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US army halts 'risky' shipments from Afghanistan after Pak protests over drone strikes Dec 4, 11:09 am
London, Dec. 04 (ANI): The United States military has halted its ground cargo shipments from Afghanistan via Pakistan after protests over drone strikes posed risks to its drivers.
Islamabad, Nov 29 (ANI): The two major internal challenges in front of Pakistan's new chief of army staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif will be to continue the culture of non-interference in civilian affairs and fighting terrorism, the US media reported.
Imran Khan supporters protest against US drone strikes in Pakistan Nov 24, 12:06 pm
Islamabad, Nov. 24 (ANI): Activists led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan reportedly staged protest against the US drone strikes and threatened to block the NATO supply routes if the strikes continued.
Pak says can't trust US 'no more' after recent drone strikes Nov 23, 10:52 am
Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it is no more in a position to trust the United States' assurances of peace, after the recent drone strikes.
Islamabad, Nov. 20 (ANI): Pakistan has said the United States has assured of not carrying out drone strikes during the negotiations with the Taliban.
US approves plan to beef up govt 'oversight' of drone attacks Nov 10, 2:45 pm
Islamabad, Nov. 10 (ANI): The US Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a plan to step up government oversight of the use of armed drones to kill suspected militants overseas, including American citizens.
'Mumbai-mastermind' Saeed's party protests against U.S. drone strikes in Pak for killing Taliban chief Nov 9, 1:56 pm
Islamabad, Nov. 09 (ANI): More than 200 activists of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) protested outside the Lahore press club denouncing a U.S. drone strike that killed the Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud last Friday.
Wellington, Nov. 4 (ANI): A new book, by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, reportedly states that the US President Barack Obama had once told his aides that he's 'really good at killing people', while discussing drone strikes.
Afghan Taliban urges Pakistan to prevent further US drone strikes post Mehsud killing Nov 3, 11:00 am
Islamabad, Nov. 3 (ANI): The Afghan Taliban has urged Islamabad to prevent any further US drone strikes in the country.
Islamabad, Nov. 01 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has been embarrassed and left 'red-faced' over the disputed, low non-combatant casualty figures on U.S. drone strikes reported by the defence ministry in the Senate on Thursday.
London, Oct. 31 (ANI): US drone attacks have lowered in Pakistan, as 67 civilians died in the strikes in the country since 2008, a figure much lower than estimated by independent organisations.
U.S. lawmaker says drone strikes in Pak could end, if govt. wants Oct 30, 12:05 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 30 (ANI): A United States lawmaker has said that drone strikes in Pakistan could end the next day, if the country wanted, claiming that no such attacks take place without the approval of its government.
Pak province threatens to stop Nato supplies if Nawaz govt fails to halt drone strikes Oct 27, 11:25 am
Islamabad, Oct. 27 (ANI): Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that if the federal government fails to stop the US drone strikes 'they will consider the option of stopping Nato supplies'.
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has confirmed that talks with Taliban militants is likely to start within the next few days.
U.S. Drone strikes unlikely to end, says Pak editorial Oct 26, 4:30 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 26 (ANI): An editorial in a Pakistan daily has claimed that drone strikes by the United States in the tribal areas of the former are unlikely to stop, and adds that there is nothing new in the revelations that Pakistan governments had privately been in the know about the American drones programme and even approved it, while publicly condemning the same strikes to pander to domestic opinion.
Pak avoids coming clear on U.S. informing govt. on drone strikes between 2007 and 2011 Oct 25, 4:54 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 25 (ANI): Pakistan, it seems, is reluctant to come clean on media reports suggesting that the United States consistently informed Islamabad about its intended drone strikes in tribal areas from 2007 to 2011.
Ex-Pak PM Gilani denies approving U.S. drone strikes, but doesn't rule out secret deals Oct 25, 1:04 pm
Washington, Oct. 25 (ANI): Former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has denied reports of his government approving U.S. drone strikes on his country's soil, but didn't rule out the possibility of secret deals being made without his knowledge.
Pak opposition leader accuses Nawaz of reaching pact with U.S. to continue drone strikes Oct 24, 2:06 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): A leader of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has claimed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached an agreement with the United States to continue with the drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal belt after a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Pak analysts, tribals claim U.S. drone strikes to be life-savers, despite official rhetoric Oct 24, 2:06 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): Pakistani analysts and tribals, particularly in the Waziristan region, have claimed that drone strikes launched by the United States at frequent intervals, have actually been life savers, and kept terrorists at bay.
Nawaz Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan Oct 24, 12:36 pm
London, Oct. 24 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphasised on the need to end the U.S. drone strikes in its tribal regions in a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Wednesday.
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): President Barack Obama has refused to respond to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's request to end drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal regions.
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Secret Pakistani-CIA memos have revealed that its government has tacitly agreed to the United States drone program for years, despite publicly denouncing the CIA's air strikes on its tribal regions as a threat to the country's sovereignty.
U.S. defends drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen Oct 23, 2:12 pm
London, Oct. 23 (ANI): The United States has defended its drone strikes targeting al-Qaeda operatives and other militant groups in Yemen and Pakistan, and rejected reports by human rights groups on legality of air strikes alleged to have killed and wounded scores of civilians.
Obama likely to deny Nawaz's request to stop drone strikes in Pakistan, say analysts Oct 23, 11:00 am
Washington, Oct. 23 (ANI): President Barack Obama is likely to deny Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's request to end U.S. drone strikes against suspected terrorists in its tribal regions, analysts said.
UN report says there's 'strong evidence' Pakistan military approved US drone strikes Oct 20, 12:10 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 20 (ANI) :A recently released UN report suggests there is "strong evidence" that top Pakistani military and intelligence officials approved US drone strikes on Pakistan during 2004 and 2008.
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