Taliban Confirm Death of Leader, Mullah Mansour, in U.S. Drone Strike

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/afghanistan-taliban-new-leader.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The leadership council of the Afghan militant group, conceding that Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour had been killed, also named his successor and two deputies.

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