Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Afghanistan War News Updates -- April 23, 2013

Afghan Taliban Say Abducted Foreigners 'Fine' -- Al Jazeera

Spokesman says abducted group moved to safe area while Taliban leadership to decide what to do.

A group of foreigners abducted by Taliban in eastern Afghanistan are well and have been moved to a "safe area" inside the country, a spokesman for the militants has said.

The Taliban leadership will decide what to do with the group, spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told AFP news agency on Tuesday.

Eight Turks, a Russian, a Kyrgyz man and an Afghan were seized after their helicopter made a forced landing on Sunday.

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More News On Afghanistan

ISAF Joint Command Operational Update, April 23rd -- ISAF
Two ISAF Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan -- RTT
Pakistan fire 24 missiles in Kunar province of Afghanistan -- Khaama Press
Taliban say foreign prisoners in good health -- AP
Taliban captives 'well looked after' in Afghanistan's Logar -- BBC
Local Afghan Official Says Talks Under Way To Free Hostages -- Radio Free Europe
Afghanistan says negotiating release of helicopter hostages -- Reuters
Taliban abduct 9 Afghan deminers in Kandahar province -- Khaama Press
Afghans protest against US special forces in Baghlan province -- Khaama Press
Last of the Gurkhas arrive home from Afghanistan -- The Telegraph
Karzai visits Belgium to hold talks with Pak and US officials -- Khaama Press
From the ground in Afghanistan, an uncertain future -- Sanjeev Miglani, Reuters
Veterans kick back in Afghanistan -- Russia Beyond The Headlines

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