Afghan security personnel stand guard near the site of a suicide attack at the entrance to a police base in Kabul on February 1, 2016. AFP PHOTO / WAKIL KOHSAR
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Twenty policemen were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber struck their base in Kabul Monday, officials said, just days before a fresh round of international talks aimed at reviving dialogue with the extremist group.The carnage comes just ahead of a third round of four-country "road map talks" trying to lay the groundwork for direct dialogue between Kabul and the Islamist group.The Taliban have stepped up attacks on government and foreign targets in Afghanistan this winter, when fighting usually abates, underscoring a worsening security situation.Pakistan – the Taliban's historic backers – hosted a milestone first round of talks directly with the Taliban in July.
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