Afghanistan crisis: Evacuation flights gather pace at Kabul airport; Russia says danger in Afghanistan remains high and more

A day after two two suicide bombings targeted the thousands of desperate people fleeing the Taliban and killed more than 100, evacuation flights from Afghanistan resumed with new urgency on Friday. According to the Associated Press, as the call to prayer echoed through Kabul along with the roar of departing planes, the anxious crowd outside … Read more

Taliban take over Afghanistan: What has happened so far and what is next

The Taliban has seized power in Afghanistan two weeks before the United States was set to complete its troop withdrawal, after a costly two-decade war. On Sunday, Kabul fell to the Taliban, completing their takeover of the country in a quick offensive that saw provinces and warlords give up without a fight. Here’s a look … Read more

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