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Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks on Taliban, killing 51

Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks on Taliban, killing 51

Afghan forces used ground attacks and air strikes in multiple operations against the Taliban during the last 24 hours, killing 51 fighters in an escalation that signalled renewed deadlock in peace talks.

Russia says it won't ground Sukhoi plane despite fatal crash-landing

Russia says it won't ground Sukhoi plane despite fatal crash-landing

Russia sees no reason to ground its domestically-produced Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft despite one of the planes bursting into flames during a crash-landing and killing 41 people, the country's transport minister said on Monday.