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Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.

Confusion, mistrust ahead of Afghan peace meeting in Doha

The latest meetings between the Taliban and Afghan politicians and civil society representatives aimed at ending more than 17 years of war in Afghanistan are set to begin on Friday in an atmosphere clouded by mistrust and uncertainty.