Afghan Tal­iban elect new leader

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Kabul: The Afghan Tal­iban on Wed­nes­day con­firmed the death of its leader Mul­lah Mo­ham­mad Akhtar Man­soor in an airstrike over the week­end. The Tal­iban has ap­pointed Moulavi Haibat­ul­lah Akhundzada as its new leader to re­place Man­soor, the mil­i­tant group said in an on­line state­ment. Xin­hua

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