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Islamabad, Oct. 30 (ANI): Former cricketer Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has threatened to choke NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, in case the federal government fails to announce a schedule of talks with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) by November 7.
US drone programme 'strict, accountable, fair': John Kerry May 27, 11:09 am
Addis Ababa, May 27 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry has defended America's use of drones to hunt down terrorists, saying drones are only used against confirmed targets and after much vetting.
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): The Obama administration has been accused of misleading the American public - and the world - about its drone programme after leaked intelligence files revealed that it was targeting unidentified militants who posed no immediate threat to the United States.
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): The growing speculation that the White House is preparing to shift its secretive drone programme from the Central Intelligence Agency to the Pentagon is raising new questions: how much more transparency this move would bring into the use of the unmanned ariel vehicles.
US court rules CIA must admit 'existence of drone programme' Mar 16, 9:54 am
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A US appeals court has ruled that the CIA must give a fuller response to a lawsuit seeking the spy agency's records on drone attacks.
Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): Republican Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul has said President Barack Obama's drone programme was 'very scary and worrisome' and feared it could open a 'Pandora's box' about government's power.
US lawmakers urge 'closer inspection' of Obama's drone programme Feb 11, 11:51 am
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): President Barack Obama's use of unmanned drones to kill Americans suspected of having links to the al-Qaeda deserves closer inspection, lawmakers have said.
Washington, Nov. 5 (ANI): U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich has claimed that the drone programme has been conducted with no oversight from Congress or any judicial body, and there has been no due process.
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has admitted that he is struggling with his administration's controversial drone programme.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): The Obama administration's drone campaign, which conducts air strikes against suspected militant targets in tribal areas, will not influence the outcome of an Afghan settlement, but have already tarnished the US' image in Pakistan, according to an American expert.
Washington, May 1(ANI): The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has demanded that the U.S. Justice Department release all documents pertaining to the drone programme.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): After facing condemnation and a fresh protest lodged by Pakistan over its controversial drone programme, the United States has mentioned that drone strikes are wise, legal and just.
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