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Speculation mounts over Baradar arrest

KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar worked with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on a reconciliation effort before his capture, officials said.

Two more Taliban leaders in custody

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Pakistani authorities, already holding the Afghan Taliban's top military leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, nabbed two more Taliban leaders, officials said.

Taliban commander's capture significant

KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The arrest of a top leader of the Afghan Taliban in Pakistan is a major blow for the militants, a U.S. analyst told CNN.

WH mum on reported Taliban leader's arrest

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Robert Gibbs had next to nothing to say Tuesday about the reported capture of the Taliban's No. 2 leader during fighting in Pakistan.

Pakistan dismisses Baradar claims

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A Pakistani official said Tuesday the claim that Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar had been captured by U.S. and Pakistani forces was propaganda.
Taliban capture

Taliban capture

KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A high-ranking Taliban military commander was captured in a raid involving U.S. and Pakistani personnel, officials said.
By United Press International

Top Taliban commander said arrested

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Pakistani and U.S. forces have arrested the top Taliban military commander in Karachi, Pakistan, U.S. government officials said.
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