Afghan govt extends unilateral ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan govt extends unilateral ceasefire with Taliban
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KABUL: Afghanistan has extended its unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban following an initial truce observed by both sides over the Eid festival period.

President Ashraf Ghani appealed to the militants to follow the government's lead and enter peace talks.

In extraordinary scenes, militants have been embracing security force members and taking selfies with citizens.

However twenty-six people killed in a suicide attack on one gathering of Taliban and government officials in Nangarhar.

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