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Wind-Stoked Wildfire Causes Death In Wyoming, Evacuation Notices Issued

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Downed power lines caused a fire near the community of Clark on Monday night that burned at least two homes and seven outbuildings.

Spain Launches New Evacuation Operation For Afghan Workers, Families Left Behind

Oct 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister José Albares visited both Pakistan and Qatar last month to ask for their assistance in extracting more Afghan workers who had not been included in the first airlifts from Kabul.


US President Pledges More Strikes On IS As Another Attack Is 'Highly Likely'

The Pentagon said the remaining contingent of US forces at the airport, now numbering fewer than 4,000, had begun their final withdrawal ahead of Biden's deadline for ending the evacuation on Tuesday.

Have Helped Evacuate Over 40,000, Claims Qatar

Aug 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The small nation on the Arabian Peninsula says most will transit through Qatar after staying in temporary accommodations.


Fact Check: Did Afghan Evacuees Returning To India Really Test Positive For Covid-19?

Amid reports of 16 Afghan evacuees testing Covid-19 positive upon returning to India, the Indo Tibetan Border Police on Wednesday cleared the air in a tweet.

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25 August, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar Reviews Afghan Crisis With UK Counterpart Dominic Raab

Outlook Web Desk

India has been in touch with several leading powers over the situation in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the situation in the war-torn country.


25 August, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar Reviews Afghan Crisis With UK Counterpart Dominic Raab

Outlook Web Desk

India has been in touch with several leading powers over the situation in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the situation in the war-torn country.


25 August, 2021

French Government To Run Evacuations From Afghanistan For 'As Long As Possible'

Associated Press (AP)

French President Emmanuel Macron promised France would evacuate Afghans who worked for the country as well as activists and others under threat.


25 August, 2021

Taliban Gives US August 31 Deadline To End Airlifts Amid Rising Reports Of Abuse

Associated Press (AP)

A senior U.S. official said President Joe Biden is committed to the deadline, though European leaders had pressed for more time.


24 August, 2021

Ukrainian Evacuation Plane Hijacked In Kabul, Taken To Iran; Both Countries Deny Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister had said that the plane was 'practically stolen' and it flew into Iran with an unidentified group of passengers onboard instead of airlifting Ukrainians.


24 August, 2021

MEA Names India's Evacuation Mission From Afghanistan 'Operation Devi Shakti'

Outlook Web Desk

So far, India has evacuated over 800 people amid a deteriorating security situation in Kabul and scramble by various nations to rescue their citizens.


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22 August, 2021

Watch: IAF Brings Back 168 People From Afghanistan Including 107 Indians

Outlook Web Desk

A special repatriation flight belonging to the Indian Air Force brought back 168 people from Afghanistan today, a week since the Taliban took control of most parts of Afghanistan.


21 August, 2021

Biden Vows To Evacuate All Americans And Afghan Helpers Amid Talibab Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

'We will get you home,' Biden promised Americans who were still in Afghanistan days after the Taliban retook control of Kabul, ending a two-decade war.


20 August, 2021

Nepal Ramps Up Evacuation Operation, Brings 470 Nationals Back from Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

It said that on Thursday a total of 275 Nepalese citizens were evacuated from Afghanistan, bringing the total number of such people to 470.


20 August, 2021

Biden Likely To Address Chaotic Kabul Evacuation Amid Criticism

Associated Press (AP)

Tens of thousands of people remain to be evacuated ahead of the United States' August 31 deadline to withdraw its troops from the country, although the pace picked up overnight


20 August, 2021

Pakistan State Carrier Resumes Flights To Kabul For Evacuation Of Stranded Pakistanis And Foreigners

Associated Press (AP)

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in a tweet said Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will send its two planes to the Afghan capital on Friday to evacuate 350 passengers.


19 August, 2021

Poland To Deploy 100 Member Contingent To Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Polish president, Andrzej Duda signed the order late Wednesday for the mission, which is to last until September 16.


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18 August, 2021

Stranded Indian Teachers Hopeful About Govt's Concern Regarding Immediate Evacuation

Outlook Web Desk

'We have reached out to every possible forum in India and we are hoping that the government will do something to ensure our immediate evacuation.', said Mohd Aasif Shah, a teacher at the Bakhtar University


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.

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A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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