Afghans, U.S. sign deal on night raids

FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan government says it has reached a deal with the U.S. to govern controversial night raids by American forces. The Afghan Foreign Ministry says the memorandum of understanding on special operations will be signed later Sunday, April 8, 2012, by Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak and the commander of U.S. forces, Gen. John Allen. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid, File)The U.S. and Afghanistan signed a deal Sunday giving Afghans authority over raids of Afghan homes, resolving one of the most contentious issues between the two wartime allies.

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