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Latest wave of violence threatens to upend Afghan-Taliban peace talks

CBS News Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Deadly clashes and attacks are gripping parts of Afghanistan's Helmand province as fragile peace talks with the Taliban continue. The U.S. and Afghan government fired back with airstrikes. BBC News chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet joins CBSN from Kabul to take us through the latest developments.
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More violence has erupted between Taliban fighters and government troops in Afghanistan.

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