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Two die as suicide bomber targets US vehicle in Peshawar (Evening Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office ... Read more...

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Four die in Peshawar suicide bombing (Fourth Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Four people, including two Americans, were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office in ... Read more...

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Jehadi takeover can prompt Indo-US attack on Pakistan: book


August 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A jehadi takeover of Pakistan with its nuclear arsenal can spark an Indo-American military assault on that country, which could lead to Pakistan's reabsorption into ... Read more...

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‘Doctor who helped in Osama mission needs US help’


June 19th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US needs to make renewed attempts to help the jailed Pakistani doctor who led the US to Osama bin Laden, a Congressman has said.Republican Dana ... Read more...

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US issues alert for its people in Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad Thursday issued a security alert for its staff and American citizens to take precautions for next two weeks, but did not ... Read more...

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Amrika Chalo: A play on US-Pakistan love-hate relationship


December 31st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Described as a self-critical view of double standards and hypocrisies between the two nations, a play on the US-Pakistan relationship, now on here and a ... Read more...

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Aid freeze no big deal: US to Pakistan (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Downplaying a US move to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that the ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader admits his wife, kids are US citizens


September 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, has following a WikiLeaks expose admitted that his wife and children are US citizens. Khan, ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to continue fight against terror


September 11th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday reaffirmed its determination to fight against terrorism on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attack.A statement issued by the foreign ministry said: ... Read more...

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No travel curbs on US diplomats, says Pakistan


July 31st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) There are no specific travel curbs on US diplomats in Pakistan, the foreign ministry has said.Refuting reports in a section of media, the foreign office spokesperson ... Read more...

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US diplomats denied entry to Peshawar


July 21st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Seven US diplomats were stopped from entering Pakistan's Peshawar city due to lack of travel documents, a media report said.The diplomats were travelling in three cars ... Read more...

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Pakistan expresses concern over incursions NATO, Afghan militants


June 18th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest with the United States and Afghanistan over border incursions by NATO aircraft and Afghan militants, the Foreign Ministry said.The ... Read more...

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USAID has not put any funding for Pakistan’s HEC on hold: US Embassy


April 7th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad has refuted media reports that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has put its 250-million-dollar project in Pakistan on hold in the ... Read more...

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US condemns double suicide bomb attack outside Pak shrine


April 4th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): The United States has condemned the double suicide bomb attack outside a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province, which killed at least 41 people on Sunday.The bombers struck outside ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis released by Pakistani court (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday acquitted CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, after payment of blood money as compensation to relatives of the ... Read more...

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Lahore trial court to decide Davis immunity issue


March 14th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 14(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ruled that the trial court will decide the immunity status case of CIA contractor Raymond Davis."The case is in a trial court...it will decide ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to tell court Davis doesn’t enjoy blanket immunity: Sources


March 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): The Pakistan Government will inform the Lahore High Court on Monday that double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis does not possess blanket immunity, sources have said.The LHC will resume ... Read more...

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Two US law experts meet Davis, discuss legal issues in double murder case


March 6th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 6(ANI): The US government has reportedly assigned two American legal experts to defend double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who is being tried in an additional district and sessions court ... Read more...

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US seeks consular access to American held in Pakistan on ‘illegal stay’ charges


February 26th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad has approached Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, seeking consular access for an American citizen named Aaron Mark De Haven who has been detained by ... Read more...

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Wahab’s stand on ‘illegal detention’ of Davis not Pak Govt or PPP’s views: Babar


February 15th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's spokesman has dismissed a statement given by a Pakistan People's Party (PPP) spokeswoman about double-murder accused US official Raymond Davis, saying that it was ... Read more...

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Pak ignored ‘witness accounts, physical proof that show Davis acted in self-defense’: US


February 12th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 12(ANI): The US Consul General in Lahorehas 'regretted' that Pakistani authorities 'did not consider eyewitness accounts and physical evidence' when they stated that US diplomat Raymond Davis intentionally killed two ... Read more...

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Pak Army too says only court can decide murder-accused US diplomat’s case


February 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): The top brass of the Pakistan Army has supported the government's decision on the double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis' case, saying that it is a sub judice matter ... Read more...

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‘US-Pakistan engagements will continue’


February 8th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, Feb 8 (IANS) Amid reports that the US has put on hold high-level bilateral contacts with Pakistan over the continued detention of Raymond Davis, Islamabad Tuesday stressed that engagements between ... Read more...

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US suspends bilateral engagements with Pakistan (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Scaling up pressure on Pakistan for the release of Raymond Davis, arrested for fatally shooting two Pakistanis in Lahore, the US has put on hold high-level bilateral ... Read more...

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US mounts pressure on Pakistan to release ‘illegally detained’ murder-accused diplomat


February 8th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): As the United States continues with its efforts to free its double murder-accused diplomat Raymond Davis, its requests to Pakistan in this regard have now turned into veiled threats.If ... Read more...

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US official firing case: Victim’s widow commits suicide (Lead)


February 6th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The widow of a Pakistani, who was one of the two people shot dead by US official Raymond Davis in Lahore, committed suicide Sunday, alleging that the authorities ... Read more...

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US official firing case: Widow of victim attempts suicide


February 6th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The widow of a Pakistani, who was one of two people shot dead by US official Raymond Davis in Lahore, attempted suicide Sunday, seeking justice for her husband.Shumaila, ... Read more...

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PTI wants Malik tried for treason for lying about murder-accused US official’s status


February 5th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has urged the judiciary to take serious notice of the "irresponsible" remarks of Interior Minister Rehman Malik on a sub judicial matter of double murder-accused US ... Read more...

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We need time to decide US official’s case: Islamabad


February 5th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Islamabad has told Washington that it needs time to decide the case of Raymond Davis who shot dead two Pakistanis in Lahore late last month.The government, which is ... Read more...

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Lahore shooting: US official barred from leaving Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The Lahore High Court Tuesday directed authorities to place the name of US official Raymond Davis, who had gunned down two people, on a list that prohibits people ... Read more...

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Pakistan bans BlackBerry services for foreign diplomats


January 31st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistan has banned BlackBerry services for all foreign diplomats working in the country with immediate effect, a media report said Monday.The orders to suspend all blackberry services for ... Read more...

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Pakistan relentless on US official’s arrest, trial


January 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Office and the Punjab provincial government have refused to budge from their position, despite US pressure, on the issue of the arrest of a US ... Read more...

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US seeks custody of double murder-accused diplomat in Pak over diplomatic immunity


January 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter wants the Pakistan government to hand over the US citizen charged with double murder in Lahore to US custody since he enjoys ... Read more...

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US embassy demands release of arrested diplomat in Pakistan


January 29th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad has said Pakistani security officials have kept their diplomat, Raymond Davis, in illegal custody and demanded his release without any delay, media reports ... Read more...

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US demands immediate release of ‘diplomat’ charged with Lahore double murder


January 29th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): The United States has called for an immediate release of US citizen Raymond Davis, who was sent on a six-day remand on Friday after he was produced in a ... Read more...

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