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  1. US raises objections to Iranian 'peace pipeline'

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Condoleezza Rice to reiterate opposition during trip to New Delhi and Islamabad The future of a proposed Iranian gas pipeline to India via Pakistan appears ... Washington's objections on her first visit to the region since assuming her current post. She was scheduled to travel to New Delhi and Islamabad. Dr Rice will hold talks tomorrow with Indian Prime ...

  2. New foreign minister stirs war of words over Kashmir

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... diplomat who has made Islamabad edgy by suggesting the framework of the India-Pakistan dialogue, especially involving rival claims to Kashmir, be recast. Mr Singh advised Pakistan to follow ... but keep it aside for faster progress on other issues,' he said. He also raised Islamabad's hackles by insisting future negotiations be based on a 1971 agreement under which Pakistan, ...

  3. After years of feuding, leaders of regional rivals meet at summit

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in Islamabad Brief dialogue is seen as step towards achieving peace on the subcontinent After days of speculation, the prime ministers of feuding neighbours India and Pakistan held their first meeting in more than two years on the sidelines of a regional summit of South Asian nations that opened in Islamabad yesterday. Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee ...

  4. Rights award for Pakistani lawyer

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... that he was prepared to take to the streets again. The deposed judges were planning to stage a 'long march' in buses to Islamabad or conventions in Lahore, Punjab and Islamabad, he said. ...

  5. Militants and merchandise make entente less cordial

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asad Riaz in Islamabad Pakistan fears the effect of China's burgeoning economy For more than 50 years, cordial relations with neighbouring China has been a cornerstone of Pakistani ... by authorities,' says Islamabad-based economic analyst Asif Quereshi. 'Efforts should be made to boost trade, definitely. But not at the expense of an already struggling populace.' Last year, ...

  6. New Pakistan-US ties cause unease

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asad Riaz in Islamabad Mixed feelings over 'major non-Nato ally' designation The surprise announcement by American officials last week to designate Pakistan as a major non-Nato ... and the world has not been on such full display since the early days of the cold war when Pakistani leadership allied itself with America,' Islamabad-based defence analyst Mohammad Bokhari said. ...

  7. US to usher in era of hi-tech co-operation with India

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... is still opposed to missile defence co-operation with India since it could further destabilise South Asia by forcing Pakistan to expand its nuclear and missile capabilities. Islamabad already ... and Israel had begun secretly co-operating in the nuclear field, a charge vehemently denied by New Delhi. Islamabad's ultimate nightmare is a pre-emptive strike on its nuclear capabilities, ...

  8. Blasphemy laws invite abuse but clerics resist amendment

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Kashif Khan

    ... Kashif Khan in Islamabad When Ashiq Nabi was murdered by his own villagers late last month, he became just another addition to the list of Pakistanis killed in the name of religion. ... among the crowd pulled out a gun and shot him dead. The horrific incident in Spin Khak, a little town in Northwest Frontier Province 120km south of Islamabad, shows how Pakistan's ...

  9. Pakistan seen as a rogue state in all but name

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Institute, name Pakistan as the 'most dangerous rogue country in the world'. Others, former United States ambassador to Islamabad William Milam among them, consider such views ... Hussain of Quaid-i-Azam University and the president of the Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Perveiz Iqbal Cheema, also disputed Pakistan's characterisation as 'dangerous'. ...

  10. Rivals back 'pipeline of peace' to bring gas from Iran

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Kashif Khan

    ... Kashif Khan in Islamabad As India and Pakistan prepare for their first serious meeting in a bid to kick-start a stalled US$4 billion gas pipeline from Iran, fears are rising that the project may again be derailed by growing opposition from the United States. Indian Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar is due to visit Islamabad next weekend for talks with his Pakistani ...




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