AFGHANISTAN. Herat Province. May 27, 2016. A member of a breakaway faction of the Taliban fighters guards a gathering in the Shindand district. The senior leader of a breakaway Taliban faction, Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi said on May 29 that the faction was willing to hold peace talks with the Afghan government but would demand the imposition of Islamic law and the departure of all foreign forces.
Photograph: Allauddin Khan/AP