UN removes Osama bin Laden from sanctions list

Nearly two years after the killing of the al-Qaeda founder, the United Nations Security Council has finally removed his name from its sanctions list.

UN removes al Qaeda, Taliban affiliates from list

The United Nations has removed names of 45 members and organisation associated with al Qaeda and Taliban from its sanctions list after the
first-ever review of 488 blacklisted individuals and entities.

Five Taliban members dropped from UNSC sanctions list

The UN Security Council has
dropped five prominent Taliban members from its sanctions
blacklist under an ambitious national reconciliation plan of
Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

UN diplomat pushes for de-listing Taliban operatives

The de-listing is believed to facilitate peace process in Afghanistan.