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The World This Week – Leaving Afghanistan: Heartbreak as evacuation deadline looms

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A whole bunch of individuals are nonetheless awaiting evacuation – and that is solely contained in the perimeter of Kabul airport. On the day after twin assaults focusing on the US-led evacuation operation, flights out are resuming forward of an August 31 deadline. The demise toll from the blasts continues to rise. In addition to dozens of Afghans, 13 US navy personnel have been killed: the highest US casualty toll since an assault in Mosul, Iraq in 2004.

France has confirmed it’s negotiating with the Taliban and in mild of the IS-Okay assault, the Pentagon has been talking concerning the operational actuality on the bottom.

FRANCE 24 has been placing the highlight on the voices of Afghan girls and women. Our reporter Catherine Norris-Trent needed to change names and blur faces when she interviewed skilled girls within the Afghan capital.

Produced by Charles Wente, Juliette Laurain and Imen Mellaz.

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