marc grossman

Pakistan working for women’s empowerment: Sherry Rehman


June 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan is not just about conflicts, but has been making a great deal of political and societal effort towards protecting women's rights, the country's ambassador to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Differences with Pakistan being worked out, says US enovy


May 21st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago/Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said that some differences exist with Pakistan and it will take time for the issues to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US lawmakers seek terrorist tag for Haqqani network


May 12th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Top Democrats and Republicans on the House and Senate Intelligence panels have demanded that the Obama administration "immediately" label the Pakistani-based Haqqani Network a terrorist ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Building mutual trust key to defeating terror: Zardari


April 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Terming the US drone strikes inside Pakistani territory as "useless" and "counter-productive", Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Friday told a visiting US diplomat that building mutual ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan, Afghanistan, US hold talks on Afghan peace


April 27th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Top Pakistani, Afghan and US officials Friday agreed to form a group at the UN to coordinate activities in New York and accelerate the process ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani, Afghan, US envoys to meet for peace talks


April 25th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Top Pakistani, Afghan and US diplomats will meet in Islamabad April 26-27 to review the peace process in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Wednesday.Marc ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan, US to hold talks on new terms of engagement


April 17th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistan will hold talks with the US on "new terms of engagements", the foreign ministry said Tuesday.This follows last week's parliamentary approval of fresh guidelines ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan denies Gilani meeting with Taliban in Qatar


February 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday refuted media reports suggesting a meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghan Taliban representatives had been planned in Qatar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mathai to visit US next week: N-deal, Iran on agenda


February 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai goes on a three-day visit to Washington next week to hold talks with senior US officials to explore ways to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

Diplomatic thaw in US-Pakistan ties: Daily


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The ties between the US and Pakistan are witnessing a diplomatic thaw but it won't be back to business as usual, said a daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US to continue supporting Afghan peace process: Envoy


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 23 (IANS) US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said Washington would continue to support the Afghan peace process."The ultimate goal of our efforts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing US drones into the country again, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media


January 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing CIA drones into the country again, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan to decide new terms with NATO in February


January 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Pakistan government will decide the new terms of its engagements with NATO and allies in the war on terror at a joint session of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, US pitch for Afghan-led reconciliation process


January 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Reviewing the situation in Afghanistan, India and the US Friday agreed to pitch for "an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned" reconciliation process and discussed the ongoing political ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan denies reopening NATO routes to Afghanistan


January 20th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Office has denied reports of reopening the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, and said there was no ultimate decision about it so far.Addressing a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan postpones US envoy Marc Grossman’s visit


January 19th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday postponed a visit by US Special Envoy Marc Grossman until a parliamentary review of bilateral relations is completed.Grossman is currently touring the region ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Haqqani discusses secret memo with Zardari


November 20th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani met Asif Ali Zardari here Sunday over a secret memo to Washington claiming that the president had feared ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US sees India, China in constructive role in Afghanistan


November 1st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) As the United States begins to draw down from Afghanistan, it expects both India and China to play constructive roles in the region, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hillary arrives on two-day Pakistan visit


October 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here Thursday evening on a two-day visit amid escalating tensions between Washington and Islamabad, Xinhua reported. Pakistan's ruling party ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan urges US to avoid hostile statements


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday urged the US to exercise restraint in making public statements that were adverse to bilateral relationship, Xinhua reported.Zardari, during a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan, US ties must go beyond counter-terror: Gilani


October 13th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday said the relationship between Pakistan and the US must go beyond coordination on counter-terrorism.Gilani was talking to Marc Grossman, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US AfPak envoy backs Indian investment in Afghanistan, strategic pact


October 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Terming India's strategic pact with Afghanistan as a "positive development," US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman Wednesday backed greater Indian private ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tackling Haqqani Network job No. 1: US to Pakistan


October 1st, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Placing the Haqqani Network'S tackling at the top of its counter-terrorism agenda, the Us is pushing Pakistan to act against the terror group described as "a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari to US: Need clear terms of engagement on terror war


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The terms of engagement between the US and Pakistan in the war against terror should be clearly defined so that conflicting positions and unilateral actions ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US wants Pakistan to ban production of fertiliser used in IEDs


July 4th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The US wants Pakistan to stop the production of ammonium nitrate as it is being used for making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), it was reported here.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Confusion persists on Pakistan role in Osama killing (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Did Pakistan know about the US plan to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad city? A day after the killing of the Al Qaeda chief, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Osama killing was shared achievement: US Af-Pak envoy (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden was a "shared achievement", the US's special representative to Afghanistan-Pakistan Marc Grossman Tuesday said while the Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak PM Gilani emphasizes constructive ties with U.S.


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad May 3(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again emphasized the need of constructive relationship with United States.He thanked U.S. President Obama for acknowledging Pakistan's efforts in leading ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Death of Osama bin Laden was ’shared achievement’: US


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) A day after killing Osama bin Laden in Pakistan's Abbottabad city, the US Tuesday said his death was a "shared achievement" of the US, Pakistan and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak, Afghanistan, US hold trilateral talks in Islamabad


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United States held trilateral talks on Tuesday on the situation arising from the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.The Saudi-born terrorist, who had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Osama’s death “shared achievement” by US, Pak, Afghanistan: Grossman


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): The killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is a "shared achievement" by the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan, US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Marc Grossman, has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia trip


April 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia tripWashington, April 29(ANI): US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman will emphasise Washington's commitment to long-term partnerships with both ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe