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A dinner to remember in Pakistan (Islamabad diary)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The dinner reception hosted by Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal Friday night could easily be termed as a high point in the thaw between ... Read more...

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Krishna welcomes cricket resumption with Pakistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) India's Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday welcomed resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan.Reacting to decision of Board of Control for Cricket in India ... Read more...

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LeT founder wants Pakistani leaders to learn from Cameron


July 15th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Lashkar-i-Taiba founder and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack's alleged mastermind Hafeez Saeed has asked Pakistani leaders to aspire to be more like British Prime Minister ... 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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Chisty delighted to be back in Pakistan


May 16th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty, who was in an Indian jail for a 1992 murder and reached here on a plane sent by President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Atrocities on Hindu women in Pakistan: BJP corners government


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The government will make a statement on the alleged forcible conversion of Hindu women in Pakistan, Home Minister P. Chidambaram told the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Sumptuous spread at PM’s luncheon for Zardari


April 8th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) It was a Sunday feast in the best of non-vegetarian and vegetarian cuisine that was on offer at the lunch hosted by Indian Prime ... Read more...

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Post 26/11, a chronicle of India-Pakistan meetings


April 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
A chronology of key meetings between Indian and Pakistani leaders after the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror carnage that caused a nearly two-year long deep freeze in the ties between ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders laud first-ever Oscar winner


February 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday congratulated Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy on winning the first-ever Oscar award for Pakistan for ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders seeking consensus on early polls


January 26th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazlur) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said Thursday consultations were underway among Pakistan's political parties for evolving consensus on holding early elections.Early elections and a ... Read more...

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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...

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Snapping diplomatic ties not in our interest: Rabbani (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Severing diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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‘Severing diplomatic ties can undermine Pakistan’s interests’


December 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Snapping diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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US experts suggest Pakistan policy relook


December 17th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Amidst a tense standoff with Pakistan, US experts have suggested a strategic relook at Washington's policies to ensure that international terrorists are rooted out from both ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial ties with others: Khar


December 16th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants to have cordial ties with other countries without compromising on its national interests, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Thursday Pakistan would ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act with maturity: Daily


December 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) It is about time Pakistan "pragmatically viewed its failures and successes with the international community and formulated its foreign policy", a leading Pakistani daily said Thursday ... Read more...

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Pakistan to do hard thinking over NATO attack: Acting president


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan will have to do some hard thinking to safeguard the interests of its nationals following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties set to top envoys’ meeting in Pakistan


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A two-day conference of Pakistani envoys opened in Islamabad Monday to deliberate on "different aspects" of the country's foreign policy with special focus on reviewing ... Read more...

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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...

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‘Pakistan stuck between bumbling civilians, hardline military’


November 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A secret memo that claims President Asif Ali Zardari feared a military coup is a reflection that Pakistanis are "caught between a rock and a hard ... Read more...

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Husain Haqqani heads for Pakistan


November 19th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Saturday left for Islamabad after an explanation was sought from him over a secret memo to Washington claiming ... Read more...

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Explanation sought on Mullen memo: Gilani


November 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that he sought explanation from the country's envoy to the US after a secret memo to Washington ... Read more...

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Mullen confirms Zardari feared military coup


November 17th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Mike Mullen, former chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, has confirmed the existence of a secret memo said to have been sent by ... Read more...

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MFN sets stage for Indian, Pakistani leaders meeting in Maldives


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) With Pakistan granting MFN status to India and a slew of recent positive gestures by both sides, the stage has been set for a ... Read more...

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Clinton has delivered tough warning to Pakistan: Daily


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has delivered a tough warning to Pakistan that it needs to decide whether it wants to "help or hinder" the ... Read more...

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Clinton warns of terrorists-pursuit on Afghan-Pakistan border


October 20th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday said terrorists would be targeted in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border areas. Addressing a joint press conference with President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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All parties meet shows national unity: Pakistani leaders


September 30th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The All Parties Conference (APC), bringing together political leaders across the spectrum following strained ties with the US, had sent out a message that Pakistanis ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to continue fight against terror


September 11th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday reaffirmed its determination to fight against terrorism on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attack.A statement issued by the foreign ministry said: ... Read more...

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McCain points to Pakistan military, terror groups link


August 18th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Calling for a realistic US policy towards Pakistan, Senator John McCain, a former American presidential candidate, Thursday aired concern over the "troubling connection" between ... Read more...

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Ban to discuss Kashmir with India, Pakistan


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he will discuss Kashmir with Indian and Pakistani leaders to help resolve the dispute through dialogue, a media report ... Read more...

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Top Pakistani leaders discuss terror situation


June 14th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani have held discussions on the receent spate of ... Read more...

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Australian diplomat meets Pakistani leaders


June 12th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 12 (IANS) Australian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan Paul Molloy met leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi and discussed the deteriorating law and order situation ... Read more...

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Don’t blame Pakistan for non-state actors, says Zardari


May 10th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India should stop blaming Pakistan for the terrorist actions of "non-state actors", President Asif Ali Zardari told a delegation of Indian jurists which recently ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing evokes divergent views among Pakistani leaders


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan's Abbottabad city evoked divergent views in the country with some political leaders Monday terming ... Read more...

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US army chief meets Kayani


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) US Army Chief of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, met his Pakistani counterpart General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani here Friday, a day after a visit by US top ... Read more...

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