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US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is in Afghanistan to take stock of progress in the war and discuss plans for the troop drawdown, even as violence spikes in the south. Panetta acknowledges the increase in attacks ...

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Venus Makes Last in a Lifetime Move Across Face of Sun

Venus Makes Last in a Lifetime Move Across Face of Sun

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 10:31

The planet Venus made a slow transit across the face of the sun on Tuesday, the last such passing that will be visible from Earth for 105 years. Venus is currently passing through the solar line and theĀ  process will remain visible in Pakistan till 0950 am today ...

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Attack on US Base 15 Killed in Afghanistan

Attack on US Base 15 Killed in Afghanistan

Saturday, June 2, 2012 10:52

A suicide truck bomber attacked a US-run base on Friday, sparking clashes that killed up to 15 people in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border, officials said. NATO's US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said none ...

Coordination with Pakistan Improving (US)

Coordination with Pakistan Improving (US)

Friday, June 1, 2012 11:14

The United States said Thursday that Pakistan has let back in two officers to work with its military after a six-month gap, in what it called a small sign of cooperation after soaring tensions. The Pentagon said that two ...

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Indonesia Finds Crashed Sukhois Second Black Box

Indonesia Finds Crashed Sukhois Second Black Box

Thursday, May 31, 2012 10:27

Indonesian searchers have found the second "black box" of a new Russian passenger jet three weeks after it crashed into a mountain, killing all 45 aboard, an official said Thursday. "We found ...

Suspending all Pakistan Aid (US Senator)

Suspending all Pakistan Aid (US Senator)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:43

A conservative senator called Tuesday for the United States to suspend all aid to Pakistan and grant citizenship to a doctor who was jailed for helping hunt down Osama bin Laden. American lawmakers have already sought ...

UK Court May Extradite WikiLeaks Boss Assange to Sweden

UK Court May Extradite WikiLeaks Boss Assange to Sweden

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:29

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange finds out on Wednesday if he can be extradited from Britain to Sweden over alleged sex crimes as the Supreme Court passes judgment after a marathon legal battle. The internet whistleblower, who enraged Washington ...

Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Toronto

Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Toronto

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:41

An Air Canada Boeing 777 that was headed to Tokyo from Toronto was forced to turn around shortly after takeoff and make an emergency landing Monday in the Canadian city, an official said. "We are aware of the ...

Martin Dempsey Says Supports Pakistan Aid Cut Decision (US)

Martin Dempsey Says Supports Pakistan Aid Cut Decision (US)

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:20

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Army General Martin Dempsey said the bill to curtail the aid to Pakistan is a right decision, Media reports Tuesday. Talking to a US-based news ...

Hillary Clinton Says Treatment of Dr Afridi Unjust Unwarranted

Hillary Clinton Says Treatment of Dr Afridi Unjust Unwarranted

Friday, May 25, 2012 10:41

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday denounced as "unjust and unwarranted" the treatment of a Pakistani doctor who was jailed for 33 years for helping in the hunt for Osama bin Laden. A tribal ...