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Squash:Pakistan mourns legend Hashim Khan
19th August 2014 Squash:Pakistan mourns legend Hashim Khan KARACHI:Pakistan Tuesday mourned its first-ever world champion in any sport, squash star Hashim Khan who died in the United States, as former players paid tribute to an all-time great. Khan, who won the sport’s premier title the British...
More Africans in extreme poverty than in 1990: UN
8th July 2014 More Africans in extreme poverty than in 1990: UN UNITED NATIONS, United States: More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, said a major United Nations report Monday, warning the region will miss most of its development goals. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),...
India’s Modi quick on Twitter diplomacy, slow to mention US
19th May 2014 India’s Modi quick on Twitter diplomacy, slow to mention US NEW DELHI: India’s prime minister-elect Narendra Modi has taken to Twitter to thank fellow leaders in Japan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Australia for their support, but one man still waiting for a reply is US Secretary of...
Pak-US ties based on mutual interests, respect: Ayaz Sadiq
12th February 2014 Pak-US ties based on mutual interests, respect: Ayaz Sadiq ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan and US have the same stated objectives of peace and stability in the region and we hope that our bilateral engagement would continue to broaden on basis...
Mutual trust must for enduring Pakistan-US strategic partnership: Sartaj
27th January 2014 Mutual trust must for enduring Pakistan-US strategic partnership: Sartaj WASHINGTON: National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Monday underscored the need for building trust to foster a an enduring strategic partnership between Pakistan and the United States as he addressed the opening session of the...
NATO warns Afghan support at risk without troop status accord
27th January 2014 NATO warns Afghan support at risk without troop status accord Afghanistan cannot continue stalling on a post-2014 US and NATO troop status accord without jeopardising essential financial support for its armed forces, NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned Monday. “The Afghan political leadership should not underestimate the negative...
Sartaj to focus on bringing US investment in Pakistan
27th January 2014 Sartaj to focus on bringing US investment in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Economist Dr. Ashfaq Hassan has said that Advisor Sartaj Aziz will focus on bringing American investment in Pakistan in the form of privatization during strategic dialogue in Washington. Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that holding of...
Dar hopes early clearing of CSF outstanding
18th January 2014 Dar hopes early clearing of CSF outstanding ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Saturday expressed the hope that the United States would fast track the process of clearing outstanding on account of Coalition Support Fund (CSF). He was talking to Ambassador Robin...
Pakistan and US to review progress on strategic dialogue: FO
9th January 2014 Pakistan and US to review progress on strategic dialogue: FO ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States have agreed to review the strategic dialogue process between the two countries. Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said at the weekly news briefing in here on Thursday. She said that the dates...
Congress sends sweeping defense bill to Obama
20th December 2013 Congress sends sweeping defense bill to Obama WASHINGTON: The women of the Senate who led the fight to change how the military deals with sexual assault in its ranks are hailing passage of a comprehensive defense bill that now heads to President Barack Obama for...
PM expresses concern over continuing US drone strikes
9th December 2013 PM expresses concern over continuing US drone strikes ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday expressed deep concern over the continuing drone strikes by the United States in the country. Talking to US Secretary Defence Chuck Hagel who called on him here, the Prime Minister...
Aid groups urge protection of Syrian medical facilities
7th December 2013 Aid groups urge protection of Syrian medical facilities UNITED NATIONS, United States- Officials from organizations with health-related missions in Syria called Friday for the protection of medical facilities and personnel there. A joint statement by UNICEF, the World Health Organization and the UN’s humanitarian operations “strongly...
US has ‘scuttled’ Taliban talks with drone strike: Nisar
2nd November 2013 US has ‘scuttled’ Taliban talks with drone strike: Nisar ISLAMABAD: Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday accused the United States of “scuttling” efforts towards peace talks with the Taliban by killing the militants’ leader in a drone strike. Nisar said “every aspect” of Pakistan’s cooperation...
Iran will be judged by its actions, Kerry tells Israel
3rd October 2013 Iran will be judged by its actions, Kerry tells Israel The United States will not take Iran at its word over pledges of openness on a believed nuclear weapons programme, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday, after Israel threatened to act against Tehran. The top US diplomat...
U.S. to ‘wait and see’ on use of force in Syria: army chief of staff
2nd October 2013 U.S. to ‘wait and see’ on use of force in Syria: army chief of staff The United States would have to reconsider whether to use force in Syria if President Bashar al-Assad failed to comply with a U.N. resolution demanding the eradication of his chemical weapons, the U.S. Army chief of staff said...
Lahore: US consulate to remain closed due to threat
10th August 2013 Lahore: US consulate to remain closed due to threat WASHINGTON: United States has announced that its consulate in Lahore would remain closed due to a credible threat to the facility while it would re-open 18 of the 19 embassies and consulates on Sunday that were closed recently...
US hopes for better Indo-Pak ties despite LoC episode
7th August 2013 US hopes for better Indo-Pak ties despite LoC episode WASHINGTON: The United States Tuesday expressed hope that Pakistan and India would continue their recent peace efforts towards normalisation of relations despite Indian allegations of firing from the Pakistani side in Kashmir, reports the State Department has described...
Middle East peace talks resume in Washington on Monday
29th July 2013 Middle East peace talks resume in Washington on Monday WASHINGTON: The United States announced on Sunday the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian direct final status negotiations, with representatives of both sides meeting in Washington on Monday and Tuesday. The Middle East peace process will be back to life after...
Bodies of three women found in US
22nd July 2013 Bodies of three women found in US WASHINGTON, United States, July 22, 2013 – The bodies of three women wrapped in plastic bags have been discovered in a midwestern US suburb and the search is on for more victims, police said Sunday. A suspect was...
Global poll sees China rising, but high marks for US
18th July 2013 Global poll sees China rising, but high marks for US WASHINGTON, District of Columbia, July 18, 2013 (AFP) – The world increasingly believes China will become the top superpower but the United States enjoys a better image in most regions, according to a poll released Thursday. A 39-nation...
US launches programme to boost women’s role in Afghanistan
17th July 2013 US launches programme to boost women’s role in Afghanistan WASHINGTON: The United States will launch on Thursday a $200 million program to boost the role of women in Afghan society, a figure that could double with international support, the head of the US government’s main aid agency...
Syria death toll hits 5,000 a month: UN
17th July 2013 Syria death toll hits 5,000 a month: UN UNITED STATES: Five thousand people a month are dying in Syria’s war, which has now generated the worst refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, UN officials said Tuesday. A host of top officials called on the divided...
Pakistan for perseverance in peace efforts
12th July 2013 Pakistan for perseverance in peace efforts ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has called for perseverance in efforts for reconciliation in Afghanistan despite the disruption in peace negotiations caused by the Taliban’s decision to temporarily close their political office in Doha. “Peace and reconciliation is the only way...
John Kerry very much wants too visit Pakistan
27th June 2013 John Kerry very much wants too visit Pakistan WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday said Secretary of State John Kerry “very much” wants to visit Pakistan to engage with the government and civil society leaders on wide-ranging areas of cooperation. The State Department said the Secretary...
US wants better Pakistan-India relations
22nd June 2013 US wants better Pakistan-India relations WASHINGTON: The United States always encourages improvement of relations between Pakistan and India and talks to both sides towards that end, a State Department spokesperson said. “We always encourage a better relationship between the two, whether it’s economic...
Pakistan calls to end bloodshed in Syria
5th June 2013 Pakistan calls to end bloodshed in Syria UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has made a fervent call for an end to the bloody conflict in Syria, and backed a Russia-U.S. bid for a new peace initiative to end more than two years of civil war in the...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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