Global Week in Review: South Sudan Peace Talks Begin

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  • China Crushes Illegal Ivory
  • Syria Rebels Free 50 Captives From Al-Qaeda-Linked Fighters
  • Afghanistan to Free 88 Prisoners
  • Senegal Seizes Russian Trawler for Illegal Fishing
  • Death Threats Suspend Tunisia Constitution Debate
  • Critical South Sudan Talks Begin
  • Thousands Evacuated From Central African Republic
  • African Migrants Ask for Asylum in Israel

Afghanistan to Free 88 Prisoners

Afghanistan plans to free 88 prisoners from a jail at an air base north of Kabul, although the U.S. government says they are a threat to security and were involved in killing foreign troops. A review board looking at the prisoners’ cases says there is no reason to continue holding them.  (Photo: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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