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FRANCE 24
· Prison raid mars relative calm in Afghanistan after ceasefire  
At least 29 people have been killed in a raid on an Afghan prison claimed by the Islamic State group, officials said Monday, as the country waited to see if a government ceasefire with the Taliban would rupture after its formal expiration.
The Guardian
· John Hume obituary  
The protracted dialogue that followed with the IRA and other parties culminated in Hume’s most notable achievement: engineering the ceasefire of August 1994, when the IRA and loyalist combatants agreed to a total cessation of violence.
The Independent
· More than 20 killed after Isis militants storm Afghanistan prison, causing mass jailbreak  
The militant organisation declared a three-day ceasefire from Friday to Monday for Eid al-Adha.
The Independent
· John Hume death: Northern Irish politician who won Nobel Peace price dies, aged 83  
Four years later, his efforts were finally rewarded when the IRA announced the renewal of its 1994 ceasefire – and political talks eventually led to the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.
FRANCE 24
· At least 20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS: officials  
The raid shattered the relative calm of a ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan government forces that started Friday to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
FRANCE 24
· Former pope Benedict XVI 'extremely frail', says German newspaper report  
Pope Francis calls for global ceasefire amid Covid-19 pandemic in livestreamed Easter address
Malay Mail
· Afghan government urges Taliban to extend ceasefire  
KABUL, Aug 3 — The Afghan government yesterday urged the Taliban to extend a rare ceasefire hours before it was due to end, as a contentious prisoner swap between the two warring sides edged closer to completion.
The Age
· Scores of prisoners escape in Islamic State attack on Afghan jail  
The assault happened on the third and final day of a ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, when hundreds of Taliban prisoners were released in an attempt to make a final push for intra-Afghan peace talks.
Japan Today
· Afghan gov't urges Taliban to extend ceasefire  
The Afghan government on Sunday urged the Taliban to extend a rare ceasefire hours before it was due to end, as a contentious prisoner swap between the two warring sides edged closer to completion.
FRANCE 24
· Islamic State group claims responsibility for deadly prison attack in Afghanistan  
Afghan security forces killed in first ‘Taliban attack’ since end of ceasefire