Caitlan Coleman and Family Released by Taliban in Pakistan

Caitlan Coleman and Family Released by Taliban in Pakistan

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban.

Security agencies of the United States (US) had informed Pakistan yesterdat through intelligence link that the hostages were transferred from Afghanistan to Pakistan across the border.

Caitlan Coleman, who is originally from Pennsylvania, and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped by the militants while hiking in Afghanistan in late 2012.

Lufthansa to sign deal with bankrupt Air Berlin
A Lufthansa spokesman declined to provide further details because the agreement had not yet been signed. He said he was "stunned" by suggestions the co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane.

They are known to have had children while in captivity.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the hostages included a Canadian, his American wife, and their three children which were recovered "through an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops". "The world is starting to respect us again, believe me", Trump said appearing to reference Pakistan and that country's role in bringing about the the recovery of the four hostages. In December the commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, said the Haqqani Network held a total of five American hostages. They want money, power and friends.

The U.S. has long criticized Pakistan for failing to aggressively go after the Haqqanis, who have been behind many attacks against U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. The group released two videos of the hostages. This is a country that respects us now.

Related Articles

  • One of Liberia's main parties calls for halt to election results

    One of Liberia's main parties calls for halt to election results

    Voters commended her leadership, but also said they are ready for change when they lined up for Tuesday's historic vote. The victor of the Ballon d'Or Award for Best European Player in 1995 - George Weah , was elected President of Liberia .
    Hurricane Ophelia Moving At Snail's Pace To Northeast

    Hurricane Ophelia Moving At Snail's Pace To Northeast

    It is now around 760 miles south-west of the Portuguese Azore islands, whipping up 75mph winds as it trundles eastwards. A hurricane is headed for the United Kingdom - and it's due to hit on the 30-year anniversary of the 1987 Great Storm.

    Diehard Bargain Hunter: Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL)

    Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.88939, the 24 month is 0.93425, and the 36 month is 1.13255. Matador Resources Company (MTDR) have shown a high EPS growth of -40.70% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 87.20% yoy.
  • India rout Macau, qualify for Asian Cup

    India rout Macau, qualify for Asian Cup

    India come into this match on a 11-match unbeaten streak and have recorded 1-0 victories against Myanmar and Kyrgyz Republic. Off a build-up down the left, Rowllin Borges hit a shot on goal after receiving the ball from Jeje Lalpekhlua.
    Teens Get Their Own Amazon Accounts, With Parents' Approval

    Teens Get Their Own Amazon Accounts, With Parents' Approval

    From there, the teenager is free to create their own username and password and then use that to log into the Amazon App. On this page, there's now a new option to add a teen, as well as configure the settings associated with their account.
    Contempt case: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

    Contempt case: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

    Imran and Babar have been embroiled in a legal battle before the ECP and Islamabad High Court for the last three years. EC authorities have reportedly asked the former cricketer to present himself before the commission on 26 October.
  • Worst air pollution levels ever in Bay Area

    Worst air pollution levels ever in Bay Area

    Wildfire smoke can be risky to our health and even those who are healthy can get sick if there is enough smoke in the air. In the Bay Area, that means six different organizations have pledged to donate $450,000 for fire relief efforts.
    Spacewalkers float out to lubricate robotic arm

    Spacewalkers float out to lubricate robotic arm

    The astronauts also lubricated the latching end effector of the robotic arm during this spacewalk . Vande Hei is designated EV 2 and will wear a plain white spacesuit with no red stripes.
    Panama ballboy becomes global  hero after hilarious intervention in World Cup game

    Panama ballboy becomes global hero after hilarious intervention in World Cup game

    Panama has tried to qualify for every football World Cup since 1978, but it has never been successful until now. To the surprise of most the referee awarded the goal despite protestations from Costa Rica .
  • Princess Nokia Pours Hot Soup On Subway Racist

    Princess Nokia Pours Hot Soup On Subway Racist

    As for Lawson, he reportedly called the video of the L train incident "unfortunate" and that he's "getting help". Putting yourself in potential danger is scary ASF, esp as a young women. "Say it again.
    Ivana Trump Takes Credit For President Trump's Success, Bashes Marla Maples

    Ivana Trump Takes Credit For President Trump's Success, Bashes Marla Maples

    President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump board Air Force One on June 13, 2017, to travel to Milwaukee, Wis. She said she doesn't call into the White House switchboard, however, because First Lady Melania Trump "is there".
    Oculus For Business goes after the same ground as HTC Vive

    Oculus For Business goes after the same ground as HTC Vive

    Facebook VP of VR Hugo Barra said that the company developed custom lenses for the headset, which allow for a wide field of view. Since the Go is "binary compatible", everything that works on the Samsung Gear VR should work on the Oculus Go as well.