Colourful kites fill London sky in solidarity with people of Afghanistan | Afghanistan

Colourful kites fill London sky in solidarity with people of Afghanistan | Afghanistan

Hordes of colourful kites soared into the sky over London in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan on the second anniversary of the fall of their homeland to the Taliban. Participants said... Read more »
Kite-flying festival marks year since Taliban’s Afghanistan takeover

Kite-flying festival marks year since Taliban’s Afghanistan takeover

Crowds gathered across the UK on Saturday to celebrate the Afghan craft of kite-flying through a multi-city festival, one year since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. In London, as well as other... Read more »
‘I came back to the UK after 7 months serving in Afghanistan and had 327 job applications rejected’

‘I came back to the UK after 7 months serving in Afghanistan and had 327 job applications rejected’

A war veteran who served for seven months in Afghanistan had 327 job applications rejected when he came back to the UK. Dan Richards, 36, also suffered a serious motorcycle accident after... Read more »
Boris Johnson goes back on holiday as war in Afghanistan comes to an end

Boris Johnson goes back on holiday as war in Afghanistan comes to an end

Boris Johnson has resumed his summer break which was interrupted by the fall of Kabul but Downing Street has insisted the Prime Minister is “continuing to work”. As the last British troops... Read more »
The latest news on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

The latest news on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

By The Associated Press LONDON — Military planes carrying British troops and diplomats from Kabul are landing at a U.K. air base after the U.K.’s two-week evacuation operation ended. The U.K. ambassador... Read more »
Afghanistan: Third British victim of Kabul airport blast was taxi driver trying to help wife and grandson escape | UK News

Afghanistan: Third British victim of Kabul airport blast was taxi driver trying to help wife and grandson escape | UK News

A third British man died in Thursday’s blast outside Kabul airport, Sky News has learned.  Grandfather Sultan Rez, who worked as a taxi driver in London, had flown to Pakistan at the... Read more »
150-plus families seek help getting loved ones out of Afghanistan

150-plus families seek help getting loved ones out of Afghanistan

More than a thousand people with connections to north London are in fear of their lives in Afghanistan, an MP has said. Barry Gardiner, who represents Brent North, said more than 150... Read more »
Afghanistan: Second British victim of Kabul airport terror attack named as grandfather who was visiting family | UK News

Afghanistan: Second British victim of Kabul airport terror attack named as grandfather who was visiting family | UK News

The second British Afghan killed in Thursday’s terror attack in Kabul has been named by his family as Musa Popal. Mr Popal, 60, left his home in north London at the end... Read more »
Heathrow Airport: Refugees on Afghanistan evacuation flight arrive at West London airport

Heathrow Airport: Refugees on Afghanistan evacuation flight arrive at West London airport

Pictures have been released of refugees arriving in Heathrow Airport after fleeing Afghanistan. An estimated 12,000 people have been rescued from Kabul since evacuations began last Sunday, The Guardian reports. Evacuees include... Read more »
Afghanistan: Explosion outside Kabul airport – Pentagon

Afghanistan: Explosion outside Kabul airport – Pentagon

Afghanistan: Explosion outside Kabul airport – Pentagon – BBC News BreakingBreaking news Close breaking news Summary The Pentagon says casualties from the blast outside Kabul airport are unclear The UK says no... Read more »