More than 100 killed in Kabul attack as evacuations resume, Afghans return to airport despite ISIS threat

By early Friday the growing number of dead had reached 113 civilians, according to an Afghan health ministry source. Crowds returned to Kabul’s airport Friday in an increasingly desperate attempt to escape the country a day after a terrorist attack killed more than 100 civilians and 13 U.S. service members. Evacuation flights resumed with fresh urgency as U.S. forcesContinue reading “More than 100 killed in Kabul attack as evacuations resume, Afghans return to airport despite ISIS threat”

Explosion outside Kabul airport in Afghanistan – BBC News

There has been an explosion outside Kabul airport, the Pentagon has confirmed. Details of the explosion remain unclear. A US official has told Reuters news agency the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber. The White House has confirmed that President Biden has been briefed on developments.

Protests in Pakistan erupt against China’s belt and road plan

Demonstrations shut down Gwadar, where Chinese are blamed for lack of water and electricity and threat to local fishing Protests have erupted in Pakistan’s port city Gwadar against a severe shortage of water and electricity and threats to livelihoods, part of a growing backlash against China’s multibillion-dollar belt and road projects in the country. ThisContinue reading “Protests in Pakistan erupt against China’s belt and road plan”

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