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Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane leaving Kabul

An Afghan footballer who played for the national youth team fell to his death after trying to cling to a US plane airlifting people out of Taliban-controlled Kabul, a sports federation said Thursday. The General Directorate of Physical Education and Sports of Afghanistan, a government institution that worked with sporting groups, confirmed the death of […] The post Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane leaving Kabul appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 20th, 2021

The Afghan moment

It seemed so surreal seeing the images of Afghan citizens clinging on to a C-17 US Air Force aircraft as it was taxiing down the runway at Kabul airport......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Taliban co-founder Baradar in Kabul for political talks

The Taliban’s co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar arrived in Kabul on Saturday for talks with fellow members of the group and other politicians on establishing a new Afghan government......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

The tragedy in Afghanistan

After 20 years of involvement in a war in Afghanistan, the United States finally withdrew in defeat. Now with the fall of Kabul, the Taliban has taken over the reins of government for the second time after the Afghan president surreptitiously fled to Tajikistan. .....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

OFWs harassed by Taliban in escape from Kabul

Sporadic gunshots and explosions have become a part of the daily lives of the Afghan people and residents in Kabul......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Philippines willing to receive Afghan refugees, asylum seekers

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is willing to accept refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control over its capital Kabul, Malacañang said Tuesday. “Since time immemorial po, the Philippines has had jurisprudence even before the convention on refugees welcoming asylum seekers. Sabi nga po ng Korte Suprema, the Philippines will not […] The post Philippines willing to receive Afghan refugees, asylum seekers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

The Taliban are already close to Kabul – El Sol de México

Kabul. Taliban forces have captured a large city in northern Afghanistan, causing Afghan forces to flee and locking down Kabul as Western countries scrambled to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Taliban on outskirts of Afghan capital, poised to take power

The Taliban were on the brink of total victory in Afghanistan on Sunday, with their fighters ordered to wait on the outskirts of the capital and the government conceding it was preparing for a “transfer of power”. The Taliban’s militants surrounded Kabul following an astonishingly quick rout of government forces, who proved incapable of holding […] The post Taliban on outskirts of Afghan capital, poised to take power appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

& lsquo;Unprecedented& rsquo; Afghan civilian deaths

Kabul---The United Nations warned Monday that Afghanistan could see the highest number of civilian deaths in more than a decade if the Taliban’s offensives across the country are not halted......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Sulu plane crash death toll now at 53

There are now 53 people who have died from the C-130 plane crash in Patikul, Sulu last week after the Armed Forces of the Philippines announced Friday the death of a critically-wounded soldier......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2021

Death toll rises to 9 in Sweden plane crash

Swedish police said Friday that all nine people aboard a small aircraft used for skydiving that crashed near an airport in Sweden a day earlier had died......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Senators seek probe into Sulu plane crash; death toll rises to 52

The military said the number of fatalities from the crash has climbed to 52 by evening of July 6, or 49 personnel and three civilians. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Outpouring of grief here, abroad

The international community has expressed its condolences to Filipinos over the death of 50 persons, mostly military personnel, in a C-130H plane crash Sunday in Patikul, Sulu......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Jolo military plane crash death toll rises to 45

MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from the C-130 transport plane crash in Sulu on Sunday has risen to 45, the Department of National Defense (DND) reported. Of those killed, 42 are military personnel, while three are civilians on the ground. Five military personnel meanwhile remain missing. Injured in the crash were 49 military personnel […] The post Jolo military plane crash death toll rises to 45 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

With all 96 passengers accounted for, Sulu plane crash death toll now at 50

The number of fatalities in the military plane crash in Sulu province increased to 50 on Monday morning as authorities concluded the search for the five missing individuals and shifted to retrieval of aircraft parts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Duterte vows justice for death of footballer Keith Absalon, cousin

President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed that justice will be served to the family of a university star footballer and his cousin who died in a landmine blast perpetrated by armed rebels, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque said the Chief Executive promised the family members of Keith Absalon, a 21-year-old football player of […] The post Duterte vows justice for death of footballer Keith Absalon, cousin appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Death toll rises to 50 from blasts near Afghan girls school

The death toll from bombs planted outside a girls' school in an area of the Afghan capital populated largely by the Shiite Hazara community has risen to 50, the interior ministry said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

Death toll rises to 50 from blasts near girls& rsquo; school in Afghanistan

The death toll from bombs planted outside a girls’ school in an area of the Afghan capital populated largely by the Shiite Hazara community has risen to 50, the interior ministry said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

World Roundup: US vaccine set to be injected into millions

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was set to begin leaving the company's Michigan factory on Sunday, ready to be injected into the arms of millions of the most vulnerable Americans as the global death toll approached 1.6 million......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

Diego: I represent the nobodies

Naples---Few places will mourn the death of Diego Maradona as much as Naples, the downtrodden, gritty Italian city that clasped the troubled Argentine to its heart at his time of need and was repaid with the best years of perhaps the greatest footballer to ever play the game......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet negotiators from the Afghan government and Taliban on Saturday amid signs of progress in their talks as the United States speeds up its withdrawal. Pompeo’s visit comes in the wake of a rocket attack that struck densely populated areas of Kabul, killing at least eight people in […] The post Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020