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Pakistani airspace never closed for NATO: Gilani


February 27th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan never closed its airspace for NATO supplies in Afghanistan and had only suspended the land route, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."The Defence ... Read more...

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Indian chopper incursion like a CBM: Pakistani daily


October 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The lesson to be learnt from the Indian helicopter that entered Pakistani airspace is that "a drama need not be turned into a crisis", said ... Read more...

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Pakistani lawmakers condemn NATO airspace violation


October 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Lawmakers in Pakistan's Balochistan province Monday accused NATO jets of violating Pakistani airspace and demanded that the government halt the intrusions.Provincial minister Engineer Zamruk Khan told ... Read more...

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New stealth drones flew into Pakistan to see Osama house


May 18th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) New highly-sophisticated stealth drones flew dozens of missions deep inside Pakistan to monitor the mansion of Osama bin Laden, before US commandos stormed the hideout to ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US envoy to protest raid that killed Osama


May 12th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Office Thursday summoned US Ambassador Cameron Munter to protest the raid by US special forces in Abbottabad that led to Osama bin Laden's death, ... Read more...

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US secrecy over Osama killing operation lays bare deep distrust of its Pakistani ‘allies’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3(ANI): The United States' decision to find and eliminate elusive Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden without even informing its 'ally' Pakistan until the end of the top secret ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets six more F-16 aircraft


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Six more block-52 F-16 aircraft reached Pakistan from the US Saturday, raising the number of such fighter jets delivered to the country this year to ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentarians concerned about airspace violations by NATO


November 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistani parliamentarians have expressed serious concern about the violation of the country's airspace near the Afghan border by NATO allied forces based in Afghanistan.Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Raja ... Read more...

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No NATO aircraft violated Pakistan’s airspace: US embassy


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United States Embassy in Islamabad has denied reports that NATO aircraft had "violated" Pakistan's airspace close to the Afghan border."No NATO aircraft violated the Pakistani airspace in the ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Pakistan receives three US F-16 aircraft


October 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday received three new F-16 aircraft from the US as part of 18 such fighter jets scheduled to reach the country by December.The ... Read more...

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NATO aircraft violate Pak airspace yet again despite repeated assurances to contrary


October 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO's aircraft once again breached the country's airspace today morning over its border town of Torkham, local media ... Read more...

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NATO choppers again violate Pak airspace days after formal apology


October 13th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 13 (ANI): After assuring Pakistan of no more intrusions into its territory, two NATO helicopters again violated Pakistani airspace in Chaman area, a bordering town of Balochistan with Afghanistan."Two NATO ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen NATO convoy blockage at Af-Pak border after security improves: Haqqani


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): The supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan at the Tor Khum border had been temporarily blocked on security grounds, and will be re-opened soon after the security ... Read more...

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US denies violating Pakistan air space


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.22 (ANI): The United States has rejected media reports about its aircraft violating Pakistan airspace."These accusations are entirely false. No US fighter aircraft flew over Mohmand as alleged in the article," ... Read more...

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PAF gets its first air-to-air refuelling aircraft


December 20th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.20 (ANI): In a significant move which has put the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on the list of some of the world's most advanced air forces, the PAF had inducted ... Read more...

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US believes bin Laden’s son killed


July 24th, 2009 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (DPA) The US government believes Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son may have been killed, but are not completely certain, a counterterrorism official said. The US counterterrorism official ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets sensitive US drone images: NYT


May 14th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) The United States military for the first time has provided Pakistan with a broad array of surveillance information collected by American drones flying along the border of ... Read more...

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India rejects Pakistan’s airspace breach charge (Second Lead - changing dateline)


December 18th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) India Thursday repudiated a formal diplomatic note by Pakistan alleging air space violations by Indian fighter jets and said it will respond to the note formally soon. ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies violation of airspace by NATO planes


December 16th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 16 (ANI): Pakistan has denied reports that the countrys airspace had been violated along the Pak-Afghan border.Reacting to a private TV channel report that at least three NATO ... Read more...

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PML-Q wants Govt to move UN over airspace violations by IAF, NATO


December 16th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 16 (ANI): The government should raise the issue of the violation of Pakistani airspace by Indian Air Force fighters and ISAF drones at the United Nations (UN), Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

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Pak Air Force says it turned back Indian jets flying over Kashmir, Lahore


December 14th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said on Saturday that Indian Air Force jets had violated Pakistani airspace in the Kashmir and Lahore sectors, but were turned back ... Read more...

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Pak threatens to shoot down US drones


December 4th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.4 (ANI): Pakistani officials have warned the incoming Obama administration that they will consider shooting down all US drones entering pakistani airspace if the the air attacks on Pakistani territory ... Read more...

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US drones seen flying over Pak tribal areas of Bannu, Waziristan


November 22nd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 22 (ANI): Suspected US drones have reportedly violated Pakistani airspace again, as they were seen flying over various areas of North and South Waziristan agencies, a private TV channel ... Read more...

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Paks bankrupt economy cannot afford worlds sanctions


October 8th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 8 (ANI): Pakistan economy was facing bankruptcy and it could not afford sanctions by the world powers, the countrys Defence Secretary Kamran Rasool reportedly told the Senate Standing ... Read more...

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Pakistani gunfire prevents suspected US incursion


September 22nd, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (DPA) Pakistani security forces and tribesmen repelled a suspected US attack by shooting at intruding helicopter gunships in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said Monday.The incident occurred late ... Read more...

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Two NATO aircraft violate Pak airspace on Monday night


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah ( Pakistan ), July 23 (ANI): In yet another similar incident over the past few days, two NATO aircraft intruded into Pakistani air space late on Monday night in North ... Read more...

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NATO drone again violates Pak airspace


July 14th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mohmand Agency (Pak), July 14 (ANI): In the second such incident in past two days, a NATO drone violated Pakistani airspace and entered flew over the Mohmand Agency on Sunday afternoon.The ... Read more...

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US choppers again violate Pak airspace


July 11th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Miranshah ( Pakistan ), July 11 (ANI): Two US helicopters reportedly violated Pakistani airspace on Wednesday night, and hovered over the Ghulam Khan Border area in North Waziristan , security sources ... Read more...

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