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US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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South Korea to join India-China-Japan anti-piracy patrols


June 12th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) South Korea will soon become the fourth nation to join an India-China-Japan effort at coordinated anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia, in ... Read more...

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It is raining cash in Andhra by-elections


June 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) It is raining currency notes in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the June 12 by-elections, with authorities seizing a record Rs.32 crore in cash.In a state ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants apology for NATO air strike: Envoy


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Islamabad was adamant on its demand for an apology for a NATO air strike at a border post in which 24 Pakistani soldiers were martyred, Pakistani ... Read more...

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NATO won’t pay $5,000 per truck to Pakistan: Panetta


May 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has ruled out paying Pakistan $5,000 for each truck carrying supplies via its territory for NATO troops in Afghanistan.In an ... Read more...

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21 militants killed in US drone strikes in Yemen


May 13th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Aden, May 13 (IANS) At least 21 suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed when US drones fired missiles at two convoys and a hideout in Yemen, Xinhua reported.One drone fired ... Read more...

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UN delivers Myanmar relief supplies


March 31st, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) The UN has delivered emergency relief supplies to displaced people in Myanmar's restive Kachin state.Two convoys carrying relief supplies to Kachin have returned to base, ... Read more...

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Stolen NATO army kits on sale in Pakistan!


March 18th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Stockpiles of NATO military equipment meant for use against the Taliban are being sold in Pakistan's black market, a British media report said.Stolen military-issue knives, ... Read more...

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Jarawa abuse fallout: Andamans restricts tourist movements


March 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Following the recent expose of Jarawa women being made to dance for tourists, the Andaman and Nicobar administration has restricted movement of tourists on the ... Read more...

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Obama apologisesn over Quran burning


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has apologised over the burning of Qurans by NATO troops at a US base in Afghanistan, calling it an inadvertent error, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing US drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media


January 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing CIA drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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Revoking AFSPA will aid Kashmir terror groups: Army chief


January 1st, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh has opposed the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from parts of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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NATO convoys’ blockade may last weeks: Gilani


December 12th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The blockade of NATO supplies through Pakistan would continue for several weeks, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Islamabad stopped the passage of NATO ... Read more...

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30 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan (Lead)


December 9th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) At least 30 NATO oil tankers and containers were torched in a rocket attack at a terminal in Pakistan Thursday night, state-run television network PTV reported. ... Read more...

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‘Deep freeze’ in US-Pakistan in ties; talk of future Indian role


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) As US-Pakistan ties go into "deep freeze" over the NATO strike along the Afghanistan border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Islamabad has refused to participate ... Read more...

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Army defuses 5 kg bomb on Kashmir roadside


November 17th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted Thursday when an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by the roadside was defused by the army in Kupwara district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Not shifting n-weapons on busy roads: Pakistan


November 6th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday rejected a US magazine's report that its nuclear weapons are "transported in delivery vans on congested and dangerous roads", terming this "baseless and motivated". ... Read more...

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19 NATO tankers torched in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Nineteen NATO oil tankers went up in flames Monday afternoon after gunmen opened fire at the vehicles in southwest Pakistan.The attack occurred around 2.30 p.m. in ... Read more...

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UAE sends 40 tonnes of food to famine-hit Somalia


August 14th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) has dispatched to a number of camps in Somalia nearly 40 tonnes of essential food supplies sufficient for ... Read more...

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UAE launches relief programme in Somalia


July 31st, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, July 30 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Saturday launched first phase of an urgent massive humanitarian programme to assist victims of drought in the Horn of Africa, especially SomaliaThe UAE relief ... Read more...

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Telangana movement set to enter crucial phase


June 30th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) After a four-month lull, the movement for statehood to the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is set to enter a crucial phase with the major ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Leh highway reopened after six months


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's strategic Srinagar-Leh national highway was re-opened for vehicular traffic Monday after remaining closed for nearly six months due to heavy snowfall in the ... Read more...

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UAE charity steps up humanitarian efforts in Pakistan


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) Friday stepped up its humanitarian operations to help the flood-affected people in Pakistan's Balochistan province.It distributed food supplies among 6,000 ... Read more...

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Western forces breaching UN resolution on Libya: Russian envoy


April 18th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Western forces should cease violating the UN Security Council resolution on Libya and maintain the embargo on arms supplies to the conflict zone, said ... Read more...

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Two NATO fuel tankers torched in Balochistan


April 6th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 6(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified assailants torched two NATO fuel tankers at Dhadhar in Balochistan on Wednesday.According to ... Read more...

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Militants behead owner, watchmen of NATO convoy parking lot in Khyber Agency


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Landikotal, April 2(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, militants beheaded the owner and two watchmen of a private parking lot of NATO ... Read more...

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JUI-F slams Pak Govt for non-provision of enhanced security to Fazlur Rehman


April 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has expressed complete dissatisfaction over the security provided by the government to party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman- who also holds the key portfolio of Chairman ... Read more...

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Imran threatens to obstruct NATO supplies if Pak Govt doesn’t stop US drone campaign


March 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has threatened to obstruct convoys carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan in retaliation against US drone attacks in the country's tribal areas.Imran ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers torched in Balochistan


March 12th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 12(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen torched two NATO oil tankers in Balochistan on Saturday.The Dawn quoted police official ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers destroyed in bomb explosion in Pak’s Khyber region


March 4th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Landi Kotal, Mar 4(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, two oil tankers were destroyed in a bomb explosion near the Torkham ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 3(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen attacked two NATO tankers in Balochistan on Thursday, killing one person.The assailants attacked ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO oil tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 01(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified men opened indiscriminate fire at a NATO oil tanker in Balochistan's Mastung district ... Read more...

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Two NATO supply trailers torched in Pak’s Balochistan province


January 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Khuzdar, Jan 30(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified men torched two trailers in Balochistan's Khuzdar district on Sunday.According to reports, unidentified ... Read more...

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Eight die in suicide bombing in Pakistan tunnel (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up his truck packed with 500 kg explosives inside a tunnel in Pakistan's northwest, killing eight people early Saturday, officials said.The bombing took ... Read more...

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