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(Reuters) – Soccer’s world governing body FIFA said it is negotiating the “extremely challenging” evacuation of soccer players and other athletes from Afghanistan after the Taliban’s takeover of power.

Islamic State suicide bombers killed scores https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-conflict/u-s-braces-for-more-isis-attacks-after-carnage-at-kabul-airport-idUSKBN2FS052 of civilians and at least 13 U.S. troops on Thursday, striking the Kabul airport where thousands of people have been trying to flee in the chaos after the takeover.

Last week, Afghan national team soccer player Zaki Anwari died in a fall from a U.S. plane https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/afghan-footballer-dies-fall-plane-kabul-ariana-2021-08-19 at Kabul airport as crowds of people seeking to flee Afghanistan thronged the airport since Taliban insurgents swept to power in the capital on Aug….

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