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    World Taliban announce cease-fire over Eid holiday for 1st time – AP News

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the government. A statement released Saturday by the Taliban said that they...
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    World US offers $5mn reward for Pakistan Taliban leader – Yahoo News

    The US State Department placed a $5 million reward for help locating the leader of the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday, linked to bloody attacks in Pakistan and the 2010 attempted Times Square car bombing in New York. Read more via Yahoo News – http://ift.tt/2GakFMH Get more World News
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    World Afghanistan offers to recognise Taliban as legitimate ‘political party’ – The Guardian Nigeria

    President Ashraf Ghani The Afghan government is willing to recognize the Taliban as a legitimate political party as part of a potential ceasefire agreement with the Islamist militant group, President Ashraf Ghani said yesterday. Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    World Pakistan: 20 Students Dead After Gunmen Storm University

    A university in the northwest of Pakistan has come under attack by armed militants, and at least 20 students have been killed, with further casualties feared, a university security officer told CNN. Gunfire and explosions were heard Wednesday morning local time from within Bacha Khan University...
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