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US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on three leaders of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah for their alleged role in aiding the Syrian government in its crackdown ... Read more...

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Some countries are provoking China: daily


August 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Neighbouring countries with territorial disputes were trying to infringe upon China's sovereignty, a commentary in a Chinese newspaper said Wednesday.These countries "are taking advantage of the ... Read more...

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Afghan house ratifies strategic pact with US


May 26th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 26 (IANS) Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of the Afghan parliament, Saturday ratified a strategic partnership agreement signed by President Hamid Karzai and his US counterpart Barack ... Read more...

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More attacks in Syria after arrival of UN observers: Assad


May 17th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of terrorist attacks in Syria has increased since UN observers arrived in the country, President Bashar al-Assad told the Rossiya 24 TV channel."We ... Read more...

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India’s security entwined with Afghanistan’s stability: Krishna


May 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Underlining its "unwavering commitment" to the reconstruction of Afghanistan, India Tuesday said it will ensure that the country does not become "a target for ... Read more...

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UNSC meets on North Korea’s satellite launch


April 13th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 13 (IANS) The UN Security Council Friday started an emergency closed-door session on how to respond to the satellite launch by North Korea.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday ... Read more...

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Pentagon urges North Korea to give up missile launch (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Department of Defense has urged North Korea not to go ahead with its plans to launch a satellite."The North Koreans will be violating ... Read more...

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Pentagon monitoring North Korean satellite launch


April 6th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Defense Department was closely monitoring the prospect of a satellite launch this month by North Korea, a top Pentagon official said.George Little, acting assistant ... Read more...

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US urges India to press Iran over nuclear issue (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Downplaying divergences on the Iranian issue after imposing fresh sanctions, the US Monday sought India's cooperation in pressing Tehran to come clean on its nuclear ... Read more...

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Britain, Kenya to enhance ties (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain will promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham."Kenya and Britain have strong shared interests including trade, development, security, regional ... Read more...

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Britain, Kenya vow to enhance ties


March 27th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain have vowed to promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham here Monday."Kenya and Britain have strong shared interests including ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies military double game with Taliban


February 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Friday denied that his country's military had played a double game in the 10-year war in Afghanistan, but admitted that ... Read more...

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India backs trilateral dialogue with US, China


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Backing the US proposal for an India-China-US trilateral dialogue, India has said there are a host of global and regional challenges on which the three countries ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks strategic dialogue with EU


November 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan wants to hold a strategic dialogue with the European Union to forge a broadbased partnership.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar reaffirmed Pakistan's desire to formally launch ... Read more...

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Unilateral incursion into Pakistan will be disastrous: daily


October 20th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The unilateral incursion of foreign troops into Pakistan would have "disastrous consequences for regional stability", a leading daily said Thursday as tension escalated with the US ... Read more...

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Heartening progress in India-Pakistan trade talks: Daily


September 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The progress in ongoing India-Pakistan trade talks is heartening, a leading Pakistani daily has said adding that this could be "the beginning of a complicated but ... Read more...

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Pressurise Pakistan to dismantle LeT infrastructure: US expert


September 19th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Calling Lashkar-e-Taiba one of the greatest threats to American and Indian interests in South Asia today, a US expert has suggested that Washington apply consistent ... Read more...

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China dismisses Pentagon report on military


August 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Dismissing an annual report by the Pentagon assessing the Chinese military, China has said it "severely distorted the facts", a media report said.The report, submitted to ... Read more...

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US concludes ‘constructive’ talks with North Korea


July 30th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US and North Korean diplomats concluded Friday their two-day talks in New York that both sides called "constructive".North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim ... Read more...

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LeT poses formidable terrorist threat to India, US


July 1st, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The US considers Pakistan based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), held responsible for 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, as a formidable terrorist threat to Indian, US, and other ... Read more...

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US, Japan view China as ‘thorn’, says daily


June 23rd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) The US and Japan view China as "a thorn" and some in the two countries favour containing Beijing, the China Daily said in a commentary Thursday."It ... Read more...

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US must talk with Pakistan to keep nukes safe: Gates


June 17th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The US-Pakistan relationship is complicated, but the two countries must keep the lines of communication open to ensure nuclear knowhow or even weapons don't fall ... Read more...

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Boeing purchase will sustain 23,000 US jobs: Envoy


June 7th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Hailing India's decision to buy 10 Boeing C-17 aircraft at $4.1 billion, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Tuesday said the sale would boost strategic ... Read more...

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LeT is a threat to US too, says official (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group, blamed for the Mumbai attack of 2008, could pose a threat to the US too, a top American official has ... Read more...

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‘LeT a threat both to India, US’


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Likening Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, to Al Qaeda, a top US official has said besides India it could also ... Read more...

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India to gain from strained US-Pak ties


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): India is all set to gain as Washington's approach to Islamabad is surely going to change after the US military killed Osama bin Laden at his hideaway ... Read more...

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Insurgents still being supported by sanctuaries, logistics originating in Pak: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): The insurgency in Afghanistan continues to enjoy sanctuary in the Pakistan border region, from where they can regenerate insurgent command and control and operational capacity, and Islamabad needs to ... Read more...

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US ‘deeply concerned’ over Thailand-Cambodia border clashes


April 26th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The US remains "deeply concerned" about the clashes between security forces along the Thailand-Cambodia border, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said."We strongly urge both ... Read more...

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UAE backs Bahrain ruler


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended its support to Bahrain's ruler in handling the political situation there and said maitaining peace in Bahrain is essential ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Japan reaffirm resolve to strengthen efforts against terrorism


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb 23(ANI): Pakistan and Japan have decided to further strengthen their bilateral relations with a comprehensive partnership for peace and development at the summit-level talks held between Pakistan President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Britain committed to enhancing relations with UAE


February 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) Britain has expressed its commitment to enhancing relations with its all its partners across the Gulf while stating that it has ambitious plans to expand the existing ... Read more...

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Distrust between Pakistan, Afghanistan “major cause of regional instability”: Clinton


February 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The historic distrust between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a 'major cause of instability' in the region, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pointed out."As we have underscored ... Read more...

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Obama urges Egypt’s military to ensure transition to democracy


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): U.S. President Obama has urged Egypt's all powerful military council to ensure a smooth transition to democracy after a street revolution led to the exit of President Hosni Mubarak.Predicting ... Read more...

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Obama, Zardari discuss counter-terrorism efforts, Pak’s Blasphemy Law


January 15th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14(ANI): US President Barack Obama and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari discussed about the war or terror, promotion of regional stability and Pakistan's controversial Blasphemy Law during their "closed ... Read more...

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Washington to help Pak become stable, secure and prosperous: Official


January 12th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.12 (ANI): US Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley has said that Washington is committed in its resolve to help Pakistan become more stable, secure and prosperous."We ... Read more...

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