Afghanistan: U.S., Australian captives to be exchanged for Taliban prisoners, leader says

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced Tuesday the planned release of three high-profile Taliban prisoners in exchange for kidnapped American and Australian professors, in a move to jump-start “direct talks” with the Taliban to end the prolonged conflict.

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