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  • In this April, 20, 2007 file photo, Pakistani militant commander Maulvi Nazir meets associates in South Waziristan, Pakistan.

    The death of Maulvi Nazir could prove to be a contentious issue between Washington and Islamabad, which is believed to have struck a non-aggression pact with Nazir.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 03, 2013, 5:50 PM EST
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  • PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A government official says Pakistani authorities have asked tribal elders to help rescue 23 policemen who appear to have been kidnapped by the Taliban.

    The tribal policemen went missing Thursday when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons attacked two posts before dawn in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, the main sanctuary for al-Qaida and Taliban fighters in the country. Two policemen were killed in the attacks.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 28, 2012, 7:16 AM EST
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  • A government official says Pakistani authorities have asked tribal elders to help rescue 23 policemen who appear to have been kidnapped by the Taliban.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 28, 2012, 1:26 PM EST
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