Afghans flee to Kabul as fighting escalates in provinces

Insurgents have taken control of 10 of the country's 34 provincial capitals. On Thursday the Taliban said they had taken the strategically important Ghazni city, which is on the road to the national capital Kabul. President Ashraf Ghani earlier flew to the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif - traditionally an anti-Taliban bastion - to try to rally pro-government forces. France 24's Chief Foreign Editor Rob Parsons tells us more.