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Tokyo declaration on Afghanistan backs India’s concerns on terror


July 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) Backing India's concerns over terrorist safe havens in the AfPak region, the Tokyo conference of international donors on Afghanistan Sunday endorsed key recommendations of a regional ... Read more...

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Clinton visits Afghanistan


July 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before ... Read more...

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India to pitch for investment-driven Afghanistan revival


July 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Building upon the success of a regional investors' meet India hosted last month, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday heads to the Tokyo Donors' ... Read more...

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Shed fear, invest in Afghan opportunity: India (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India Thursday unveiled its vision of promoting economic rejuvenation and stability of Afghanistan by asking companies from the region to invest in that country in ... Read more...

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India bats for investments in Afghanistan (Factfile) (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
* India June 28 hosted the first regional investment summit in New Delhi to promote Afghanistan's economic rejuvenation and stability by encouraging private sector investment from across the region. External Affairs ... Read more...

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India pushes Afghanistan’s economic rejuvination (Factfile)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
* India June 28 hosted the first regional investment summit in New Delhi to promote Afghanistan's economic rejuvenation and stability by encouraging private sector investment from across the region. External Affairs ... Read more...

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India’s Afghan conclave draws in Pakistani, Chinese firms


June 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 26 (IANS) In a pioneering initiative, India will host the Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan Thursday that will bring together private companies from the region, including from ... Read more...

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India, US to hold trilateral dialogue with Afghanistan


June 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to hold a trilateral dialogue with Kabul to support their joint efforts to prepare Afghanistan for the post-2014 scenario ... Read more...

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Clinton’s visit: India, US to discuss Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India and the US are set to discuss a host of global issues, including Afghanistan and Iran, and the progress in implementing their bilateral ... Read more...

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Clinton’s India visit: Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal on agenda


May 4th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Afghanistan, Iran and progress in the nuclear deal are among the key issues that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to discuss ... Read more...

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India may invite Pakistan for regional meet on Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) In a crucial step, India is likely to invite Pakistan for a regional conference of investors on Afghanistan here next month that is aimed ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks Indian equipment for security forces (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A fortnight after multiple terror strikes, Afghanistan Tuesday sought India's assistance in equipping its security forces, indicating increased security cooperation between the two countries ... Read more...

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Japan invites Pakistan for conference on Afghanistan


January 17th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Japan has invited Pakistan for a conference on Afghanistan to be held in Tokyo this July.The invitation was extended by Japan's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan lost $43 bn fighting terrorism: Qureshi


July 17th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Saturday that his country lost $43 billion fighting terrorism in the past nine years and urged the global community to help ... Read more...

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U.S. provides Pakistan with $45 million for higher education


May 12th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The United States awards tens of millions of dollars to support higher education in Pakistan, the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan said Wednesday.U.S. Ambassador Anne W. Patterson and ... Read more...

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Pak urges friendly nations to release funds to fight terrorism


July 31st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31 (ANI): Pakistan has urged the US, the UK, Japan and other friendly nations, which are part of a group called the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FoDP), that prolonged financial ... Read more...

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Zardari presses for ‘economic diplomacy’ to speed up aid


July 15th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the government to launch "economic diplomacy" to quickly get the money pledged by the global community for rebuilding in the ... Read more...

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US admits to having a trust deficit with Pakistan


April 18th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.18 (ANI): The United States on Friday admitted that there is a trust deficit with Pakistan, and added that both countries are working towards reversing it sooner than later.US State ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia showing only “muted interest” in helping Pak raise 5 billion dollars in Tokyo conferenc


April 16th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.16 (ANI): While the Obama administration is trying hard to raise 5 billion dollars at an international conference in Tokyo to help Pakistan receive financial support to fight against extremism, ... Read more...

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