Germany's Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle says his country won't leave Afghanistan alone after 2014
German FM Guido Westerwelle with German soldiers in Afghanistan
Pakistani authorities have released Hafiz Saeed, the man believed to have planned the 2008 attacks in Mumbai. More than 170 people were killed over the three-day siege. India reacted with outrage at the decision.
Al Qaeda's former chief was killed in 2011, but the person who allegedly helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has been languishing in jail for over six years. Shakil Afridi's family has no trust in the judicial system.
Pakistan has started constructing a controversial border fence along Afghanistan. Islamabad says it aims to restrict the movement of militants across the porous border, but experts say it alone won't solve the problem.
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