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  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 photo, Pakistani customers from the tribal area of Waziristan buy fertilizer at a shop in Bannu, Pakistan.

    Pakistan's effort to cut off the flow of fertilizer to militants using it to make bombs in this key tribal sanctuary along the Afghan border has outraged local farmers.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
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  • In this Saturday, April 14, 2012 photo, a farmer walks in a field in the Pakistani tribal area of Mir Ali in Waziristan region along the Afghanistan border. Pakistan's efforts to cut off the flow of fertilizer to militants using it to make bombs in a key tribal sanctuary along the Afghan border has outraged local farmers, who complain the policy has failed to stymie insurgents but has cut their crop yields in half.

    Pakistan's effort to cut off the flow of fertilizer to militants using it to make bombs in this key tribal sanctuary along the Afghan border has outraged local farmers.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
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  • The violence, fueled mostly by religious zealots, reflects the tension between Muslims and the secular West that followed the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:00 AM EST
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  • Looking to win voters even as they swore off negative attacks, the presidential candidates clashed over whether the country is a safer place on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 photo, Shiite Muslims visit their graveyard in Pakistan's violent Baluchistan capital of Quetta, Pakistan, where radical Sunni Muslim rivals have terrorized and murdered minority Shiites in a wave of suicide bombings and target killings.

    Pakistan's Shiite minority is feeling under siege as Sunni militants who view them as heretics step up a campaign of sectarian attacks.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • President Barack Obama first lady Michelle Obama, and members of the White House staff pause during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept, 11th, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are at Arlington National Cemetery visiting the graves of service members killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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