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US acts on its own: Pakistani daily


August 27th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Drone strikes show that there has been no real change in the relations between the US and Pakistan, said a daily that criticised Washington for continuing ... Read more...

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Colombian rebel, presumed dead, appears in TV interview


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The second-in-command of the FARC guerrilla group's Southern Bloc, believed to have been killed in a Colombian military airstrike in 2010, reappeared in an interview with ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest reopening of NATO supply lines


July 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) An alliance of Islamic and political parties in Pakistan Sunday staged a protest motorcade against the government's decision to reopen the supply lines for NATO forces ... Read more...

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Pakistan to re-open NATO supply routes: Clinton


July 4th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Tuesday Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan. This was after she expressed her "deepest ... Read more...

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It’s not business as usual with Pakistan: NATO


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said there have been a decline in cooperation activities and "it's not business as usual with Pakistan"."No, it's not business ... Read more...

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Bilawal says he can defuse US-Pakistan tension


June 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he can help defuse the tension between Pakistan and the US.Bilawal said he can bridge the ... Read more...

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NATO endorses Obama’s exit plan from Afghanistan


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 22 (IANS) NATO leaders have endorsed President Barack Obama's plan for the withdrawal of the US-led international military force from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 in ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves for US to attend NATO summit


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has left for Chicago to attend a NATO summit as Pakistan mulls the reopening of supplies for the coalition forces in Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Obama to meet Karzai in Chicago


May 18th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai during a NATO summit in Chicago Sunday, a White House official said."Obviously it is ... Read more...

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Pakistan, ISAF discuss border coordination


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and ISAF commanders met in the garrison city of Rawalpindi Saturday and discussed "operations in border areas and coordination mechanisms to avoid untoward incidents", ... Read more...

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Pakistan disputes Clinton on Al Qaeda chief


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday asked the US for information on Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri's presence in Pakistan, after Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda’s online magazine unexpectedly returns


May 4th, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday unexpectedly released two more editions of its English-language online magazine that serves as a guide to potential and future ... Read more...

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Pakistan daily fears UN sanctions over `strategic assets’


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Any further attempt on Pakistan's part to preserve its "so-called strategic assets" would further isolate the country and might even invite UN sanctions, warned ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan-US ties face profound, existential problems’


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) There can be no worse indication of the state of Pakistan-US ties than Washington refusing to apologise for the deaths of soldiers in a NATO ... Read more...

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ISI has political wing, admits minister


March 13th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has always had a political wing, admitted Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.There has always been a political wing in ... Read more...

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Afghans hold anti-US demonstration


March 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of angry protesters Saturday chanted anti-US slogans demanding prosecution of foreign troops at a rally in Afghanistan, Press TV reported.The rally was held in ... Read more...

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Antipathy to the US has become visceral: Pakistani daily


February 16th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) There is an antipathy towards the US that transcends the merely political and has in fact "become visceral", said a Pakistani daily.Taking a dig at US ... Read more...

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Israeli jets raid Gaza


February 12th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 12 (IANS) Israeli fighter jets Saturday night raided four targets in the Gaza Strip, wounding at least two people, medics and witnesses said.Israeli F16 warplanes hovered over the ... Read more...

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Pakistan disagrees with US findings on NATO attack


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan does not agree with the US findings on a NATO airstrike last year that left 24 of its soldiers dead, authorities said.Inter Services Public Relations, ... Read more...

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Diplomatic thaw in US-Pakistan ties: Daily


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The ties between the US and Pakistan are witnessing a diplomatic thaw but it won't be back to business as usual, said a daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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NATO vehicles caused Rs.150 bn damage to Pakistan highways


December 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan has calculated that vehicles carrying NATO supplies in containers caused damage worth Rs.150 billion to its highways over the past 10 years.Communications Minister Arbab Alamgir ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots down NATO airstrike probe report (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected the report of an investigation into last month's NATO airstrike that left two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead, saying it is "short on facts".Inter-Services ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects NATO strike probe report


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected an investigation report by the US into last month's NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a media report said Friday.Geo News reported ... Read more...

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`Afghan stability must for peace in Pakistan’


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Stability in Afghanistan is important for peace in Pakistan and Islamabad wants to improve its ties with Kabul, Senate Chairman Farooq H. Naek has said.Non-interference ... Read more...

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No more Abbottabad-like incidents, Gilani tells US


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan wants new rules of engagement with the US and an assurance of "no Abbottabad-like unilateral action in future", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Snapping diplomatic ties not in our interest: Rabbani (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Severing diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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‘Severing diplomatic ties can undermine Pakistan’s interests’


December 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Snapping diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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`Pakistan ready to communicate with coalition forces’


December 14th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) commander General John Allen said Pakistan has showed signs of resuming communication exchange that was stopped after a NATO airstrike that ... Read more...

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No compromise on sovereignty: Pakistan PM


December 14th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan will not compromise on sovereignty and national honour, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani Tuesday said that under no circumstances could Pakistan accept ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reassess ties with US, NATO: Gilani


December 10th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan is reassessing its relations with the US and NATO, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO airstrike that left 24 soldiers dead ... Read more...

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Pakistan army chief, PM discuss national security


December 10th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani discussed matters of national security with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO airstrike that left ... Read more...

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52 dead, 130 injured in triple Afghanistan bombings


December 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 6 (IANS) Fiftytwo people were killed and at least 130 injured in massive blasts that tore through Kabul, Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after ... Read more...

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US welcomes Gilani comment seeking good ties


December 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) The US has welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's comment that Islamabad seeks to have good ties with Washington and wants to enhance its ... Read more...

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Pakistan to review all accords with US, NATO: Gilani


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan will review all its agreements with the US and NATO in the aftermath of the NOv 26 airstrike that left two dozen Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan may attend Bonn conference


December 5th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan may have low-level participation in the Bonn conference after a telephone call from US President Barack Obama to President Asif Ali Zardari to express ... Read more...

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