Posts tagged as: Hillary Clinton

Pakistan cancels 33-year jail term of CIA Dr Shakil Afridi

Officials in Peshawar Thursday cancelled the 33-year sentence to a Pakistani doctor for “helping” the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in hunting down Osama bin Laden, and ordered his retrial, officials and lawyers said.  Dr. Shakil Afridi, who was accused of organizing a fake vaccination campaign to get DNA samples of the children of the slain […]

Pressure mounts on Pakistan, India to deescalate tensions

The United Nations and the United States have urged Pakistan and India to respect the ceasefire in the Kashmir in view of clashes between forces of the uneasy neighbours along the Line of Control.   Pakistan and India signed a ceasefire along the LoC in 2003 and guns had been relatively silent since then. However, […]

Clinton plans to return to office next week

The US State Department has recently issued a statement saying that the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is planning to return to office next week.   “Some of the senior staff who spoke to her about half an hour ago say that she’s sounding terrific, upbeat, raring to go. She’s looking forward to getting […]

Bravo Pakistani Malala Yousufzai wins Tipperary International Peace Award

For her courage and determination to speak out in support of equal access to education for children, brave Pakistani girl, Malala Yousufzai was awarded the 2012 Tipperary International Peace Award from Ireland.   Malala was one of five nominees, including US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, President of Indian National Congress Sonia Gandhi, former Kenyan […]

Pakistan welcomes ‘Friend’ Kerry nomination as US Secretary of State

Pakistan has welcomed the nomination of Senator John Kerry as the next U.S. secretary of states at a time when Washington needs Islamabad’s key role for a political way out in Afghanistan.   Pakistani ambassador in Washington, Sherry Rehman, called Mr Kerry as a “steadfast” friend of the country, which has suffered a lot since […]

Malala Yousafzai telephones Hamid Mir; vows to defeat terrorism

Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, telephoned Hamid Mir, renowned journalist and anchor person for Geo News, vowing to fight together against terrorism.   She called the journalist after he escaped an attempt on his life on Monday. Malala, who is in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, made […]

Malala Yousafzai stands 6th on Foreign Policy’s 100 Global Thinker List

Foreign Policy, an American magazine has placed 15-year-old Pakistani child rights activist Malala Yousafzai at the sixth spot in its top 100 Global Thinkers list.   Malala, who was shot in the head by Taliban, has been honored by the FP due to her untiring efforts for standing up to the Taliban and everything they […]

Protests rage across Pakistan against anti-Islam film

Thousands of people took on the roads across the country to denounce an anti-Islam film, demanding the expulsion of US diplomats and cut off in ties between Pakistan and the United States. ‘Innocence of Muslims’, the anti-Islam movie has extreme blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that sparked fury across the Muslim world. In order to […]

USA expresses best wishes for Vietnam on its national day

As the National day of Vietnam approaches, the USA has congratulated and sends best wishes for the country’s people in advance. In her message to the Vietnam government and the people, America’s secretary for foreign affairs, Hillary Clinton said, “On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to […]

ISI colonel helped in locating Osama bin Laden: Book

Richard Miniter, a famous America journalist, claimed that a colonel of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) assisted the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden. In what appeared to be another shocking claim, the book claimed that Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani may have been informed about the May […]

USA sends best wishes on Pakistan’s Independence Day

The United States of America has congratulated Pakistan on its 65th Independence Day and has sent best wishes for its people. In her message representing the USA President and the American people, Secretary External Affairs Hillary Clinton said, “On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send […]

USA thanks Kofi Annan for his dedicated services as Joint Special Envoy for Syria

Washington: (Saturday, August 04, 2012) The United States of America has thanked Kofi Annan, the UN-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria for his dedicated efforts to promote peace in the region. In her statement, while acknowledging his services, Hillary Clinton said, “Earlier today, I spoke with Kofi Annan and thanked him on behalf of […]


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