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○○○ 2019.07.31 roadside ⪢⪢
A roadside bomb destroys a bus in western Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people, including children.
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○○○ 2020.08.28 retaliation ⪢⪢
Today in Afghanistan, the U.S. striking back, delivering on the promise of retaliation for a suicide bombing at Kabul airport 48 hours earlier. #bookmark
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○○○ 2021.08.12 Kabul ⪢⪢
The U.S. State Department says the country is sending 3,000 troops to Afghanistan to help bring home workers from the U.S. embassy in Kabul.
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○○○ 2021.08.16 evacuation ⪢⪢
Seven people are dead at the Kabul airport, as thousands of Afghans rush to the site attempting to leave the country, while western nations conduct evacuations.
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○○○ 2021.08.16 flee ⪢⪢
America's nearly two decade long involvement in Afghanistan is coming to an abrupt and chaotic end. Today Taliban fires took control of the capital Kabul. President Ashraf Ghani suddenly fled the country. #bookmark
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○○○ 2021.08.17 fall ⪢⪢
There were more scenes of panic as night fell and thousands more fought to get on any plane going any where.
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○○○ 2021.08.17 guarantee ⪢⪢
In Afghanistan, Taliban rulers say they will respect women's rights under Islamic law, forgive Taliban resisters and guarantee a secure Afghanistan.
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○○○ 2021.08.17 hold off ⪢⪢
Amid all the evacuations from Afghanistan, one country is holding off. China is urging its citizens to remain indoors in Afghanistan but it is keeping its Kabul embassy open.
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○○○ 2021.08.17 withdrawal ⪢⪢
American President Joe Biden defended the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in a televised speech in Washington Monday.
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The scene inside the U.S. cargo plane
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○○○ 2021.08.18 bewilder ⪢⪢
In this remarkable photo, you can see the entire plane jammed with fleeing Afghans. Take a closer look: A baby drinking milk and bewildered children fleeing their homeland with only what they could carry.
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○○○ 2021.08.18 Qatar ⪢⪢
And this is the scene inside the U.S. cargo plane. 640 people packed on board for the 3-hour flight to Qatar.
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○○○ 2021.08.28 backlash ⪢⪢
President Biden receiving fierce backlash from both parties after the deadly attack in Kabul yesterday that left 13 US service members dead and over 160 Afghans dead as well.
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Afghanistan Geography
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◌◌◌ geography
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Invasion of Afghanistan
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○○○ marvel ⪢⪢
They battled their way onto civilion planes which took off with hundreds of passengers jammed inside. One air traffic controller marveled as a pilot ferry 800 people to Dubai in a plane designed for 150. 2021-08-17
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The fall of Saigon
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○○○ The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ⪢⪢
is a landlocked mineral-rich country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the south and east, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to the north and has small border with China in its far north-east.
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The new rulers of Afghanistan
The new rulers of Afghanistan
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