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Taliban ends partial truce, to resume operations against Afghan forces

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at a football ground in Khost in eastern Afghanistan, where three brothers were killed, officials told AFP

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AFP | PTI  |  Kabul 



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The Doha deal includes a commitment to swap 5,000 Taliban prisoners held by the government for 1,000 captives, but president Ashraf Ghani has said the US has no authority to negotiate such an exchange

A deadly blast shattered a period of relative calm in Afghanistan on Monday, as the told fighters to resume operations against Afghan security forces — just days after signing a deal with Washington aimed at ushering in a new era of peace.

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First Published: Tue, March 03 2020. 01:45 IST

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