TODAY   |  February 14, 2014

Afghanistan releases 65 alleged militants

Tensions between the country and the United States are growing after the release of the alleged militants despite strong objections from the U.S. Afghan officials cited lack of evidence as grounds to release the accused militants.

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>> in afghanistan this morning after the afghan government released 65 accused militants despite strong objections from the united states . afghan officials cite lack of evidence. but the u.s. embassy in kabul calls the move deeply regrettable and said the insurgents are considered dangerous and could return to carrying out attacks on u.s. soldiers . afghanistan's president hamid karzai said the u.s. must, quote, stop harassing his country's judges. and, quote, the release of the accused militants is of no concern to