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Khar overshadows a seasoned Krishna (Islamabad diary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) He is 80-plus and a seasoned politician and she is all of 34 years of age. But when it came to a face-off in front of ... Read more...

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Krishna’s stable Pakistan message encouraging: Daily


September 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India's desire to see a stable and peaceful Pakistan is "encouraging", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's message is ... Read more...

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No secret deal with US on NATO route reopening: Khar


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan has not entered into any secret agreement with the US on reopening the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Bilawal wants 50 percent women in Pakistani parliament


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari says that he dreams of a Pakistani parliament that will have 50 percent women, it was reported here.Zardari ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit starting Sunday.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil ... Read more...

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Clinton chose wrong place for Zawahiri claim: Pakistani daily


May 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Criticising Hillary Clinton's statement that Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, a leading daily here said the US secretary of state should not ... Read more...

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India must take ‘bold initiative’ on Siachen: Khar


May 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 8 (IANS) India should take "a bold initiative" to resolve the dispute over Siachen, the world's highest battleground, said Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Pakistan believed ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan


April 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday called her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul over phone to strongly condemn the Taliban attacks in the country that ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Kabul attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday condemned the series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and said Islamabad supports stability in the war-shattered neighbouring country."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Hina Rabbani Khar may be sacked: Report


April 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's first woman foreign minister conspicuous by her absence from President Asif Ali Zardari's entourage in India, may be on her way ... Read more...

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Bansal to be minister-in-waiting for Zardari


April 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The government Saturday designated Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal as minister-in-waiting for the visit of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday.Official sources said ... Read more...

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Zardari-Manmohan to talk, India wants Saeed probed (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bilateral issues are likely to be discussed when Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari visits India Sunday, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday while ... Read more...

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Indian parliamentary delegation arrives in Pakistan


February 21st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Speaker Meira Kumar arrived in Pakistan Tuesday.The 10-member delegation also inlcudes Bharatiya Janata Party's Shahnawaz Hussain and ... Read more...

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Pakistani foreign minister leaves for Britain


February 20th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday left for Britain for a two-day official visit, media reports said.During her trip, Khar is expected to meet her ... Read more...

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Snap ISI-Taliban ties, US tells Pakistan (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The US has asked Pakistan to snap the ties between the ISI and the Taliban and act against terrorist safe havens after a NATO ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan discuss ties


January 25th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday discussed ways to normalize bilateral ties.Relations between the two countries hit bottom, ... Read more...

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US will wait for Pakistan to reassess ties: AfPak envoy


January 20th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Seeking to downplay Pakistan's refusal to allow him to visit the country, US Special Representative for the Afghanistan-Pakistan region Marc Grossman Friday said he will ... Read more...

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43 Pakistanis held by pirates released: Minister


January 18th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday told the Senate that 43 Pakistani nationals taken hostage by pirates in four different incidents have been released by ... Read more...

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Japan invites Pakistan for conference on Afghanistan


January 17th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Japan has invited Pakistan for a conference on Afghanistan to be held in Tokyo this July.The invitation was extended by Japan's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks closer ties with Bangladesh


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan says it wants to forge closer political and economic ties with Bangladesh.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Bangladesh High Commissioner Suhrab Hossain Thursday discussed matters ... Read more...

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Military should bow to civilian rule, suggests Gilani


January 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has again suggested that the military should always remain subservient to civilian rule.All national institutions should perform their functions in their ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliament to debate on foreign policy review


December 21st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the parliament will soon open a debate on a detailed review of the ... Read more...

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Afghan policy under review: Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday said the government was reviewing its policy on Afghanistan because a "prosperous, stable and peaceful" neighbour was in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s boycott won’t affect cooperation: Karzai


December 6th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that Pakistan's boycott of the Bonn conference on the future of Afghanistan will not affect bilateral cooperation."We very much wished ... Read more...

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Khar speaks to Hague on NATO strike


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Friday apprised British Foreign Secretary William Hague about the NATO air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.Khar received a phone ... Read more...

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Enough is enough, says Pakistan on spilling citizens’ blood


November 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday said NATO forces will no longer be allowed to spill even a single drop of blood of Pakistani citizens ... Read more...

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Khar briefs Chinese, Russian counterparts on NATO attack


November 28th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar spoke to her Chinese and Russian counterparts Monday evening and briefed them about the NATO attack on a Pakistani border ... Read more...

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Funeral held for Pakistani soldiers


November 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Funeral prayers were Sunday offered for the 24 Pakistani soldiers who died Saturday in a NATO attack on a border check-post, Geo News reported.The prayers were ... Read more...

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Khar calls Clinton to convey anger over NATO attack


November 27th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday spoke to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed the "deep sense of rage" felt across the country ... Read more...

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Talks conveyed ’seriousness of purpose’: Pakistan foreign minister


November 11th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) Talks between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan has imparted a "seriousness of purpose" to bilateral ties, with both sides deciding to carry ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani meet on sidelines of SAARC


November 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Amid a shrinking trust deficit but hoping to build on positive progress in bilateral ties, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army a stakeholder in dialogue with India


November 6th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Army is a stakeholder in the dialogue process with India, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said, adding the most favoured nation (MFN) ... Read more...

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MFN sets stage for Indian, Pakistani leaders meeting in Maldives


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) With Pakistan granting MFN status to India and a slew of recent positive gestures by both sides, the stage has been set for a ... Read more...

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Pakistani women helping build nation, says Gilani


October 29th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani women were being politically and economically empowered and were playing an active role in building the nation, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said here ... Read more...

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