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  • Former prime minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League-N party, Nawaz Sharif, gestures while speaking to members of the media at his residence in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, May 13, 2013.

    The CIA's drone campaign targeting al-Qaeda and other militants in the tribal regions has been extremely controversial in Pakistan where people say it frequently kills innocent civilians.

    LAST UPDATE : May 14, 2013, 2:00 AM EDT
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  • Afghan Army soldiers gather at a training facility on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Afghanistan had claimed earlier this week that its forces were fired on in the Goshta district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, the same place where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces left an Afghan border policeman dead and two Pakistani soldiers wounded last week. Relations between the two neighbors have been severely strained between the two sides over the demarcatio

    Villagers in the town of Maiwand said Afghan police opened fire on hundreds of demonstrators who were protesting NATO raids.

    LAST UPDATE : May 08, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT
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  • Afghans chant slogans against Pakistan during a demonstration in Kochkin area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 6, 2013. Afghanistan says it has lodged an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border. The Foreign Ministry says the incident along the eastern frontier took place early Monday at the same location where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces killed an Afghan border policeman and wounded two Pakista

    Warned that it would not be responsible for the consequences if a border spat between the two countries escalated further.

    LAST UPDATE : May 07, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT
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  • Afghans chant slogans against Pakistan during a demonstration in Kochkin area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 6, 2013. Afghanistan says it has lodged an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border. The Foreign Ministry says the incident along the eastern frontier took place early Monday at the same location where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces killed an Afghan border policeman and wounded two Pakista

    Afghanistan lodged an official protest with Pakistan on Monday after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border.

    LAST UPDATE : May 06, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT
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