Afghanistan to Free 900 More Taliban Prisoners

Afghanistan to Free 900 More Taliban Prisoners

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Afghan authorities plan to release 900 more Taliban prisoners Tuesday, as calls grew for the group to extend a ceasefire on its third and final day. - World news - The pause in fighting -- which came into effect Sunday to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr -- was, for the most part, holding across the country, officials said, AFP reported. The government...