All posts tagged "Taliban"
Taliban Attack Buses in North Afghanistan, Kill 9, Abduct 35
Still no report on fate of remaining hostages
- Posted May 31, 2016
Afghan Taliban Appoint New Leader After Mansour’s Death
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor – a scholar known for...
- Posted May 25, 2016
Senior Taliban Figure Says Death Of Leader Could Unify Group
Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed during a U.S. drone strike last week
- Posted May 24, 2016
As Pakistan Mourns, Prime Minister Vows to Defeat Militants
Taliban faction that supports Islamic State group claimed responsibility for attack
- Posted March 28, 2016
Deadly Pakistani School Attack Raises Security Questions
CHARSADDA, Pakistan – Once again, Islamic militants stormed a school in northeastern Pakistan in a deadly attack that lasted for hours. And once again, the blood of students and teachers stained classrooms and hallways, raising questions about...
- Posted January 20, 2016
Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US Seek Roadmap to Peace
ISLAMABAD – Four countries — Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States — were cloistered away late into the night Monday trying to lay a foundation they hope will eventually lead to peace talks between the Afghan...
- Posted January 11, 2016