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  • An Afghan soldier (right) escorts a released prisoner, Mohammad Karim, following the handover of the U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    U.S., Afghans locked in dispute over detainees

    President Hamid Karzai welcomed Monday's handover of the main American-run prison to Afghan forces as a victory for Afghan sovereignty, though he and U.S. officials remain locked in a dispute over the fate of hundreds of Taliban and terror suspects behind bars.

  • Gul Rahman Qazi, center, head of an Afghan investigative commission speaks during a media conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. Afghan President Karzai had charged the commission with investigating the detention of some hundreds of suspected militants and the investigative commission has accused the U.S. military of abusing detainees at its largest prison. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    Afghan panel alleges U.S. detainee abuse

    An Afghan investigative commission accused the American military Saturday of abuse at its main prison in the country, repeating President Hamid Karzai's demand that the U.S. turn over all detainees to Afghan custody and saying anyone held without evidence should be freed.

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