Afghanistan earthquakes kill 2,053 as death toll spikes

The quake hit 35 km northwest of the city of Herat, measuring 6.3 magnitude on the Richter scale

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in the UAE, says he is in talks to return

Ghani said he left Afghanistan to prevent “bloodshed and chaos”

UAE civil aviation authority says all flights to Afghanistan suspended

Desperate scenes played out on Monday at Kabul’s international airport, the only area still under US control

Emirates flight returns from Kabul, flydubai temporarily suspends operations

Taliban forces now hold all of Afghanistan’s border crossings, leaving Kabul airport as the only route out