Mullah Akhtar Mansour
Taliban kills dozens in suicide attack targeting police cadets in Afghanistan
Two bombers attacked buses carrying police cadets on their way to the capital on Thursday, killing 27 people and wounding dozens more on the western outskirts of Kabul.
Family of Taxi Driver Killed With Taliban Leader Plans to Sue the US
"I appeal to the civilized world, including all those human rights bodies, to investigate the brutal murder of my brother and compensate his children" the brother of the late taxi driver Mohamad Azam said.
Afghan Taliban Selects an Islamic Scholar to Succeed Leader Killed in US Drone Strike
The Taliban's leadership council chose former deputy Haibatullah Akhundzada as the new head of the group on Wednesday, replacing Mullah Akhtar Mansour just days after he was killed.
The Taliban Just Completely Trashed the Possibility of Peace Talks in Afghanistan
Talks brokered by Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and the US were expected to begin in early March, but the Taliban issued a statement saying it would not participate.
Two NATO Soldiers Killed by Men Wearing Afghan Military Uniforms
Attacks by Afghan troops on foreign soldiers have long been a major problem, but have declined in recent years. Wednesday's killings mark the first such attack since the Taliban's bitter leadership battle.
New Taliban Leader Allegedly Disavows Peace Process in Audiotape
Mullah Muhammad Akhtar Mansoor dismisses reports of a peace process as "propaganda" and calls for unity among the Taliban, even as some of the group’s highest-ranking members dispute his ascension.