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Afghanistan turmoil

Taliban declare 'war is over'; Afghans rush to airport

Spokesman says the form of the new regime will be made clear soon

Afghans run toward the Kabul airport terminal after Taliban insurgents took control of the presidential palace in the capital on Aug. 16 in this still image taken from video obtained from social media. (Photo by Jawad Sukhanyar via Reuters) 

KABUL (Reuters) -- The Taliban declared the war in Afghanistan over after taking control of the presidential palace in Kabul while Western nations scrambled on Monday to evacuate their citizens amid chaos at the airport as frantic Afghans searched for a way out.

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