Afghanistan

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Associated Press FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group. The attack marks a major escalation in the country's fight against an affiliate of the extremist group that now holds a third of Iraq and Syria in i…

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