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US suspends NATO supply talks with Pakistan


June 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Frustrated over lack of progress over talks with Pakistan to reopen critical supply routes into Afghanistan to US and NATO forces, the United States has called ... Read more...

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Finland to close embassy in Pakistan (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Finland has decided to close its embassy in Pakistan over security concerns, a media report said.Finland embassy officials in Islamabad said they have informed the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Chinese embassy in Pakistan to have media varsity


September 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) China has dedicated its embassy premises in Islamabad to Pakistan for a Media University, a minister said."The university will be established as soon as China shifts ... Read more...

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Bomb attack strikes U.S. Consulate vehicles in Pakistan


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb on Friday struck a vehicle belonging to the U.S. Consulate in Pakistan, killing at least one person and injuring several others, the U.S. Embassy ... Read more...

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8 killed, 15 injured in shooting attack in western Pakistan


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Unknown gunmen on Friday opened fire on a group of people, killing 8 and injuring at least 15 others in Baluchistan province, western Pakistan, the APP news ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia not involved in Davis case discussions with Pakistan: Report


March 16th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16(ANI): Saudi Arabia or its embassy in Pakistan has no role to play in the case of double murder-accused CIA defence contractor Raymond Davis, who is currently under detention ... Read more...

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At least 37 killed in funeral suicide blast in Pakistan


March 9th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 37 people were killed and dozens more were injured after a suicide bomber on Wednesday blasted a funeral ceremony in the northern region of Pakistan, ... Read more...

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US Embassy in Pak condemns Faisalabad terror attack


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 9(ANI): The United States Embassy in Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Faisalabad on Tuesday, in which nearly two dozen innocent civilians were "brutally killed" and several others ... Read more...

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Former spymaster warns against handing over Raymond Davis


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Former army officers will take action against the Pakistani government if it releases US official Raymond Davis, suspected of murder and espionage, ex-intelligence services chief and retired general ... Read more...

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Pak probe team recovers ’spying equipment’ from murder-accused US official’s custody


February 8th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 8(ANI): A Pakistani investigation team has found maps and other 'spying equipment' from the possession of double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis.According to sources, the team recovered a pistol, facial ... Read more...

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Double murder-accused American diplomat in Lahore is a “former US Army officer”


February 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6(ANI): The office identity card of Raymond Davis, the double murder-accused US diplomat, who has been detained in Pakistan, shows he is a former US Army officer and a defence ... Read more...

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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...

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Diplomats can be tried for ‘grave’ criminal acts despite immunity, say Pak experts


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 2(ANI): Although staff members of foreign embassies enjoy several privileges and immunity in host countries, they can be tried and convicted under the Vienna Convention in a grave criminal case, ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Govt. won’t bow to pressure in murder-accused US diplomat’s trial: Shahbaz


February 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 01(ANI): The government of Pakistan's Punjab province will not give in to any "national or international pressure" in the trial of double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis, Chief Minister Shahbaz ... Read more...

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No diplomatic immunity for murder-accused US consulate worker: Pak official


January 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): The US diplomat charged with double murder in Pakistan does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, Punjab's Deputy Prosecutor General Rana Bakhtiar has said.US national Raymond Davis, who shot two persons ... Read more...

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US seeks custody of double murder-accused diplomat in Pak over diplomatic immunity


January 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter wants the Pakistan government to hand over the US citizen charged with double murder in Lahore to US custody since he enjoys ... Read more...

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Pak brushes off US’ demand for double murder accused diplomat’s immediate release


January 30th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 30(ANI): Rebuffing the United States' demand for the immediate release of a US diplomat charged with double murder in Lahore, Pakistan has said the matter is sub-judice and the legal ... Read more...

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US agencies were forewarned about Headley 4 times before 2008 Mumbai bombings (PART-2)


November 6th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by ANI
The first tip against Headley came in New York in early October 2001 from a former girlfriend, who told agents that he and his mother supported Pakistani extremists and even quoted him ... Read more...

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At least 50 killed, 100 wounded after explosion in Pakistani mosque


November 5th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 50 people died and another 100 were injured after a bomb on Friday blasted a mosque located in the northwestern region of Pakistan, local officials ... Read more...

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US denies Headley wives’ warnings ignored


October 19th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The United States has admitted that one of the wives of David Headley twice warned the US embassy in Pakistan about her husband's terrorist links, ... Read more...

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UAE charity sends aid for Pakistan flood victims


October 15th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) UAE charity the Red Crescent Authority has sent 600 tonnes of relief material, including essential food, medicine and shelter equipment, for the flood affected people in Pakistan, it ... Read more...

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NATO denies firing mortars into Pakistan


September 11th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 11 (ANI): The US embassy in Pakistan has denied allegations that NATO soldiers had fired across the border from Afghanistan into North Waziristan, damaging a number of homes and ... Read more...

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Half million people affected in Pakistan floods (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) More than 500,000 people have been evacuated in Pakistan's Sindh province as floods continue to wreak havoc in the country, killing at least 1,600 people, a media report ... Read more...

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US pledges extra $25 mn for Pakistan flood victims


August 6th, 2010 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (DPA) The US Thursday announced an additional $25 million in aid to help Pakistan deal with the worst floods in the country's 63-year existence. The US, which sees Pakistan as ... Read more...

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US Embassy in Pakistan offers six lakh as compensation for killing


July 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): The US Embassy in Pakistan has offered Rupees six lakh as compensation to relatives of deceased Jawadur Rehman, who was crushed to death by a speeding vehicle driven ... Read more...

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German member of Al Qaeda captured in Pakistan


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Intelligence officials said Tuesday that a German national arrested in Pakistan while leaving the restive tribal region was associated with the Al Qaeda terrorist organisation. Police arrested the ... Read more...

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US seeks access to detained Osama hunter


June 18th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) The US is seeking access to an American who was detained in Pakistan after he allegedly tried to enter Afghanistan on a mission to hunt and kill Al ... Read more...

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Another Pakistani arrested in Times Square bombing case


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have arrested the son of a prominent catering company owner in connection with the failed Times Square bombing case, US and Pakistani officials said. Salman ... Read more...

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U.S. provides Pakistan with $45 million for higher education


May 12th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The United States awards tens of millions of dollars to support higher education in Pakistan, the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan said Wednesday.U.S. Ambassador Anne W. Patterson and ... Read more...

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Gates to ask Islamabad to stop criticising US drone strikes publicly


January 18th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates, who will arrive in Pakistan with a 125-member delegation this week, is likely to urge Islamabad to stop publicly criticising US drone ... Read more...

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US embassy in Pakistan wants bulletproof vehicles for its staff


December 26th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The US embassy has formally requested the Pakistani government to provide bulletproof vehicles for its diplomats and other American staff posted in this country. The concerned authorities are ... Read more...

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‘General McChrystal plotting conspiracy against Pak military’


October 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): US Commander of Joint Operations Special Command, General Stanley McChrystal has facilitated the removal of scores of security check posts from the Afghanistan side of Pak-Afghan border ... Read more...

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US says Blackwater doesn’t have arms warehouse in Pakistan


October 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): US embassy in Pakistan has quashed media reports that private US security firm Blackwater has a warehouse in Islamabad, which is involved in illegal arms trading.Earlier, a Pakistani ... Read more...

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US embassy condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan


October 15th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The US embassy in Pakistan has "strongly" condemned the terrorist attacks in Lahore Thursday and the suicide bombings in Peshawar and Kohat towns in the country's restive ... Read more...

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US shocked by Pakistani media’s hype over Marine deployment


September 20th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.20 (ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne Patterson has expressed dismay at the Pakistani media's reports regarding the presence of 1000 Marines in the country, saying the reports of arrival of ... Read more...

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