A Guinean army colonel has gone on state television to say that President Alpha Conde's government has been dissolved. The announcement Sunday in the West African nation came after hours of heavy gunfire had erupted near the presidential palace in the capital of Conakry.
A U.S. official says the United States plans to send Afghan evacuees who require more screening to a site in Kosovo. There, the official says, they may be housed for up to a year for further processing.
The Afghanistan war ended with an odd unity between sworn enemies — the Taliban and the Americans. They both had the goal of getting the United States out and each had a stake in the evacuation operation after a deadly attack by a common foe — an offshoot of the Islamic State group.
An official says the United Nations’ stockpiles of food could run out this month in Afghanistan. That is threatening to add a hunger crisis to the challenges facing the country’s new Taliban rulers as they try to restore stability after decades of war.
More than 30 California children are stuck in Afghanistan after they traveled to the country to see their relatives weeks before the Taliban seized power and were unable to get out before U.S. forces left, according to school districts where the kids are enrolled.
As the final five U.S. military transport aircraft lifted off out of Afghanistan Monday, they left behind up to 200 Americans and thousands of desperate Afghans who couldn't get out and now must rely on the Taliban to allow their departure.
In announcing the completion of the evacuation and war effort. Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said the last planes took off from Kabul airport at 3:29 p.m. EDT, or one minute before midnight in Kabul.
China is banning children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, the harshest restriction so far on the game industry as Chinese regulators continue cracking down on the technology sector.
The U.S. military flew more desperate evacuees out of the Afghan capital on Monday in the waning hours of a final American withdrawal as the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate claimed responsibility for targeting the Kabul airport with rockets.
President Biden met with the families of the 13 U.S. troops killed in the Kabul airport attack and became the fourth commander in chief to bear witness as the remains of fallen Americans return from Afghanistan.
The U.S. says a drone struck a vehicle carrying "multiple suicide bombers" from Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate before they could target the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul's international airport.
The Taliban deployed extra forces around Kabul's airport Saturday to prevent large crowds from gathering after a devastating suicide attack two days earlier, as the massive U.S.-led airlift wound down ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline.
Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden's promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it used a drone strike to kill a member of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate.
A young husband with a child on the way who wanted to teach history one day and another man who always wanted to serve in the military were among the 13 U.S. troops killed in a horrific suicide bombing at Afghanistan's Kabul airport, which also claimed the lives of more than 100 Afghans.