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NATO jets, drone violate Pakistan’s airspace again


February 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan's airspace was yet again violated by NATO as its fighter jets and a drone were seen hovering over Chaman and its suburbs, according to sources.Two NATO fighter jets ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-III)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
As opposed to the stake that the US has in the persona of Davis and others like him across the world, are the stakes that the US has in Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder Assange to write autobiography for over $1 million


December 27th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Sunday ageed to write an autobiography for a British and U.S. publishing house in a deal worth over $1 million to cover legal ... Read more...

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Obama expresses regret to Erdogan, Calderon over WikiLeaks


December 12th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday, in phone calls to the leaders of Turkey and Mexico, expressed regret for "the deplorable action by Wikileaks."According to readouts provided ... Read more...

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PayPal says it blocked WikiLeaks after U.S. government request


December 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- E-commerce business PayPal blocked WikiLeaks payments and froze its account last week after a warning from the U.S. government, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday.PayPal's Vice President of Platform, Osama ... Read more...

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US, Pak will try to improve diplomatic ties during strategic dialogue


October 19th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): The United States and Pakistan will endeavour to get their crisis-prone relationship back on track during a strategic dialogue in Washington this week.Diplomatic relations between the two countries ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks to release 400,000 US intelligence files


October 18th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) WikiLeaks is preparing to release 400,000 intelligence files on the Iraq war and the Pentagon is bracing for its biggest ever security breach of classified documents, ... Read more...

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NATO supplies resume through reopened Pak-Afghan border


October 11th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 11(ANI): NATO supply trucks and oil tankers have started crossing the Pakistan-Afghan border at Torkham after Islamabad agreed to open the crossing after an 11-day deadlock."The first convoy through the ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen blocked NATO supply route ‘with immediate effect’


October 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Following apologies and assurances from the United States, Pakistan has decided to reopen the Torkham route for NATO forces in Afghanistan with immediate effect, ending a 10-day standoff ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US tensions unlikely to abate soon, says Dawn


October 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The rise in tensions between Pakistan and the US "is not likely to abate any time soon", a leading daily here said editorially as a key route ... Read more...

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US apologises to Pak over NATO cross-border helicopter attack


October 7th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7(ANI): The United States' Ambassador to Pakistan, Anne Patterson, has apologised for last Thursday's NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) cross-border helicopter attack that killed two Pakistani soldiers close to ... Read more...

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Mullen says US-Pak will ‘work way through’ killer drone strike tension


October 4th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4(ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, has said that the US and Pakistan could resolve the issues that led to the closure of a key supply ... Read more...

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NATO-led ISAF apologises to Pak over cross-border helicopter attack


October 4th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 4(ANI): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has reportedly apologised to Pakistan over last Thursday's cross-border helicopter attack, which allegedly killed three soldiers and injured three others.A ... Read more...

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US Air Force probe confirms drone crew error in February attack on Afghans


September 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.11 (ANI): An Air Force investigation has found that a predator drone pilot played down two warnings about the presence of children before military commanders ordered a helicopter attack that ... Read more...

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Sweden drops rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange‎


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- Swedish authorities on Saturday dropped a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange just hours after Chief Prosecutor Eva Finné ordered an arrest warrant.Finné "has come to the ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder Assange wanted on rape charges in Sweden, says charges ‘without basis’


August 21st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- Swedish authorities on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for Julian Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks.Karin Rosander, the Director of Communication for the Swedish Prosecution ... Read more...

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US sleuths bribed suspect to limit WikiLeaks expose


August 1st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) US investigators probing leaks of defence secrets by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks tried to bribe a suspect to "infiltrate" its data and prevent further revealations, a media report said ... Read more...

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Wikileaks document suspect raged against US Army on Facebook page


July 31st, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The prime suspect in the leaking of the Afghan war files, Bradley Manning, is reported to have raged against his US Army employers and "society at large" ... Read more...

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Arrest made in the ‘WikiLeaks inquiry’ case after tipoff


June 8th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A United States soldier who bragged about the video of US strike in Iraq has been arrested. The soldier bragged to a former computer hacker during an online conversation that he leaked ... Read more...

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Arrest made in the US Wikileaks case


June 8th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The intelligence analyst who was allegedly responsible for providing incriminating documents and videos to the Wikileaks, has been arrested. The US military officials confirmed the arrest of Specialist Bradley Manning of Potomac, ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban warns of retaliatory attacks on security forces in Bajaur


March 13th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.13 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has warned of intensifying attacks on security forces in Bajaur region of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) if does not stop the offensive ... Read more...

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As Mi-17s roared in Kargil, pilots celebrated with chocolates


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Air Commodore A.K. Sinha remembers vividly the first shots he fired from his Mi-17 helicopter at the Pakistanis seated on Tiger Hill and Tololing peaks ... Read more...

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US troops mistakenly kill six anti-Qaeda fighters in Iraq


March 22nd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Tikrit (Iraq), March 22 (Xinhua) An American helicopter mistakenly opened fire on an Awakening Councils' group patrol in Salahudin province, killing six fighters of the group, a provincial police source said Saturday. ... Read more...

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