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India reiterates long-term partnership with Afghanistan


September 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India has reiterated its long-term commitment to partnership with Afghanistan during a recent three-day visit to Kabul by Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai that ended Thursday.A ... Read more...

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9/11 triggers cascade of books (Ten years since 9/11)


September 7th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The 10th anniversary of 9/11 has unleashed a cascade of books, tributes and new editions of old books, swelling a vast body of literature spawned ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China discuss socio-economic cooperation


August 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistani and Chinese officials have met in Beijing to discuss cooperation in the socio-economic sector, a media report said.Farzana Raja, chairperson of the Benazir Income Support ... Read more...

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BJP asks Manmohan to review talks with Pakistan


May 4th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to review his decision to restore peace talks with Pakistan after Osama bin ... Read more...

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No more excuse for Western invasion in Middle East: Iran


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After killing Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Western powers no longer have an excuse for invading Middle Eastern countries, the ISNA news agency ... Read more...

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US to ensure timely delivery of coalition support aid to Pak: Graphsman


March 7th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): US Special Envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Mark Graphsman has said that his country will ensure that the aid due to Pakistan under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) is ... Read more...

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Obama, Clinton hint at removing Sudan from global state terrorism sponsors list


February 8th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 8 (ANI): The United States has said that it is keeping the door open for Sudan to be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism if it meets ... Read more...

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Turkey allowed US to use airbase to take suspected terrorists to Guantánamo Bay


January 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, Jan 18 (ANI): US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Turkey had allowed the US to use its airbase at Incirlik to take suspected terrorists to ... Read more...

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Leaked Wikileaks’ cables list ‘vital US security’ facilities


December 7th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed a long list of key facilities around the world that the US describes as vital to ... Read more...

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Obama wooed by immense Indian business potential: Pakistani daily


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Barack Obama "has to keep both Pakistan and India happy", said a leading Pakistani daily ahead of the US president's Nov 6-9 visit to India. It noted ... Read more...

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Scientists work on ways to track terror bomb sources


May 27th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Organic peroxides are being increasingly preferred as explosives by terrorists because they can be easily prepared and don't required to be purchased off the shelf. New techniques for ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks long-term strategic ties with US


March 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan seeks a long-term strategic partnership with the US, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Thursday conceding that differences still exist between the two countries but it is ... Read more...

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‘Global war on terror claims 30,000 Pakistani casualties’


February 18th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Feb 18 (IANS) Over 30,000 Pakistani civilians and armed forces personnel have been killed or injured since the global war on terror began in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, ... Read more...

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Pak to use VOA funding for information outreach on Kashmir dispute, war on terror


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.2 (ANI): Pakistan plans to broaden its information outreach on key national issues like Kashmir, relations with India and its contribution to the global war on terror through funding provided ... Read more...

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US detention centres violated human rights: UN report


January 28th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Secret detention centres set up by the US at Guantanamo Bay and other places after the 9/11 terror attacks have violated basic human rights of detainees, a ... Read more...

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Washington says no plans to open ‘war on terror base’ in Yemen


January 4th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sana'a, Jan. 4 (ANI): Even as Washington closed its embassy in Yemen in the wake of escalating Al Qaeda threats, it is not planning to open a base here to expand ... Read more...

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Pak Army Chief asks US to stop drone strikes


December 15th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has urged the United States to stop the drone attacks, saying it is proving counter productive and creating ... Read more...

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Pak facing 9/11-like situation every day: Malik


October 13th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Oct. 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said his country faces a 9/11-like situation every day because of its support to the global war on terror, and added ... Read more...

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Pak minister asks US not to attach strings with economic aid


July 8th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Parliamentary Affairs Minister Babar Awan has asked Washington not to attach conditions with the US aid to Pakistan, as the country requires string-less assistance to fight ... Read more...

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Pak fighting for its own survival in Swat, Malakand: Petraeus


June 17th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tampa (Florida), June 17 (ANI): The US Central Command Chief, General David Petraeus, has said that Pakistan is fighting for its own survival, as the Pakistan Army continued its offensive against ... Read more...

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Laden, other top Al-Qaeda leaders hiding in Pak’s mountainous region: Biden


April 8th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): The United States has claimed that Osama Bin Laden along with other top Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders are hiding in Pakistan's ungoverned tribal areas along the Afghan border."In ... Read more...

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Pentagon replaces use of term ”Global War On Terror”, prefers ”Overseas Contingency Operation.”


March 25th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.25 (ANI): The Obama administration appears to be backing away from the phrase "global war on terror," a signature rhetorical legacy of the Bush administration, and now prefers to use ... Read more...

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Western diplomats predict bad times in Pakistan


February 28th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): In the wake of Governors rule being imposed in Punjab, diplomats have alerted their respective governments about the worsening political situation in Pakistan and its possible negative ... Read more...

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Musharraf admits to Al-Qaeda “sanctuaries in Pakistan


January 24th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.24 (ANI): After long deniying that terrorist camps in Pakistan exists, the former President Gen. Pervez Musharraf has admitted that Pakistan does have areas which provide safe havens to militants. According ... Read more...

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Iran, China should join global war on terror: Zardari


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islambad, Jan.3 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has appealed to both Iran and China to join the global war on terror. Talking to special envoy of Iran Gholam Hossein Nozari who ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan should attend its internal threats rather than waging war externally


December 14th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.14 (ANI): While the Mumbai mayhem has raised millions of questions and speculations about the global war on terror the war mongering between Pakistan and India, an editorial in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: JEI chief says UN ban on JuD favours India


December 13th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): Criticizing the Pakistan Government for toeing the line of the United States through its crackdown on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Jamaat-e-Islami (JEI) Chief Qazi Hussain Ahmad said that move in ... Read more...

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Islamabad should take action against JuD: Burney


December 12th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec 12 (ANI): Pakistan Human Rights activist, Ansar Burney, has said that Islamabad should take action against Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) for being a terrorist outfit, and should also set aside its ... Read more...

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Bush to give Obama review on Afghanistan and Pakistan


December 7th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.7 (ANI): The Bush administration is preparing to present President-elect Barack Obama with a lengthy, classified strategy review aimed at reversing the gains that militants have made in destabilizing Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Zardari warns confrontation between India, Pak disastrous for war on terror


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has warned against escalating tensions between Pakistan and India, and said any confrontation between the two would be disastrous for the global war ... Read more...

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If terrorists had biological weapons, Mumbai rampage would have been more devastating


December 2nd, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Chicago, Dec.2 (ANI): A bipartisan commission will tell Vice President-elect Joe Biden today that the United States can expect a weapons of mass destruction (WMD) attack by 2013. It is scheduled ... Read more...

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Obama will have to view Russia as a strategic challenge: Experts


November 30th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): Leading American experts have warned and cautioned the incoming Obama administration to view and treat Russia as a strategic challenge, rather than as a nation that was once ... Read more...

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US ready to help in Mumbai terror probe


November 29th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The US is ready to offer "full cooperation" to India to investigate the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, US ambassador David Mulford told Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon Saturday.Mulford ... Read more...

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US envoy offers help to terror-hit Mumbai


November 29th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): U.S.Ambassador to India, David C Mulford, on Saturday condemned the terror strikes in Mumbai, and said that he had been directed by President George W Bush to ... Read more...

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US and Pak fighting different wars on terror under one banner: CSM


September 24th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 24 (ANI): Though Pakistan is one of the key alliance partners of the US in its global war on terror, the two are fighting different wars. While Pakistan ... Read more...

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