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Obama says Afghan Taliban’s Mullah Mansoor dead

US president calls apparent death an “important milestone” after several drones attack his Mansoor’s car in Pakistan. US President Barack Obama has said Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was killed in a US strike. In a statement on Monday, he called Mansour’s death an “important milestone”. “We have removed …

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Future support for Afghanistan to be discussed: NATO chief

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Addressing a pre-ministerial press conference in Brussels on Wednesday, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the alliance foreign ministers due to meet on Thursday and Friday where they discuss future support for Afghanistan. “We will discuss our future support for Afghanistan, including plans for our Resolute …

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Afghan Taliban may return to negotiating table

The main faction of the Afghan Taliban led by Mullah Akhtar Mansoor may return to the negotiating table with Afghan government representatives despite escalating violence in Kabul which has dented peace efforts. The Taliban expressed their willingness to resume the fledgling peace process following recent talks between the group’s interlocutors …

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