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New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015


Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears

The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours... Read more »

July 31, 2015


Unusual terror case going to trial in US court in Virginia

Hundreds of terror suspects have been tried in federal courts since the 2001 attacks, but a case unfolding in Virginia differs from most in at least one key respect. Read more »

July 30, 2015


Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents

WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes its... Read more »

June 19, 2015


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