It's not immediately clear whether the militant group has accepted Kabul's call for truce during the Muslim holiday. The "conditional ceasefire" follows a three-day truce during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in June.
India floods death toll climbs tens of thousands await rescue
Authorities in Kerala say 357 people have died in the worst flooding to hit the southwestern Indian state in a century. Thousands have been rescued; those still waiting have expressed their anguish on social media.