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Karzai announces peace talks as Afghans take over security

An Afghan shopkeeper removes the broken window glass of his shop near the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

An Afghan shopkeeper removes the broken window glass of his shop near the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

An Afghan shopkeeper removes the broken window glass of his shop near the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan police officers stand guard near the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan police officers stand guard near the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan police officers stand guard near the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks during the U.S.- Islamic World Forum in Doha June 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks during the U.S.- Islamic World Forum in Doha June 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks during the U.S.- Islamic World Forum in Doha June 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous
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