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12 Killed in Iraqi Prison Break

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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An attack on a central Iraq prison has left at least 10 prison guards and two inmates dead. Dozens of prisoners escaped in the unrest. Officials in Salahuddin province say several gunmen broke into the prison in the city of Tikrit Thursday night overpowering guards and seizing their weapons. Officials say the fighting lasted for […]

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US Transfers Bagram Prison to Afghanistan

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has formally handed over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite concerns about the fate of some of its inmates. A small ceremony at Bagram prison outside Kabul Monday marked the handover of more than 3,000 prisoners from U.S. to Afghan authorities. About 600 remain in U.S. custody. Colonel […]

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US Transfers Bagram Prison to Afghanistan

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has formally handed over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite a disagreement about the fate of some of its inmates. A small ceremony at Bagram prison outside Kabul marked the handover of more than 3,000 prisoners from U.S. to Afghan authorities. Afghan President Hamid Karzai hailed the transfer […]

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US Transfers Bagram Prison to Afghanistan

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has formally handed over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite a disagreement about the fate of some of its inmates. A small ceremony Monday at Bagram prison outside Kabul marked the handover of more than 3,000 prisoners from U.S. to Afghan authorities. Afghan President Hamid Karzai hailed the […]

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US Hands Over Bagram Prison to Afghans

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has formally handed over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite a disagreement about the fate of some of the inmates. More than 3,000 prisoners were transferred to Afghan officials in a small ceremony Monday at the Bagram prison. The transfer of authority over the prison and its inmates […]

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US Hands Over Bagram Prison to Afghans

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has formally handed over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite a disagreement about the fate of some of the inmates. More than 3,000 prisoners were transferred to Afghan officials in a small ceremony Monday at the Bagram prison. The transfer of authority over the prison and its inmates […]

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US to Transfer Bagram Prison to Afghans

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is set to hand over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite a disagreement about the fate of some of the inmates. A ceremony marking the transfer of control of the Bagram prison to Afghan authorities is scheduled to take place Monday, a move Kabul has hailed as a […]

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Taliban Inmates Escape Afghan Prison

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a prison breakout has resulted in the death of three prisoners. Authorities in Sar-e Pol province say Taliban members were among the more than a dozen inmates who escaped when a hole was blown into the prison wall Thursday night. Officials say the dead inmates were killed by prison guards. […]

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Pakistani Authorities Search for Escaped Prisoners

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwest Pakistan are looking for more than 300 inmates who escaped from a prison after Taliban militants raided the facility on Sunday. Four senior officials at the prison in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province were suspended after about 150 insurgents, armed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades, stormed the prison, freeing 388 prisoners. The Taliban claimed responsibility […]

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Pakistani Authorities Search for Escaped Prisoners

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwest Pakistan are looking for more than 300 inmates who escaped from a prison after Taliban militants raided the facility on Sunday. Four senior officials at the prison in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province were suspended Monday after about 150 insurgents, armed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades, stormed the prison, freeing 388 prisoners. The Taliban claimed […]

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