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Actors Tom Hardy, Channing Tatum to headline movie about Afghanistan evacuation

Universal has picked up the untitled project, which will be directed by George Nolfi of 'The Adjustment Bureau' fame.

published on : 10th November 2021

Top US generals recommended having 2,500 troops in Afghanistan; White House defends withdrawal

The White House defended the presidential decision acknowledging that it was a split recommendation from Biden's advisors and generals.

published on : 29th September 2021

China asks Taliban to make 'clean break' with terror groups, form inclusive govt for recognition

'The war launched by the US is the major reason for the chaotic situation in Afghanistan and difficulties in the local economy and the livelihood,' Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

published on : 31st August 2021

Qatar emerges as key player in Afghanistan after US pullout

Qatar will be among global heavyweights when U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosts a virtual meeting to discuss a coordinated approach for the days ahead, as the U.S. completes its withdrawal

published on : 30th August 2021

'All parties' should establish contact with Taliban  and 'guide it actively': China to US

Wang urged the US to take concrete actions to help Afghanistan combat terrorism and violence on the premise of respecting its sovereignty and independence, instead of practicing double standards.

published on : 30th August 2021

Iran supreme leader blames US for 'tragedies in Afghanistan'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said “the tragedies in Afghanistan are deeply affecting human beings (and were) made by America.”

published on : 29th August 2021

US military begins final pullout amid Kabul terror threats

About 5,400 Americans have been evacuated from the country so far, including 300 in the last day. The State Department believes about 350 more want out.

published on : 28th August 2021

'We can't do enough': US lawmakers flooded by evacuation pleas from those stuck in Afghanistan

The stories have poured in by the thousands with heartbreaking pleas not to be left behind. The tissues are used for crying breaks, one of the aides explained.

published on : 28th August 2021

US president Joe Biden left with difficult choices after deadly Kabul attacks

The White House rescheduled Biden's first in-person meeting with Israel's new prime minister and canceled a video conference with governors about Afghan refugees arriving in the United States.

published on : 27th August 2021

China hits back at VP Harris, says US 'selfish' over Afghanistan

China accused the US of hiding behind rhetoric of a rules-based global order to defend its own 'bullying, hegemonic behaviour'.

published on : 24th August 2021

Spain warns of leaving people behind in Afghanistan; France to end evacuation early if US withdraws on Aug 31

Madrid has so far evacuated just over 700 people from Afghanistan but Robles said there were still "many people" who needed to leave.

published on : 24th August 2021

Ukrainian plane in Kabul for evacuation of stranded citizens hijacked to Iran: Report

The number of passengers on board and their nationalities are not clear yet

published on : 24th August 2021

Taliban warns of 'consequences' if August 31 deadline for US-led troop withdrawal is extended

On the agenda for world leaders there is expected to be a push for the US to seek an extension of the August 31 deadline, as time is running out for the evacuation of foreign nationals.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Pentagon orders emergency use of 18 US commercial aircraft to transport Afghan evacuees 

The commercial aircraft will reportedly be used to move passengers from way stations once they leave Kabul, allowing the U.S. military to focus on the Afghanistan portion of the evacuation.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Taliban crisis: US President Biden warns lives could be lost in massive Kabul airlift operations

Biden's remarks on Friday come as the US rushed to airlift as many people as possible out of the Afghan capital ahead of a self-imposed deadline to depart Afghanistan by August 31.

published on : 21st August 2021
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