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  • John Kerry lauds Pakistan's counter-terrorism policy

    ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State John Kerry telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday evening and appreciated Pakistan government’s counter-terrorism policy, lauded its strong resolve to defeat the menace...

    Secretary Kerry also commended the state of relations between America and Pakistan, saying both countries had made remarkable progress in cooperation in all fields...

  • US to expand multidimensional ties with Pakistan, John Kerry assures Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State John Kerry assured Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz that United States is ready to improve and expand its multidimensional partnership with Pakistan...

    Editorial: Slipping Pak-US tiesUS Secretary Kerry appreciated Pakistan's determined efforts to eliminate terrorist groups in Pakistan's tribal belt with considerable success...

  • Pakistan foreign secretary meets acting administrator USAID

    WASHINGTON DC: Foreign Secretary Pakistan Aizaz Chaudhry in a meeting with Acting Administrator of US Agency for International Development (USAID) Alfonso Lenhardt on Thursday expressed appreciation for United States' support in mega hydro-electric projects for energy generation...

    Lenhardt renewed the United States' commitment to help Pakistan complete the current Diamer-Bhasha, Dasu, and Gomal Zam projects...

  • USAID to help Pakistan in public health projects

    ISLAMABAD: The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed three project commitment letters with the federal ministry of national health services and Sindh health department, committing budgetary support for health projects in the country...

    USAID mission director John Groarke, National Health Services secretary Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, health services academy executive director Dr Assad Hafeez and Sindh health secretary...

  • John Nash’s unique approach produced quantum leaps in economics and maths

    THE American mathematician John Nash, who was killed on Saturday night in a car crash, was in Oslo five days ago to receive the Abel prize from the king of Norway...

    Louis Nirenberg once said: “About 20 years ago somebody asked me, “Are there any mathematicians you would consider as geniuses?” I said, “I can think of one, and that’s John Nash … He had a remarkable mind...

  • John Kerry breaks leg in cycling accident in Alps, returns home

    GENEVA: United States Secretary of State John Kerry broke his right leg in an accident while cycling in the Alps near Scionzier, France, on Sunday and is returning to the US, his spokesman said...

    He was flown by medical helicopter from the scene of the accident to Geneva's main public hospital, spokesman John Kirby said...

  • Why did Hollywood stop making John Grisham movies?

    WASHINGTON: John Grisham may be the master of the legal thriller, but he also has solid comic timing — as evidenced during a Q&A on Wednesday at Politics and Prose, where he stopped by on his first book tour in more than two decades...

    “And they’re all for sale!”A trip to IMDB shows the last Grisham book made into a movie was Runaway Jury in 2003, which starred John Cusack and Dustin Hoffman...

  • US air strike targets 'Jihadi John' in Syria

    WASHINGTON: The US military conducted an air strike in Syria on Thursday targeting "Jihadi John", the masked, British-accented self-styled Islamic State (IS) militant seen in videos executing hostages, the Pentagon said...

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday it was not yet clear whether the IS group's militant known as “Jihadi John” had been killed in a US air strike in Syria...

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