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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Pakistan leader Nawaz Sharif to attend inauguration of India PM Narendra Modi

    Posted May 24th 2014, 04:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Sharif's move seen as step towards improving troubled relations with neighbouring India Pakistani PM to attend Modi's inauguration Pakistani ... The Pakistani prime minister's attendance will be a first in the history of the South Asian neighbours, which have fought three wars since independence in 1947 and remain bitterly divided over ...

  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US seeks resumed security assistance to Pakistan

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 10:43am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... have also improved since they plunged to one of their lowest points in 2011 after US commandos killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a raid in Pakistan and a US airstrike left 24 Pakistani ... was notified to Congress following a rigorous planning process over multiple months, to ensure it was in line with both US and Pakistani interests, and would deliver important results for both ...

  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Obama silent on call by Pakistan to stop drones

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 12:21pm by AFP

    ... But on a discordant note, Sharif urged an end to the US campaign of drone strikes against extremists. The attacks have infuriated many Pakistanis, who see them as violations of the country's sovereignty. ... Pakistani diplomatic memos showed that the US Central Intelligence Agency had drafted documents to share information on drone attacks with Pakistan. At least 65 drone strikes were marked ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China, Pakistan ink eight deals to boost trade, create 'economic corridor'

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... for the "economic corridor" was among eight pacts signed after a meeting in Beijing between Premier Li Keqiang and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The 2,000 kilometre transport link was described as a "long-term plan" to connect Kashgar in northwestern China to the Pakistani port of Gwadar, likely by road initially and possibly by rail later. Pakistan hopes to attract ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing can 'help bring stability' in Middle East

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... back-to-back visits from the Pakistani prime minister and Indian defence minister. China discussed building trade links with Pakistan, and agreed to boost military exchanges with India. In May, Beijing ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Strategic alliance pivotal to ties, Xi Jinping tells Pakistan's Sharif

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... for Beijing, President Xi Jinping told Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday, adding that an economic corridor linking the two nations should be properly established. Sharif, who arrived ... Pakistani territory. The two nations should facilitate each other with their advantages, while aiming to integrate their interests to seek common development President Xi Jinping For his part, Xi ...

  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Pakistan’s Sharif to call for end to drone strikes in meeting with Obama

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 11:23am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Prime Minister wants to build post-war relationship with US 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. In a nod to the fading of tensions since the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden, President Barack ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Afghanistan and Pakistan target peace deal with Taliban in six months

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Prime Minister David Cameron, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari also urged the Islamists to join the reconciliation process in Afghanistan. ... because of fears that it would lead to the Kabul government being frozen out of talks between the United States and the Taliban. The joint statement also said that the Afghan and Pakistani leaders ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Clinton appeals to Muslim leaders to stand together to oppose extremism

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that there is no justification for violence. Clinton also met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and thanked him for Pakistan's handling of several days of violent anti-US protests which swept the country last week. "One or two insane persons should not be allowed to endanger world peace in the garb of freedom of expression," Zardari said at the meeting, according to a Pakistani embassy ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Ahmadinejad slams US election as 'battleground for capitalists'

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Bali

    ... undergo positive political reform. But he said more work needed to be done elsewhere. "Unfortunately, we also saw how a 15-year-old Pakistani girl was shot as she promoted women's rights ...



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