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US military calls for more trust with Pakistan


December 27th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The US Central Command Monday called for enhanced trust-building measures, including full disclosure of all facilities and installations near the Afghan border, to avoid a repetition ... Read more...

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Insurgents still being supported by sanctuaries, logistics originating in Pak: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): The insurgency in Afghanistan continues to enjoy sanctuary in the Pakistan border region, from where they can regenerate insurgent command and control and operational capacity, and Islamabad needs to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to get $3.1 bn in US aid in 2012


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's 2012 budget proposes $3.1 billion financial assistance to Pakistan as part of $5.3 billion "in core assistance and diplomatic support to ... Read more...

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‘Frustrated’ US military seeking to expand ground raids in Pak tribal areas


December 21st, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Senior US military commanders in Afghanistan are pushing for an expanded campaign of Special Operations ground raids across the border into Pakistan's tribal areas.The proposal, reflecting the growing ... Read more...

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Safe militant havens in Pakistan slow Afghan war: US report


November 24th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) A new US Defence Department report says Pakistan's failure to shut down safe havens for militants and the Taliban's ability to adapt are slowing efforts ... Read more...

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Pak not making enough progress in war on terror: Gates


November 18th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Pakistan is not making enough progress in the war against terrorism, even though its commitment to eradicate extremism has significantly increased in the last one year, US Defence ... Read more...

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Eight Kurdish rebels killed in Turkey


September 14th, 2009 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Anakara, Sep 14 (Xinhua) Eight rebels of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) were killed by Turkish security forces in southeastern Turkey, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported Sunday. The security forces clashed ... Read more...

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Turkish planes strike Kurdish targets in Iraq


February 6th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Feb 6 (Xinhua) Turkish planes have carried out air strikes against Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported Friday quoting the Turkish General Staff. General ... Read more...

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Turkish planes hit Kurdish targets in Iraq


December 29th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Dec 28 (Xinhua) Turkish jets have struck several targets of the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, the Turkish army said Sunday.Sources in the army said it carried out several ... Read more...

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War on terror: Pakistan did not agree to new US rules of engagement


September 13th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sep 13 (ANI): New rules of engagement authorising United States ground attacks inside Pakistan , signed by President George W Bush in July, were not agreed to by Islamabad ... Read more...

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Pak will allow US strikes only to hit Osama, Zawahiri and none else


July 5th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington , July 5 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is learnt to have made up his mind to tell US President George Bush, when he meets him on July ... Read more...

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Pakistan decries US claim on cross-border operation


July 3rd, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, July 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday said its army has the sole responsibility of fighting terrorism on its soil and it would not allow cross-border operations by foreign troops in pursuit of ... Read more...

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Rice says Nov 3 emergency was one of the mistakes Musharraf made


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that imposing emergency on Nov 3, 2007, was one of the mistakes Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf committed, but Washington ... Read more...

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Turkey begins troop pullout from northern Iraq


February 29th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ankara, Feb 29 (Xinhua) Turkish troops Friday started withdrawing from northern Iraq, eight days after they crossed the border to launch a ground offensive against the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) rebels. ... Read more...

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77 Kurdish rebels killed in northern Iraq


February 27th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ankara, Feb 27 (Xinhua) At least 77 Kurdish separatists were killed on the sixth day of cross-border operations in the north of Iraq, Turkish army said Wednesday. In a statement posted on ... Read more...

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Turkish army launches ground incursion into Iraq


February 22nd, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ankara, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Turkish troops have launched a cross-border operation into northern Iraq in pursuit of militants of the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish military said Friday. According to a ... Read more...

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Musharraf in power play game to isolate religious parties ahead of polls


December 3rd, 2007 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
Attn: News Editors/News Desks: Following is an analysis done by Mr. Saleem Shahzad, the Pakistan Bureau chief of the Asia Times online. We do hope this will be of use to your ... Read more...

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