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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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US move on Lashkar-e-Toiba: Better late than never (Comment)


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
The US move to announce a $10 million bounty on Pakistan-based planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack is a huge step - huge for the US and its already ... Read more...

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US doesn’t have permission for drone strikes: Gilani


October 30th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has categorically said no permission has been given to the US to launch drone strikes inside Pakistan's territory."There is ... Read more...

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Easier visas a new era in Pakistan, India ties: Daily


October 16th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) India and Pakistan's decision to have a liberalised visa regime signals a new era in their ties, said a Pakistani daily Sunday.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Osama’s death will ease tension, suspicion against Muslims in US: Experts


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, May 3 (ANI): The death of most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden will ease tense relations and suspicions Muslim Americans have faced since 9/11 attacks, according to experts.The Saudi-born terrorist, ... 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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Zardari believes LeT-supporter Pak Army playing double game on terror: Ex-CIA officer


April 19th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has accused the army, which covertly supports the 2008 Mumbai attacks perpetrator Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), of playing a double game in the ongoing war ... Read more...

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Obama to meet Mexican President to sort out ‘tense’ relations


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): US President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are set to meet to sort out heightened tensions over violence on their shared borders.However, no major breakthroughs are ... Read more...

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Army’s northern command gets new chief


January 1st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 1 (IANS) Lt Gen K.T Parnaik Saturday took over as General Officer Commanding-in-chief of the Indian Army's key northern command which guards the frontiers with Pakistan, Pakistan-administered Kashmir and China ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks Pakistan to stop exporting terror


December 20th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Burari (New Delhi), Dec 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said friendly relations with Pakistan is possible only when it stops anti-India activities on its soil.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Japan drops plans to make ‘aggressive’ China key part of its new foreign policy


November 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov 18 (ANI): Taken a back by China's aggressive behaviour during a recent territorial dispute over the Senkaku islands, Japan has reportedly dropped its earlier plans to develop ties with Beijing ... Read more...

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India not serious on composite dialogue, alleges Pakistan


October 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan has accused India of not being serious about the composite dialogue process because "it never did what it said". The process was initiated in 2004 ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ruling party, PML-Q try to corner Nawaz Sharif


October 27th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Two fierce critics of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) - Babar Awan of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Ch. Pervaiz Elahi of the ... Read more...

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‘LoC route being misused by big India, Pakistani traders’


October 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) As the trade between Indian and Pakistani Kashmir across the Line of Control (LoC) marked its second anniversary Thursday, a traders group in Pakistani Kashmir ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Police arrests 11 for Indian enclave attack


October 19th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Oct 19 (ANI): Bangladesh Police have reportedly detained eleven persons for burning over 200 houses in an Indian enclave on the country's border with India after some Indians allegedly killed a ... Read more...

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Warm reception to Pakistan squad at CWG opener hailed (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The roaring applause extended to the Pakistani contingent by the spectators at the inaugural ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has touched the Pakistani media, ... Read more...

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Warm reception to Pakistan squad at CWG opener hailed


October 4th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The thumping applause extended to the Pakistani contingent by the spectators at the inaugural ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has touched the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi cruise into US Open final


September 9th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi have stormed into the US Open tennis men's doubles final with a 7-6(5), 6-4 victory over Argentina's Eduardo ... Read more...

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India’s stand blamed for anti-India mindset; most Pakistanis support dialogue


August 1st, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) India's stand after the 26/11 Mumbai attack and the continued trust deficit are reasons Pakistanis cite for considering their neighbour a bigger threat than the ... Read more...

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Scientist Feels Simon Bolivar Died Of Arsenic Poisoning


May 5th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela has been claiming for years that his idol Simon Bolivar passed away in 1830 in poisoning and not from tuberculosis. ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests missiles, torpedoes in Arabian Sea


March 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (DPA) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired new missiles and torpedoes in the Arabian Sea, the country's navy said. A statement from the Pakistan Navy said it tested its firepower "to assess ... Read more...

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Gates to ask Islamabad to stop criticising US drone strikes publicly


January 18th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates, who will arrive in Pakistan with a 125-member delegation this week, is likely to urge Islamabad to stop publicly criticising US drone ... Read more...

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Sporting ties with India not possible right now: Jillani


July 6th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Sports Minister Aftab Shah Jillani does not foresee a restoration of sporting ties with India in the near future."I don't think it is possible to restore ... Read more...

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Miliband meets Sri Lankan counterpart, calls for cease-fire


April 29th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr.29 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has met with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama and urged him and the Sri Lankan Government to put a cease-fire in place.Bogollagama is ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka refuses entry to Swedish Foreign Minister


April 28th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr. 28 (ANI): A day after declaring an end to the use of heavy artillery and aerial weaponry against the rebel Liberation of Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE), the Government of ... Read more...

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US asks India to help Pakistan fight terror


April 21st, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The US government has urged India to support Pakistan in its war against Al Qaeda and Taliban insurgents along the Afghan border, a media report said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Pak will do everything to get own version of India’s spy satellite: Experts


April 21st, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.21 (ANI): With India launching its first spy satellite, RISAT-2, to keep an eye on all activities along Pakistan border, experts believe that Pakistan too would initiate a programme to counter ... Read more...

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Indian delegation on ‘peace mission’ to Pakistan


February 21st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Reciprocating the "message of peace" carried by a Pakistani delegation that visited the capital last month, an Indian group of artists, activists, academicians and journalists is set ... Read more...

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Pakistan awaits Sri Lanka series itinerary


January 5th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan still remains uncertain about the dates and number of matches it will host against Sri Lanka this season, as cricket board officials in that country are yet ... Read more...

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India’s Pallikal beats Pakistan’s Maria in Sheffield squash


January 4th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan and India may have suspended bilateral sporting ties because of tense relations after November's Mumbai terror attacks but their leading squash players are playing against each other ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks hockey, squash tours of India


January 2nd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan Friday blocked its hockey and squash teams' tour of India because of the tense relations between the two countries, with Sports Minister Aftab Shah Jilani saying the ... Read more...

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Colombia confirms one Ecuadorian among dead in cross-border raid


March 24th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bogota, March 24 (DPA) Colombia has confirmed that an Ecuadorian was among the more than 20 killed in a cross-border air strike against leftist Colombian rebels in Ecuador, an admission that is ... Read more...

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