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Pakistan dismisses BBC claims on supporting Taliban


October 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday strongly rejected claims made in a BBC documentary that the country's security services were supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan."The BBC series 'Secret Pakistan' ... Read more...

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Did Pakistan know of US raid to kill Osama?


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) There was intense speculation Monday on whether the US had kept Islamabad in the know when it decided to stage a daring assault on Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Karzai to dump US, team up with Pakistan, China: Report


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27(ANI): Pakistan is lobbying Afghan President Hamid Karzai against building a long-term strategic partnership with the United States, and urging him instead to look to Pakistan and its ally, ... Read more...

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Ex-GITMO Libyan detainee is now a US ally of sorts


April 25th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Darnah (Libya), Apr. 25 (ANI): For over five years, Abu Sufian Ibrahim Ahmed Hamuda bin Qumu was a prisoner at the Guantánamo Bay prison, judged "a probable member of Al Qaeda". Now, ... Read more...

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Taliban destroy five govt schools in Pak tribal region for imparting “unIslamic teachings”


February 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb 27(ANI): The Taliban blew up five government school buildings in Pakistan's lawless tribal region near the northwestern city of Peshawar for promoting unIslamic teachings.The militants blew up the schools ... Read more...

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Obama salutes Mumbai, Gandhi as he begins India journey (Evening Roundup)


November 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi and Mauli Buch Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday pledged to deepen counter-terror cooperation with India as he flew into the country at the start of ... Read more...

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US warned Pakistan against selective action on terror groups


September 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Shortly after the failed Times Square bombing plot, the US warned Pakistan against playing "Russian roulette" with terrorist groups associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the group ... Read more...

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Blast at tribal meeting kills seven in Pakistan


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Seven people were killed in a bomb explosion at a meeting of tribal elders in Pakistan's Kurram region near the Afghan border Monday, an official said. "We have ... Read more...

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We know how to deal with you, India warns Pakistan (Roundup)


March 16th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 16 (IANS) In a blunt warning to Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao declared here that India's restraint should not be seen as weakness and that it can ... Read more...

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Elections in Palestine postponed indefintely


November 13th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov.13 (ANI): Presidential and parliamentary polls in the Palestinian territories that were scheduled to be held in January 2010, have been postponed indefintely in view of the objections raised by the ... Read more...

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Two tweets for Africa - from Tharoor (Capital Buzz)


September 20th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Call it a curious blend of arrogance and ignorance, but Africa is virtually a dark continent for the Indian media, specially for its TRP-obsessed TV networks. ... Read more...

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Japan’s premier-designate wants constructive ties with US


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 3 (DPA) The politician slated to be Japan's next prime minister vowed Thursday in a telephone call with US President Barack Obama to maintain his country's close ties with ... Read more...

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North Korean likely to adopt Iraq-type “insurgent tactics” in case conventional war with South


June 26th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): The American general leading US forces in South Korea has warned the South Korean military against a North Korean guerrilla war, and asked them to utilize US forces' ... Read more...

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US says drone strikes are effective, causing low collateral damage


March 29th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): US National Security Adviser General James Jones has said that Washington and Islamabad will decide 'collaboratively' whether to continue US drone strikes inside Pakistan as they were turning ... Read more...

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Obama to fulfill promise of visiting Muslim nation soon


March 8th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara (Turkey) Mar. 8 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that President Obama will fulfill his promise of visiting a Muslim nation within 100 days of joining the ... Read more...

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‘Next terror attack on US will originate from Pakistan’


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Describing Pakistan as "the intersection of nuclear weapons and terrorism", a top US Congressional panel has warned that the next terror attack on America is likely to originate ... Read more...

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Obama phones Zardari, discusses terrorism


November 8th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (Xinhua) US president-elect Barack Obama held a phone conversation with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday and discussed cooperation on anti-terror efforts."President-elect Obama said that he looked forward to ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda kills three Canadian troops in ambush


September 4th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 4 (IANS) With three more soldiers killed in an Al-Qaeda ambush Wednesday, the Canadian toll in Afghanistan is about to reach 100 in the six-year-old battle against insurgents in Kandahar ... Read more...

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Leave or face more deaths, Taliban warns Canada


August 18th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 18 (IANS) In its first direct threat to any US ally in the war on terror, the Taliban warned Canada Sunday that either it quit Afghanistan or face ... Read more...

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17 Talibans killed


April 24th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, April 24 (DPA) Afghan army forces clashed with Taliban militants in separate areas of the country, killing and wounding more than 17 insurgents, including a rebel commander, the army said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Musharraf is a man of his word, says Bush


November 21st, 2007 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): US President George W Bush has said that President General Pervez Musharraf is a man of his word. "So far, I've found him to be a man of his ... Read more...

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Pak rejects Negropontes demand to lift emergency


November 19th, 2007 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The Musharraf regime has rejected US Deputy Secretary of State John Negropontes demand to lift the state of emergency in Pakistan.This is nothing new, Foreign Office (FO) ... Read more...

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Negroponte asks Pakistan to lift curbs on media, end emergency


November 18th, 2007 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 18 (ANI): The US Deputy Secretary of State, John Negroponte, has said that for fair and independent elections in Pakistan, it is necessary to lift emergency and take back restrictions ... Read more...

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Gates tells Musharraf to get a grip or go


November 17th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Nov.17 (ANI): U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said that Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf needs to get a grip over the prevailing conditions in Pakistan or go. According to The Australian, ... Read more...

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Pakistan civilian leadership support vital for war on terrorism, says US analyst


November 14th, 2007 - 2:07 am ICT by admin
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Israel congratulates Musharraf on re-election


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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