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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Ulf Baumann
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four armed assailants kidnapped a German aid worker dining with her husband at a restaurant in Kabul in a brazen midday attack, as the Taliban said negotiations for the release of 19 remaining South Korean hostages have failed.
He said she spoke fluent Dari and had worked for the group in Kabul since September 2006, along with her husband, who is also German.
The woman works for the Ora International aid group, based in the central German town of Korbach, said Ulf Baumann, a spokesman for the organization.