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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 doesn’t want war with India on Kashmir: Gilani


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan and India have fought four wars on the Kashmir issue but can't afford any more in "this 21st century", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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India, US pitch for Afghan-led reconciliation process


January 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Reviewing the situation in Afghanistan, India and the US Friday agreed to pitch for "an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned" reconciliation process and discussed the ongoing political ... Read more...

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UAE leaders meet foreign counterparts


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met their counterparts from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Qatar and Lebanon to discuss a range of issues.UAE ... Read more...

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ISI chief visits Qatar (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha has met US officials during a visit to Qatar, which is also US Central Command's regional headquarters.Gen Pasha, ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief visits Qatar


December 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha has visited Qatar where he met US officials, sparking speculation of an attempt to set right troubled ties, ... 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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Pakistani parliament to debate on foreign policy review


December 21st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the parliament will soon open a debate on a detailed review of the ... Read more...

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Gilani sets conditions for relations with US


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said his country wanted new rules of engagement with the US with a guarantee to respect its sovereignty ... Read more...

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Border coordination centres not closed: Pakistan


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan has not shut border coordination centres, authorities said after NATO airstrikes close to the Afghanistan border left two dozen Pakistan Army soldiers dead.Associated Press of ... Read more...

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China supports peaceful reconstruction in Afghanistan


December 20th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) China supports a peaceful reconstruction process in which Afghanistan is run and owned by Afghans, the Chinese permanent representative to the UN has said.Li ... Read more...

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Gilani asks NATO to answer ‘disturbing questions’


December 13th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked NATO to answer the "disturbing questions" about last month's air strikes on two Pakistani army border posts ... 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 to review its foreign policy


December 9th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan will review its foreign policy at a conference of envoys following the NATO airstrikes that killed two dozen soldiers.The conference will be held Dec 12 ... Read more...

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India stability factor for region, key to Afghan solution: Germany


December 8th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Describing India as the "stability anchor" for the South Asian region, Germany Thursday said the international community needs "more" of this country and welcomed New ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 55 at Shiite shrine in Kabul


December 7th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 55 people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber targeted a large group of Shiites at a shrine in the Afghan capital of ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s boycott won’t affect cooperation: Karzai


December 6th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that Pakistan's boycott of the Bonn conference on the future of Afghanistan will not affect bilateral cooperation."We very much wished ... 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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Pakistan says it wants peace, stability in Afghanistan


December 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and stability in Afghanistan but boycotted the Bonn conference as it wanted to ensure the importance of its sovereignty, the foreign office has ... Read more...

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Bonn conference stresses on rebuilding Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Delegates from over 100 countries and international organisations, gathered in Germany's Bonn city Monday, were focusing their energies at an international conference on drawing up ... Read more...

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India pitches for Marshall Plan-like initiative for Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Warning against the dangers of abandoning Afghanistan, India Monday exhorted the international community to stay engaged for the long term to eliminate "sanctuaries of terror" ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants positive outcome from Bonn: Official


December 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it wants a positive outcome from the international conference being held in the German city of Bonn to draw up a roadmap for ... 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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US starts vacating Pakistani airbase


December 4th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) The US Sunday began to pull out from the Shamsi airbase that had been used to launch drone attacks, a move that came after Pakistan ... Read more...

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Worse days ahead for Pakistan-US ties: Daily


December 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan and America are both locked in a serious conflict which has been "worsened by the arrogance exhibited by the US", a Pakistani daily said Sunday ... Read more...

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No compromise on Pakistan’s sovereignty: Khar


December 4th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan decided not to participate in the Bonn conference on Afghanistan to protest a NATO attack that left 24 soldiers dead, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar ... Read more...

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Highest regard for Pakistan’s sovereignty: Clinton


December 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) America has the highest regard for Pakistan's sovereignty, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in a telephone call.Gilani ... Read more...

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Khar speaks to Hague on NATO strike


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Friday apprised British Foreign Secretary William Hague about the NATO air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.Khar received a phone ... Read more...

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Pakistan senate calls for unity against foreign aggression


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Senate Friday passed a unanimous resolution which said that in case of foreign aggression, the nation would stand united for the country's defence.The resolution ... Read more...

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Karzai leaves for Bonn meet


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 2 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for Germany Friday to attend an international conference on the security situation and the future of his country, a statement ... Read more...

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Britain asks Pakistan to finish Haqqani network


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ahead of the Bonn conference on Afghanistan, Britain's AfPak envoy Mark Sedwill Friday "regretted" Pakistan's boycott of the conclave, but at the same time ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows stiff retaliation if attacked again (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has warned that any future aggression will see the country responding "with full force, regardless of the cost ... Read more...

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Pakistan gave the go-ahead for NATO strikes, says report


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani officials, who were unaware that their soldiers were in the area, gave the green signal for NATO airstrikes that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers ... Read more...

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No threat of military coup: Gilani


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) There is a no threat of a military coup, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, referring to a secret memo to Washington that said ... Read more...

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Pakistan has got carried away in boycotting Bonn meet: Daily


December 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan's shock and response over the NATO airstrike that killed 24 soldiers "at what is essentially the result of our double game is overcooked", a daily ... Read more...

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