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The Taliban take 10th provincial capital in offensive

Top of The World: The Taliban have now captured the provincial capital of Ghazni, a strategically important city on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway. And, with the price at the pump heading north, the Biden administration is putting pressure on OPEC to pick up the pace and restore global supply of petroleum to pre-pandemic levels. Also, Sicily reported on Wednesday a temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.84 degrees Fahrenheit), that if confirmed, would mark the highest temperature ever recorded in Europe.