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9/11 Redux: Looming Towers and a Forever War

On her maiden trip to New York City, Shabarni Basu spends an emotionally draining morning at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum as the horrors of that day exactly two decades ago come to haunt us again amid an unfolding Afghanistan tragedy

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping discuss issue of US-China competition

Washington: President Joe Biden on Thursday discussed over phone with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping the issue of competition that exists between Beijing and the US, read a statement issued by the White House.

US and its allies led to new crisis in Afghanistan: Vladimir Putin at BRICS

Moscow/IBNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed the United States and its allies for the 'new crisis' that developed in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of troops by the Joe Biden administration.

Taliban's action will define the trajectory of relationship with US: Blinken

Kabul/Washington: The trajectory of US relationship with the Taliban government will depend upon the action of the insurgents.

Death toll from Ida Hurricane in US reaches 82, say reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The number of people, who died in the United States as a result of the Ida hurricane, has reached 82, media reported.

US govt helps 4 citizens leave Afghanistan overland

Kabul/Washington: The United States government has facilitated the departure of four Americans from conflict hit Afghanistan via an overland route to a third country, media reports said on Tuesday.

US: Florida shooting leaves four people, including infant, dead

Washington/UNI/Xinhua: Four people, including an infant, were killed on Sunday in Lakeland, southeastern US state Florida, according to local media reports.

Joe Biden to survey damage done by Hurricane Ida in New York, New Jersey: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden will visit the states of New York and New Jersey next Tuesday to see the damage done by Hurricane Ida, the White House has said.

US' Ramstein base in Germany has 200 Afghan refugees marked ‘red’, subject to further checks: General

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: About 200 of the 30,000 Afghan refugees processed at the US Ramstein base in Germany are now under further background checks, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Fox News.

Afghanistan mass evacuation: US officials warn of possible threats to homeland

Washington: US officials are on high alert over possible threats to the homeland following the mass evacuation of Afghanistan and devastating attack in Kabul last week.

Taliban to announce formation of new government on Friday: Reports

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: The Taliban will announce the formation of a new Afghan government on Friday but its composition remains uncertain as of now, a source from the movement’s military commission told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Small number of Americans still in Afghanistan, says US Secretary of State Blinken

Washington/Kabul/UNI: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has pledged ongoing support to the "small number of Americans" still in Afghanistan after the last US troops departed the country on Monday.

Number of Americans left behind in Afghanistan in 'very low hundreds': CENTCOM Chief

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The number of US citizens left behind in Afghanistan numbers in the very low hundreds, US Central Commander (CENTCOM) chief Kenneth McKenzie said during a press briefing.

Another attack on Kabul airport 'highly likely' in next 24-36 hours: Joe Biden warns

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden on Saturday warned of another terrorist attack on Kabul airport over the next 24-36 as the country is struggling to evacuate its citizens from the war-torn Afghanistan before Aug 31.

US operation against Islamic State terror group in Iraq not over yet, Antony Blinken tells Iraqi Prez

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has assured Iraqi President Barham Salih that the operation against the Islamic State terrorist group is not over, but is just entering a new phase, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.