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Obama leads Romney nationally: Poll


September 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a political row caused by Mitt Romney's controversial remarks that 47 percent of Americans looked themselves as victims, a new poll showed President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Romney creates history in clinching Republican nomination (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney created history as he finally clinched the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in the November presidential, becoming the first Mormon nominee ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney clinches Republican nomination


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney created history as he finally clinched the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November, becoming the first Mormon nominee from ... Read more...

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US move on Lashkar-e-Toiba: Better late than never (Comment)


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
The US move to announce a $10 million bounty on Pakistan-based planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack is a huge step - huge for the US and its already ... Read more...

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Obama reviews efforts to renew Pakistan ties: Daily


February 10th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reviewed with his national security team efforts to improve ties with Pakistan, a Pakistani daily reported Friday.At a meeting held ... Read more...

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John Kerry gets a broken nose while playing hockey


January 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sen. John Kerry took quite some blows to his face when he decided to take part in a hockey game. The 68-year-old Massachusetts Democrat lawmaker was seen ... Read more...

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Michele Norris steps down as host of ‘All Things Considered’


October 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Public Radio’s Michele Norris has announced that her husband has picked up an offer to be part of President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Her husband, ... Read more...

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Unilateral acts not acceptable, Gilani on Osama killing


May 30th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) Unilateral acts like the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos in a sneak raid were not acceptable, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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LeT could attack India again, threaten US: Senator Kerry


May 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack is capable of not only attacking India again, but also could ... Read more...

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US seeking answers from Pakistan after Osama raid


May 19th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The United States has sought answers from Pakistan conveying the administration and lawmakers concerns about long-term national security following Islamabad's failure to locate slain Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn cannot run IMF: US


May 18th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is facing growing pressure to quit after US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the disgraced head was "not ... Read more...

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10 killed in U.S. drone attacks in northern Pakistan


May 17th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes on Monday killed 10 suspected militants in a compound in Pakistan's North Waziristan, Ary news televison reported.The twin strikes took place in Mir Ali ... Read more...

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Senator Kerry meets Pakistan Army chief


May 16th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) US senator John Kerry has met Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani who apprised him of the "intense feelings" within the army on ... Read more...

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US lawmakers raise questions about Pakistan, but defend aid


May 6th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) As members of US Congress raised "real and serious questions" about Islamabad's role in the Osama bin Laden affair, a key supporter said a break with ... Read more...

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American leaders hail killing of Osama bin Laden


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): US political leaders have hailed the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terrorist, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.US President Barack Obama had ordered ... Read more...

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US multi-million dollar aid to Pak floundering: NYT


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuri Kach (Pakistan), May 2 (ANI): A multi-billion-dollar aid plan that the Obama administration hoped would win over Pakistanis and buttress the weak civilian government is foundering because Washington's fears of Pakistani ... Read more...

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How Gen Next assist MPs in policy making, research


March 19th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Uthara Ganesh, 22, always thought being an MP in India was all about making speeches and winning electoral battles. Until she decided to work with ... Read more...

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US denies ‘blood money’ paid to win release of Raymond Davis


March 17th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US has denied paying "blood money" to win the release of a CIA contractor accused of killing two men in Pakistan, but welcomed the ... Read more...

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US start-up visa bill to boost entrepreneurship


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Two senior senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation aimed at slowing down the outflow of skilled talent and boost entrepreneurship in the US "to drive job ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out any “back-door solution” between Pak, US on Davis’ immunity row


March 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ruled out any 'back-door solution' to the case of double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, for whom the United States is ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak court to make America ‘party’ in Davis immunity case


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 1(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court to make the United States of America a party in the ongoing Raymond Davis immunity case.Petitioner Advocate Azhar ... Read more...

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Indus row: India asks Pakistan to eschew rhetoric


February 26th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With Pakistan seizing a report by the US Senate to accuse New Delhi of diverting Indus waters, India Friday underlined its commitment to the Indus Waters Treaty ... Read more...

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Pak cites US report as validation of its concerns over dam-building by India


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan has cited a US Senate report "Avoiding water wars in South and Central Asia", released on February 22, as vindication of its stance that building of dams by ... Read more...

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Pak in ‘damned if you do and damned if you don’t’ dilemma over Davis: Editorial


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23(ANI): The Pakistan government would face a 'public backlash' if they decide to enter in any agreement with the United States over the Raymond Davis standoff, but the long-term repercussions ... Read more...

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JuD comes out in open, pressurizing victims’ family in Raymond Davis case


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 22 (ANI): The front organization of the hardcore banned terror group Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), is organizing countrywide strikes and pressurizing families of the two people allegedly murdered by American ... Read more...

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Pakistan government in a fix over Davis issue


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) The Raymond Davis affair continues to be a headache for Islamabad. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Monday admitted in parliament that Pakistan and the US have "differences in ... Read more...

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‘Kin want blood for blood, not payoff over double murder-accused Raymond Davis’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 21(ANI): The brothers of two Pakistani men shot dead by Raymond Davis, an American citizen, in Lahore have rejected the idea of a financial settlement, with one brother insisting ... Read more...

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US, Pak working on ‘out of the box’ solution to Davis detention standoff


February 20th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20(ANI): The United States has revived its high-level engagement with Pakistan after keeping it suspended for almost a fortnight over the diplomatic immunity issue of double murder-accused American official ... Read more...

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Qureshi questions Pak Govt’s 3-week-time plea in court to reply on Davis’ immunity


February 19th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 19(ANI): Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has questioned the three-week time given by the Lahore High Court to the Foreign Ministry to file a reply on the immunity ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘pressurised’ Punjab Govt. to declare Davis enjoyed diplomatic immunity: CM


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): Pakistan's Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said that President Asif Ali Zardari and Interior Minister Rehman Malik wanted him to declare that double murder-accused US national ... Read more...

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PML-N firm that Davis case ‘must be dealt in accordance with law of the land’


February 17th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that his party's stance on the case of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis is very clear- that the country's ... Read more...

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Davis case adjourned till March 14 after Pak FM seeks more time to reply on his status


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has sought more time from the Lahore High Court to file its reply on the immunity status of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.The LHC began ... Read more...

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Gilani hints at pardon by victims’ family to murder-accused US official as solution


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has hinted at a pardon by the victims' family to double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.Speaking to a convention of religious ... Read more...

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Double murder-accused American has “no complete immunity”: Qureshi


February 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): Double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis does not enjoy blanket immunity, Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said.Addressing a press conference in Islamabad after his meeting ... Read more...

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Davis case should not mar Pakistan-US ties: Kerry


February 16th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Seeking to ease tension over the arrest of a US official for killing two Pakistanis, a top American senator has said the incident should not affect the ... Read more...

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