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Canada drops non-military sanctions on Myanmar


April 25th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 25 (IANS) Canada has suspended its non-military sanctions against Myanmar in recognition of the latter's moves towards democracy.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird Tuesday said he made the decision ... Read more...

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Pakistan to do hard thinking over NATO attack: Acting president


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan will have to do some hard thinking to safeguard the interests of its nationals following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties set to top envoys’ meeting in Pakistan


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A two-day conference of Pakistani envoys opened in Islamabad Monday to deliberate on "different aspects" of the country's foreign policy with special focus on reviewing ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI arrested CIA informants in Osama raid: NYT


June 15th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency has arrested some Pakistani informants who fed information to the US Central Intelligence Agency before the raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout deep ... Read more...

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After Mumbai attack, US told Pakistan of LeT link: Report


May 15th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) After the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, top Bush administration officials told Pakistan there was "irrefutable" intelligence proof that Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-i-Taiba (LeT) was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US expert says Bhatti’s murder “shows pattern of growing religious intolerance” in Pak


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): The assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti for advocating reforms of the controversial blasphemy laws establishes a "pattern of growing religious intolerance" in the country, noted South ... Read more...

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Analysts doubt Egypt army’s commitment to smooth transition of power


February 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 13 (ANI): Although Egypt's army rulers have promised that they would eventually hand over power to an elected government to establish stability in the country, many political analysts are of ... Read more...

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China’s civilian leadership was unaware of stealth fighter jet test flight


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.12 (ANI): China's civilian leadership has apparently been caught off-guard by the country's military conducting a test flight of a new stealth fighter jet on Tuesday.According to the New York Times, ... Read more...

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Pak media publish ‘fake’ WikiLeaks cables attacking India for false propoganda


December 10th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): The whistle blower website WikiLeaks is being exploited for propaganda purposes against India by Pakistani newspapers, which have published fake cables attacking the Indian Army.Citing the WikiLeaks ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kayani’s tenure extension will undermine Pak parliament’s authority: Experts


July 24th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): Political analysts in Pakistan have warned that the three-year extension of Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani's tenure will undermine the authority of the country's parliament.General Kayani was originally ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Clinton arrives in Pakistan


July 18th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan Sunday to discuss Pakistan's role in fighting Taliban militants in the region and outline America's strategy to withdraw ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad on surprise visit


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife on Saturday afternoon arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit to mark Independence Day and to meet with Iraqi leaders.Biden's ... Read more...

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US commander McChrystal derides Vice-President Biden, Holbrooke and envoy


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): America's top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, and his advisors have reportedly ridiculed Vice President Joe Biden, President Barack Obama's Special Envoy to Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Arlington National Cemetery Investigation Lists Out 200 Misidentified Graves, Officers Suspended


June 11th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent Army investigation have listed out a total of 200 graves which are said to have been misidentified at the Arlington National Cemetery. This ... Read more...

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Lech Kaczynski Dies In Tragic Plane Crash


April 10th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Poland, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski was killed in an air crash when his aircraft tried to land amidst thick fog at the Smolensk airport in ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden on surprise visit to Baghdad


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Biden arrived in Baghdad on Friday to meet with Iraqi leaders and visit U.S. troops there.Biden's visit to Iraq is not completely unexpected. Last ... Read more...

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“Crunch time” for Pak to act following Obama raising concern about terror safe havens


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.3 (ANI): President Barack Obama's revamped Afghan strategy and his clear cut talks highlighting the presence of terror safe havens on Pakistani soil has probably for the first time delivered ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US can apply four policies to encourage change in Pak mindset: Expert


December 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.1 (ANI): An expert on South Asian affairs has said that the US can pursue, support and encourage Pakistan in its transition from tolerating to fighting the various militant groups on ... Read more...

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US reluctant to openly support Waziristan offensive


October 21st, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): Despite playing a proactive role in Pakistan's Waziristan offensive against the Taliban, the United States has almost been reluctant to acknowledge its support for the military operation."Washington ... Read more...

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Pakistanis prefer instability to dictatorship: Survey


May 13th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) An overwhelming number of Pakistanis prefer the instability and insecurity of a democratically-elected government to stability and prosperity under a military dictatorship, a new survey has found. Seventy-three ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Under pressure Pak to shift 6,000 troops from border with India to Afghan side


April 30th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.30 (ANI): Under immense pressure from the United States and the international community, Pakistan has decided to shift around 6000 troops from its eastern border with India to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak leadership slowly waking up to Taliban threat: US expert


April 27th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.27 (ANI): The Taliban's agreement to pull out of Buner district in the North West Frontier Province following Pakistan's deployment of paramilitary troops to the area demonstrates the Pakistan military ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s break-up will threaten US, India: Experts


April 18th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 18 (IANS) US officials see little hope of preventing nuclear-armed Pakistan from disintegrating into fiefdoms controlled by Islamist warlords and terrorists, posing a security threat to both ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dangerous political brinkmanship pushing Pak over the edge: Expert


March 15th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.15 (ANI): The people of Pakistan have suffered enough instability and uncertainty over the last two years and deserve more maturity and less dangerous brinksmanship from their political leaders, feels ... Read more...

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Pak edging closer to the abyss: NYT editorial


March 1st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.1 (ANI): Though no one wants to say it out loud, Pakistan is edging ever closer to the abyss, thanks to factors like threats from extremists, an unraveling economy, ... Read more...

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Move ‘further and faster’ on Mumbai attacks: Miliband tells Pakistan


February 5th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband says Pakistan must move “further and faster” in punishing those responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks in order to repair broken ... Read more...

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Zardari calls for Pak civilian leaders role in fighting out terrorism


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 22 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari urged civil and political leaders to confront the war on terror, saying that the military and security agencies could not be ... Read more...

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US must bolster support to fragile Pak govt to win its war-on-terror: NYT


September 23rd, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Sept 23 (ANI): The US administration must put its weight behind the new civilian government in Islamabad to bolster its efforts to strike against terrorists in its territory, ... Read more...

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Pak Army orders troops to fire at US forces in case of future raids


September 17th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 17 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to the highly unusual Sept. 3 ground attack by US commandos near the Angoor Ada town, the Pakistan Army has reportedly ordered ... Read more...

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US media warns of dangers after Musharraf exit


August 19th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) The US media Tuesday warned of the dangers posed by the added uncertainty caused by Pervez Musharraf's resignation as Pakistan president to US efforts against Al Qaeda with ... Read more...

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Theories abound in Islamabad over ISI fiasco


July 29th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 29 (ANI): Several reasons are being cited in Islamabad for the sudden U-turn by Pakistan government of putting back the intelligence agency ISI under the purview of the ... Read more...

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Bush must use Gilanis US visit to ensure more closely monitored military aid: NYT


July 28th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York , July 28 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilanis ongoing visit, his first after becoming PM, to the US will give President George Bush an opportunity to recast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iraq asks NATO to extend its training mission


April 17th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, April 17 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Thursday asked NATO to extend its training mission of Iraq's security forces to the country's infantry. "NATO-trained police forces have proved effective and ... Read more...

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Pakistan civilian leadership support vital for war on terrorism, says US analyst


November 14th, 2007 - 2:07 am ICT by admin
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