Five US soldiers are killed in separate gun attacks and bombing incidents in the east and south of Afghanistan, Nato says.
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At least 45 people are killed in a suicide bombing in a Pakistani tribal village on the border with Afghanistan, officials say.
Corruption in Afghanistan has doubled in the two years since 2007, according to a survey by an anti-corruption charity.
The new commander of US-led forces in Afghanistan, Gen David Petraeus, formally takes over the 130,000-strong force.
At least 35 people are killed and 175 injured as suicide attackers target a Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
US Afghanistan commander Gen Petraeus vows to protect Afghan civilians in the Taliban conflict, as he briefs Nato in Brussels.