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Canadian Held Captive for 5 Years by Taliban Freed in Afghanistan

The Taliban has freed a Canadian it held hostage in Afghanistan for at least five years. "Canada is very pleased that efforts undertaken to secure the release of Colin Rutherford from captivity have been successful," Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Monday. "We look forward to Mr. Rutherford being able to return to Canada and reunite with his family and loved ones.” Dion said Canada sends its "heartfelt thanks" to the government of Qatar,...

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