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Pakistan-US ties: Sherry Rehman meets Clinton


January 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Pakistan's new ambassador to America Sherry Rehman has discussed Islamabad's troubled ties with Washington at a meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.The hour-long ... Read more...

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Pakistan admits ties with US remained tense in 2011


December 29th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan admitted Thursday that its relations with the US remained tense in 2011 due to some incidents, including the US military's unilateral raid to kill ... Read more...

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A difficult year for Pakistan (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) The year 2011 saw Pakistan making headlines for all the wrong reasons, compounded by yearend uncertainty about the political future of a nation that is ... Read more...

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No repetition of attack on Pakistani soldiers: US


December 6th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The US would ensure there is no repetition of incidents like the Nov 26 attack that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead, US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan ties close to collapse: Chinese daily


December 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) The death of two dozen Pakistani soldiers in a NATO attack was a "symbolic event indicating the progressive deterioration" of US-Pakistan bilateral ties, a Chinese daily ... Read more...

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Zardari, US envoy discuss ties


November 30th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) US Ambassador Cameron Munter met President Asif Ali Zardari and discussed Pakistan-US bilateral relations that have been considerably strained following Saturday's NATO airstrike that killed 24 ... Read more...

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Pakistan sends notice to US to vacate airbase


November 30th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has sent a notice to the US to vacate the Shamsi airbase that is used to launch drone attacks, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said, ... Read more...

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Ex-minister Qureshi joins Imran Khan’s party


November 27th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan's former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Sunday joined cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) party as it was "working toward justice and change", a ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US diplomats from travel without permission


October 12th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistani police Wednesday refused to allow American diplomats to go out of the port city of Karachi without proper travel documents, local media reported.Four vehicles of ... Read more...

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Haqqanis support could help Pakistan’s interests: Musharraf


September 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has indicated that Pakistan's interests are helped by the support of the Haqqani network, blamed for multiple attacks in neighbouring Afghanistan.In ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader admits his wife, kids are US citizens


September 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, has following a WikiLeaks expose admitted that his wife and children are US citizens. Khan, ... Read more...

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It will take time to better ties with US: Gilani


September 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) It will take some time for Pakistan to improve relations with the US, seriously strained after the Osama bin Laden killing, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Pakistan is powerful, can safeguard national interest: Gilani


August 29th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has asserted that Pakistan is a powerful country and fully capable of safeguarding its vital national interests.Addressing a press conference ... Read more...

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Inconvenient US-Pakistan marriage being recalibrated: Daily


August 26th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) The "inconvenient marriage" of Pakistan and US struggles on, an English daily said Friday as it noted that the relationship was being recalibrated."Despite the ... Read more...

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Abducted American rescued in Pakistan (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) An American who was kidnapped from his home in Lahore has been rescued, a media report said.Warren Weinstein, 63, was kidnapped at gunpoint Aug 13 from ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan ties should go beyond terrorism: Gilani


August 24th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Relations between the US and Pakistan should go beyond terrorism and cover areas of bilateral relations on a durable basis, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Ensure safe recovery of abducted American: US to Pakistan


August 19th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The US has told Pakistan to ensure safe recovery of its national who was abducted from Lahore.Warren Weinstein, 63, was kidnapped Aug 13 from his ... Read more...

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US national’s kidnapper’s sketch released


August 19th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Police in Pakistan Thursday released a sketch of a man accused of being involved in the kidnapping of US national Warren Weinstein.The sketch shows an ... Read more...

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US begins probe into American’s abduction in Pakistan


August 18th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) US has begin its own investigation into the kidnapping of an American in Lahore.Warren Weinstein, 63, was kidnapped Aug 13 from his home in Lahore city ... Read more...

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American’s abduction: Suspects’ sketches being prepared


August 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The sketches of a couple of suspects were being prepared over the kidnapping of a US national in Lahore, police said.Warren Weinstein, 63, was kidnapped Aug ... Read more...

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FBI may look for American abducted in Pakistan


August 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) may be asked to probe the kidnapping of an American national in Lahore, a media report said Tuesday.Warren Weinstein, ... Read more...

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US national kidnapped in Pakistan (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) An American was kidnapped Saturday morning from his home in Lahore city by nearly 10 people, a police official said.Abdul Razaq Cheema, a senior police official, ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US embassy staff from entering Peshawar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In an action that would further strain US-Pakistan relations after the killing of Osama bin Laden on its soil by American special forces in May, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues over 60 visas to CIA officials


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan has issued five dozen visas to CIA officials with the understanding that all intelligence postings in the country would be "fully disclosed", it was reported ... Read more...

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A.Q.Khan’s security demands curbs on his movements


June 8th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has asked Abdul Qadeer Khan, the disgraced scientist considered the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, for his response to ... Read more...

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Diplomatic Cables reveal US troops’ role in Pakistan


May 21st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) US Special Forces were embedded with Pakistani troops for intelligence gathering and joint operations in 2009, US diplomatic cables have revealed.Confidential US diplomatic cables leaked by ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to hold talks on Islamabad’s defence needs


May 1st, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): A Pakistani defence delegation will arrive in Washington on Sunday for talks on a five-year plan for meeting the country's defence needs, according to diplomatic sources.Defence Secretary Athar Ali ... Read more...

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Nisar says he has ’solid’ proof about facilitators of Raymond Davis’ exit from Pakistan


April 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Chaudhry Nisar Ali, Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly, has said that he has "solid evidence" about those who facilitated CIA contractor Raymond Davis' exit from the ... Read more...

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LHC grants additional time to Pak Govt to reply about foreigners in Punjab


April 27th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted additional time to the Pakistan Government for filing a reply to a petition seeking directions to the Interior and Foreign Ministries to provide ... Read more...

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US authorities describe Pakistan’s ISI as terror group


April 25th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) US authorities have, in secret files to interrogators at Guantánamo Bay, described Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) as a terrorist organisation, a media report said Monday.Recommendations ... Read more...

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US makes all decisions in own favour: Pak envoy


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22(ANI): The United States makes all its decisions in its own favour, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said.Addressing a press conference in Washington, Haqqani said that ... Read more...

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Mullen admits US-Pak ties “constantly under strain” since Raymond Davis case


April 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): US-Pakistan relations are "now constantly under strain" due to the Raymond Davis incident, but Washington is determined to maintain bilateral military ties with Islamabad, President Barack Obama's top ... Read more...

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US rules out ending drone strikes in Pakistan


April 21st, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21(ANI): The United States will not stop its drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, President Barack Obama's top military officer has said, according to a report.Admiral Mike ... Read more...

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US takes off velvet gloves in dealing with Pakistan: Daily


April 17th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Washington seems to have "slid off its velvet gloves" while dealing with Islamabad, highlighted by the increasing drone attacks, a Pakistani daily said.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Pak playing ‘cheap politics’ by secretly backing and publicly bashing US drone attacks


April 16th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): The Pakistan Government, led by President Asif Ali Zardari, has been "playing a particularly cheap form of politics" by secretly allowing the United States to increase drone strikes ... Read more...

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