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Afghanistan to Release 72 Prisoners Deemed Threat by US

Officials in Afghanistan say they plan to release 72 prisoners the United States says pose a threat to security. The decision is expected to further strain U.S. - Afghan relations as pressure mounts over the delayed signing of a security deal that outlines the U.S. military presence in the country after 2014. A statement from the office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai says a review of the cases of the 88 prisoners considered serious threats found there was no evidence against 45...

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