First audio message: Mullah Omar’s successor casts doubts on talks

August 1, 2015 10:12 PM

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Mullah Mansoo­r says ‘Jihad’ will contin­ue amid report­s of fissur­es among Taliba­n over his ascend­ency

Two days after Mullah Akhtar Mansoor stepped into the shoes of Mullah Omar, the new Afghan Taliban supremo cast doubts on the nascent peace process with the Afghan government, calling it the enemy’s propaganda. Pakistan says the second round of talks between the Taliban and Afghan government was pos...

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