Pedestrians walk past a banner in the likeness of Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan’s president, in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg)

Afghan President Ghani Announces Rare Ceasefire With Taliban

(Bloomberg) -- Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani announced a rare and temporary ceasefire with the Taliban after the country’s Islamic Council this week issued an edict that forbade suicide bomb...