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Gays vote Adele as top pop artist


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer Adele has been named pop artist of the year by listeners of a gay radio station, Gaydar Radio here.The Grammy award-winning singer was crowned ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspects’ well-being a factor in his treatment in jail: Obama


March 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Amid concerns that the American Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified military reports to 'Wikileaks' is being mistreated in jail, US President Barack Obama has ... Read more...

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US State Department spokesman resigns


March 14th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) US State Department spokesman Philip Crowley has resigned over his comment on the army's treatment of an American soldier suspected of leaking diplomatic cables to whistleblowing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

U.S. State Department spokesman PJ Crowley resigns over WikiLeaks comments


March 14th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. State Department spokesman Philip P.J. Crowley resigned from his position on Sunday after publicly condemning the treatment of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley E. Manning.Crowley, who has been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wikileaks suspect being mistreated in jail: State Department spokesman


March 12th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): US State Department spokesman PJ Crowley has said the Pentagon is being 'ridiculous and stupid' in subjecting American soldier Bradley Manning to mistreatment at Quantico in Virginia ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hillary Clinton to visit Egypt, Tunisia


March 11th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit France, Egypt and Tunisia from March 14 to 17, the US State Department has said.Clinton will participate in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US asks Pakistan to ensure Davis’s safety


March 5th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Washington has asked the Pakistan government "to do everything possible" for the safety of arrested US national Raymond Davis in the wake of threats to his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former Pak army chief claims nuclear scientist AQ Khan is “next target of US agents”


February 26th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): Former Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General (r) Mirza Aslam Beg has claimed that the American agents' network is spread throughout the country, and that their next ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US mulls action against Libya


February 25th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The US is expecting to take action in the coming days against Libya to pressurise the north African state to respect the rights and actions of its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US not considering military, economic aid cut for Pak over Raymond Davis standoff


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): The United States has said that it is building a strategic partnership with Pakistan, and wants to resolve the issue over its consular employee Raymond Davis, so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Embassy employee involved in third death in Davis saga slips back to America


February 19th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 19(ANI): The US Embassy employee who ran his car over a Pakistani citizen- Ibadur Rehman- while rushing to assist American official Raymond Davis on January 27 in Lahore has slipped ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak court orders to impound car and arrest accused involved in third death in Davis saga


February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ordered provincial authorities to impound the vehicle that crushed to death a Pakistani citizen- Ibadur Rehman- while rushing to assist American official Raymond Davis ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Davis’ diplomatic immunity issue shouldn’t be decided by Pak courts: US


February 17th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): The United States has said that the diplomatic immunity issue of double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis is "certainly not a matter that should be resolved by courts ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US concerned for Aung San Suu Kyi’s safety after state media’s “tragic end” threat


February 17th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): The Obama administration is concerned about the safety of Burmese opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi after what it called a "veiled threat" against her in a state-run newspaper ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sham university: US promises to cooperate with India


February 17th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The US has promised to cooperate with India to resolve the issue of affected Indian students of a sham US university, but said it's hard to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama asks Pakistan to release Davis


February 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has asked Pakistan to treat Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot dead two men in Lahore, as a diplomat and release him. While insisting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Afghanistan, US to hold bilateral meeting in Washington sans Pakistan


February 16th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan has been excluded from the high-level Afghan-Pak-US trilateral meeting, as the United States and Afghanistan have decided to hold bilateral talks on the same scheduled dates."The joint ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US to ‘certify’ before Pak court that murder-accused official has diplomatic immunity


February 15th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15(ANI): The United States has announced that it will present a petition in the Pakistani court hearing the case of double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis to certify that he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US-Afghan-Pak talks will be rescheduled in due course of time: Basit


February 13th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 13(ANI): Pakistan's standoff with the United States over double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' detention will not thwart talks between them and Afghanistan, Pakistan's Foreign Office has said.The US has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Clinton pressurised me to grant diplomatic immunity to Davis: Qureshi


February 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 13(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had pressurised him to sign a summary giving diplomatic immunity to double-murder accused American ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US calls off Afghan-Pak trilateral meeting in retaliation to Davis detention issue


February 13th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13(ANI): The United States has postponed a high-level trilateral meeting among the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan that was scheduled to take place later this month, in what seems to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US defers trilateral meeting with Pakistan


February 13th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) The US has postponed a trilateral meeting involving Pakistan due later this month here amid a diplomatic row over continued detention of an American official who shot ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S.-Afghan-Pakistan trilateral meeting postponed amid prisoner row


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday announced it has postponed a planned trilateral meeting with Afghanistan and Pakistan amid a growing political crisis over the arrest of an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US may cancel trilateral meet with Pakistan over diplomatic row


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The United States has indicated that it could indeed cancel a high-level meeting involving Pakistan here amid a diplomatic row over continued detention of a US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US denies dictating to Egypt


February 10th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US is not trying to dictate anything on how Egypt should move out of the crisis engulfing it, State Department spokesman Philip Crowley has said.He was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US threatens to cut aid to Pakistan


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Even as the US publicly suggested that every thing was hunky dory in its relations with Islamabad, US Congress members threatened to stop aid to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, Pakistan contacts now confined to Davis’s release


February 9th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) The discussions between the US and Pakistan are now confined only to the row over US official Raymond Davis, who was arrested after he shot dead two Pakistanis ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US denies suspending all bilateral contacts with Pakistan on Raymond Davis issue


February 9th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9(ANI): The United States has denied reports that it has put all bilateral contacts with Pakistan on hold until Islamabad releases double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis."We continue contact with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani duo killed by US diplomat were ’spies assigned to tail him’, claims official


February 8th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): The two Pakistani men shot to death by US diplomat Raymond Davis were not armed robbers, as he said, but intelligence agents assigned to tail him, a Pakistani intelligence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US “continues to encourage” Pak Govt. to ‘release’ double murder-accused diplomat


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3(ANI): Despite Pakistan's snub to the US demand for the double murder accused diplomat's immediate release, the United States' "continues to encourage" the Pakistan Government to free him on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US stands by double murder-accused US diplomat’s action as ’self defence’


February 1st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01(ANI): The United States has defended the action of a US diplomat, who shot two persons to death at Mazang Chowk in Lahore last Thursday, saying that he had acted ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ex-US envoy to Egypt sent to Cairo to assess Mubarak’s intentions


February 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.1 (ANI): The Obama administration has sent former ambassador to Egypt Frank Wisner to Cairo to meet with President Hosni Mubarak and other senior officials to gauge the latter's intentions amid ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US justifies radio tags, says visa frauds serious


February 1st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The United States has justified the use of radio ankle monitors on some students of a sham university in California, 95 percent of them from India, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, Pak at odds over identity of consulate worker charged with Lahore double murder


January 29th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28(ANI): Though the US State Department and Pakistani officials are at odds over the identity of a US consular employee charged of killing two Pakistani men in Lahore, sources identified ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Curfew takes effect amid mass anti-government protests in Egypt


January 28th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A curfew went into effect in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Friday evening as massive anti-government protests continued nationwide.Tens of thousands of people began protesting earlier on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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