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US blows up last CIA military outpost in Afghanistan :Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States forces carried out a controlled detonation to destroy Eagle Base, the last remaining outpost of the CIA in Afghanistan, near the Kabul airport, the New York Times newspaper reported on Saturday, citing the US officials.

1968 Democratic presidential candidate Robert F Kennedy's assassin Sirhan Sirhan recommended for parole

Washington/UNI: A Californian parole board on Friday voted to release from prison the assassin of 1968 Democratic presidential candidate Robert F Kennedy (RFK), media reported on Saturday.

Two US Congressmen urge Joe Biden to recognise Amrullah Saleh as legitimate govt of Afghanistan

Kabul/Washington/UNI: In a joint statement after talks with Afghanistan’s caretaker President Amrullah Saleh, US Senate Republican Lindsey Graham and Congressman Mike Waltz have called on US President Joe Biden to recognise Saleh and Ahmad Massoud, who is leading the resistance in Panjshir, as the legitimate government of Afghanistan.

US military base on Iraqi-Kuwaiti border hit by rocket fire

Baghdad/UNI/Sputnik: A US military base on the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border has come under rocket fire, no people have been injured in the incident, sources said on Saturday.

US conducts airstrike against ISIS-K planner in Afghanistan

Washington/Kabul: The US has conducted a drone airstrike on terror group ISIS-K planner in eastern Afghanistan, a day after President Joe Biden vowed to retaliate following bomb blasts in Kabul on Thursday that left over 100 dead.

Kabul blasts: Antony Blinken, Dominic Raab discuss Afghanistan situation

Washington/London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discussed the situation in Afghanistan following the twin blasts which rocked Kabul airport and left over 60 people dead.

We will hunt you down, says Joe Biden warning Kabul airport bombers

Washington: US President Joe Biden gave a strong message to those behind the Kabul airport blasts and said they would be made to pay for their acts.

US Treasury approves humanitarian aid to Afghanistan despite Taliban sanctions: Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US Treasury has given its consent to aid groups and banks for participation in humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan despite the existing anti-terrorism sanctions on the Taliban, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter.

Challenge China's bullying: Kamala Harris tells international community

Hanoi: US Vice President Kamala Harris has asked Vietnamese authorities that there is a need to put pressure on Beijing on its actions in the South China Sea.

We are currently on a pace to finish evacuation from Afghanistan by Aug 31: Joe Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States is on pace to finish evacuations from Afghanistan, which has been witnessing conflict ever since Taliban overran the nation, by Aug 31.

16000 people evacuated in last 24 hours from Kabul airport: Pentagon

Washington/IBNS: Around 16,000 people have been evacuated over the past 24 hours from Afghanistan through the Kabul airport, the Pentagon said Monday.

Our first priority is getting American citizens out of Afghanistan: Joe Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Sunday said the first priority of his government is to ensure the safe evacuation of more Americans who are currently present in war-torn Afghanistan where Taliban insurgents have taken control.

Amid Afghanistan crisis, US VP Kamala Harris begins her Asia trip

Singapore/IBNS: US Vice President Kamala Harris began a trip to Asia on Sunday in an attempt to offer reassurances of Washington's commitment to the region after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

Tennessee flooding leaves at least eight people dead, about 40 still missing: Reports

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: At least eight people died and dozens are still missing in US's Tennessee following heavy rains and severe flooding in the state’s Humphreys County, local media report.

Avoid travelling to Kabul airport: US Embassy in Afghanistan

Kabul/Washington: The US Embassy in Afghanistan on Saturday instructed citizens from travelling to Kabul airport due to 'potential security threats'.