At least nine Afghan civilians and three NATO foreign civilian contractors were killed in a powerful suicide car bomb in Kabul, officials said. The blast targeted a convoy belonging to NATO's Resolute Support Mission contractors, said Colonel Brian ... Melbourne Age, 1 week ago
Kabul suicide bomb kills 12, including 3 NATO workers - Melbourne Age, 1 week ago
In his first public remarks as leader of the Taliban, newly elected chief Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour urged those within the organization to settle their differences while continuing the insurgency in Afghanistan. The war should continue until ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago
The Afghan Taliban named deputy leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as successor to the organization's deceased founder. The Taliban's Islamic scholars and senior officials offered allegiance to Mansour and recognized him as Leader of the ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago Taliban Deputy Chief Mansour Succeeds Mullah Omar, GEO TV Says Bloomberg, 1 month ago
(Updates with Taliban's comment in 12th paragraph.) Mullah Omar died in Pakistan in April 2013, the office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said in an e-mailed statement late Wednesday in Kabul, citing credible information. It didn't specify a ...Washington Post, 1 month ago
Mullah Omar, chief of the Afghan Taliban, is dead, an Afghan government official said. Omar died two or three years ago, across the border in Pakistan , the official said, asking not to be identified as the information isn't public. Taliban ...Irish Times, 1 month ago Taliban Chief Mullah Omar Said Dead in Afghan Peace Setback Yahoo! Finance, 1 month ago
Officials from Afghanistan's government and the Taliban agreed to keep talking about peace after their first formal meeting since the U.S.-led war began in 2001. Pakistan, which hosted the meeting in the hill town of Murree near the capital on ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago Afghan Peace Talks to Proceed After First Meeting, Pakistan Says Bloomberg, 1 month ago
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