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Pakistan assures diplomats’ safety at ‘all cost’


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) As a large number of people created a ruckus near Islamabad's diplomatic enclave Thursday while staging a protest over an anti-Islam US film, the Pakistani government ... Read more...

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36 injured in anti-Islam film protest in Islamabad (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 36 people, including policemen, suffered injuries near the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad Thursday and the army had to be called in to contain a ... Read more...

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25 injured in Islamabad protests over anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 15 policemen, were injured in the Pakistani capital and the army had to be called in to contain a massive protest ... Read more...

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New US envoy presents credentials to Rajapaksa


September 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS) US ambassador Michele J. Sison presented her credentials to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here Friday.Sison is a career member of the US Senior Foreign Service, ... Read more...

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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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No Americans killed in Peshawar blast: US


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The US embassy here Monday denied that two Americans were killed in a car bomb attack in Peshawar.An embassy spokesman said they had no reports of ... Read more...

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Two Americans killed in Peshawar suicide bombing (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Two Americans were among four people killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a US consulate vehicle near a UN ... Read more...

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Fisherman killing: India seeks transparent probe from US


August 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday said it has sought from the US a "full, transparent and expeditious investigation" into the death of an Indian fisherman killed off ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US envoy offers condolences (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the shooting of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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US Navy hospital ship heads to Cambodia


July 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 26 (IANS) The US Navy is sending one of its hospital ships to Cambodia to provide free medical services, the US Embassy said Thursday.The USNS Mercy is ... Read more...

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US offers help in Russia flood disaster


July 8th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS) The US has offered help to overcome a devastating flood in Russia, RIA Novosti reported.At least 150 people died in floods triggered by heavy rains Friday ... Read more...

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Arms seized from US officials’ cars in Pakistan


June 5th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Two vehicles of US embassy officials were Monday stopped in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, and pistols and automatic rifles were confiscated from them, a media report ... Read more...

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US envoy denies meeting Hafiz Saeed


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has denied meeting Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.The US embassy Wednesday categorically rejected an article in a national daily ... Read more...

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US opens ‘American Corner’ in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to promote American studies in India and strengthen India-US relations, an American Corner and American Studies Curriculum were inaugurated at a college here.The ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul as security forces fight Taliban (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) A string of explosions rocked Kabul early Monday as security forces overnight battled Taliban militants who staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ’spring offensive’ continues in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Fighting was on Monday morning in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul where Taliban militants have staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, the ... Read more...

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US apologises for frisking SRK


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Friday apologised to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for "an inconvenience" experienced by him at the White Plains airport in New York ... Read more...

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US offers help in Pakistan avalanche rescue


April 9th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The US has offered help to Pakistan in searching 135 soldiers and civilians buried under snow following an avalanche in the country's Siachen region.The avalanche hit ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda guns down American in Yemen (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 18 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Sunday claimed responsibility for killing a US citizen working as an English teacher at a Swedish-run institute in Yemen, media reports ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz activists demand closure of US airbase


March 16th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 15 (IANS) Social activists in Kyrgyzstan plan to block the entrance to a US airbase next week in a bid to demand its early closure, a media report ... Read more...

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US to build new embassy building in Moscow


February 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will build a new building at its embassy compound in Moscow for consular services to meet the growing demand from Russians wishing to ... Read more...

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US donates vehicles, tents to Pakistan


February 15th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The US embassy Wednesday donated ambulances, vans, buses and motorbikes to the Islamabad Women's Police Station and 800 tents to the National Disaster Management Authority for ... Read more...

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American held in Pakistan


February 14th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) An American was detained Tuesday at Pakistan's Peshawar airport for carrying a dozen bullets, officials said.Airport security personnel detained William Charles, reported Online news agency.About a ... Read more...

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Two top US officials visit South Asia


February 7th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 7 (IANS) Under Secretary of State Maria Otero and Assistant Secretary of State Robert O. Blake are visiting South Asia to meet government leaders, rights activists and ... Read more...

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Quake felt 70 km from Iranian nuclear plant


February 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale was felt some 70 km from Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, the US Geological Survey reported Sunday. ... Read more...

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Exhibition chronicles Gandhi-King ties


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Black History Month in the US, which began Feb 1, has connected to India with a showcase of civil rights icon Martin Luther ... Read more...

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20 held for taking over radio station in Greece


January 11th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 20 people were detained by police after they took control of a studio at a radio station in Athens and went on air ... Read more...

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US donates bomb disposal vans, motorcycles to Pakistan


December 21st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) The US Wednesday donated four bomb disposal vans and 100 motorcycles to the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwest Pakistan.A ceremony was held at the ... Read more...

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USAID chief Rajiv Shah to visit India


December 19th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Rajiv Shah, head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the highest-ranking Indian-American in the Obama administration, begins a two-day visit ... Read more...

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Internet diminished when information deleted: Clinton


December 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The internet is diminished when "ideas are blocked, information deleted, conversations stifled, and people constrained in their choices", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US are friends, says US official


November 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan and the US have a friendly relationship, but friends often disagree with one another, an American official has said.Mitchell Moss, counsellor for public affairs at ... Read more...

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Kalam downplays frisking incident in US


November 14th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was frisked by the airport authorities in New York in September, violating international protocol, Monday downplayed the incident saying it ... Read more...

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Iran to disclose documents on US as ‘terrorism sponsor’


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tehran will release 100 documents to reveal Washington's role in sponsoring terrorist activities in Iran and the entire Middle East region, Supreme Leader of ... Read more...

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