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ISI considers US its worst enemy, says jailed doctor


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI considered the US its "worst enemy" and Islamabad's cooperation with Washington was just a sham to extract billions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks India’s expertise in renewable energy


August 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan. A visiting Pakistan delegation led by Zafar Mahmood, secretary in Pakistan's water ... Read more...

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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan to target Haqqani network


August 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US and Pakistani officials are considering joint counter-terrorism campaigns in Afghanistan and Pakistan that would target the Haqqani militant group, a media report said.The Haqqani ... Read more...

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70,000 Pakistani officials have not got salary


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A staggering 70,000 government employees here did not get their salary on time due to an auditors' strike, a media report said.The daily Dawn said as ... Read more...

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Obama adviser, Sherry Rehman trade barbs


July 29th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Tensions flared between the US and Pakistan as two top officials traded accusations of doing too little to combat Taliban sanctuaries in Afghanistan and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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‘Doctor who helped in Osama mission needs US help’


June 19th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US needs to make renewed attempts to help the jailed Pakistani doctor who led the US to Osama bin Laden, a Congressman has said.Republican Dana ... Read more...

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India disappointed as visa accord with Pakistan put off


May 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India has aired its disappointment that the much-waited liberalised visa regime agreement could not be signed in Islamabad as the Pakistani officials were yet ... Read more...

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Iran deports 82 Pakistanis


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) A total of 82 Pakistani nationals have been deported by Iran for living illegally in the country, Daily Times reported Monday.The Pakistanis were arrested by Iranian ... Read more...

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NATO won’t pay $5,000 per truck to Pakistan: Panetta


May 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has ruled out paying Pakistan $5,000 for each truck carrying supplies via its territory for NATO troops in Afghanistan.In an ... Read more...

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Spying case: Court notice to diplomat Madhuri Gupta (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), on a Delhi ... Read more...

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British Red Cross worker found dead in Pakistan


April 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) The decapitated and bullet-riddled body of a 60-year-old Briton working for the International Committee of the Red Cross, has been found in Pakistan's Quetta city, three ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistanis urge India to free aged prisoner Chishti


April 8th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani officials Sunday urged India to set free an 80-year-old virologist, Khalil Chishty, who is serving life imprisonment in an Ajmer jail with his ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 23 Indian fishermen


April 4th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have arrested 23 Indian fishermen and seized four boats for violating the country's maritime boundary, officials said Tuesday.The fishermen were detained by the Maritime ... Read more...

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Pakistan tour: Bangladesh Cricket Board satisfied with security


March 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Mustafa Kamal says he is satisfied over the security situation in Pakistan for international events and expressed his willingness to send ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani officials discuss women’s issues


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Officials from India and Pakistan have met in New York on the sidelines of the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women to ... Read more...

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Live peacefully, get good education: Osama told his kids


February 12th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden reportedly told his children to live peacefully in the West where they would get a good education, his brother-in-law ... Read more...

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Tight security for Gilani’s court appearance


February 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) the government has beefed up security ahead of the Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's expected appearance in the Supreme Court here Monday in a ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies Gilani meeting with Taliban in Qatar


February 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday refuted media reports suggesting a meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghan Taliban representatives had been planned in Qatar ... Read more...

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US assured me support during Pakistan visit, says Ijaz


January 21st, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has said that the US government assured him of its support during his forthcoming visit to the country. He said he has ... Read more...

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Pakistan fumes over UN carbon credits to India


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan plans to challenge a decision of an UN agency to grant carbon credits to India on a hydropower project.According to Pakistani officials, India secured the ... Read more...

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NATO strike: US splits blame, but no apology to Pakistan (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Washington has refused to apologise for last month's NATO strike that plunged US-Pakistani relations to a new low as Pentagon sought to split the blame ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots down NATO airstrike probe report (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected the report of an investigation into last month's NATO airstrike that left two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead, saying it is "short on facts".Inter-Services ... Read more...

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US splits blame for NATO strike, offers no apology


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as a Pentagon report sought to split the blame for last month's deadly NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Washington refused to apologise ... Read more...

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Probe finds NATO strike in Pakistan unintentional


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A probe by the Pentagon has concluded that the NATO bombing on two Pakistani border posts last month was unintentional and stressed that "inadequate coordination" between ... Read more...

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Fai took millions from ISI to do their bidding in US


December 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US-based Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has pleaded guilty to secretly receiving millions of dollars from Pakistan's spy agency did the bidding of his handlers ... Read more...

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‘Deep freeze’ in US-Pakistan in ties; talk of future Indian role


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) As US-Pakistan ties go into "deep freeze" over the NATO strike along the Afghanistan border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Islamabad has refused to participate ... Read more...

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Pakistani envoy in Germany to attend Bonn meet?


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Pakistani ambassador in Germany is likely to attend an international conference on the future of Afghanistan to be held in Bonn Dec 5, ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows stiff retaliation if attacked again (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has warned that any future aggression will see the country responding "with full force, regardless of the cost ... Read more...

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Pakistan gave the go-ahead for NATO strikes, says report


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani officials, who were unaware that their soldiers were in the area, gave the green signal for NATO airstrikes that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers ... Read more...

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Pakistani officials refuse to visit NATO in Brussels


December 1st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Government officials of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Thursday turned down an invitation to visit the NATO headquarters in Brussels in protest against the killing of ... Read more...

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US asks Pakistan to join Bonn talks


November 30th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The United States has joined Afghan President Hamid Karzai in urging Pakistan to change its mind about boycotting the international conference on Afghanistan's future in Bonn ... Read more...

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Key senator chides Pakistan on Haqqani support


November 29th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as the United States moved to sooth Pakistan's ruffled feathers over the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers in weekend NATO strikes, a key senator chided ... Read more...

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Zardari’s secret memo promised to punish Mumbai attackers


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's alleged secret memo to a top US military leader promised a new Pakistani national security leadership that would work with ... Read more...

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