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Taliban says unaware of peace talks with Afghan Govt

Karachi, July 30 (ANI): The Taliban has rejected reports of it taking part in a fresh round of peace talks with the Afghan Government, and also refused to comment on Kabul officials’ claim that their leader, Mullah Omar, had died two years ago. According to the Express Tribune, the Taliban posted on their website that […]

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US calls reports of Mullah Omar’s death ‘credible’

Washington, July 30 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama’s administration has called reports about the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar “credible”. “We do believe the reports of his death are credible,” assistant White House spokesman Eric Schultz said at a press conference on Wednesday. He said US intelligence agencies are currently reviewing those reports and the […]

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Afghan Government, Taliban to meet for second round of peace talks on Friday

Karachi, July 29 (ANI): Afghan Government and Taliban representatives are set to meet for the second round of peace talks in Murree on Friday, said senior Pakistan Government officials. The meeting is slated to take place in the hill resort of Murree near Islamabad, reports the Dawn. There was initially some confusion over the venue […]

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Afghan Government, Taliban to meet for second round of peace talks on Friday

Karachi, July 29 (ANI): Afghan Government and Taliban representatives are set to meet for the second round of peace talks in Murree on Friday, said senior Pakistan Government officials. The meeting is slated to take place in the hill resort of Murree near Islamabad, reports the Dawn. There was initially some confusion over the venue […]

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125 Afghan policemen freed by Taliban

Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Taliban militants on Sunday set free all 125 police personnel a day after their capture in Badakhshan province, officials said. An earlier media report said the policemen had joined the Taliban after three days of fighting in the province, over 300 km northeast of Kabul. “Taliban militants set free all 125 […]

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Taliban seizes Afghan police base after over 100 cops surrender

London, July 26 (ANI): The Taliban have reportedly seized a police base in Afghanistan and captured scores of officers following three days of fighting, officials said. The militant group secured control over the base in Badakhshan province after over 100 officers surrendered. They were freed after handing over their weapons, reported the BBC. The Taliban […]

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