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Charlie Sheen to give $1million as donation to USO


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Charlie Sheen is all set to give $1milllion as a donation to a military aid organization USO.Charlie Sheen is presently the star of the show ... Read more...

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Staff crunch hits British hospitals


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A drastic shortage of doctors in British hospitals is forcing the managements to seek army medics' help, a media report said Saturday.Health chiefs say there is ... Read more...

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Aid freeze no big deal: US to Pakistan (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Downplaying a US move to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that the ... Read more...

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Aid freeze can be waived: US assures Pakistan (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The US has sought to assure its estranged ally Pakistan that a legislation that freezes $700 million for Pakistan merely includes a reporting requirement and ... Read more...

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Aid ‘freeze’ to Pakistan can bve waived: US


December 16th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) As the US Congress agreed to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that ... Read more...

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US to work with India in war against terror


September 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The India-US relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots, says a study by two US think tanks, even as Washington vowed to work closely ... Read more...

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India-US ties can become pivot for global peace: Report


September 16th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Carefully nurtured, the India-US bilateral relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots and improve prospects for global peace and prosperity in the 21st century, ... Read more...

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Kayani, Mullen to meet in Spain


September 15th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen will meet in Spain on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army chief to visit Britain end-September


September 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will visit Britain in the last week of September for discussions on military ties between the two countries.Kayani's ... Read more...

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Fresh U.S. drone strikes kill 4 people in North Waziristan


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Fresh U.S. drone strikes killed at least four people on Tuesday in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan region, officials said.The unmanned aircraft reportedly fired two missiles against a ... Read more...

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US to restore military aid to Pakistan? (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The US is mulling to restore the suspended $800 million in military aid and equipment to Islamabad, Pakistan's spy chief was quoted Sunday as saying.Lt Gen ... Read more...

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US to respect Pakistani’s sovereignty: ISI chief


July 17th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Under fire for intruding into Pakistan and killing Osama bin Laden, the US has promised to respect Islamabad's sovereignty, the country's spy chief was quoted Sunday ... Read more...

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Amid tensions, ISI chief to visit US (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) More than two months after the killing of Osama bin Laden almost derailed ties with the US, Pakistan's spy chief, Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha, is set ... Read more...

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ISI chief to visit US


July 13th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Paksistan's spy agency chief Lt.Gen. Shuja Pasha leaves for Washington Wednesday to hold talks with US intelligence and military officials.It will be his first visit to ... Read more...

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CIA plotted to nab Osama bin Laden with fake vaccination drive


July 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Abbottabad, Pakistan, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost three months after the raid at Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan resulted in the death of the world’s most wanted man, details about the ... Read more...

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‘Talks haven’t improved US-Pakistan ties’


July 12th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan and the US seem to have failed to put their relationship back on track, a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday.The ties between Washington ... Read more...

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India welcomes US suspension of aid to Pakistan


July 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Monday welcomed the US decision to suspend abut $800 million in military aid to Pakistan, but also underlined its commitment to normalise relations with ... Read more...

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US halting military aid to Pakistan for expulsions


July 10th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The US is stopping millions of dollars in aid to the Pakistani military after the expulsion of over 100 US Special Forces trainers by Islamabad.Quoting ... Read more...

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Pakistan envoy for probe into Osama hideout


May 8th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan should probe how Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden hid in a compound in Abbottabad for so long, Islamabad's envoy here has said.Claiming ignorance over ... Read more...

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NATO asks Libya’s neighbours for assistance against Gaddafi


April 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Western powers involved in the military operation in Libya have asked the country's neighbours for help in defending rebels against President Muammar Gaddafi's regime, an ... Read more...

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US doesn’t care about Pakistan: Noam Chomsky


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20(ANI): The United States does not care about Pakistan at all, and Washington's policy towards Islamabad might benefit it only accidentally since that is not the actual purpose, renowned ... Read more...

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US should re-serve 9/11-like ultimatum to Pak to crack down on terror: WSJ


April 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan needs to be served an ultimatum by the United States on the same lines as the warning given to it immediately after the 9/11 terror attacks, a ... Read more...

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IAF sees China, Pakistan as challenges, not threats


March 10th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Despite China's rapid defence modernisation and military aid to Pakistan, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik sees the two countries as ... Read more...

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Yemeni president working on exit plan


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 3 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will work out a plan for his exit within a year, opposition members said after meeting him.Both sides have reached a ... Read more...

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‘US realising aid to Pakistan being diverted against India’


February 16th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India Wednesday said the US was gradually realising the truth that its military aid to Pakistan to fight terrorism was being diverted against this country.India also ... Read more...

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Pak protestors shout “hang Davis” over double murder charges


February 12th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12 (ANI): Pakistanis staged a demonstration in Lahore over a demand to "hang" Raymond Davis, the US national under arrest on double murder charges.The Daily Times quoted about 500 ... Read more...

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Obama urges Egypt’s military to ensure transition to democracy


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): U.S. President Obama has urged Egypt's all powerful military council to ensure a smooth transition to democracy after a street revolution led to the exit of President Hosni Mubarak.Predicting ... Read more...

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Egypt situation very fluid: US


February 11th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Amid mounting speculation of Hosni Mubarak likely to quit as president Thursday night, the US described the situation in Egypt as "very fluid"."We're watching a very fluid ... Read more...

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Cairo, Washington military relations face tests amid unrest in Egypt


January 30th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): In the wake of the current unrest in the country, Egyptian military that is built with billions of dollars in American technology and training, is facing the ... Read more...

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West has little option other than to support ‘fragile’ Zardari govt in Pak: WP


January 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7(ANI): Under the prevailing circumstances in Pakistan, especially in the wake of liberal politician Salman Taseer's assassination, the West has "little choice other than to try to support and ... Read more...

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Britain planned to help Afghan resistance after Soviet invasion


December 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Britain had planned to assist the Afghan resistance just weeks after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, reveal secret documents that show a top official negotiating how to channel ... Read more...

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Af-Pak report shows ‘two-faced’ Pakistan remains Obama’s ‘biggest nightmare’


December 17th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): The toned-down, public version of the one-year progress report on Afghanistan and Pakistan released by the White House has made it clear that US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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US can’t depend on ‘game-playing’ Pak to get job done in Afghanistan: Ex-Spl Envoy


December 16th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16(ANI): Former U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan, Peter Tomsen, has said that the Obama administration cannot depend on Pakistan to get its job done in Afghanistan, despite having given ... Read more...

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US helping Pak to renovate over 2,000 schools, build 150 new ones: Munter


November 19th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The United States will work with the Pakistan government to renovate over 2,000 schools and build 150 new ones over the next two years as part of its ... Read more...

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US policy towards Pakistan remains schizophrenic


October 26th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): Last week's U.S.-Pakistan strategic dialogue produced the mixed signals that have grown customary to anyone who follows relations between those two countries.On the one hand, U.S. ... Read more...

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