Kidnapped Reporter Stephen Farrell Freed; Afghan Aide Killed

British commandos dropped from helicopters and stormed a compound in northern Afghanistan overnight to free captured New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell, but a firefight with his Taliban captors killed Farrell's Afghan colleague, one of the commandos and family members of the compound's owner. The death of Sultan Munadi, a veteran freelance journalist who had been working for The New York Times for four years and the British soldier sparked questions in the Afghan media about the wisdom...Full Story
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