Praise God, two of the Korean hostages have been released "unconditionally as a gesture of good faith" by the Taliban. Read the entire New York times story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/13/world/asia/13cnd-hostages.html?ex=1344744000&en=6e2a8b8acc6241c5&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalinkex=1344744000&en=6e2a8b8acc6241c5&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink
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Praise God for the release of these women. Keep praying that the rest of the hostages will be safely released soon. Let this be an encouragement to keep praying.