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NATO helicopter strike wounds two Pakistani soldiers

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — NATO helicopters from Afghanistan wounded two Pakistani soldiers in a cross-border attack Tuesday, officials said, triggering a “strong protest” from Islamabad as tensions with the US simmered after Osama bin Laden’s death. The two choppers opened fire in the direction of a restive tribal region in Pakistan’s…

Pakistan defends supply line ‘blockade’ as tensions with US grow

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States defended his country’s blockade of a NATO supply line Sunday and hinted it was triggered by uncertainty in his government over whether Pakistan and the US are on the same side in the war against the Taliban. Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union,…

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