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Taliban Releases American, Australian in Afghan Prisoner Swap

Officials confirmed Tuesday the Taliban released an American prisoner and an Australian prisoner after being held hostage for over three years.

The Taliban on Tuesday freed two Western hostages who were held for more than three years in what has been seen as a hopeful sign in the Afghan peace talks.

The hostages, who were both teachers at the American University in Kabul and held since 2016, were identified as American Kevin C. King, 63, and Australian Timothy J Weeks, 50, The New York Times reported. They were released to American forces.

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