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Obama reviews efforts to renew Pakistan ties: Daily


February 10th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reviewed with his national security team efforts to improve ties with Pakistan, a Pakistani daily reported Friday.At a meeting held ... Read more...

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Unilateral acts not acceptable, Gilani on Osama killing


May 30th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) Unilateral acts like the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos in a sneak raid were not acceptable, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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LeT could attack India again, threaten US: Senator Kerry


May 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack is capable of not only attacking India again, but also could ... Read more...

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10 killed in U.S. drone attacks in northern Pakistan


May 17th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes on Monday killed 10 suspected militants in a compound in Pakistan's North Waziristan, Ary news televison reported.The twin strikes took place in Mir Ali ... Read more...

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Senator Kerry meets Pakistan Army chief


May 16th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) US senator John Kerry has met Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani who apprised him of the "intense feelings" within the army on ... Read more...

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US multi-million dollar aid to Pak floundering: NYT


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuri Kach (Pakistan), May 2 (ANI): A multi-billion-dollar aid plan that the Obama administration hoped would win over Pakistanis and buttress the weak civilian government is foundering because Washington's fears of Pakistani ... Read more...

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How Gen Next assist MPs in policy making, research


March 19th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Uthara Ganesh, 22, always thought being an MP in India was all about making speeches and winning electoral battles. Until she decided to work with ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out any “back-door solution” between Pak, US on Davis’ immunity row


March 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ruled out any 'back-door solution' to the case of double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, for whom the United States is ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak court to make America ‘party’ in Davis immunity case


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 1(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court to make the United States of America a party in the ongoing Raymond Davis immunity case.Petitioner Advocate Azhar ... Read more...

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Pak cites US report as validation of its concerns over dam-building by India


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan has cited a US Senate report "Avoiding water wars in South and Central Asia", released on February 22, as vindication of its stance that building of dams by ... Read more...

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Pak in ‘damned if you do and damned if you don’t’ dilemma over Davis: Editorial


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23(ANI): The Pakistan government would face a 'public backlash' if they decide to enter in any agreement with the United States over the Raymond Davis standoff, but the long-term repercussions ... Read more...

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JuD comes out in open, pressurizing victims’ family in Raymond Davis case


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 22 (ANI): The front organization of the hardcore banned terror group Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), is organizing countrywide strikes and pressurizing families of the two people allegedly murdered by American ... Read more...

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US, Pak working on ‘out of the box’ solution to Davis detention standoff


February 20th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20(ANI): The United States has revived its high-level engagement with Pakistan after keeping it suspended for almost a fortnight over the diplomatic immunity issue of double murder-accused American official ... Read more...

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Qureshi questions Pak Govt’s 3-week-time plea in court to reply on Davis’ immunity


February 19th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 19(ANI): Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has questioned the three-week time given by the Lahore High Court to the Foreign Ministry to file a reply on the immunity ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘pressurised’ Punjab Govt. to declare Davis enjoyed diplomatic immunity: CM


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): Pakistan's Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said that President Asif Ali Zardari and Interior Minister Rehman Malik wanted him to declare that double murder-accused US national ... Read more...

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Davis case adjourned till March 14 after Pak FM seeks more time to reply on his status


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has sought more time from the Lahore High Court to file its reply on the immunity status of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.The LHC began ... Read more...

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Gilani hints at pardon by victims’ family to murder-accused US official as solution


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has hinted at a pardon by the victims' family to double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.Speaking to a convention of religious ... Read more...

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Double murder-accused American has “no complete immunity”: Qureshi


February 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): Double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis does not enjoy blanket immunity, Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said.Addressing a press conference in Islamabad after his meeting ... Read more...

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US must end ‘world’s most dangerous place’ Pakistan’s double game on terror: Book (Part-1)


January 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): Pakistan is the most dangerous place on earth, and should be US President Barack Obama's top national-security priority, says a new book by a former CIA officer."It ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator John Kerry visits Sudan ahead of south’s referendum


January 8th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John Kerry on Friday led a delegation to North Darfur as part of a visit to the African nation ahead of Sunday's referendum in ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan wanted India to stop Balochistan interference’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a key US lawmaker that India would have to decrease its footprint in Afghanistan and stop alleged interfering in Balochistan ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards succumbs to breast cancer at 61


December 8th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of former senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, has succumbed to breast cancer that she had been fighting for many years.According ... Read more...

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US asked Pak to ink NSA accord with India to secure civil N-cooperation deal: Cable


December 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5(ANI): The United States had put a major condition on Pakistan for securing nuclear cooperation with it on the lines of the US-India pact, a diplomatic cable unveiled by whistle-blower ... Read more...

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‘Do Not Track’ program protects Internet consumer’s privacy


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): The much-awaited "Do Not Track" mechanism report has finally been outlined by the Federal Trade Commission in order to protect the interests of Internet consumers.The mechanism will ensure ... Read more...

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India needs to “decrease footprint in Afghanistan” to gain Pak’s trust: Gilani to Kerry


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): India needs to "decrease its footprint in Afghanistan and stop interfering in Balochistan" in order to gain Pakistan's trust, Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani told US Senator ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks disclosures involve 3000 cables from Delhi to Washington


November 29th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Among a cache of a quarter-million State Department cables released by WikiLeaks, 3,038 are from the US embassy in India, but no details were immediately available ... Read more...

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Govt to consider “other options” if NATO air raids continue in Pak territory: Gilani


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): In the wake of the recent NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) intrusions into Pakistani territory, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has stated that the government ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter confirmed as new US envoy to Pak


October 1st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Veteran diplomat Dr Cameron Munter has been unanimously approved by the US Senate as the new US ambassador to Pakistan, where he has pledged "ceaseless engagement" to combat ... Read more...

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Kerry phones Gilani after NATO cross-border strike


October 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has conveyed concern over the recent increase in US drone attacks and NATO helicopter strikes inside Pakistan to Senator John Kerry, when ... Read more...

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Qureshi tells US NATO intrusions in Pak ‘unacceptable’


September 30th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has stated that the recent NATO intrusions into Pakistani territory are 'unacceptable,' and that he has taken up the matter with top ... Read more...

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First Lady Michelle Obama To Host U.N. Assembly Diplomats’ Spouses At Stone Barns Center


September 19th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While the President of United States is all ready to fly to New York City to attend the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly, ... Read more...

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attacks in retaliation against crackdown on ‘terror’ relief camps


August 24th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 24 (ANI): Over half a dozen terror strikes rocked Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday killing 45 people and injuring nearly 100 others, which analysts believe was in retaliation ... Read more...

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Zardari guarded by ‘human shield’ at press conference to prevent shoe attack


August 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was guarded by a 'human shield' during his joint press conference with visiting US Senator John Kerry to prevent any 'shoe rocket' being hurled ... Read more...

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Militants may exploit flood-affected children: Zardari


August 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and a top US senator have warned that militants may exploit orphans and children of flood-affected people for their terror activities. "We are giving ... Read more...

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Revival of militancy in flood-hit areas, serious threat to Pak, world: Provincial minister


August 20th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Aug.20 (ANI): Fears over militant groups taking advantage of the destructive floods to win over the minds and hearts of thousands of victims in Pakistan is growing by the ... Read more...

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