A troubled evacuation from Kabul slowly gathered pace as Afghans and others arrived in Europe, the Persian Gulf and elsewhere. But many risked being left behind as Taliban fighters patrolled the streets.
Evacuations from Afghanistan speed up as The Taliban promises women’s rights, media freedom and amnesty for government officials in Afghanistan https://t.co/qDbZ8askJT
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LIVE: The Taliban holds a news conference in Kabul.
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