Afghan Peace Negotiator Killed
Via the BBC: Afghan peace council head Rabbani killed in attack
The chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council, Burhanuddin Rabbani, has been killed with several others in a bomb attack in Kabul, officials say.
Mr Rabbani was killed at his home by a suicide attacker who officials suspect had concealed a bomb in his turban.
He was meeting members of the Taliban at the time. The council leads Afghan efforts to negotiate with the Taliban.
According to the piece one of two Taliban members who had come to negotiate with Rabbani is suspected of having smuggled the bomb into the meeting.