Friction among Taliban pragmatists, hard-liners intensifies

“We’ve seen over the years that despite disputes, the Taliban largely remains a cohesive institution and that major decisions don’t get serious pushback after the fact,” said Michael Kugelman, Asia program deputy director at the Washington-based Wilson Center

UK PM reshuffles cabinet

Dominic Raab, who has been removed as the Foreign Secretary, will now become Justice Secretary and also take up the role of Deputy Prime Minister.