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Pak fears “US will again desert Islamabad” after getting Bin Laden: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Pakistan is concerned that the United States will "again desert Islamabad" after it gets al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, due to which the Asian nation is ... Read more...

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No attempt made to entrap potential Oregon Islamic bomber: FBI


November 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has dismissed speculation that FBI agents entrapped potential Oregon bomber Mohamed Osman Mohamud.In comments to reporters, the Christian Science Monitor quoted Holder, as saying ... Read more...

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Jolie Denounces The Quran Burning Plan By Christian Church


September 9th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Angelina Jolie condemned the decision of a Florida Church to burn copies of the holy Quran as a way of marking the ninth ... Read more...

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Pakistan shifts 100,000 troops from India border to Afghan frontier: Pentagon (Second Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted 100,000 troops from its eastern border with India to its western border with Afghanistan to meet domestic terror threats, the Pentagon said ... Read more...

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Pakistan moved 100,000 troops from its border with India: Pentagon


April 29th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted 100,000 troops from its border with India to join the campaign against Taliban militants near its border with Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday . "More ... Read more...

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LeT not yet on Pakistan’s radar: Gen Petraeus


March 17th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US continues to push Pakistan to take action against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, as such jihadi terror outfits are still not on ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills four in NWFP


March 12th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar.12 (ANI): Extremists struck again in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) killing four persons and injuring over 20 others in the Khyber Agency.According to police officials, a suicide bomber, ... Read more...

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US donates surveillance equipment to Pakistan


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US has donated eight armoured personnel carriers and surveillance equipment, including binoculars, global positioning systems and night-vision binoculars, to Pakistan to help fight extremists. Donated by the Bureau ... Read more...

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Osama sponsored Sharif’s election campaign in 1988, claims ex-ISI official


September 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.10 (ANI): A former Pakistani spymaster has revealed that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif maintained a close relationship with Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and claimed that the chieftain had ... Read more...

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Baitullah’s death best opportunity for Pak to hit divided Taliban: Analysts


August 8th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): The killing of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehusd in a US drone strike is likely to open up a power struggle within the various factions of the ... Read more...

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ANP leader slams Pak Army’s ‘hogwash’ offensive against Mehsud


July 26th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): A senior leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) has described the Pakistan Army's offensive against the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud South Waziristan as "hogwash."Lateef ... Read more...

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US hails UAE support to displaced Pakistanis


July 14th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS) The US has hailed the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) support to the people displaced in the ongoing conflict in Pakistan's restive Swat Valley, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Pakistan has shifted forces from Indian border: US general


June 13th, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted forces from the Indian border to the west as it now sees very clearly the existential threat posed to their country by ... Read more...

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China offers Pakistan million dollars in emergency aid


May 14th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 14 (ANI): China will give one million U.S. dollars in emergency humanitarian aid to Pakistan to help thousands of civilians displaced by fighting between the government and the Taliban. ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda exploits Pakistan’s tribal areas to regain ground: US


May 1st, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 1 (IANS) While Al Qaeda remains the greatest terrorist threat to the United States, the group has regained some of its pre-9/11 operational capabilities through the exploitation ... Read more...

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US again tells Pakistan: Focus on extremists not India


April 25th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 25 (IANS) Warning that Al Qaeda and Taliban extremists in Pakistan are posing "an ever more serious threat to Pakistan's very existence," a top US general has ... Read more...

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Straw house survives violent tremors at quake lab


April 6th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) A full-scale straw house, complete with gravel foundation and clay plaster walls, shook and swayed but withstood a violent, 82-tonne force generated by a quake-simulation shake table. The ... Read more...

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US worried about Taliban safe havens in Balochistan


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23 (ANI): The Taliban safe havens in Balochistan are the real cause of concern among US officials, as the militant outfit is using Quetta to stir violence in Afghanistan.There ... Read more...

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China insists on Pakistan rescuing missing engineers


September 2nd, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept. 2 (ANI): China on Tuesday urged Pakistan to rescue two Chinese engineers who went missing last week and ensure their security."We have demanded Pakistan go all out to rescuing ... Read more...

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Bush-Gilani statement papers over key issues (Lead)


July 29th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) The joint statement released after Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met US President George W. Bush papers over key issues like Washington's perception that Islamabad is not ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda facing alienation from fellow jihadists, claims US expert


June 9th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
New York , June 9 (ANI): Al Qaeda is said to have lately started attracting alienation from fellow jihadists because of its brutal campaign in Iraq , as most of its ... Read more...

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Pakistani tribesmen kidnap 40 Afghans


March 26th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 26 (Xinhua) Armed tribesmen in Pakistan's northwest Wednesday took hostage 40 Afghans travelling in a bus to press their demand for release of their compatriots arrested in Afghanistan. The Pakistan-Afghan ... Read more...

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Poppy cultivation in Pak increased due to war on terror, says US


March 2nd, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): The US State Department has said that the cultivation of poppy in Pakistan has increased during 2007 due to that countrys preoccupation with the war on terror.According to ... Read more...

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U.S. position on Pak polls will determine future bilateral ties: Expert


February 20th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.20 (ANI): It is critical that the United States is seen as taking an objective and impartial view of the elections in Pakistan based on its assessment of the fairness of ... Read more...

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Benazir eyeing major stake in Pak interim government


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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