- Afghanistan Taliban on Tuesday urged followers to show their unified support to Mullah Mohammad Omar's successor, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, even as the fissures within the terrorist organisations became visible.
China has expressed its backing for Pakistan and other parties to "push for peace and reconciliation" in the war-torn Afghanistan, days after the second round of peace talks were put off following news of Taliban chief Mullah Omar's death.Jul 31, 2015, 15:07 PM IST
The new Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has a reputation as a relative moderate who favours peace talks with the government -- but his leadership already faces challenges to its legitimacy.Jul 31, 2015, 14:43 PM IST
Taliban leader Mullah Omar lived in secrecy and his death appears to have been just as mysterious, a Pakistani daily said on Friday.Jul 31, 2015, 11:38 AM IST
The Taliban Thursday rejected reports of any fresh round of peace talks expected this week with the Afghan government, while making no comment on Kabul`s reported death of their leader Mullah Omar.Jul 30, 2015, 10:16 AM IST
Just days after Afghan Taliban issued a statement by its supreme leader Mullah Omar backing peace talks, reports have emerged claiming that the militant outfit's one-eyed leader was killed two years ago in July.Jul 29, 2015, 14:49 PM IST