In Afghanistan

Turkish evacuees tell of turmoil at Afghan airport in Kabul

Turkish citizens who were evacuated on Aug. 16 from Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the capital Kabul shared their stories, observations and descriptions of the chaotic atmosphere at Hamid Karzai International Airport, where thousands were desperately waiting, hoping to get out of the country.


Foreign ministry voices concern over situation in Afghanistan

Ljubljana – The Slovenian Foreign Ministry has expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. “Violence should be ended, the civilian population, in particular women and children, should be protected, and basic human rights standards should be upheld,” the ministry said on Twitter on Monday.

At Least Five Killed at Kabul Airport as People Attempting to Flee Afghanistan Try to Enter Planes by Force

At least five people were killed in Kabul airport as hundreds of people tried to forcibly enter planes leaving the Afghan capital, witnesses told Reuters.

One witness said he had seen the bodies of five people being taken to a vehicle. Another witness said it was not clear whether the victims were killed by gunshots or in a stampede.

Angela Merkel's first statement: We're going through difficult time, it's US decision

At the session of the presidency of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Merkel pointed out that the situation at the airport in Kabul shows that security is possible only with the presence of U.S. troops.
The Chancellor emphasized that the decision to withdraw from Afghanistan was made by the Americans. She pointed out that the decision was made for internal political reasons.