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U.S. presses pause in handover of Afghan detainees    The United States declined Monday to surrender an undisclosed number of detainees during the handover of a prison to Afghan control US to hand Bagram back to Afghans Map of Bagram Afghanistan
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B. 2014-03-01 Taliban fighters freed by jail trick Kandahar
2013-06-20 Taliban offer to free US soldier in exchange for Guantanamo prisoners Afghanistan
3. 2013-03-25 US army hands over Bagram prison Bagram, Afghanistan
4. 2012-09-10 U.S. presses pause in handover of Afghan detainees Bagram, Afghanistan
5. 2012-09-09 US to hand Bagram back to Afghans Bagram, Afghanistan
G. 2012-03-10 Guantanamo Taliban 'accept deal' Guantanamo
H. 2011-04-24 Hundreds escape from Afghan jail Kandahar
I. 2009-02-20 'No US rights' for Bagram inmates Bagram, Afghanistan

US army hands over Bagram prison Map of Bagram Afghanistan
  Taliban fighters freed by jail trick  Kandahar: Prison officials have been tricked into releasing a dozen fighters. A letter was sent to the prison requesting the release of 28 prisoners US 'concern' over Afghan releases  Washington: Washington has expressed concern about a plan by the Afghan government to release scores of prisoners considered by the US to be dangerous   Taliban offer to free US soldier in exchange for Guantanamo prisoners

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  The Afghan Taliban say they are ready to hand over a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their senior operatives
  The US has handed over to Afghanistan the only prison still under American control, resolving an issue that has strained ties between the countries

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  The US military is set to hand control of a controversial prison housing 3,000 Taliban fighters and terrorism suspects to the Afghan authorities
Mar.10   Guantanamo Taliban 'accept deal'  5 senior fighters held at Guantanamo Bay have agreed to be moved to custody in Qatar as part of a peace plan, Afghan government officials sa...

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Apr.24 Hundreds escape from Afghan jail
  Kandahar: More than 470 inmates at an Afghan jail have escaped through a tunnel hundreds of metres long, dug from the outside

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Feb.20 'No US rights' for Bagram inmates   The justice department ruled that Detainees being held at Bagram Air Base cannot use US courts to challenge their detention

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Jun.13 Taliban jail raid frees hundreds
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  Kandahar: About 340 Militants attacked a main prison in Kandahar province, blowing its entrance open and allowing a large number of inmates to escape
 Afghan security forces hunt for hundreds of prisoners who escaped from a jail after Taliban fighters blew up the main gate. A state of emergency has been declared in the city
Jan.8   'Bribes' free top Taliban leader  Mullah Sorkh Naqaibullah responsible for leading attacks on British troops says he has been freed from prison after paying a bribe

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Feb.28 Armed inmates roaming free
  Prisoners armed with chains and knives are roaming highest-security prison after negotiations broke down Feb.26 Troops surround riot jail  Kabul: Afghan forces have surrounded Pul-e-Charkhi where an uprising by up to 2,000 prisoners is under way

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Jul.11 Prisoners escape US base   4 'dangerous enemy combatants' have escaped from the Bagram air base

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Dec.17 8 die in jailbreak bid
  Kabul: 2 inmates and 5 prison guards have been killed in an attempted jailbreak in Kabul

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Oct.29 Freed detainees describe treatment  3 Afghans released after captivity at a U.S. military base in Cuba said they were chained up during interrogations May.13 EU 'horror' at jail conditions  An envoy has called for urgent action to improve the conditions of former Taleban fighters held prisoner by faction leader Dostum Feb.7   Geneva Conventions apply to Taliban
  USA: US decided that the Conventions on the conduct of war will apply to captured Taleban soldiers, but not al-Qaeda fighters

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Aug.27 Diplomats to see detainees  Kabul: 3 Western diplomats and 2 relatives of foreign aid workers accused of preaching Christianity have arrived in Kabul Aug.25 Red Cross visits Kabul detainees
  International Committee of the Red Cross visited 2 Americans, 2 Australians, 4 Germans and 16 Afghan aid workers

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