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US assures India of full probe into gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The United States has assured India of a full investigation into the killings at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, India's ambassador to Washington Nirupama Rao ... 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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Pakistan discusses reopening of NATO supply routes


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's top political and military leadership held a meeting at President House over reopening of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.The meeting was held late Saturday night ... Read more...

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Pakistani envoys to US and UN in a fix


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's envoys to the US and the UN, Sherry Rehman and Abdullah Hussain Haroon, are reportedly facing diplomatic problems after Yousuf Raza Gilani's disqualification as ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ‘appropriate’ apology from US, says envoy


June 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan wants an "appropriate" apology from the US over the NATO air strike last year that killed its two dozen soldiers, the country's ambassador to Washington ... Read more...

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Pakistan working for women’s empowerment: Sherry Rehman


June 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan is not just about conflicts, but has been making a great deal of political and societal effort towards protecting women's rights, the country's ambassador to ... 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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Pakistani leaders harp on US apology for NATO air strike (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan's demand for the US apology for the NATO air strike in which its 24 soldiers were killed - an incident which has strained bilateral ... 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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Balochistan resolution could dent ties with US: Pakistan


February 21st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A US resolution on Balochistan could worsen ties between Washington and Islamabad, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar Monday said in London that Balochistan was Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Pakistan slams US bill on Balochistan


February 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday condemned a bill submitted to the US House of Representatives in support of the "right of self-determination" of ... Read more...

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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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Haqqani flies out of Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani flew out to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on his way to Washington after the Supreme Court granted ... Read more...

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Court allows Haqqani to travel abroad


January 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani was Monday permitted to travel abroad by the Supreme Court, which is probing a memo sent to ... Read more...

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Ties with US not normal: Sherry Rehman


January 28th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The Pakistan-US relationship was certainly not going through "normal" times, Islamabad's ambassador to Washington Sherry Rehman has said, and asked the Pakistani-American community for their support ... Read more...

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I have not fled from Pakistan: Zardari’s media advisor (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Farahnaz Ispahani, President Asif Ali Zardari's media adviser and wife of former envoy to US Husain Haqqani, Monday rejected a media report that she has fled ... Read more...

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Memo scandal: Court dismisses plea against Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday dismissed a plea to file a case against Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz who forwarded a secret memo to Washington that said ... Read more...

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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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No control over army and ISI, admits Pakistan government


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry does not have operational control over the military and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the ministry has admitted in the Supreme Court.The Ministry of ... Read more...

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Pakistan has 10 women ambassadors


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Ten Pakistani missions are headed by women ambassadors, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar informed the National Assembly in a written reply Wednesday that out of ... Read more...

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Zardari left though army doctors said he was fine: report


December 7th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari flew out to Dubai over a heart condition despite Pakistan Army doctors declaring him completely fit, said a media report.The News International ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani official refuses to head memo probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Tariq Khosa, former director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has refused to head a panel formed to probe the memo-controversy that led to the ... Read more...

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No threat of military coup: Gilani


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) There is a no threat of a military coup, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, referring to a secret memo to Washington that said ... 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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Attack on Pakistani soldiers smacks of US arrogance: Daily


November 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The NATO attack that left over two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead smacks of the "arrogance of a superpower", said a Pakistani daily. It noted that ... Read more...

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Strengthen Pakistan-US trade ties: Zardari to Sherry


November 25th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has asked Sherry Rehman, ambassador-designate to the US, to concentrate on further enhancing Pakistan-US bilateral ties with a focus on strengthening trade ... Read more...

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Pakistan elections to be held in 2013: Gilani


November 25th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Free, fair and transparent elections will be held on time in 2013, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who stressed that the government was not ... Read more...

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Probe into memo will be made public: minister


November 24th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The result of an inquiry into the secret memo to Washington claiming that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a military coup would be made public, ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman as envoy to US a surprise: Pakistani daily


November 24th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The appointment of former minister Sherry Rehman as Pakistan's ambassador to the US comes as a surprise, a daily said while warning that "the government ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing evokes divergent views among Pakistani leaders


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan's Abbottabad city evoked divergent views in the country with some political leaders Monday terming ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to provide security, legal aid to Mukhtaran Mai for case review


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): The Pakistan Government will provide security and legal assistance to Mukhtaran Mai, a victim of a village council-sanctioned gangrape, for managing a review of her case in the ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai verdict a disappointment: Sherry Rehman (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman has expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran Mai in ... Read more...

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Pakistan to provide security, assistance to Mukhtaran Mai


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The Pakistan government will provide security and assistance to Mukhtaran Mai who was gang-raped in an honour revenge in 2002, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.The ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai verdict a disappointment: Sherry Rehman


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman has said she was disappointed over the Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran ... Read more...

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We should revisit blasphemy law: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said that there is a need to revisit the blasphemy law."No law is absolutely good or flawed, ... Read more...

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