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ISI rules over handling over Dr Afridi to United States

DG Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam has ruled out handing over Dr Shakil Afridi to the United States, saying the later should forget about it. The top spy master of the country was of the opinion that the US should consider the chapter of Dr Shakil Afridi, who helped Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) […]

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 […]

Pakistan terms drone strike violation of international laws

Terming drone campaign of unmanned US aircrafts as severe violation of international law and sovereignty of the country, Pakistan on Friday once again asked the United States to halt the spy attacks. At least 18 more people killed in three more US drone attacks in North Waziristan on today just after a day after Islamabad […]

Pakistan Army rejects claims of American journalists

Pakistan Army has ruled out the claim made by US journalist in his book that a colonel of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) tipped off the United States about the location of Osama bin Laden, the former al-Qaeda chief. According to a report published in Foreign Policy, DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Saleem […]

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 […]

Pakistan’s strategic assets in safe hands: Foreign Office

Asking the world not to show concern for the safety of the Pakistan’s nuclear assets, Foreign Office on Thursday reiterated that it strategic assets were safe under a robust command and control system. Foreign Office spokesperson Moazzam Ahmad Khan while commenting on remarks made by US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta that Pakistan’s strategic assets could […]

Ecuador opens doors for Assange

Quitto: (Thursday, August 16, 2012) the WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has finally found political asylum in Ecuador. Ecuador’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Ricardo Patino said this on Thursday after a British government threatened to storm the Ecuadorean embassy in London to arrest Assange. Britain has repeatedly expressed its resolve to extradite the former computer hacker […]

US department of state and energy meets Linkin Park to discuss access to energy

Washington: US Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy Rick Duke met today with the members of the Grammy-winning rock band Linkin Park to discuss efforts to provide access to modern energy to the more than 1.3 billion people currently without access to electricity.  Along […]

One in ten Facebook profiles are fake

One in ten Facebook profiles are fake Almost one in ten Facebook profiles are fake, it emerged on Thursday. It means misuse of the social network by paedophiles and con artists could be even more prevalent than previously thought. According to company filings, around 8.7 percent – 83.09 million – of its 955 million active […]

Pakistan receives $1.1 billion from United States under Coalition Support Fund

After a lot of talk and wait, the United States has finally released $1.1 billion to Pakistan of the Coalition Support Fund (CSF), the first installment of its kind since December 2010. The United States released the funds after Islamabad and Washington inked an agreement governing Ground Line of Communications (GLoC) for NATO forces battling […]

Richard Olson says Pakistan has moved away with from strategic depth policy

Richard Olson, who is nominated by President Barack Obama to replace with Cameron Munter, said that Islamabad has moved away from the old strategic thinking of finding strategic depth in Afghanistan. Giving his confirmation hearing to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Olson avoided usual criticism on Pakistan’s policy towards Afghanistan. He was of the opinion […]

US-Pak sign new accord on NATO supply-line

Pakistan has inked an agreement with the United States on arrangements for NATO supplies, replacing the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in place since 2004. Earlier, Islamabad agreed to resume land route for allied forces battling in Afghanistan after closing them for seven months in protest at a botched US airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani […]


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