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US rejects demands to vacate Shamsi base

The United States is rejecting demands from Pakistani officials that American personnel abandon a military base used by the CIA to stage drone strikes against suspected militants, US officials told Reuters. US personnel have not left the remote Pakistani military … Continue reading

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MQM Quits Govt; Governor Sindh Resigns

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has decided to quit from the Pakistan People’s Party led governments in centre and Sindh, Farooq Sattar told media. Adressing a press conference in Karachi he said PPP’s attitude was dictatorial towards the party. ‘Promises were … Continue reading

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Azad Jammu and Kashmir Election: PPP secures majority

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has secured majority in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly by securing 19 seats in elections on Sunday.  According to unofficial results of 34 seats so far, Pakistan Muslim League (N) stood at second position … Continue reading

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Kashmir is key to peace in South Asia

Kashmir dispute is recognized by the United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 91 of 21 April 1948 which gave the right of self-determination to the people of Kashmir to decide whether Kashmir should become part of India or Pakistan. Subsequently … Continue reading

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US must give political space to Pak Govt: PM Gilani

Thomas R Nides, US Deputy Secretary of State for Resources and Management, on Monday said nothing ‘truly’ important could happen without Pakistan’s efforts.  Nides’ statement comes on the heels of visits by Senator John Kerry, Special Representative for Afghanistan and … Continue reading

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Indian presence in Afghanistan cannot be used against Pakistan: Hamid Karzai

President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai terming Pakistan  a conjoined twin and brother of Afghanistan said Saturday that the Indian presence in Afghanistan cannot be used against the brotherly country. “Indian presence in Afghanistan is in no way and cannot be … Continue reading

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Pakistan tells CIA chief no US boots on the ground

CIA Director Leon Panetta told Pakistan’s army and intelligence chiefs that he was concerned about a reduction of US troops allowed in the country, but was bluntly told no American boots would be allowed on the ground, Pakistani military officials.

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