Posts tagged as: Drone strikes

PTI to not allow political parties to delay general elections: Javed Hashmi

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Makhdoom Javed Hashmi on Tuesday said that his party would not allow anyone to delay or postpone the general elections. Talking to a party delegation, Hashmi was of the opinion that the PTI had changed the political scenario of the country. In his view, the scenario is terrifying the corrupt political […]

Pakistan always opposes drone strikes; says Hina Rabbani Khar

Terming the drone strike severe violation of international laws, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has reiterated Pakistan’s demand to the United States to immediately stop the campaign in tribal region of the country. In an interview with a television station prior in Tehran to the Non-Aligned Movement Summit on Thursday, the minister said that drone […]

Pakistan records protest against US drone campaign

In what appeared to be a useless effort, Pakistan once again summoned a senior US diplomat to lodge a formal protest against continued drone strikes inside the country’s tribal areas. Foreign Office released official statement on Thursday saying that a senior US official was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to record Islamabad’s concerns […]

Rehman Malik says that Pakistan will push for no drone strikes

Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Monday that  Pakistan’s spy chief will call for an end to US drone strikes in its tribal areas bordering Afghanistan and push for a sharing of technology and intelligence during a visit to Washington this week. “We will push for no drones. If we (Pakistan and the US) are partners, […]

Pakistan Peoples’ Party trying to subvert judiciary; says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that the ruling Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and its coalition partners were confederated in a plot to let down the judiciary. Addressing a ceremony hosted for the fund raising campaign of his educational institution, the cricketer-turned-politician lashed out the ruling party, particularly President Asif Ali Zardari. He […]

Imran Khan vows to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state

Imran Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has vowed to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state at the world’s map. Addressing a news conference, the cricketer-turned-politician said that Pakistan’s creation had been worthless if it fails to become an Islamic welfare state. He observed, “The failure of Pakistan becoming an Islamic welfare state […]

US unmanned aircraft kills 10 in North Waziristan

Despite Pakistan registered its protest against spying drone attacks, an unmanned American aircraft fired missiles on a house in Darre-e-Nishtar, in North Waziristan, the tribal area of Pakistan. At least ten people were killed and several others injured in the pre-dawn attack while the death toll is also expected to rise, the report added. According […]

Pakistan tells United States to halt drone strikes

Pakistan has spelt out in no uncertain terms that US drone aircraft strikes against militants inside its territory must stop, but Washington is not listening, the country’s foreign minister said. “On drones, the language is clear: a clear cessation of drone strikes,” Hina Rabbani Khar said. “I maintain the position that we’d told them categorically […]

Drone issue might come up in talks between U.S.A and Pakistan

The United States has indicated that the issue of drone strikes may also come up for discussion in future talks with Pakistan, although a State Department official noted that Washington never encourages public discussions on intelligence matters. On Tuesday, a joint parliamentary committee in Islamabad unanimously adopted new rules of engagement for rebuilding Pakistan’s ties […]

Future of revised foreign policy…

Future of revised foreign policy…   Both the PML-N and JUI-F wrangled extensively, but ultimately seconded the recommendations prepared by the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) to reset Pakistan’s ties with the United States. The revised policy, however, does not give any open account about resumption of NATO supply route. The clause regarding Pakistan […]

United States to continue drone attacks in Pakistan

Despite passage of a unanimous resolution against the drone strikes, the United States (US) reportedly have no intentions to halt attacks of unmanned crafts on Pakistani territory. Citing officials, an American newspaper claimed that spy attacks be continued against terrorist and their compounds in the tribal areas of Pakistan. Apparently this decision will enhance diplomatic […]

CNG vehicles: A source of death

We hear a great deal about drone attacks and cross-border firing and it remains a top priority for political parties to score points. However, no one bothers about CNG cylinder blasts, which in fact is a bigger issue and we ourselves can resolve it. No one would realize that more have been killed in CNG […]


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