Taliban Release Video of Western Professors Abducted in Kabul
One year ago - By NY Times
The 13-minute video is the insurgents' first confirmation that they were behind the abduction of American and Australian professors in August.
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American And Australian Hostages Shown In New Video Released By Taliban
One year ago - By The Huffington Post
KABUL - The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an Australian and an American hostage pleading with the U.S. government to negotiate with their captors and saying that unless a prisoner exchange was agreed they would be killed.
Timothy Weeks, an Australian teacher at the American University in Kabul and his American colleague Kevin King were seized near the campus in August.
The video, which Weeks said was made on Jan. 1, showed the two men, both bearded, asking their families to put pressure on the U.S. government to help secure their release.
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Taliban release video showing American, Australian captives
One year ago - By The Seattle Times
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban have released a video showing an American and an Australian who were kidnapped in August, the first time they've been seen since their abduction. The two men, an American identified as Kevin King and an Australian identified as Timothy Weekes, were abducted outside the American University of Afghanistan in [...]
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