Pakistan announces release of 7 more Taliban prisoners to facilitate Afghan peace talks

  • by: MUNIR AHMED , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 7, 2013 - 12:55 PM

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan announced Saturday it was releasing seven more Taliban prisoners in a diplomatic overture designed to help end nearly 12 years of war in neighboring Afghanistan, but doubts linger over whether the men will actually help advance peace negotiations or simply head back to the battlefield.

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