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PM Nawaz Sharif Chairs Cabinet Meeting Today

PM Nawaz Sharif Chairs Cabinet Meeting Today

Monday, November 4, 2013 9:01

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a special meeting of the federal cabinet today (Monday) to discuss the situation arising after the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone attack on Friday. [caption id="attachment_33214" align="alignnone" width="583"] ...

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What did My Grandmother Do Wrong

What did My Grandmother Do Wrong

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:53

Nabila Rehman was picking vegetables from her family garden last year when missiles from a US drone rained down from the sky, killing her grandmother and injuring her and seven other children. The nine-year-old Pakistani girl now has a question for the US government: “What did my grandmother ...

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(White House) Missile Strikes not Against International Laws

(White House) Missile Strikes not Against International Laws

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 11:26

Human rights groups on Tuesday accused the United States of breaking international law and perhaps committing war crimes by killing civilians in missile and drone strikes that were intended to hit militants in Pakistan and Yemen. [caption id="attachment_32964" align="alignright" width="315"]...

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Nawaz Sharif to Raise Drone Issue in UN Speech (Policy Shift)

Nawaz Sharif to Raise Drone Issue in UN Speech (Policy Shift)

Friday, September 20, 2013 9:55

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is all set to raise the issue of controversial drone attacks in the country’s tribal areas during his address in the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on September 27, the foreign office stated. [caption id="attachment_32314" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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Pentagon to Take Over Some CIA Drone Operations

Pentagon to Take Over Some CIA Drone Operations

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 9:19

President Barack Obama's administration has decided to give the Pentagon control of some drone operations against terrorism suspects overseas that are currently run by the CIA, several US government sources said on Monday. [caption id="attachment_30839" align="alignright" width="348"]...

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US Envoy Summoned Over Fresh Drone Attacks

US Envoy Summoned Over Fresh Drone Attacks

Friday, August 24, 2012 9:21

In what has become somewhat of a hollow ritual, Pakistan on Thursday once again summoned a senior US diplomat to lodge a formal protest over yet another spike in drone attacks inside the country’s tribal belt....

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Asif Zardari Tells Grossman Drone Attacks Counterproductive

Asif Zardari Tells Grossman Drone Attacks Counterproductive

Saturday, April 28, 2012 9:03

President Asif Ali Zardari has again told the US that drone attacks inside Pakistani territory are useless and counterproductive, News reported. He was talking to visiting US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc ...

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Middle Ground May be Found on Drone Campaign

Middle Ground May be Found on Drone Campaign

Monday, April 16, 2012 10:13

The new policy guidelines approved by parliament may have demanded an immediate end to the drone strikes inside the country’s tribal belt, but Pakistan and the US will push for a ‘middle ground’ on the CIA-piloted drone campaign....

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No Drone Strikes in Pakistan after 2014

No Drone Strikes in Pakistan after 2014

Friday, April 6, 2012 10:23

Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasool said on Thursday that his country would not be used as a launching pad for US drones attacks on neighbouring countries after NATO combat forces leave by the end of 2014....

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Four Militants Killed in US Drone Attack

Four Militants Killed in US Drone Attack

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 10:13

A US drone attack targetting a militant compound in Pakistan's tribal area near the Afghan border killed four militants, security officials said. Two missiles hit a compound on the outer skirts of Miranshah, in the ...

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