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Members of the Afghan security services arrive at the airport as they launch an offensive to recapture the city from the Taliban, in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Sept. 29, 2015. (Photo by Najim Rahim/EPA)

US strikes Taliban after militants seize city

Afghan forces backed by a U.S. airstrike launched a "large-scale operation" to rout the Taliban from a key city after militants seized a provincial capital in a stunning setback for the Western-backed government. ...

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