Conflict Zones

Very few internal or cross-border disputes these days stay hidden from the wider world. Friendly nations end up embroiled in others' wars and neighbors become peacemakers. This is where we look at our connections during chaos and calm.

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Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, shown here in 2005, was killed Friday in Khost, Afghanistan. AP reporter Kathy Gannon was injured. Both have covered Afghanistan for many years.