diplomatic row

Pakistani court frees Davis (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday freed Raymond Davis, a US official arrested for gunning down two men in Lahore, after blood money was paid in accordance with ... Read more...

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Pak court indicts Raymond Davis for double murder


March 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 16(ANI): US national Raymond Davis has finally been indicted by a Pakistani court in the double murder case.CIA contractor Davis was arrested by police after shooting dead 22-year-old Faizan ... Read more...

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Wills, Kate asked to save seat for guest from Gibraltar


March 15th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): In what was to settle a diplomatic row between Britain and Gibraltar, Prince William and Kate Middleton were told to find one more seat at their wedding ... Read more...

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All eyes on Saudi role in resolving US-Pak diplomatic row over Davis’ detention


March 9th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 9(ANI): In the wake of the US-Pakistan diplomatic standoff over the Raymond Davis issue, all eyes are on Saudi Arabia for its possible role in resolving the dispute by ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out any “back-door solution” between Pak, US on Davis’ immunity row


March 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ruled out any 'back-door solution' to the case of double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, for whom the United States is ... Read more...

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US lawyers in Pakistan to defend Davis


March 5th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Two US lawyers Saturday arrived in Pakistan to provide legal aid to a US official facing trial for gunning down two Pakistani men, Xinhua reported.The shooting ... Read more...

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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...

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Pakistan to clarify status of Davis


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government will reveal to the Lahore High Court the status of American Raymond Davis, whose gunning down of two Pakistani men has caused a ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak court to make America ‘party’ in Davis immunity case


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 1(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court to make the United States of America a party in the ongoing Raymond Davis immunity case.Petitioner Advocate Azhar ... Read more...

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Five militants killed in US drone attack in South Waziristan


February 21st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb 21(ANI): At least five militants were killed in a suspected US drone strike in northwest Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal district, officials have said.According to reports, an unmanned US Predator drone ... Read more...

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Mobile phones to warn fishermen straying into Sri Lankan waters


February 18th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In the backdrop of the diplomatic row over Indian fishermen being killed and arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, the government is discussing with mobile phone service ... Read more...

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Don’t let Davis leave Pakistan, rules court (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the government to ensure that Raymond Davis, a US official who is in jail after gunning down two Pakistanis, does not leave the ... Read more...

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Gilani hints at pardon by victims’ family to murder-accused US official as solution


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has hinted at a pardon by the victims' family to double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.Speaking to a convention of religious ... Read more...

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DMK leaders court arrest during anti-Sri Lanka protest


February 16th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 16 (ANI): Over 2,000 Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) members, including party's Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, were arrested here on Wednesday after they tried to take out a rally protesting the ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian fishermen detained in Sri Lanka


February 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo , Feb 16 (ANI) : More than 100 Indian fishermen have been detained in Sri Lanka on Tuesday for allegedly straying into the Lankan waters.The Indian fishermen were intercepted by ... Read more...

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Now, Obama personally demands release of murder accused American from Pak


February 16th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16(ANI): For the first time, US President Barack Obama has publicly spoken on the US-Pak diplomatic row over double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis' detention in Lahore, insisting that ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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Free Davis or Pakistani envoy will be booted out: US (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The US has threatened to oust the Pakistani ambassador and close down US consulates in Pakistan if Islamabad does not immediately free Raymond Davis, whose killing of two ... Read more...

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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...

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US puts all bilateral contacts with Pak on hold until release of murder-accused diplomat


February 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8(ANI): The United States has put all bilateral contacts with Pakistan on hold until Islamabad releases double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis, diplomatic sources have said.The dispute could affect three ... Read more...

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US puts bilateral contacts with Pakistan on hold: Report


February 8th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) The US has put bilateral engagements with Pakistan on hold till US official Raymond Davis, who has been arrested for fatally shooting two Pakistanis in Lahore, is released, ... Read more...

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Japan should develop nuke weapons to defend itself from China, N. Korea: Tokyo Governor


February 5th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb 5 (ANI): A Japanese governor has said that his country should develop nuclear weapons to safeguard itself from countries like China and North Korea.Seventy-eight-year-old Ishihara, a former actor and ... Read more...

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Indian Australians say bilateral ties improving


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.23 (ANI): Indian immigrants in Australia say there is a lot of improvement in bilateral relations between the two countries.Shams, an Indian immigrant, said that comparatively there is lot of improvement ... Read more...

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Japan protests BBC jokes about atomic bomb survivor


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) The BBC has been caught in a diplomatic row after Japan protested about a comedy quiz show of the broadcaster which has been accused of insulting a survivor ... Read more...

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UK stopped Russia from tracking ex-KGB agent Litvinenko’s killers: Wikileaks


December 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 12 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Russia was tracking the suspected killers of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko before he was poisoned in ... Read more...

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US seeks to cool diplomatic row over envoy pat down


December 11th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Awaiting a formal complaint from India regarding the "pat down" screen of its ambassador Meera Shankar at a US airport, the United States says ... Read more...

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England cricketers accused of snubbing official lunch with rivals Australia


November 24th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.24 (ANI): England's cricketers were at the centre of a diplomatic row when guests booed them for failing to attend an official pre-Ashes lunch in Brisbane.Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy, who ... Read more...

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Maoist arms training row refuses to die down in Nepal


November 20th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) The diplomatic row between South Asian neighbours India and Nepal over the subcontinental giant's charge that the Himalayan republic's opposition Maoist party was providing arms training ... Read more...

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Ex-Kiwi TV host slams government for India race row apology


November 15th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov.15 (ANI): A former New Zealand TV host who ignited a diplomatic row with a "racist" mockery of the name of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has slammed his ... Read more...

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Indo-US intelligence sharing has improved after 26/11: Roemer


October 19th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 19 (ANI): Undeterred by a diplomatic row between India and US over the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) reported reluctance to share information on David C Headley, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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UAE-Canada row over landing rights


October 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) plans to expand Etihad and Emirates global operations have resulted in a diplomatic row with Ottawa, with the Gulf nation deciding ... Read more...

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15 more Australian cops face probe over racist emails


October 11th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) At least 15 more Australian police officers will be probed over circulation of racist and pornographic emails, including one ridiculing the death of an Indian that sparked a ... Read more...

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New Zealand anchor who quit gets payout


October 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 11 (IANS) A New Zealand television anchor who quit after making offensive remarks about Indians that sparked a diplomatic row, has reportedly got an exit pay packet of six ... Read more...

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Oz to take action against 15 more police officers over Indian racism scam


October 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): After sacking four officers and demoting one, the Australian authorites are all set to take action against 15 more Victorian police officers after a hearing for circulating racist ... Read more...

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