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US Secretary of State to visit Pakistan during Asia tour

WASHINGTON -UNS– US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will embark on Asia tour today (Friday). According to US State Department, Tillerson will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan and India and then leave for Geneva during October 20-27 visit. US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert …

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Positive movement for US’s relationship with Pakistan:Trump

ISLAMABAD -UNS – President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, tweeted on Sunday that he had started to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders. Tweets from the American president praising Pakistan are quite rare especially since during the …

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Canada appreciates family’s release from Taliban captivity

TORONTO -UNS : Canada voiced relief Thursday at the release of a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children born in Taliban captivity. The kidnapped couple were taken hostage in Afghanistan while backpacking in Central Asia in 2012. “We are greatly relieved that …

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Trump praises Pakistan’s cooperation in release of US-Canadian family from terrorists

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump announced Thursday that US and Pakistani officials had secured the release of a American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children from Taliban captivity. He praised the Pakistani government and armed forces for the cooperation to rescue the …

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Five US,Canadian hostages recovered from terrorists custody by Pak Army

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army recovered five Western hostages including one Canadian, his US national wife and their three children from terrorist’s custody through an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops. According to a statement by the ISPR, the hostages were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan during 2012 …

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US-Turkish visa spat: A fight for basic freedoms

By James M. Dorsey Moves by the United States and Turkey that largely ban travel of their nationals between the two countries is about more than two long-standing NATO allies having a spat amid shifting alliances in a volatile part of the world. It is …

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Pakistan was no longer dependent on United States:PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said recently that Pakistan was no longer dependent on the United States for military aid. In a recent interview with Arab News, the prime minister said that the world was recognising Pakistan’s efforts when it came to …

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Justice (r) Javed Iqbal’s name finalized for NAB chairman’s post: Shah

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah on Sunday announced that the name of Justice (r) Javed Iqbal had been finalised for the post of National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) chairman. Addressing a press conference in Sukkur, Khurshid Shah expressed hope …

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Tillerson,Jim Mattis to visit Pakistan this month with tough message

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will dispatch his top diplomatic and military advisors to Pakistan in the coming weeks, turning up the heat on nuclear-armed ally Pakistan. Weeks after Trump angrily accused Islamabad of providing safe haven to “agents of chaos,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson …

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No plan to sign global anti-nuclear treaty:US

WASHINGTON: The United States said Friday it has no intention of signing a nuclear weapons ban treaty backed by this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, while stressing its commitment to “creating the conditions for nuclear disarmament.” “Today’s announcement does not change the US position on …

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