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Taliban refuse to extend Afghanistan ceasefire as suicide attack kills 18

Taliban refuse to extend Afghanistan ceasefire, as suicide attack kills 18The Taliban refused to extend their ceasefire beyond Sunday night, dampening hopes for peace after jubilant scenes over the Eid holidays in Afghanistan. The announcement came after a suicide attack in the restive eastern part of the country on Sunday killed at least 18 people in a crowd celebrating the Muslim holiday, the second assault in as many days to mar the unprecedented ceasefire. Kabul extended its ceasefire with the Taliban by 10 days but said security forces would defend themselves if attacked, a spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani tweeted.


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Hereaposs How to Stop North Korea from Cheating on Denuclearization

Here's How to Stop North Korea from Cheating on DenuclearizationNow that North Korea has agreed at the Singapore summit to work towards denuclearization certain elements will need to be in any nuclear deal for the agreement to be effective. Despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s more recent suggestions that he is open to denuclearizing if the United States were to provide security guarantees for the regime, North Korea has a significantly longer history of arguing that it would never do so.


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Blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria police

Blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria: policeBy Ahmed Kingimi MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Blasts have killed at least 20 people in northeast Nigeria, police said, while residents said the toll was even higher in the largest attack for weeks in a region blighted by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency. Security in Nigeria has become a major challenge for President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler whose 2015 election win was largely due to his vow to crush Boko Haram. Buhari has said he will seek a second term.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/blast-kills-31-people-northeast-nigerian-state-borno-123302299.html



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