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Toyota on Tuesday said quarterly net profit jumped 10 percent from a year earlier and raised its fiscal-year revenue forecast but warned over prospects in China, the world's biggest vehicle market. Toyota and Volkswagen are locked in a tight race for the title of world's biggest automaker this year, after the German giant outsold its Japanese rival in the first half. Toyota -- which also said its fiscal year to March revenue would be slightly higher than the expected 27.8 trillion yen -- credited a weak yen and cost cuts for its latest financial results.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about internal fractures following the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and to unite behind his chosen successor.