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India key ally in fight against terror: US congressman


August 1st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Appreciating India's efforts at fighting terrorism and promoting peace in Afghanistan, US Senator Dana Rohrabacher Wednesday said India is America's key ally in ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen supply routes to Afghanistan: Clinton (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, after she expressed her "deepest regrets" over ... Read more...

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Pakistan to re-open NATO supply routes: Clinton


July 4th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Tuesday Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan. This was after she expressed her "deepest ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ‘appropriate’ apology from US, says envoy


June 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan wants an "appropriate" apology from the US over the NATO air strike last year that killed its two dozen soldiers, the country's ambassador to Washington ... Read more...

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Saudi prince’s funeral to be held in Mecca


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) The funeral prayers for Saudi crown prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who breathed his last Saturday following a prolonged illness, will be held Sunday ... Read more...

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Panetta’s safe haven comment unhelpful: Pakistan (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday rejected US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's recent comment on militant safe havens in the country and said "such statements are unhelpful in bringing about ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects Panetta’s safe haven comment


June 9th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday rejected US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's recent comment on militant safe havens in the country."We strongly believe that such statements are misplaced and unhelpful ... Read more...

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No final decision on NCTC: Chidambaram


May 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) There will be no National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as of now, Home Minister P. Chidambaram hinted Saturday after the government failed to convince ... Read more...

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Osama dead but not terrorism, say US experts (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Terrorism was not dead and Pakistan remains its hotbed, said American analysts amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that ... Read more...

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Osama dead but terrorism far from over, say US experts (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts ... Read more...

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A year after Osama’s killing, terrorism far from dead


May 1st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts agree ... Read more...

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US bounty proves India’s point: Congress


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Welcoming the $10 million bounty announced by the US for 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed, the Congress Tuesday said it validates India's ... Read more...

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Pakistan world view clouded by India threat: US


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan's world view is clouded by a perception that they are threatened by India resulting in very mixed messages from Islamabad on fighting terrorism, according to ... Read more...

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Pakistan-China trade can reach $15 bn: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan and China have the potential to enhance economic ties, and bilateral trade can reach the target of $15 billion in the next three to ... Read more...

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More needs to be done in Afghanistan: India to UNSC


March 21st, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 21 (IANS) Although progress made till date in war-torn Afghanistan has been significant, "much more needs to be done" in the country, Hardeep Singh Puri, India's permanent ... Read more...

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Iraq better off after US withdrawal: Russia


March 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia feels the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq has not made the situation in the country worse, a minister said Friday."We consider the ... Read more...

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Terrorists not to impact ties with Pakistan: China


March 7th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Terrorists trained in Pakistan will not affect the friendship between Beijing and Islamabad, said an official Wednesday.A top official from China's northwest Xinjiang Wednesday said violent ... Read more...

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UPA trying to change federal structure: BJP


February 21st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Supporting the chief ministers opposing the central government's proposed anti-terrorism hub, the Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday accused the United Progressive Alliance government of trying ... Read more...

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Clamour for aborting Chidambaram’s anti-terror hub grows (Roundup)


February 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The government Saturday said it had no intention to encroach upon the rights of the states while fighting terrorism. But the assurance didn't calm ... Read more...

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Re-examine provisions of anti-terror body: Jayalalithaa


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to re-examine the provisions of the order on setting up the National Counter ... Read more...

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India, US iron out n-liability issue, discuss Af-Pak


December 13th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The US Monday underlined that it shared India's commitment to "full implementation" of the civil nuclear agreement as both countries discussed ways to resolve ... Read more...

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Highest regard for Pakistan’s sovereignty: Clinton


December 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) America has the highest regard for Pakistan's sovereignty, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in a telephone call.Gilani ... 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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Pakistan urges US to avoid hostile statements


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday urged the US to exercise restraint in making public statements that were adverse to bilateral relationship, Xinhua reported.Zardari, during a ... Read more...

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Interpol lauds Pakistan’s role in fighting terrorism


September 12th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Global policing organisation Interpol has lauded the role of Pakistan's law enforcing agencies in fighting terrorism, a media report said Monday.Interpol Secretary-General Ronald K. Noble sent ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s future lies in democracy: Gilani


August 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said Sunday Pakistan's future lies in democracy and that parliament, the judiciary and the executive were on the same ... Read more...

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China to hike anti-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) China will step up its anti-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan to ensure regional peace and stability, Xinhua reported Wednesday."China and Pakistan have forged excellent cooperation in anti-terrorism," ... Read more...

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Russia, US, Canada to hold anti-terror exercise


August 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian, American and Canadian air forces will hold a joint anti-terrorism exercise Aug 8-11, a top Russian official said Monday.The Russian Air Force and ... Read more...

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Ties with Pakistan essential to fight terror: US


July 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) The US has said its relationship with Pakistan was "essential" in the fight against terror. The ties were, however, "complicated and difficult" at times."Without addressing ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi hails Dhaka’s anti-terror efforts, receives award (Third Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), on an official visit here, lauded Bangladesh's efforts to combat terrorism as she received on ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi lauds Dhaka’s efforts to combat terror (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) who is here to attend a conference on autism, during a meeting with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi lauds Bangladesh’s efforts to tackle terror


July 25th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), during a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Monday lauded Bangladesh's efforts to combat ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati government over health funds (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur/Mau (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, on a two-day tour of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Thursday slammed the Mayawati government over alleged bungling of rural ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts bring back disturbing 2008 memories: Pakistani daily


July 15th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) The string of massive explosions in Mumbai Wednesday "brought back disturbing memories of 2008's audacious terrorist attacks", said a leading Pakistani daily.The three blasts in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Canada blacklists Pakistan Taliban


July 6th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Canada Tuesday blacklisted the Pakistan Taliban as a terrorist organisation.The US had designated the outfit - known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - as a ... Read more...

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