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Clinton pressurised me to grant diplomatic immunity to Davis: Qureshi


February 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 13(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had pressurised him to sign a summary giving diplomatic immunity to double-murder accused American ... Read more...

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US denies suspending all bilateral contacts with Pakistan on Raymond Davis issue


February 9th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9(ANI): The United States has denied reports that it has put all bilateral contacts with Pakistan on hold until Islamabad releases double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis."We continue contact with ... Read more...

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US suspends bilateral engagements with Pakistan (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Scaling up pressure on Pakistan for the release of Raymond Davis, arrested for fatally shooting two Pakistanis in Lahore, the US has put on hold high-level bilateral ... Read more...

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US puts all bilateral contacts with Pak on hold until release of murder-accused diplomat


February 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8(ANI): The United States has put all bilateral contacts with Pakistan on hold until Islamabad releases double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis, diplomatic sources have said.The dispute could affect three ... Read more...

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US puts bilateral contacts with Pakistan on hold: Report


February 8th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) The US has put bilateral engagements with Pakistan on hold till US official Raymond Davis, who has been arrested for fatally shooting two Pakistanis in Lahore, is released, ... Read more...

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Canadian troops could remain in Afghanistan beyond 2011: Defence Minister


November 8th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Nov. 8 (ANI): Hundreds of Canadian troops could remain in Afghanistan years after the long and bloody combat mission officially ends in 2011.Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay said Ottawa ... Read more...

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Resumption of talks with India a positive step: Qureshi


February 19th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 19 (IANS) India's decision to resume talks with Pakistan was a "positive step", said Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, but he added that the outcome of the talks depends ... Read more...

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Security concerns regarding Pakistan to be expressed at US-India meet


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.23 (ANI): The US can expect some plain speaking from the Indian delegation regarding Pakistan and the blanket cheque that the super power seems to be giving India's South Asian ... Read more...

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Pressured by US, Pakistan curbs A.Q. Khan’s movements (Lead)


February 10th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Bowing to US pressure, Pakistan Tuesday placed fresh curbs on rogue scientist A.Q. Khan even as the man who mentored the country's nuclear programme vowed to fight back.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan tells US it will control A.Q. Khan’s movements (With US to raise A.Q Khan’s release issue with Pakistan)


February 10th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan has assured the US it would restrict the movements of rogue nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan after Washington voiced concerns that his release from house arrest could lead ... Read more...

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Pakistani government may appeal against A.Q. Khan’s release


February 9th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Bowing to international pressure, the Pakistani government may appeal against the release of A.Q. Khan, the scientist who mentored the country's nuclear programme and who was accused of ... Read more...

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India proposes prohibition of nuclear weapons


February 7th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): India has proposed an international convention for complete prohibition of nuclear weapons to reduce the dangers posed by atomic weapons to humanity. National Security Adviser M K ... Read more...

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IAEA chief calls for nuclear disarmament


February 4th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 4 (DPA) The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed ElBaradei, has called for a drastic cut in atomic weapons, in an article published Wednesday.Writing in German daily ... Read more...

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Brazil rejects US interference in South American Defence Council


November 21st, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, Nov 21 (Xinhua) Brazil has rejected possible US interference in the South American Defence Council which will be formed next year."It is not necessary for South America to import ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda, Taliban pose a threat to Pak Govt: US Defence Secretary


February 10th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
Munich, Feb 10 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has warned that al-Qaeda and Taliban forces in Pakistans northwest frontier region pose a direct threat to the Musharraf Government.The presence of ... Read more...

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