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Pakistani Troops Rescue Kidnapped Academic

Pakistani security forces have recovered a prominent academic four years after his abduction by the Taliban. Officials say Ajmal Khan, vice chancellor of Islamia University, was rescued by Pakistani troops Thursday. Khan told Dawn, a Pakistani newspaper, he was kidnapped by Pakistan's Tehreek-i-Taliban and he was not tortured while in their custody. He told the newspaper he spent most of his time in captivity reading and praying, and that he was kept in the Waziristan tribal...

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