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Eid ceasefire proved wide support for Afghan Taliban they say

Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they sayBy Rupam Jain and Qadir Sediqi KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended its own ceasefire with the militants by 10 days. Taliban fighters headed into cities across Afghanistan over the weekend as they celebrated their Eid cessation of hostilities with feasts, hugs and selfies, raising questions about what happens when their ceasefire ends at midnight (1930 GMT) on Sunday. "The announcement (of the ceasefire), implementation and the wide national support and welcome of the Mujahideen by the people proves that the demands of the Islamic Emirate and the nation are identical – all want the withdrawal of foreign invaders and establishment of an Islamic government," they said.


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Key Trump ally Roger Stone reveals new Russian contact during 2016 presidential campaign

Key Trump ally Roger Stone reveals new Russian contact during 2016 presidential campaignThe Trump-Russia saga has taken another twist after the revelation the president's longtime confidant, Roger Stone, made contact with a Russian national during the 2016 presidential election. The man, who called himself Henry Greenberg, offered damaging information to Mr Stone about Hillary Clinton, Mr Trump’s presumptive Democratic opponent in the upcoming presidential election. It came in the same time period as other episodes in which Russian interests approached the Trump campaign.


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