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India pushes for 26/11 CBM, Pakistan rejects state role (Evening Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India Thursday pressed Pakistan to bring to justice those guilty of the 26/11 attack and said it could be the biggest confidence building measure (CBM) ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects accusations on 26/11 (Afternoon Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Islamabad Thursday rejected any involvement of state agencies in the Mumbai terror attack and offered a joint probe as India and Pakistan decided to take ... Read more...

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US reiterates support for India’s role in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) As Pakistan agreed to reopen ground supply lines into Afghanistan after a US apology of sorts, the United States reiterated its support for India's constructive ... Read more...

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Obama ‘briefly’ meets Zardari


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke "briefly" with Pakistan's Asif Ali Zardari twice on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Chicago, the White House has ... Read more...

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Mexico takes action to keep criminals out of elections


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 2 (IANS/EFE) A security agreement to keep drug traffickers and other organized crime groups from interfering with Mexico's July 1 general elections has been signed by President ... Read more...

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India to be more liberal to boost trade, solve water issue: Hasina


January 11th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday asked India to be more generous and liberal to increase business between the two neighbours and to come forward ... Read more...

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Pakistan for military action against terror: Gilani


November 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan supports military actions against terrorists to safeguard its own interest and for global peace, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani told ABC News: ... Read more...

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Australia wants stronger economic ties with Pakistan


October 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia has sought meaningful dialogue with Pakistan to deepen economic ties, it was reported here.Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Clinton warns of terrorists-pursuit on Afghan-Pakistan border


October 20th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday said terrorists would be targeted in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border areas. Addressing a joint press conference with President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan ties should go beyond terrorism: Gilani


August 24th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Relations between the US and Pakistan should go beyond terrorism and cover areas of bilateral relations on a durable basis, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Clinton visit: US firms to showcase counter-terror innovations


July 17th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, July 17 (IANS) With the July 13 Mumbai blasts putting the spotlight on increased security cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reaches India Monday on a ... Read more...

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Pakistan for currency swap deal with Iran


July 17th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Pakistan has proposed a currency swap agreement with Iran to boost bilateral trade and economic relations between them.President Asif Ali Zardari made the proposal to his ... Read more...

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Osama intelligence failure is our fault: Pakistani daily


May 6th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily admits frankly that "we ourselves are primarily at fault" over the intelligence failure on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who ... Read more...

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‘ISI must be utterly stupid to harbour Osama at Abbottabad’: Musharraf


May 4th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) must be utterly stupid to harbour Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a prominent place like Abbottabad city, home to the country's ... Read more...

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Osama’s death a milestone for anti-terror effort: China


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) China has described the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as a milestone and a positive development for international anti-terrorism efforts. Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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China says Bin Laden’s death milestone for anti-terrorism efforts


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): China's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has said that the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was a milestone and a positive development for the international anti-terrorism efforts.Jiang Yu ... Read more...

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US, India share common targets in fighting terrorism: Ambassador Roemer


April 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Tuesday said both the nations shared common targets to combat militancy."This is something I have been saying for the ... Read more...

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Baloch rights body condemns brutal killing of Sindhi leaders


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned the brutal and inhuman killings of Sindhi nationalist leaders by what it called the death squads of ... Read more...

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Gilani calls for Af-Pak cooperation in war on terror (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Saturday terrorism was a common enemy of his country and Afghanistan, and called for joint effort in ... Read more...

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Pakistan backs Saudi stance on Gulf, Middle East: Gilani


March 27th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 27(ANI): Pakistan understands and supports the Saudi stance on the Gulf and the Middle East, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talking to Prince Bander Bin Sultan Bin ... Read more...

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Pak, India must set up counterterrorism centres for bilateral cooperation: Seminar


March 10th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 10(ANI): India and Pakistan should establish Counter Terrorism Centres (CTCs) in their capitals as a way to institutionalise bilateral cooperation against terrorism, a two-day strategic seminar organised under Aman Ki ... Read more...

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Hezbollah might attack Israeli target to help Iran: Israel


February 21st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.21 (ANI): The Northern Command of the Israel Defence Force (IDF) believes Iran may initiate an attack against Tel Aviv if it feels under pressure due to anti-government protests.It said ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Sangakkara bat in UN campaign to combat AIDS


January 26th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Rivals of the field, Indian cricket opener Virender Sehwag and Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara are batting together against a common enemy in a United Nations-backed ... Read more...

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No communication gap between Pakistan, India on outstanding issues: Gilani


December 29th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Dec 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has denied any communication gap with India on resolving Kashmir and other outstanding issues, but asked New Delhi not to hold ... Read more...

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“No foreign forces allowed or required to operate inside Pakistan”: Haqqani


December 21st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Pakistan will not allow any foreign troops to operate on its soil, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said in response to a media report that ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghan leaders discuss security, cooperation (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (DPA) The leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday called for greater cooperation in security and intelligence to tackle rising militancy that has rocked their countries. Afghan President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Cats and Dogs (2010)


August 21st, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore: Moderately funnyRating: 2.5 out of 5*Starring: Voices of James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Bette Midler and Roger MooreDirector: Brad PeytonAugust 21, 2010 ... Read more...

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Pak minister vows to fight terrorists despite son’s assassination


July 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Pabbi, July 28(ANI): Pakistani politician Iftikhar Hussain, whose only son was assassinated last week, has vowed to continue his fight against terrorists and terrorist groups, calling them enemies of humanity.Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Read more...

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India reminds world of Taliban reintegration redlines, gets US backing (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 20 (IANS) Warning of the dangers of a selective approach towards terrorism, India Tuesday joined world leaders in backing the reintegration plan of the Afghan government, but only on ... Read more...

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India reminds world of Taliban reintegration red lines


July 20th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 20 (IANS) Warning the world of the dangers of pursuing a selective approach towards terrorism, India Tuesday backed the reintegration plan of the Afghan government but on the condition ... Read more...

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Afghanistan must cut off links with terrorism, give up violence: Krishna


July 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 20 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday called on the Afghanistan Government to take steps to cut off links with terrorists and give up violence to ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Zardari, discusses drone attacks


July 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and discussed a host of issues, including the drone attacks that Pakistan says undermines national consensus ... Read more...

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India, Pak must work together for regional peace: Zardari


July 16th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 16 (ANI): It is imperative for both India and Pakistan to work together and reduce the existing trust deficit between them so that peace and stability could be established in ... Read more...

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Terror needs a common approach: Pakistan (Lead)


July 15th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Thursday pitched for "a meaningful, result-oriented dialogue", and urged India to recognise terrorism as a common challenge that required a common approach. ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to try more for 26/11 (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday asked Pakistan to prosecute more people for the Mumbai terror attack, and Islamabad pledged to move with "full force" against terrorists. ... Read more...

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