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Afghan security forces stand near an armoured vehicle during ongoing fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters in the Busharan area on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, the capital city of Helmand province. (Photo by SIFATULLAH ZAHIDI/AFP via Getty Images)

Taliban: There won’t be peace until new govt. is formed

The Taliban announced there would not be peace in Afghanistan until a new government has been formed and President Ashraf Ghani removed from power. In an interview this week, a Taliban spokesman said the group would lay down their weapons when a new government has been acceptable to all sides for negotiation.

Search and rescue personnel listen to remarks during a send off by members of the Surfside community for the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) National Rescue Uniton July 10, 2021 in Surfside, Florida. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Search and rescue crews saluted as Surfside condo collapse efforts come to an end

Fire trucks offered a water salute as search and rescue teams left the site of the devastating condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. The month-long recovery effort came to an end on Friday and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s urban search and rescue team, Florida Task Force One and City of Miami Fire Department’s Florida Task Force Two departed from the Champlain Towers south with the death toll at 97.