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NATO employee in Germany held for spying


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A civilian employee at a NATO air base in Germany has been arrested on charges of illegally gathering secret information.The German Prosecutor General's Office said ... Read more...

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First NATO container crosses Pakistan-Afghan border


July 6th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The first container carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan Thursday crossed the Pakistan-Afghan border after Islamabad reopened the supply route, officials said.The container entered Afghanistan ... Read more...

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No secret deal with US on NATO route reopening: Khar


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan has not entered into any secret agreement with the US on reopening the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ‘appropriate’ apology from US, says envoy


June 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan wants an "appropriate" apology from the US over the NATO air strike last year that killed its two dozen soldiers, the country's ambassador to Washington ... Read more...

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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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Eight Afghans killed in NATO attack


May 27th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 27 (IANS) Eight civilians were killed in Afghanistan in a NATO air strike, an official said Sunday.The attack took place Saturday night in Paktia province during an ... Read more...

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US rules out apology to Pakistan for NATO strike


May 24th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) The White House has ruled out an apology to Islamabad for the NATO air strike in November in which 24 Pakistani soldiers were killed.It said ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders harp on US apology for NATO air strike (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan's demand for the US apology for the NATO air strike in which its 24 soldiers were killed - an incident which has strained bilateral ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants apology for NATO air strike: Envoy


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Islamabad was adamant on its demand for an apology for a NATO air strike at a border post in which 24 Pakistani soldiers were martyred, Pakistani ... Read more...

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Obama ‘briefly’ meets Zardari


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke "briefly" with Pakistan's Asif Ali Zardari twice on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Chicago, the White House has ... Read more...

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Zardari-NATO chief meet postponed due to plane delay


May 20th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) A delay in the arrival of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's plane Saturday evening led to the postponement of a meeting in Chicago between him ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit starting Sunday.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit


May 20th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbass Jilani ... Read more...

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NATO trucks caused Rs.100 bn damage to roads: Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Heavy NATO containers, trundling through Pakistan to Afghanistan, caused Rs.100 billion worth of damage to the country's roads, said a minister.Federal Minister for Communications Arbab ... Read more...

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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...

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Imran fears suicide attacks if NATO supply resumes


April 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday said he feared suicide attacks across the country following the reopening of the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory.The ... Read more...

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No arms to Afghanistan via Pakistan: Parliamentary panel (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel reviewing the future terms of engagement with the US said Thursday the country's territory should not be used to transport arms ... Read more...

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No arms to Afghanistan via Pakistan: Parliamentary panel


April 13th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel reviewing the future terms of engagement with the US said Thursday the country's territory should not be used to transport arms ... Read more...

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Pakistan admits to problems in ties with US


April 12th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Admitting to problems in its relations with the US, Pakistan said Thursday the future of the ties depends on parliament, which is currently reviewing the ... Read more...

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US generals to hold talks with Kayani


March 28th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Two top US generals will hold talks with the Pakistani army chief Wednesday for the first time since NATO air strikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers four ... Read more...

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‘Stable Pakistan can re-set ties with US’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) A top US military commander has voiced confidence that America and Pakistan can re-set their bilateral ties in a mutually beneficial way, saying Pakistan was now ... Read more...

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US wants ties with Pakistan: Envoy


February 26th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A US diplomat reiterated Sunday that Washington wants bilateral ties with Islamabad.Charge d'Affaires Richard Hoagland told Geo News in an interview the US was ... Read more...

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NATO attack on check-posts not deliberate: US envoy


January 31st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) The NATO air strike on two Pakistan Army check-posts that killed 24 soldiers was not deliberate and it will be ensured that such incidents do not ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan relationship at its lowest ebb: Musharraf


January 15th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said the current bilateral relationship between Islamabad and Washington was at its lowest ebb, even lower than that after ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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US military dialogue with Pakistan continues


January 4th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) The US continues military dialogue with Pakistan despite recent serious setbacks because the US-Pakistani relationship is very important, the Pentagon has said.The US has conducted "a ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects NATO attack report as biased


December 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday rejected as biased the US report on the NATO air strikes on two army border checkposts that caused the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers, ... Read more...

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NATO rejects criticism over Libya


December 21st, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO has defended its mission in Libya, saying it saved lives and was strictly in line with the UN mandate."We took every precaution to ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return to Pakistan in January


December 19th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who is living in London in a self-imposed exile, has said he will return home in ... Read more...

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Pakistan will defend its territory at all costs: Gilani


December 16th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan will defend its territorial frontiers at all costs, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO air strike that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

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US to blame if Pakistan fails in war on terror: Khar


December 15th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The US would be held responsible if Pakistan failed in the war against terror, Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday.Khar told the Parliamentary Committee ... Read more...

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`Pakistan took bold decisions after NATO attack’


December 15th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan took bold decisions after a NATO air strike left two dozen soldiers dead, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Malik Wednesday said in Peshawar that the government ... Read more...

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US hopes to patch up with Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) A top US official has expressed confidence that the United States and Pakistan can patch up their differences, stressing that restoring the strained relationship was critical ... Read more...

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NATO attack inquiry to end early: US tells Pakistan


December 10th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The US has reassured Pakistan of an "early conclusion" of the investigation into the NATO air strike on two Pakistan Army border posts which killed 24 ... Read more...

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30 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan (Lead)


December 9th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) At least 30 NATO oil tankers and containers were torched in a rocket attack at a terminal in Pakistan Thursday night, state-run television network PTV reported. ... Read more...

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