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In Afghanistan, U.S. and Taliban Start Partial Truce

HeadlineFeb 24, 2020

In Afghanistan, the U.S. military and the Taliban have begun a week-long partial truce ahead of the expected, long-anticipated peace deal. The U.N. said in a report released Saturday that over 10,000 civilians were killed or injured from the ongoing conflict in 2019, and over 100,000 civilians have been killed or injured over the past 10 years.

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