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The militant group also assassinated a senior government spokesman in Kabul. ...
Taliban fighters reportedly have captured their first provincial capital Friday since U.S. and NATO troops began pulling out of Afghanistan: the city of Zaranj in southern Nimroz province. ...
Afghanistan’s fifth-largest city and two other provincial capitals fell Sunday to the Taliban, which may control over half of the country’s districts. ...
The White House on Friday urged the Taliban to focus on peace talks hours after insurgents murdered the head of the Afghan government's media center and captured their first provincial capital. ...

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