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Gunfight erupts in north Afghan city over police chief's appointment

Gunfight erupts in north Afghan city over police chief's appointment

A gunbattle erupted on Thursday between Afghan forces and supporters of a powerful politician in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif who rejected the appointment of a new provincial police chief ...

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access to the peak, but there were no reports of any damage or casualties.