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Afghan refugees at US military base struggle from scanty winter supplies: Report

Volunteers and refugee settlement groups have complained for being overwhelmed with the number of refugees, understaffed and the lack of plan by the administration of US President Joe Biden to help the Afghans transition into a life in the country.

Critics have criticised US President Joe Biden for his administration's lack of preparedness for Afghan refugees, who currently live across eight US military bases.(AP)
Critics have criticised US President Joe Biden for his administration's lack of preparedness for Afghan refugees, who currently live across eight US military bases.(AP)
Published on Nov 14, 2021 04:22 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

In a first since August 31 pullout, four Americans evacuated from Afghanistan 

The four Americans were taken out in a successful overland evacuation “after two weeks and multiple life-threatening attempts,” US Representative Ronny Jackson confirmed on Twitter. 

Since the August 31 pull out, world organisations including Nato and European Council have been focussed on continuing with the evacuation of Afghans left behind.
Since the August 31 pull out, world organisations including Nato and European Council have been focussed on continuing with the evacuation of Afghans left behind.
Published on Sep 06, 2021 11:24 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

66% of Americans think ISIS, other Islamist terror groups pose threat to country

Meanwhile, roughly 67 per cent of Americans – post the Kabul airport attack, now see terrorism in the US as a threat, up from 59 per cent between August 21 and 24.

More than half of US registered voters indicate heightened concerns about the threats the US faces from terrorism.
More than half of US registered voters indicate heightened concerns about the threats the US faces from terrorism.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 11:39 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘We'll not forget them’: Nato chief on Afghans left behind after US troops left

Nato chief Jens Stolenberg said that the organisation would continue to work with allies, and other countries, to help people leave as the Taliban has “clearly stated” that people will be allowed to depart Afghanistan.

Nato secretary general Jens Stolenberg stressed that allied forces would maintain diplomatic pressure on the Taliban on permitting remaining Afghans who had worked for the foreign forces, and now feel at risk, to leave the country.
Nato secretary general Jens Stolenberg stressed that allied forces would maintain diplomatic pressure on the Taliban on permitting remaining Afghans who had worked for the foreign forces, and now feel at risk, to leave the country.
Updated on Aug 31, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Rockets fired at American forces on eve of Afghanistan exit

US says it is probing reports of civilian casualties, including children, in drone strike in Kabul.

US troops, whose numbers grew to 5,800 after the evacuation operation began on August 14, were already departing ahead of the August 31 deadline set by President Joe Biden to fully exit the country.
US troops, whose numbers grew to 5,800 after the evacuation operation began on August 14, were already departing ahead of the August 31 deadline set by President Joe Biden to fully exit the country.
Updated on Aug 30, 2021 11:44 PM IST
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