World Aug 20

An Afghan security guard walks during a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan, Aug. 12, 2018. Photo by Reuters
Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

Afghan forces rescued nearly 150 people Monday, including women and children, hours after the Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses and abducted them. The quick response marked a rare if limited battlefield success for the troops after weeks of unrelenting…