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Fresh Fighting Reported In Taliban-Held Northern Afghan City

There are reports of fresh clashes in the northern Afghan city Kunduz, where security forces surrounding the city have begun attempts to wrest control from the Taliban.  A statement from Afghanistan’s defense ministry says troops have retaken the police headquarters and the city prison. Monday’s Taliban offensive was the first time the insurgents had captured a major city since being ousted from power in 2001, drawing alarm and condemnation from Afghan and U.N. officials....

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