Posted in Behind the News

Global attention for Kabul photo

, by Lauren Easton

As the Taliban advanced across Afghanistan over the weekend, an AP photo of a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sunday was featured on numerous front pages around the world.

The image ran on the front pages of dozens of newspapers today, from The Washington Post to Switzerland’s Neue Zurcher Zeitung.

Click the slideshow below to view a selection of newspaper front pages showcasing the photo:

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