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Pakistan Vows to Help Afghans Fight Terror

Pakistan’s prime minister on Sunday pledged “seamless cooperation” with Afghanistan in fighting terrorism and Islamic extremism, while violence flared along the countries’ shared border. Shaukat Aziz made the comments during a one-day trip to the Afghan capital to discuss security and trade issues with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has urged international support for his country ahead of key legislative elections in September. The visit comes amid increasing violence in Afghanistan, particularly along the Pakistani border, that has left more than 700 people dead since March. Officials have warned that the bloodshed may worsen before the polls. Full Story

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