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US shuts Pakistan embassy, consulates
Tue, 03 May 2011 08:48:55 GMT
The United States closes its embassy and three consulates to the public in Pakistan following its announced claim of killing al-Qaeda's leader Osama bin Laden in the terror-ravaged country.

'US violates Pakistan's sovereignty'
Tue, 03 May 2011 03:43:30 GMT
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says the United States is violating Pakistan's sovereignty by launching military action in the country.

US condemned over Siddiqui conviction
Mon, 02 May 2011 18:08:36 GMT
Relatives of Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui have strongly condemned the US judicial system after an American court sentenced her to 86 years of imprisonment.

'Bin Laden was killed years ago'
Mon, 02 May 2011 15:34:03 GMT
A 2007 Benazir Bhutto interview in which she says the al-Qaeda leader was 'murdered' years ago contributes to the uncertainty surrounding US claims about Osama bin Laden's death.

Pro-Taliban militants vow to attack US
Mon, 02 May 2011 12:56:53 GMT
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan have threaded to launch retaliatory attacks on the US following the suspicious killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden near Islamabad.

Pakistan holds urgent talk on Osama
Mon, 02 May 2011 10:10:51 GMT
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has held an emergency meeting with the country's security officials after the US President confirmed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces.

Pakistanis rally to support Bahrainis
Sun, 01 May 2011 23:52:21 GMT
Thousands of Pakistani protesters have taken to the streets in Karachi to support Bahraini people who are under attack by Saudi-backed forces.

Gunmen raid NATO tankers in Pakistan
Sun, 01 May 2011 22:02:19 GMT
Four Pakistani police officials have been killed and six others injured after gunmen attacked vehicles carrying oil for NATO forces in Afghanistan.

'Pakistan still safe haven for militants'
Sun, 01 May 2011 06:24:39 GMT
A US military report says Afghan militants continue to enjoy sanctuary in Pakistan's border regions with Afghanistan, since the US-led invasion in 2001.

Militants torch NATO tanker in Pakistan
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 14:19:45 GMT
Pro-Taliban militants in the violent Northwestern Pakistan have destroyed yet another NATO truck heading to neighboring Afghanistan, officials say.

Pakistan MPs slam US drone attacks
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 09:47:45 GMT
Pakistani lawmakers have once again condemned the unauthorized US drone attacks that have claimed the lives of many civilians in the Asian country in recent months.

Gunmen attack kills 2 Pak policemen
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:01:45 GMT
At least two Pakistani security men have been killed and three others injured when militants attacked a police vehicle in the southwestern province of Balochistan.

Pakistan test-fires N-capable missile
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 12:56:55 GMT
The Pakistani military says it has successfully test-fired a short-range cruise missile capable of carrying nuclear and congenital warheads.

Pakistan seeks Saudi aid on US strikes
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 07:09:08 GMT
Pakistani government has urged Saudi Arabia to exert pressure on the United States to halt the unauthorized drone attacks that have claimed the lives of many civilians in tribal regions.

Blast kills Pakistani soldier in Kashmir
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 02:23:01 GMT
An explosion at an army camp in the Pakistan-administered Kashmir has killed a Pakistani soldier and injured five others, a Pakistani official says.

Navy bus attack kills five in Karachi
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:58:38 GMT
At least five people have been killed and eight others wounded after a bomb hit a Pakistani navy bus in the southern port city of Karachi.

Pakistanis slam Parachinar Shia killings
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 07:28:10 GMT
Hundreds of protesters have staged a sit-in in front of Pakistan's Parliament, demanding a military action against pro-Taliban militants in the country's volatile tribal regions.

Militants destroy school in NW Pakistan
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 06:55:02 GMT
Unknown assailants have blown up a school in northwestern Pakistan, where government troops are fighting militants in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

Bus bomb attacks kill 20 in Pakistan
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 04:56:30 GMT
Several bomb attacks on buses across Pakistan have reportedly claimed 20 lives and injured around 50 people, including women and children.

Serial bomb blasts rock Peshawar
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 13:58:07 GMT
A series of bomb explosions at a police station in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar have wounded several people, officials say.

Pakistanis condemn US strikes
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 01:48:31 GMT
Thousands of Pakistani people have held sit-ins in Peshawar to condemn the unauthorized US drone attacks that have claimed the lives of many civilians in the country.

Anti-Taliban leader killed in Pakistan
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 11:52:38 GMT
A Pakistani anti-Taliban leader has been killed in a massive bomb explosion, which ripped through a remote tribal region near the border with Afghanistan.

US forced to abandon Pakistani base
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 18:03:31 GMT
Pakistani authorities have reportedly stopped all the US operations at Shamsi Air Base in the restive southwestern province of Balochistan.

Pakistanis to block NATO supply trucks
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 09:38:23 GMT
Thousands of protesters have held a rally in northwest of Pakistan as part of plans to block trucks carrying supplies to NATO forces in the neighboring Afghanistan.

Pakistanis slam US anti-Islam policy
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 05:24:39 GMT
Pakistani protesters have condemned the US interference in the Muslim world's affairs as the anti-American sentiment spreads through the Asian country.

'US to give Pakistan 85 drones'
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 11:50:45 GMT
The United States will supply Pakistan with 85 small surveillance drones, amid rising tensions between the two countries over aerial attacks that have left hundreds dead.

Pakistan militants kill 8 Shia hostages
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 06:39:12 GMT
Taliban militants have killed eight Shia tribesmen in Kurram tribal region of northwestern Pakistan as the security situation further deteriorates in the strife-torn areas of the country.

US drone strike kills 25 in Pakistan
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 02:09:47 GMT
At least 25 people have been killed in yet another unauthorized US drone attack on the tribal village of Miranshah in northwestern Pakistan.

'Aafia Siddiqui's health deteriorating'
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 23:59:46 GMT
The family members of a Pakistani neuroscientist imprisoned in the US say that she has become ill and frail due to her conditions at the notorious Carswell prison.

Massive blast kills 16 in Pakistan
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:01:48 GMT
At least 16 people have been killed and over 30 others injured after a massive explosion ripped through Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi.

Militants blow up school in Pakistan
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 16:57:33 GMT
Unknown assailants have blown up a school in northwestern Pakistan, where government troops are fighting militants in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

Pak army chief slams US drone strikes
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:56:09 GMT
Pakistani Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the unauthorized US drone strikes in Pakistan are undermining the Asian country's counter-terrorism efforts.

NATO tanker torched in NW Pakistan
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 12:21:30 GMT
Pakistani militants have attacked a NATO supply vehicle transporting fuel destined for US-led forces in Afghanistan and set it on fire in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

'CIA agents still operating in Pakistan'
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 10:24:38 GMT
Despite Pakistan's calls for a drastic cut in the number of CIA agents on its soil, a large number of such agents are still operating in the Asian country, a Pakistani lawyer says.

US: Strikes on Pakistan to continue
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 23:31:17 GMT
The United States says it will not halt its drone attacks in Pakistan, defying repeated calls from Islamabad and Pakistani people for an end to the non-UN-sanctioned strikes.

Zardari: US drone attacks unacceptable
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:12:20 GMT
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari says non-UN-sanctioned US drone strikes in his country are severely harming Pakistan-US ties, insisting that the drone bombings undermine anti-terror efforts.

Pakistani MPs urge NATO supply cutoff
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 12:31:54 GMT
A high-level panel of lawmakers in Pakistan has demanded the cutting off of NATO's supply lines for the US-led forces in the neighboring Afghanistan through its borders .

Blast wounds two in Pakistan
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 05:59:37 GMT
A landmine explosion has left at least two people wounded in Pakistan, as the Asian country continues to struggle with deteriorating security conditions.

Pakistan test-fires N-capable missile
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 15:38:53 GMT
Pakistan has successfully test-fired a short-range surface-to-surface missile that is capable of delivering nuclear and conventional warheads, the military says.

Rocket attack injures 2 in SW Pakistan
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 05:33:48 GMT
At least two people have been injured in a rocket attack on Quetta city in southwestern Baluchistan province in Pakistan in the latest round of violence in the Asian country.

Pakistan urges end to US strikes
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 22:54:29 GMT
Pakistan has called on the US to stop non-UN-sanctioned drone strikes in the country's northern tribal belt as differences between Islamabad and Washington escalate.

Two killed, six injured in Pakistan
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:14:35 GMT
At least two people have been killed and six others injured in separate instances of violence in Pakistan, amid deteriorating security conditions in the country.

Pakistan rally supports Bahraini people
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 00:47:20 GMT
Thousands of Pakistanis have taken to the streets in the port city of Karachi to condemn the Bahraini and Saudi troops' crackdown on anti-regime protesters in Bahrain.

3 nabbed in Kashmir over cleric murder
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 21:10:39 GMT
Indian-administered Kashmir police say three people have been detained in connection with the assassination of Muslim cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.

NATO fuel tanker destroyed in Pakistan
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 12:00:56 GMT
Militants in southwestern Pakistan's tribal regions have destroyed another tanker carrying fuel to US-led NATO forces in neighboring Afghanistan.

Pakistan backs peace talks with Taliban
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 17:53:34 GMT
Pakistan and Afghanistan say they are both threatened by a common enemy and need to boost joint efforts to reach peace with Taliban militants.

'US drone raids to persist in Pakistan'
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 05:26:33 GMT
CIA director Leon Panetta has told Pakistani intelligence officials that the US has no intention of stopping its unauthorized drone operations in Pakistan, a report says.

Pakistan rights commission slams US
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 02:09:07 GMT
Pakistan's Human Rights Commission has raised concerns on extra-judicial killings, particularly the non-UN-sanctioned US drone attacks.

Pakistan arrests 2 French nationals
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 01:29:58 GMT
Pakistani authorities have announced the arrests of two French nationals suspected of being part of an international terrorist organization.

Pakistani premier slams US strikes
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 20:27:31 GMT
Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has harshly criticized the US drone attacks on his country's northwestern region, saying they undermine anti-terror efforts.


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