Evacuation of Kabul mired by series of failures, including emails pleading for help barely being monitored, a diplomat has revealed.
“It was a mistake and I offer my sincere apology,” US general Frank McKenzie told reporters on Friday.
Foreign secretary refused nine times to reveal when he started his break as Kabul fell.
US president says the choice was "between leaving and escalating".
Following celebratory gunfire, the new regime declares victory.
Ex-Marine hits out at “ill-informed comments” from “armchair pundits”.
Death toll likely to climb as 12 US troops reportedly killed.
As Taliban hold up animal shelter team, Ben Wallace insists priority is "people not pets".
"There is no way to evacuate this many people without pain and loss," the president said.
People were seen clinging to the outside of planes and scaling barbed-wire walls in an attempt to flee Afghanistan as Taliban militants took over.