Afghanistan approves release of 400 'hard-core' Taliban prisoners; major breakthrough for peace talks

Credit: DNA- Published on August 9, 2020
Deliberation over the release of the last batch of Taliban prisoners, accused of conducting some of the bloodiest attacks across Afghanistan, had triggered outrage among civilians and rights groups who questioned the morality of the peace process.

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Published on August 9, 2020 -  01:52
Afghanistan to free 'hard-core' Taliban prisoners
Afghanistan has agreed to release 40 Taliban prisoners, accused of some of the country's bloodiest attacks, in order to pave the way for peace talks. David Doyle reports.

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