White House aide Kellyanne Conway went on a rant about former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation when she was told that Russia attacked the 2016 U.S. election. During an interview on CBS, Conway repeated talking points that have been used by Republicans in the past week to defend President Donald Trump against charges that he [
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says prisoner swap is not an option for an American jailed in Russia on spying charges - instead, Paul Whelan should be released immediately
MOSCOW (AP) - The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says it won’t be looking for a prisoner swap with Russia for an American jailed on spying charges. Instead, it said Wednesday that Paul Whelan should be released immediately as there is no evidence against him. Last week, Whelan’s lawyer urged the
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The Taliban has released two Western professors who had been held hostage for the past three years in exchange for three high-ranking militants, in a prisoner swap that could pave the way for renewed peace talks.
ISLAMABAD (AP) " The Taliban on Tuesday freed an American and an Australian held hostage since 2016 in exchange for three top Taliban figures " a move that the insurgent group asserted could help rekindle talks to end Afghanistan's 18-year war.The hostages " American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks " were released in an area of southern Afghanistan heavily controlled by the Taliban, ending more than three years of captivity since they were abducted outside the American [
The men were released on Tuesday as three high-ranking Taliban prisoners arrived in Qatar, sources say.
Timothy Weeks and Kevin King have spent more than three years in captivity