam Hanafi said they agreed on a range of issues, adding that Uzbekistan has promised to support the people of Afghanistan with essential items as winter is approaching ... This railway connects Termez city in Uzbekistan to the Pakistani city of Peshawar via Afghanistan’s Mazar-e-Sharif and Kabul.
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US offers to pay relatives of 10 civilians killed in Afghan drone strike

The Observer 17 Oct 2021
Shia mosque bombing in Afghanistan that killed at least 47 claimed by ISKP ... The Pentagon had said earlier that the 29 August strike targeted an Islamic State suicide bomber who posed an imminent threat to US-led troops at the airport as they completed the last stages of their withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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U.S. Offers Payments, Relocation to Family of Afghans Killed in Botched Drone Attack

Hamodia 17 Oct 2021
drone attack in Afghanistan in August during the final days before American troops withdrew from the country ... 29 strike targeted an Islamic State suicide bomber who posed an imminent threat to U.S.-led troops at the airport as they completed the last stages of their withdrawal from Afghanistan ... counter-terrorism strikes in Afghanistan.
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