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Ex-Pakistani envoy gets US award


April 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been given an award by a US non-profit group for his distinguished service for the advancement of ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani army working under government’


January 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's military institutions are working under the government, a minister asserted Friday at a time of heightened tensions between the civilian and defence administrations over ... Read more...

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US job was thankless assignment: Haqqani


December 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Pakistani envoy to the US Hussain Haqqani has said that his job as an ambassador was a "tough and thankless assignment".Haqqani was asked to deal ... Read more...

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Haqqani resigns as Pakistani ambassador to US


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Hussain Haqqani, the Pakistan ambassador to the US, Tuesday submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the wake of "Memogate" scandal, Dawn ... Read more...

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People detained to identify Osama network: Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Many people have been detained or questioned in Pakistan to identify members of Osama bin Laden's support network, said Pakistani ambassador Hussain Haqqani.The Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Pakistan mistook US incursions as an attack from India: Envoy (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani fighter jets scrambled into the skies early Monday after incursions of its airspace were detected, thinking there was an attack from India, with its ... Read more...

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Af-Pak-US talks slated for May 3


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Trilateral talks between the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan would be held in the Pakistani capital May 3, Islamabad's Ambassador to Washington Hussain Haqqani has said here.Haqqani ... Read more...

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US, Pak reaffirm commitment to strategic partnership


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22(ANI): The United States and Pakistan "shared their strategic vision" and reaffirmed their commitment to wide-ranging strategic partnership as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman ... Read more...

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US makes all decisions in own favour: Pak envoy


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22(ANI): The United States makes all its decisions in its own favour, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said.Addressing a press conference in Washington, Haqqani said that ... Read more...

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Pak likely to replace Haqqani as Pak envoy to US


March 26th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, is likely to be replaced after expiration of his tenure in May.According to Gulf Times, Haqqani is blamed for issuing ... Read more...

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CIA mulls targeting Pak envoys abroad as reprisal against Davis’ continued detention


February 25th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25(ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency is contemplating trapping or targeting Pakistan nationals serving as diplomats abroad in retaliation against double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis' continued detention in a Lahore ... Read more...

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US, IMF criticise Pak fuel price hike reversal


January 7th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called the Pakistan Government's decision to reverse the controversial fuel price hikes a "mistake", as it undermined its efforts to bolster ... Read more...

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‘US, allies should not make Pakistan scapegoat for failure in Afghanistan’: Haqqani


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): The United States and NATO nations should not make Pakistan a scapegoat for their collective failure in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, has said.Talking ... Read more...

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Strategic dialogue broadening Pak-US relationship: Pak envoy to US


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has said that both countries are working to broaden their relationship through a strategic dialogue."We have decided to move past the ... Read more...

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Pak hopes Obama’s India trip will help bring peace to region


November 7th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani sounded an upbeat note on US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India, voicing hope that it will help ... Read more...

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Pakistan helped US in arresting Taliban leaders: Haqqani


October 19th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): The United States has been successful in arresting many Taliban leaders due to the help extended by Pakistan to its intelligence agencies and forces, the nation's ambassador ... Read more...

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‘Several people involved in Mumbai-type European attacks plot identified’: Haqqani


October 5th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A number of people involved in plotting terrorist attacks in Europe have been identified and targeted, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has stated."I think that several ... Read more...

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Pak will follow own timeline for anti-terror actions, says Pak envoy to US


October 4th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said his country would not allow any foreign troops on its soil, and would follow its own timeline for anti-terror actions ... Read more...

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Haqqani’s ‘dubious role’ in Aafia case exposed


September 26th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistani scientist and terror suspect Dr Aafia Siddiqui might have escaped the 86-year jail term by a US court, had Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani acted ... Read more...

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Haqqani calls for result-oriented India-Pak dialogue over Kashmir


July 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has urged India to enter into result-oriented talks with Islamabad for resolution of the Kashmir conflict."For us the most important thing is ... Read more...

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Pak’s anti-terror determination should not be doubted: Pak envoy to US


July 29th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29(ANI): Pakistani Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has reiterated that his country's anti-terrorism determination should not be doubted over the leak of Afghan war documents.Haqqani said that Pakistan's current ... Read more...

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File leaks on Afghan war irresponsible: Pak envoy


July 26th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, has denounced the leak of secret files on the Afghan war.Ambassador Haqqani called the release of the file by web ... Read more...

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All Taliban regardless of distinction pose major threat to Pak: Haqqani


July 9th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani has said that though Islamabad considers the Taliban as a major threat to its security, the menace can not ... Read more...

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Pak seeking to hasten military wish list delivery from US using action against terror prop


June 17th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.17 (ANI): Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has blamed the delay in getting the military equipment from Washington for his country's limited success against extremists in the ... Read more...

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No US ‘threat’ to Pak on new ‘terror timetable’: Haqqani


May 28th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A day after the Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) rubbished reports regarding top US officials handing over 'dossiers' to the country's military and political leadership concerning the confessed ... Read more...

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Pak would help US to trace Shahzad’s background: Haqqani


May 6th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has said that Islamabad would work extensively to establish and trace the background of Faisal Shahzad, the American citizen of ... Read more...

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Pak doesn’t want any Indian military, intelligence presence in Afghanistan: Haqqani


April 17th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has said that his country would not want India to establish any military or intelligence base in Afghanistan, which would prove ... Read more...

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Have no fear, we have no sinister designs: Obama to Gilani


April 13th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has assured Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani that Washington has no plans to control Islamabad's nuclear programme.Obama met Gilani on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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No license for Blackwater to operate in Pakistan: Haqqani


February 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): Terming reports regarding the Pakistan government giving a license to the controversial private US security firm, Blackwater, as 'speculative', Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has said ... Read more...

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Pak will seek civil nuke pact with US to counter Indian weapons: Haqqani


February 18th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.18 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, has said that his country's government will continue to pursue efforts for securing a civilian nuclear deal with the US to ... Read more...

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US must hand over drone expertise to Pak: Haqqani


January 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.30 (ANI): Reiterating Islamabad's consistent demand of having the drone technology, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has urged the Obama administration to provide it the technical expertise to enable ... Read more...

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Pak doing all on legal, diplomatic fronts to ensure Dr.Aafia’s release: Haqqani


January 16th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.16 (ANI): Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani has said that Islamabad is doing its best on both the diplomatic and legal fronts to ensure Dr. Aafia Siddiqui's release.Siddiqui, ... Read more...

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Haqqani rebuts reports about ‘harassment campaign’ against US officials


December 19th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 19 (ANI): Rebutting reports about a deliberate harassment campaign being run against US officials, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said that being a sovereign country Pakistan has ... Read more...

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No coup being planned against Zardari: Haqqani


December 18th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.18 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani has rebutted fears about a coup in Pakistan following the Supreme Court's verdict declaring the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) as 'unconstitutional.'Talking to ... Read more...

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Haqqani approaches Lahore High Court to challenge inclusion in NRO beneficiaries list


November 25th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov.25 (ANI): Angered over being named in the NRO beneficiaries list, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has filed a case in the Lahore High Court's (LHC) Rawalpindi ... Read more...

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