Taliban celebrate complete independence as last U.S. troops leave Afghanistan
(Reuters) -Celebratory gunfire echoed across Kabul as Taliban fighters took control of the airport before dawn on Tuesday following the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops, ending 20 years of war that left the Islamic militia stronger than it was in 2001.
Britain denies pushing to leave Kabul airport gate open before blast
Britain co-ordinated closely with the United States and did not push to keep a gate open at Kabul airport where a suicide bomber killed 13 U.S. troops and scores of Afghan civilians, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Tuesday.
As Afghanistan adjusts to Taliban rule, music goes silent
Even before the last U.S. flight left Kabul at midnight on Monday, many of the bright and garish sights and sounds of city life in Afghanistan were changing as those left behind tried to fit in with the austere tone of their new Taliban rulers.
Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. generals ghostly image books place in history
Carrying his rifle down by his side, Major General Chris Donahue, commander of the storied 82nd Airborne Division, became the last U.S. soldier to board the final flight out of Afghanistan a minute before midnight on Monday.
U.S. completes withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan after 20-year war
The United States completed the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan on Monday, ending 20 years of war that culminated in the militant Talibans return to power.
Explainer: What happens now that U.S. troops have left Afghanistan?
For the first time since 2001 there are no American troops in Afghanistan after the United States completed the evacuation of most of its citizens and thousands of at-risk Afghans.
Americans give Biden low marks on Afghanistan pullout, want to see evacuations through
Less than 40% of Americans approve of President Joe Bidens handling of the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan, and three quarters wanted U.S. forces to remain in the country until all American civilians could get out, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday.
Fate of California students in Afghanistan uncertain as U.S. airlift ends
Six Afghan refugee families who had resettled in California only to end up stranded in their homeland during a summer visit that coincided with the U.S. troop withdrawal have made it safely out, San Diego-area school officials said on Monday.
U.S. suspends diplomatic presence in Afghanistan, moves mission to Qatar
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