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Taliban Leader Says Still Willing To Start Talks Despite Attack Orders

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban's reclusive leader said Tuesday that his group was willing to start peace negotiations, even as he urged more attack...

Karzai: Taliban Chief Could Run For President

AP | Posted 04.02.2013 | World

BERLIN -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai has told a German newspaper that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar could run for president in elections next...

Analysts: Afghan Taliban, Al Qaeda May Rethink Ties

AP | By DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, some analysts are speculating that al-Qaeda and its Afghan Taliban allies could go their separ...

Taliban Leader Speaks Out, Asks For Cash

AP | By PATRICK QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Taliban Buildup In Kandahar: Islamist Fighters Prepare To Face NATO In Afghanistan

AP | KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The Taliban are moving fighters into Kandahar, planting bombs and plotting attacks as NATO and Afghan forces prepare for...

Taliban Leaders Report Progress In Secret Talks With The US, Afghanistan

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- Moderate leaders of the Taliban say they have quietly and steadily made progress in third-party talks between the active Taliban insurgency a...