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Pakistan summons top US diplomat over anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Friday summoned the US charge d'affaires Richard Hoagland to the foreign ministry and lodged a strong protest with him over a blasphemous video posted on ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest drone strikes


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday summoned a senior American diplomat and conveyed its protest over the recent drone strikes in the country's North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Aung Suu Kyi to receive highest US award


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the highest US award, the Congressional Gold Medal, when she visits that country this year.She was expected ... Read more...

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‘India, US need to foster women entrepreneurship’


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India and the US need to engage more to develop entrepreneurship among women, an American diplomat said as the two countries are scheduled to deliberate ... Read more...

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US for growing trade with India in food products


March 13th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The US is looking forward to growing trade in food products with India, a senior American diplomat said Tuesday."In the US, we love Indian food. ... Read more...

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US to issue 14 percent more visas for Indians


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The US has taken a number of steps to simplify and quicken visa process and target 14 percent yearly increase in travellers from India ... Read more...

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US diplomat’s car hits motorcyclist in Islamabad


October 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A motorcyclist here was critically injured when he was hit by a US diplomat's car, a media report said Saturday.Khizar, 26, was Friday riding a motorbike ... Read more...

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Burleigh interim US ambassador to India


June 30th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) With Timothy J. Roemer heading back to Washington, A. Peter Burleigh, a veteran Hindi-speaking American diplomat, will take charge Friday as interim US ambassador to ... Read more...

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Gadkari defends Jaitely on WikiLeaks expose


March 27th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday defended senior party colleague Arun Jaitley on a leaked US embassy cable which referred to the latter's ... Read more...

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Jaitley dismisses Wikileaks expose


March 26th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Saturday trashed a US embassy cable, released by Wikileaks, in which an American diplomat purportedly wrote that ... Read more...

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Congress criticizes BJP over fresh Wikileaks revelations


March 26th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): The Congress party on Saturday criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for denying the fresh revelations by whistle blowing website Wikileaks that one of their leaders said ... Read more...

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BJP signals normal functioning of parliament Wednesday


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday signalled normal functioning of the two houses of parliament on Wednesday, saying the government had agreed to a ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over cash-for-votes scandal


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted Tuesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sought a discussion on the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal that has figured in ... Read more...

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US diplomat was impressed with Rahul Gandhi: Wikileaks


March 20th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Thousands of secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed that an American diplomat was impressed by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.The Washington Post quoted the ... Read more...

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PM should quit over WikiLeaks revelations: Advani (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit "forthwith" and said he had lost the right to ... Read more...

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NDA asks PM to quit over WikiLeaks bombshell (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit "forthwith" and said he had lost the right to ... Read more...

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Clinton urges US Congress not to cut ‘important’ Pakistan aid


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Congress not to cut American aid to Pakistan even as lawmakers raised concerns about the continued incarceration of double murder-accused ... Read more...

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Retired diplomat Marc Grossman picked as new US special envoy to Af-Pak region


February 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has chosen Marc Grossman, a retired senior diplomat and former ambassador to Turkey, as the Obama administration's new Special Representative for Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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U.S.-Afghan-Pakistan trilateral meeting postponed amid prisoner row


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday announced it has postponed a planned trilateral meeting with Afghanistan and Pakistan amid a growing political crisis over the arrest of an ... Read more...

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Pak ignored ‘witness accounts, physical proof that show Davis acted in self-defense’: US


February 12th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 12(ANI): The US Consul General in Lahorehas 'regretted' that Pakistani authorities 'did not consider eyewitness accounts and physical evidence' when they stated that US diplomat Raymond Davis intentionally killed two ... Read more...

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Qureshi dropped as Pakistan foreign minister (Second Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A day after India and Pakistan decided to resume their stalled dialogue, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was dropped from the new, pruned 22-member cabinet sworn ... Read more...

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Two vehicles of US consulate ‘with fake license plates’ held in Islamabad


February 11th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 11(ANI): The Islamabad police have caught two vehicles of the US consulate having fake license plates on them.According to police, two suspicious vehicles were stopped at a check post ... Read more...

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Wife of Pak man shot by American diplomat in Lahore commits suicide


February 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): The wife of one of the two men gunned down by US diplomat Raymond Davis in Lahore last month, has committed suicide by eating rat poison.According to the ... Read more...

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Double murder-accused American diplomat in Lahore is a “former US Army officer”


February 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6(ANI): The office identity card of Raymond Davis, the double murder-accused US diplomat, who has been detained in Pakistan, shows he is a former US Army officer and a defence ... Read more...

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US warns Pak continued detention of murder-accused diplomat may hurt defence ties


February 5th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 5(ANI): The United States has conveyed a veiled threat to Pakistan that their bilateral defence cooperation can come under a cloud if the standoff on the issue of double murder-accused ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Govt. won’t bow to pressure in murder-accused US diplomat’s trial: Shahbaz


February 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 01(ANI): The government of Pakistan's Punjab province will not give in to any "national or international pressure" in the trial of double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis, Chief Minister Shahbaz ... Read more...

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Court will decide double murder-accused US diplomat’s fate, Zardari tells US


February 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 01(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has turned down a US Congressional delegation's demand to hand over double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis to the US government.According to sources, ... Read more...

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US diplomat row: Zardari says court will decide issue


February 1st, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Amid growing pressure to release an American diplomat arrested for killing two Pakistanis in Lahore, President Asif Ali Zardari Monday said the US should wait for the court's ... Read more...

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U.S. demands release of American diplomat in Pakistan, says he has immunity


January 29th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday urged authorities in the Pakistani city of Lahore to immediately release an American diplomat who is being held in the shooting deaths of ... Read more...

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US diplomat kills three Pakistanis in Lahore


January 28th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by BNO News
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A United States diplomat on Thursday killed three Pakistani people, two by shooting, in Lahore, Geo TV reported.Raymond David, a staff member of the U.S. Consulate, shot ... Read more...

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Iran denies WikiLeaks report that Ahmadinejad was slapped by Guards chief


January 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 4 (ANI): Iran has denied a WikiLeaks report that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was slapped by the chief of the country's Revolutionary Guards in January last year.During an interview ... Read more...

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Richard Holbrooke Passes Away


December 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American diplomat Richard Holbrooke breathed his last on Monday at George Washington Hospital on Monday. The veteran diplomat was admitted to the hospital last Friday after ... Read more...

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Veteran US Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Passes Away At 69


December 14th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Top ranking American diplomat Richard Holbrooke breathed his last at George Washington University Hospital in Washington on Monday. The former Special Representative of President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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US to renew demand for direct access to AQ Khan


September 26th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): The United States is planning to renew its demand for direct access to Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan in a bid to prevent China from building ... Read more...

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Barack Obama Enunciates USD 33 Million For The Pakistanis Rendered Homeless Due To The Devastating Floods


September 4th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 4, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American President, Barack Obama, has bequeathed his endorsement for an executive memorandum that will make available an additional USD 33 million for the Pakistanis dispossessed ... Read more...

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