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No explicit, implicit consent for drone strikes: Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 12:17

Pakistan has strongly denied a UN report that members of its government had given consent to controversial drone strikes in the country and demanded an end to such attacks which incite hatred.

Pakistan makes UN call for end to US drone strikes

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:41

Pakistan has renewed demands for an end to US drone strikes on its territory as two UN experts called for greater transparency in the use of the weapons.

UN experts call for more US transparency on drones

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:40

Two UN human rights investigators called for more transparency from the United States and other countries about their drone strikes programme, saying their secrecy is the biggest obstacle to determining the impact pact on civilian casualties.

`Drone strikes to end after Sharif’s visit to US`

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 21:10

Pakistan today said it hoped that the controversial drone strikes in its tribal areas will end after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s "successful" visit to the US.

Pakistan `approved` US drone strikes: UN report

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:44

A report prepared by the United Nations has laid part of the blame on Pakistan for US drone strikes in its lawless tribal regions.

Pakistan secretly in cahoots with US on drone strikes: CIA docs

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 09:28

Just hours after Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was said to have registered his dissent against the drone strikes, a report suggested that the government officials in Islamabad were in cahoots with the CIA.

US insists drone strikes comply with international law

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 10:19

The US on Tuesday denied its drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan and elsewhere infringed international law and said it did all it could to avoid civilian casualities.

Pakistan`s Nawaz Sharif takes up post-war ties with Barack Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 09:32

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif heads to the White House on Wednesday seeking to build a new type of post-Afghanistan war relationship as he presses for an end to drone strikes.

Nawaz Sharif to raise drone issue with Obama

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 14:18

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he would raise the issue of drone attacks with US leaders during his three-day official visit to Washington.

Pakistan calls for end to US drone strikes

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:55

Pakistan`s envoy to UN Masood Khan said the war against terrorism must be waged within the framework of international law and called for an end to US drone strikes in Pakistan.

US drone kills three more in Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 16:42

At least three people were killed and four injured in a US drone strike launched early Monday in Pakistan`s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, Xinhua reported.

Al Qaeda assassinates Yemeni intelligence officers

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 10:44

Al Qaeda militants assassinated two senior Yemeni intelligence officers in the southern part of the country, officials said on Friday.