Students from Afghanistan living in India face a difficult choice: Go back home to Taliban rule or stay abroad and leave their families behind. And with their funds drying up, many are struggling to make ends meet.
‘What is happening in neighbouring Afghanistan is raising new questions in terms of security and our government is constantly monitoring the developments there,’ Rajnath Singh said.
Bayat was 'happy to be alive' and glad to be in a position 'to start a new life' with her husband in Spain, but she said she wouldn't forget her country
British Armed Forces Minister James Heappey told the BBC on Thursday there was 'very, very credible reporting of an imminent attack' at the airport.
This comes at a time when the Indian government is evacuating its citizens from the war-ravaged country as the Taliban declared its victory over the government after months of violence in Afghanistan.
Australians in the airport's vicinity were advised to move to a safe location and await further advice.
Xi told Putin that China stands ready to strengthen communication and coordination with Russia and the broader international community on the Afghan issue
Thousands of Afghans have been crowding around the Kabul airport for over a week, in a desperate attempt to flee the country fearing the Taliban's brutality.
Right after they arrive in Italy, evacuees are issued humanitarian visas and are tested for COVID-19.
Afghans have been left scrambling for cash as banking and money transfer services remain suspended. The Taliban have named an acting head of the central bank to help ease the economic turmoil, which seems a tall order.
NATO has said Pakistan has a 'special responsibility' to make sure Afghanistan lives up to its international commitments. But some Pakistanis say they refuse to be the 'scapegoats' of the West's failure in Afghanistan.
The heads of the G-7 countries have met at a virtual summit to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan. The talks are expected to focus on the upcoming deadline for evacuations.
The three copies of Guru Granth Sahib will be taken to Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara in New Mahavir Nagar in New Delhi, according to people coordinating the evacuation efforts with the Indian government.
The evacuees were received at the Indira Gandhi International Airport by Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and V Muraleedharan.
US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said he thinks it is 'very unlikely' the evacuation of people from Afghanistan will be completed by August 31, 'given the number of Americans who still need to be evacuated'
Asked if President Biden is also likely to speak with the Taliban leadership, Sullivan said 'that is not in contemplation at this time'
Although US military withdrawal raises the risk of terrorist activity, experts say the Taliban will likely value pursuing international recognition of their rule over harbouring militants.
The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan
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