Pakistani security officials comb the site of a bomb explosion near a Shiite Muslim mosque in Karachi on November 21, 2012. Militants hit Pakistani security forces on the eve of a major international summit, killing 10 people in regional flashpoints on Wednesday as delegates arrived in the capital Islamabad. The attacks were a reminder of the security challenges in a country that has been plagued by Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked violence since the 9/11 attacks and comes during the holy month of Muharram, a magnet for sectarian attacks. (AFP/Getty Images)
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