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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border


August 15th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border attack


August 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed Thursday when millitants across the Afghan border attacked a check post with automatic weapons.The incident took place in Upper Dir ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Pakistan army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John R. Allen Thursday called on Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss issues related ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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Thousands protest Pakistan’s reopening of NATO supply route


July 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Thousands of people in northwest Pakistan Tuesday staged a sit-in on the main supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan. They were opposing Islamabad's decision to ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to ink supply route agreement


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan and the US will sign an agreement to formalize the supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan, the government said Thursday.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘deep state’ will remain abiding challenge for India (Comment)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
The manner in which the Pakistan government dealt with an Air India plane en route from Abu Dhabi to Delhi that had to make an emergency landing on Monday in ... Read more...

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NATO containers in Pakistan leave for Afghanistan


July 5th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) NATO containers at the Karachi port will begin to leave Thursday for Afghanistan after a seven-month long blockade on their movement was lifted, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistani Islamic groups oppose NATO supply lines’ reopening


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Leaders of Islamic parties in Pakistan Wednesday opposed Islamabad's decision to reopen supply routes for NATO forces to Afghanistan.The US had to suspend drone attacks after ... Read more...

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US reiterates support for India’s role in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) As Pakistan agreed to reopen ground supply lines into Afghanistan after a US apology of sorts, the United States reiterated its support for India's constructive ... Read more...

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NATO welcomes Pakistan reopening supply lines


July 4th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday welcomed Pakistan's announcement on opening ground supply lines to Afghanistan."The resumption of transit arrangements for ISAF (International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen supply routes to Afghanistan: Clinton (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, after she expressed her "deepest regrets" over ... Read more...

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Pakistan to re-open NATO supply routes: Clinton


July 4th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Tuesday Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan. This was after she expressed her "deepest ... Read more...

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It’s not business as usual with Pakistan: NATO


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said there have been a decline in cooperation activities and "it's not business as usual with Pakistan"."No, it's not business ... Read more...

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13 Pakistani soldiers killed in Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed Monday in a cross-border attack launched by militants from Afghanistan. Of the total, seven were found beheaded.The attack took ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to Afghanistan a cross-border attack by militants on a checkpost that killed six Pakistani soldiers.The Pakistani Taliban, which operates from the border ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests cross-border attack


June 25th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to the Afghan government over a cross-border attack by militants on a checkpost that killed six Pakistani soldiers.Pakistani Taliban militants, who operate ... Read more...

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US suspends NATO supply talks with Pakistan


June 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Frustrated over lack of progress over talks with Pakistan to reopen critical supply routes into Afghanistan to US and NATO forces, the United States has called ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche: Two more bodies found


June 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of two more Pakistani soldiers were found Tuesday in the Siachen glacier's Gayari area, taking the number of bodies recovered after the devastating April ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier’s body recovered in Siachen


May 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) The body of one of the Pakistani soldiers buried in the Siachen glacier following a massive avalanche last month has been recovered, Geo News reported early ... Read more...

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US Senate panel cuts Pakistan aid over doctor’s jailing


May 25th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Outraged over the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden, a US Senate panel has cut Pakistan's aid by ... 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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Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Rescue teams have found equipment belonging to Pakistani soldiers at the site of a massive avalanche that buried 138 soldiers and civilians in Siachen in April, ... 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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Differences with Pakistan being worked out, says US enovy


May 21st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago/Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said that some differences exist with Pakistan and it will take time for the issues to ... Read more...

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Now transport fees threaten to upend US-Pakistan ties (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) After all the assertions of their deep existential and strategic interests in Afghanistan, the United States and Pakistan are squabbling over how much to charge ... Read more...

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No deal with Pakistan casts shadow over NATO summit


May 21st, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) As a NATO summit opened here amid protests, the US failed to strike a deal with Pakistan to reopen supply lines to Afghanistan casting a long ... 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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Obama to meet Karzai in Chicago


May 18th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai during a NATO summit in Chicago Sunday, a White House official said."Obviously it is ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, ISAF to hold trilateral meet


May 10th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A trilateral meeting of the military authorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) will take place in Rawalpindi later this week, Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pakistan disputes Clinton on Al Qaeda chief


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday asked the US for information on Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri's presence in Pakistan, after Secretary of State ... Read more...

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