Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the Deputy Special Representative.
The US had carried out drone strikes in Kabul, following ISIS-K suicide bombing at the airport.
The Afghan Personnel and Pay System has data on more than 700,000 security forces members dating back 40 years, said a senior security official from the fallen government.
Taliban forces are trying to retake the last standing province in Afghanistan as General Mark Milley said there's a "good" chance of a civil war.
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.
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'
Joe Biden and the Democrats are now facing a backlash not just from ordinary Americans, veterans and the opposition, but also within the party and its support base.
The White House said the leaders agreed on the need for close coordination with allies about the future of aid and support to Afghanistan now that the Taliban is in charge.
The war-torn country saw a 47% increase in the number of all civilians killed and wounded in violence across Afghanistan in the first six months of the year, compared to the same period last year, according to the report.
Biden announced last week that the US military operation in Afghanistan will end on August 31.
Bush denounced the Western withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview with German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, which was issued on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, stating he thinks Afghan women and girls will suffer "unspeakable harm."
The handover took place in the heavily fortified Resolute Support headquarters in the heart of Kabul, at a time of rapid territorial gains by Taliban insurgents across Afghanistan.
The Ashraf Ghani government is getting warlords and militia to join forces to thwart the advance of the Taliban into the capital and other parts of Afghanistan.
US President Joe Biden said that it was long overdue, their work in Afghanistan is completed and he can't risk the lives of a new generation in an indefinite mission.
Britain will continue to fund education, especially girls' schooling, in Afghanistan
Thousands of Afghans are queuing at the Afghan Passport Office to obtain new passports and perhaps depart, unsure of what tomorrow will bring as they watch the ultimate withdrawal of the US military and its NATO allies.
Although all combat troops and 20 years of accumulated war materiel will soon be gone, the head of U.S Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie, will have authority until September to defend Afghan forces against the Taliban.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
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Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.