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US drone strikes not answer to terrorism: PM Sharif

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:15

Pakistan is determined to root out terrorism and extremism but US drone strikes are not the answer as they are counterproductive, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday.

Yemen attack: Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for killing 52

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 13:41

Al Qaeda-backed group on Friday claimed the responsibility for yesterday’s attack on Yemen’s Defence Ministry in Sana’a wherein at least 52 doctors and nurses were killed and dozens injured.

No long term impact on shipment through Pakistan: US

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 09:38

A day after temporarily halting cargo shipments from Afghanistan via Pakistan in view of protest over drone strikes there, the US has said that it does not anticipate long term impact of its shipment through the country.

US halts cargo shipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 12:09

The United States has temporarily halted shipment of its "retrograde cargo" from Afghanistan in view of the anti-America demonstrations in Pakistan.

Pakistan: MQM chief Hussain alleges Jamaat linked to Taliban, Qaeda

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 00:14

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Tuesday linked Pakistan`s hardline Jamaat-e-Islami to Taliban and al Qaeda militants, claiming several activists of the party have been killed in US drone strikes.

Imran Khan`s supporters search for NATO supply trucks

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 19:55

Supporters of Imran Khan`s party in Pakistan roughed up drivers of trucks carrying supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan as they continued their protest for a second day against US drone strikes.

PM Sharif opposes US drone strikes

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 18:06

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday expressed deep concern over a drone strike that killed six persons, including commanders of the Haqqani network, and said Pakistan had conveyed its opposition to the attacks to the US.

Differences among top Pakistani leaders over US drone strikes

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 18:03

Differences among top leaders of the Pakistan government over US drone attacks emerged on Friday, with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan questioning how the premier`s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz had believed American assurances that there would be no strikes during talks with militants.

Plan for many US drone strikes are hatched in Germany: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 15:04

Many of American drone strikes for targeted killing in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan are planned and carried out from US military bases in Germany as it has become as a crucial strategic hub for anti-terrorism operations, media reports said.

Silent, fearful support for US drones in tribal Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 23:08

While Pakistani govt routinely denounces US drone strikes, locals say that a sizeable number of people in the country`s tribal areas support them.

Pakistan Army shows its anti-drone technology

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 13:55

Amid continued tensions with the US over drone strikes, Pakistan army has successfully shot down a "drone" during a military exercise that was watched by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

Imran threatens NATO blockade in KP province

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 23:32

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Monday threatened to cut the NATO supply lines in Pakistan`s restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province from November 20 if the US drone strikes do not end.