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Uzbekistan buries late strongman Islam Karimov

2 years, 1 month ago
SAMARKAND, UZBEKISTAN: Uzbekistan bade farewell to President Islam Karimov at a high-security funeral on Saturday, after his death plunged the country into the greatest period of uncertainty in its post-Soviet history with no clear…

Afghan Taliban struggle to select Mansour’s successor

2 years, 4 months ago
KABUL: The Afghan Taliban are struggling to find a successor to slain chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, militant sources told AFP Tuesday, with one saying the two main contenders have backed out of the leadership race.