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US says 1,500 Americans may be awaiting evacuation from Afghanistan

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken said about 4,500 Americans have been evacuated so far
US troops are anchoring a multinational evacuation from the airport (Photo by Jillian HIX / US ARMY / AFP) (AFP)
US troops are anchoring a multinational evacuation from the airport (Photo by Jillian HIX / US ARMY / AFP) (AFP)
Published on Aug 26, 2021 07:02 AM IST
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Afghan singer Aryana recalls 'absolute chaos' at airport after escape from Kabul

  • Afghan singer Aryana Sayeed recently escaped from Taliban-controlled Kabul, and recalled the experience.
Afghan singer Aryana Sayeed recently escaped from Kabul.
Afghan singer Aryana Sayeed recently escaped from Kabul.
Published on Aug 25, 2021 11:20 AM IST
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Afghanistan story apart, Test cricket needs to expand

While the International Cricket Council (ICC) must be lauded for rewarding Afghanistan’s progress, the fact that after 140 years only 12 countries play Test cricket does not leave the sport’s apex body smelling of roses.
Afghanistan were granted Test status by the International Cricket Council (ICC) last year.(Twitter)
Afghanistan were granted Test status by the International Cricket Council (ICC) last year.(Twitter)
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 09:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon
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