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Joe Biden has hailed the “extraordinary success” of the US evacuation in Afghanistan, saying he “was not going to extend this forever war”. The US president has been heavily criticised for his handling of the evacuation of Afghanistan, which saw more than 120,000 people successfully airlifted from Kabul airport, but left between 100 and 200
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At one point in the final days of evacuations from Afghanistan, flights were said to be taking off every twenty minutes from Kabul airport. United States officials said “core” diplomatic staff had withdrawn from the country marking the final hours of its chaotic withdrawal. A number of countries had been in a race against time
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Hurricane Ida has made landfall in Louisiana as an “extremely dangerous” category four storm. It hit on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier, about 40 miles west of where category three Katrina first struck land. Arriving with a barometric pressure of 930 millibars, Ida preliminarily goes down as tied
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The United States killed two “high profile” ISIS targets and wounded a third in retaliation for Thursday’s suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the Pentagon has said. Speaking at a news briefing, Major General William “Hank” Taylor confirmed the drone strike, which took place on Thursday, killed an ISIS-K planner and a facilitator. A Taliban spokesman
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