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IS attack hits Afghan capital; Pompeo joins peace talks

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IS attack hits Afghan capital; Pompeo joins peace talksKABUL, Afghanistan — Mortars slammed into a residential area of the Afghan capital, killing eight people Saturday, hours before outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held what are likely his last meetings with the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators trying to hammer out a peace deal. The attack in Kabul, which was blamed on Islamic State militants, also injured 31 people. The assault came as peace talks were underway in Qatar, where Pompeo told Afghan government negotiators that the U.S. will “sit on the side and help where we can” in the negotiations with Taliban militants. Two Taliban officials told The Associated Press that the two warring sides have found common ground on...
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