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UN mission welcomes Afghan government’s announcement of Eid holiday ceasefire

New York, Aug 21 (IBNS): After a surge in hostilities in Afghanistan over the past weeks, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomed on Monday the Government’s announcement of a conditional ceasefire for the Eid al-Adha holiday and called on warring parties to use this “momentum” to put an end to the conflict.

Taliban ends Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 18 (IBNS): It appears that the widely cheered ceasefire between Taliban and Afghanistan security forces is over.

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban; UN urges both sides to work towards lasting peace

New York, June 17 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN mission in Afghanistan welcomed on Saturday the Afghan Government’s extension of the unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban, amid an outpouring of support for the truce from war-weary people all across the country.

Afghanistan: Death toll from Nangarhar blast touches 36

Kabul, June 17 (IBNS): The death toll in the suicide bombing at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar in Afghanistan on Saturday has touched 36, media reports said on Sunday.

China welcomes Afghanistan government's move of declaring temporary ceasefire with Taliban

Beijing,June 10 (IBNS): China has welcomed Afghanistan government's move of declaring a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban from June 12 to 20.

UN welcomes temporary ceasefire announcement by Afghan Government; urges Taliban to reciprocate

New York, June 8 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the week-long ceasefire announced by the Government of Afghanistan with the Taliban and called on the militant group to reciprocate the temporary pause.