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Afghanistan: Kabul airport closed for commercial flights

The suspension of commercial flights cuts off one of the last avenues to escape the country for Afghans fearful of Taliban rule Senior US military officials said Kabul’s international airport has been closed to commercial flights as military evacuations continue.…

Taliban should not be recognised as Afghan govt: UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it was clear that there would be a new administration in Afghanistan very shortly Nobody should bilaterally recognise the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, adding it…

Taliban enter Afghan capital as US diplomats evacuate

Taliban insurgents entered the Afghanistan capital Kabul on Sunday, an interior ministry official said, as the United States evacuated diplomats from its embassy by helicopter. The senior official told Reuters the Taliban were coming in “from all sides” but gave…