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5 Sep 2021
Two cars are seen destroyed in Kabul after the United States said it carried out an air strike on Sunday night in Kabul on an IS-prepared car bomb. The US military said it was "aware of reports of civilian casualties" from the strike, which came after an attack outside the airport late last week killed more than 100 people, including 13 American troops.
5 Sep 2021
Afghans are struggling to get cash with banks still closed following the Taliban's takeover of the country. "I've been coming to the bank for four days now but I can't get my own money," says one resident.
30 Aug 2021
At a temporary hosting facility in the UAE, Afghan evacuees struggle to overcome the terror they experienced during the last days at home. They are among tens of thousands of evacuees who fled the capital Kabul after the Taliban swept in and deployed on the streets in mid-August.
29 Aug 2021
Defiant protesters wave Afghan flags at scattered rallies to mark the country's independence anniversary, days after the hardline Taliban Islamist militants swept into the capital, completing a stunning rout of government forces after a two decade insurgency.
29 Aug 2021
The Taliban have been conducting "targeted door-to-door visits" to find people on the list, according to an intelligence report. It appears to contradict the more moderate image that the group has been trying to portray.
29 Aug 2021
After the Taliban's takeover, there is an urgent need to find shelter for Afghans airlifted out. Albania has been negotiating with the US on accommodating people who have fled in Tirana. Details are slowly emerging.
29 Aug 2021
States have called on Interior Minister Seehofer to start a new Afghan refugee program for people who helped German forces on site. One coordinator told DW he had been lobbying Angela Merkel to get people out for months.
28 Aug 2021
Afghans on Thursday hurry to escape Taliban rule, but Western officials said the group had made assurances that some evacuations would be permitted after next week's US withdrawal deadline.
28 Aug 2021
Hundreds of people, including many Afghans, rally in Paris demanding the "immediate evacuation" of threatened families under the Taliban rule in Afghanistan.
27 Aug 2021
Vietnamese American refugee Phat Bui, who fled Saigon in 1975 following the US evacuation and the city's fall, says that watching the chaotic scenes out of Kabul "brings back a lot of memories," as emergency evacuations continue following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. "I feel very sad, very depressed as well," he adds.
25 Aug 2021
French ministers Florence Parly (Defence) and Jean-Yves Le Drian (Foreign Affairs) arrive at Al-Dhafra Air Base 104 in the United Arab Emirates, where the French Air Force has set up an air bridge to Kabul. They are due to meet with military personnel, diplomats and all the staff who are organising evacuations from Afghanistan.
24 Aug 2021
What is the mission now? The chaos at the gates of Kabul airport has Western powers scrambling to save those who directly helped them these past 20 years. We ask about the challenge there. And what happens once the last military transport has airlifted out?

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