The Taliban overran the Afghan city of Kunduz earlier this week. This comes just a few months after a new leader took over the Taliban and a year after President Ashraf Ghani took power of the Afghan government.
At the United Nations, Iran's President has come and gone, and the wife of one jailed American is losing hope of pleading her case to the Iranian delegation. Naghmeh Abedini's husband is a Christian pastor, and she says his life in prison has only gotten worse since the nuclear deal with Iran.
Russia warplanes have begun bombing targets in Syria, according to U.S. officials. They say they were briefed by Moscow about the raids, which came hours after the Russian parliament authorized President Vladimir Putin to use Russian forces abroad.
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