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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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Shared values converging India-US interests: Clinton (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and US Tuesday began their annual higher education dialogue here with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton noting that India-US ties "have never been stronger" saying ... Read more...

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US sharing PNR data with India


December 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The US is negotiating new agreements with six top countries,including India, on information sharing about passenger travel, known colloquially as PNR, passenger name records, a ... Read more...

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India-US strategic partnership has ‘very promising’ future: Envoy


September 28th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Looking at India-US relations as "a natural and enduring partnership," Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao considers the future of their strategic partnership "very promising" despite issues and ... Read more...

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Mullen’s comments on ISI’s role in Afghanistan not new: PM


September 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the recent disclosure by Admiral Mike Mullen, the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka condemns Delhi bombing


September 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has condemned "in the strongest terms" the bomb attack at the Delhi High Court that left 12 people dead.In ... Read more...

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India, US making ‘great strides’ in security ties (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday said India and America were making "great strides" in expanding their ties on security and counter terrorism.Clinton, ... Read more...

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Had productive meeting with Krishna: Hillary


July 19th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday described as "very productive" her talks with External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that focused on counter-terror ties ... Read more...

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Obama announces troops cut, warns Pakistan on terror (Second Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US will join efforts to spur an Afghan-led reconciliation with the Taliban, President Barack Obama said as he announced the pullout of 10,000 American ... Read more...

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Obama for ‘good’ Taliban, no to safe havens in Pakistan (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US will join efforts to reconcile with the Taliban, President Barack Obama has said, as he announced a pullout of American forces from Afghanistan. ... Read more...

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US will not tolerate safe havens in Pakistan: Obama


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama announced a drawdown of US forces from Afghanistan from next month, he served a notice on Islamabad that terrorist safe ... Read more...

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Fragile Pakistan uses terror as state policy: India tells US (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Calling Pakistan a "fragile" state, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday that India's immediate western neighbour, a "global epicenter" of violent extremism, was promoting ... Read more...

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Chidambaram for regular meetings of Indian, US security officials


May 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday proposed meetings of top Indian and US security officials every six months to step up counter-terrorism ties between the ... Read more...

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Taliban can’t defeat US but can choose to abandon al-Qaida: Clinton


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Washington's message to the Taliban remains the same, but it may have even greater resonance in the wake of ... Read more...

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US Embassy in Pak condemns Faisalabad terror attack


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 9(ANI): The United States Embassy in Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Faisalabad on Tuesday, in which nearly two dozen innocent civilians were "brutally killed" and several others ... Read more...

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Bhatti’s murder “a new low point” in Pak’s struggle against religious extremism: UK


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3(ANI): The United Kingdom has said the assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti "marks a new low point" in the country's struggle against violent religious extremism, and "poses ... Read more...

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“Shocking, unjustified anti-Americanism” not a solution to Pak’s problems: Clinton


February 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned that Pakistan faces a major instability and extremism threat at home if it does not implement economic reforms and curb ... Read more...

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US remains committed to help Pak Govt “root out violent extremism”: Gibbs


January 6th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6(ANI): The United States' commitment to help Pakistan "root out violent extremism" will not waver following Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassination, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs has said.On Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Karzai urges Pakistan to ‘eliminate terrorists’


December 27th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 27(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has urged Islamabad to "spare no effort in eliminating" those responsible for the suicide attack on a World Food Programme (WFP) depot in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Karzai ’strongly condemns’ suicide attack in northwestern Pak


December 26th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 26 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has condemned Saturday's deadly suicide bomb attack in northwestern Pakistan, in which dozens of people were killed at a World Food Programme project."I strongly ... Read more...

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References to Pakistan in Indo-Russia statement “unwarranted, unacceptable”: Pak FO


December 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): Islamabad has taken strong exception to the Indo-Russia joint statement, terming the references to Pakistan "unwarranted and unacceptable".Pakistan's Foreign Ministry released a statement, commenting on the joint statement ... Read more...

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1 in 3 Brit Muslims students back ‘killing for Islam’, 40 % want Sharia law: Wikileaks


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has revealed the outcome of a 2009 poll in the secret US diplomatic cables, saying that 32 percent of Muslim students in 30 universities ... Read more...

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Russia flays Pakistan over 26/11, backs India for UNSC, NSG (Roundup)


December 21st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Underlining their "privileged strategic partnership," India and Russia Tuesday inked a raft of agreements worth billions of dollars, including a contract to jointly build advanced stealth ... Read more...

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Russia asks Pakistan to push 26/11 probe, backs India for UNSC, NSG (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Underlining their "privileged strategic partnership," India and Russia Tuesday inked a raft of agreements worth billions of dollars, including a contract for jointly building a fifth ... Read more...

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India Russia urge Pakistan to bring 26/11 culprits to justice


December 21st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who is in India for an annual summit, today said: " No civilized country can hide terrorists as law abiding citizens."In a joint ... Read more...

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India, Russia focus on UN’s draft Comprehensive Convention to fight terrorism


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Reaffirming that international terrorism is a threat to global peace and security, India and Russia on Tuesday called for the early completion of negotiations on the ... Read more...

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Over three in ten UK varsities are training Islamic terrorists?


December 19th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Chiefs of the British intelligence service M15 have already warned 39 universities in the country that they have a serious problem with Islamic 'violent extremism".They have expressed alarm ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan accord to eliminate militant sanctuaries ‘wherever they are’


December 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 6(ANI): Pakistan and Afghanistan have renewed their commitment to eliminate militant sanctuaries in their territories, which can be used for acts of subversion in either country.A joint declaration issued ... Read more...

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Highlights of Nov 8 India-US Joint Statement


November 9th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Here are the highlights of the India-US joint statement that was issued Monday night after talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama:Backs ... Read more...

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US condemns two bomb attacks at Pak mosques


November 6th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): The United States has condemned the two terror attacks on mosques in Pakistan on Friday."The United States condemns today's two bombings that took place at mosques in ... Read more...

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At least 50 killed, 100 wounded after explosion in Pakistani mosque


November 5th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 50 people died and another 100 were injured after a bomb on Friday blasted a mosque located in the northwestern region of Pakistan, local officials ... Read more...

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Suspicious packages, a credible terrorist threat to the US: Obama


October 30th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): President Barack Obama has described the discovery of two packages containing explosives, shipped from Yemen and addressed to synagogues in Chicago, as very "credible terrorist threat" to ... Read more...

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Germany supports Indian initiative on International Terrorism


October 18th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): Germany today extended support to Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), which was proposed by India in the United Nations.German Foreign minister Guido Westerwelle, while ... Read more...

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Pak needs “accountable, civilian-led democracy” for stability: UN chief


October 16th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 16(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that Pakistan needs an "accountable, civilian-led democracy" for the stability of the country and the region.In a message to the Friends ... Read more...

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US ready to take lead in facing global challenges: Clinton


September 9th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.9 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday said that the United States faced a number of challenges in the global context, none of which could be viewed or ... Read more...

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