Neighbouring country to Afghanistan thought to be hosting resistance leaders who may be seeking to regroup.
With Afghanistan on brink of humanitarian and economic hell, it might be that only access to capital frozen abroad can stop the country becoming an incurable narco-state that is a hive of terrorism.
“The world has entered a new era,” says Iranian president. “Hegemony and unilateralism are failing. The international balance is moving toward multilateralism and redistribution of power to the benefit of independent countries.”
Behind the scenes with an American negotiator who helped forge a radical new level of US engagement in Central Asia after 9/11.
Islamic Republic applied to join as far back as 2008 but sanctions have hindered its path. Move to obtain membership may still meet additional obstacles.
Hundreds descend on Pakistani Embassy. Iranian foreign ministry says reports Islamabad bombed Panjshir Valley resistance forces are under investigation.
Intense fighting continues in the northern Afghanistan province of Panjshir, where rebel forces are resisting the Taliban takeover.
Most of the countries Eurasianet covers were involved in the airlift. Some even contributed troops during the 20-year war.
Emerging European economies were already facing heavy debt burdens before the pandemic. Now it’s worse. Several countries in Eurasia and Emerging Europe are struggling to pay off huge loans they took from China.
European officials aware that 2015 migrant crisis reshaped global politics quick to offer Afghanistan’s neighbours millions to at least temporarily host people who have fled the Taliban.
The UNHCR has estimated half a million could attempt to flee Taliban rule by year-end, but Central Asia, Iran and Turkey will prove far from welcoming.
Horrific scenes after suicide bombers detonate devices in crowds thronging entrance to airport.
Afghanistan will test China’s vision for itself.
US exit from Afghanistan is brewing up a Salafi storm in which Turkey’s Syria militants could play a role.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has proposed to restart the “Moscow format” talks with the Taliban.
Zahir Aghbar has pledged his allegiance to the self-declared caretaker president and Taliban foe, Amrullah Saleh.
The future of plans for a gas pipeline, trade links to South Asian ports, power transmission lines and railways will remain up in the air until the direction of the new Afghan regime is clear.
Taliban appear to be standing back to allow the evacuation effort, while fear grips Kabul.
Kabul fell to Taliban forces on August 15 with almost no fighting, completing the Islamic fundamentalists' recapture of Afghanistan in just six weeks since the US pulled out.
Fresh wave of migrants from Afghanistan crossing Turkish border will, meanwhile, only add grist to the mill of Europe’s populists.