U.S.-TALIBAN PRISONER SWAP: American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks are free three years after they were taken captive by the Taliban after a prisoner swap for three Taliban leaders held by the Afghan government. @DavidMuir reports.
The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday released American and Australian university professors held hostage for more than three years, officials of the three nations said, completing a delayed prisoner swap and raising hopes for a revival of peace talks
Despite a stall in formal diplomatic negotiations between the Taliban and the U.S., Afghan women should continue to build a unified stance to strengthen their voice in peace talks, Ghani said. #AfghanPeace
"Imagine if Barack Obama had invited the Taliban to Camp David just a few days before the 9/11 anniversary...Republicans in Congress would be drawing up articles of impeachment." My full interview on @MSNBC today, on Trump, the Taliban, & the Afghan war disaster. #TalibanTrump
This was the joyous moment a smiling six-year-old couldn't help but dance after receiving his new prosthetic leg. He lost the limb when he was two years old as a result of the conflict between the Taliban and Afghan security forces.
VIDEO: The image of Murtaza Ahmadi sporting a plastic Messi jersey went viral in 2016 and later that year the Afghan boy met his idol in Qatar. In November he had to flee his home as it came under Taliban attack