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Officials: Pakistan Frees Senior Taliban Commander

Pakistani officials say a senior Taliban commander arrested in 2010 has been released from prison. Two intelligence officials said Wednesday that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was released after high-level negotiations. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to media. His release could be related to U.S. efforts to revive peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, who have seized nearly half the country in recent years. Baradar's...

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