India, Pak revive "back channel" talks: Jilani

India and Pakistan have revived "back channel" talks to address terrorism and other issues following the Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif meeting last month, Pakistan`s Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani said today.

US, Pak vow to cooperate on bilateral issues

The US and Pakistan have vowed to cooperate on a full range of bilateral issues, including counter-terrorism, economy and regional issues, amidst differences over several matters including CIA drone strikes.

Take advantage of Sharif`s peace initiatives: Jilani to India

Asking India to take advantage of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s "genuine interest" in improving ties, Pakistan`s new envoy to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani has said New Delhi will "lose a big opportunity if they do not."

Pakistan`s new envoy to US says will bolster ties

Pakistan`s newly-appointed ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani has taken charge of the post after reaching Washington.

Pakistan`s new envoy to US to play crucial role in 2014

Pakistan`s new envoy to the US, former Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani, is expected to play a key role in steering bilateral ties ahead of the pull-out of foreign troops from war-ravaged Afghanistan.

Jalil Abbas Jilani is new Pakistani envoy to US

Pakistan on Friday announced the appointment of Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani as the country`s new envoy to the US, saying he would assume charge in December.

There is `foreign interference` in Balochistan: Pakistan FS

Pakistan on Saturday claimed there was "foreign interference" in the restive province of Balochistan and stressed that terrorism is as much a concern for the country as it is for India.

There is `foreign interference` in Balochistan: Pakistan FS

Pakistan on Saturday claimed there was "foreign interference" in the restive province of Balochistan and stressed that terrorism is as much a concern for the country as it is for India.

‘Trust Pakistan, but be alert’

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who shook hands with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday with an aim to restore peace between the two nations, urged all to have faith in Pak while being prepared and keep verifying its actions simultaneously.

Pakistan`s top diplomat congratulates Indian counterpart

Pakistan`s Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani has sent a goodwill message congratulating his Indian counterpart Sujatha Singh who assumed office early this month, foreign office said today.

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif for strengthening ties with neighbours

Stressing the importance of a peaceful and stable neighbourhood, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said Pakistan will pursue policies that strengthen ties with neighbouring countries.

Obama`s special Af-Pak envoy meets Sharif, Kayani

US Special Representative for Af-Pak on Thursday held talks with Pakistan`s top civilian and military leaders on developments in Afghanistan, regional situation and counter-terrorism objectives.

Pak restates opposition to US drone strikes

Pakistan Friday reaffirmed its opposition to US drone strikes within its territory saying they were illegal despite the new guidelines laid down by President Barack Obama for use of the CIA-operated spy planes.

Trust, confidence key to move forward in Indo-Pak ties: Hina Rabbani Khar

On the eve of Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf`s visit to Ajmer Sharif, Pakistan on Friday said only way to overcome problems in its relations with India is through "building trust and confidence".

80% killed in US drone strikes in Pak were terrorists: Jilani

Eighty per cent of about 3,000 people killed in US drone strikes in Pakistan`s tribal belt were terrorists, Foreign Sec Jalil Abbas Jilani has said.

Pakistan to free more Afghan detainees, say officials

Pakistan plans to release more Afghan militant detainees to boost the peace process in neighboring Afghanistan ahead of the departure of international troops next year, a top Pakistani official said.

Hold sanctity of LoC, India tells Pakistan

India on Friday told Pakistan that it had only resorted to "controlled response" to the "unprovoked" firing by Pakistani army on Thursday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

MFN-status to India: Pakistan speaks of `some reservations`

Stakeholders in Pakistan have "some reservations" about giving Most Favoured Nation-status to India and issue will be discussed at meeting between two sides, Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani said.

Hope to solidify ties under new Chinese leadership

Pakistan expressed hope that the new Chinese leaders would "solidify" the all weather friendship and continue the close economic and trade cooperation.

Jilani renews Pak`s wish for Singh`s early visit

Pakistan`s wish that PM Manmohan Singh should visit this country as early as possible has been renewed by Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani.