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  • US to give Pakistan chance to strike terrorist targets, says Tillerson

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has informed Congress that Pakistan is willing to target terrorists if provided information and Wash­ington plans to give Islamabad the opportunity to prove it...

    At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Monday night, American lawmakers also warned that if the United States insisted on having the option of first strike against a nuclear-armed nation, it could send a wrong...

  • Pakistan condemns drone strike in NWA

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday condemned Saturday’s drone strike that resulted in a number of casualties in Mana area of North Waziristan Agency...

    “We condemn such strikes which are a clear violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said in a statement issued here...

  • Pakistan looks for survivable second strike capability: former envoy

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan does not want to match the Indian nuclear arsenal, but will do all it can to keep its deterrence credible, says a nuclear expert...

    “We are not talking of parity, we are looking for proportionality, we are looking for survivable second strike capability,” Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva Zamir Akram said while speaking at a seminar organised by the Strategic Vision Institute (SVI) on...

  • Pakistan confirms Mullah Mansour's death in drone strike

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday confirmed, after five days, the death of Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, in a drone strike conducted in the province of Balochistan...

    The drone strike was also the first in the restive province of Balochistan, considered a red-line by the Pakistani government...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • US drone strike disrupted Afghan peace process, Pakistan tells UN

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan told the UN Security Council Tuesday that a United States drone attack that killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Balochistan had dealt a blow to the Afghan peace process, further complicating the regional situation...

    “The US drone strike on our territory was a violation of Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity and a blatant breach of the principles of the UN Charter and...

  • India’s bid for ‘second strike capability’ to put pressure on Pakistan, says SPD official

    ISLAMABAD: Indian moves towards ‘second strike capability’ would compel Pakistan to follow suit, says an official of Strategic Plans Division (SPD), which serves as the secretariat of National Command Authority...

    “Development of second strike capability … would put pressure on Pakistan to take remedial measures and develop its own version of the capability,” the official said while speaking at a round-table discussion on ‘Growing...

  • Pakistan, China yet to strike deal on FTA phase-II

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have yet to strike an agreement over the second phase of duty reduction under the free trade agreement (FTA) despite a lapse of more than two-and-a-half years...

    Pakistan and China earlier agreed to revise the treaty by end-December 2015...

  • Pakistan attains ‘second strike capability’ with test-fire of submarine-launched cruise missile

    Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired its first ever nuclear-capable submarine-launched cruise missile Babur-III, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said...

    "The successful attainment of a second strike capability by Pakistan represents a major scientific milestone; it is manifestation of the strategy of measured response to nuclear strategies and postures being adopted in Pakistan’s...

  • Pakistan condemns ‘unilateral’ US drone strike

    ISLAMABAD/KALAYA: Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a US drone strike deep inside its territory targeting an Afghan refugee camp and warned Washington that such ‘unilateral’ steps would be detrimental to cooperation between the two countries in fight against terrorism...

    This was the first US drone strike inside Pakistani territory over the past 19 months, the Foreign Office confirmed, as none of the over one dozen attacks by the...

  • Pakistan says second strike capability attained

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday carried out another successful test of the nuclear-capable Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur and claimed to have attained ‘Credible Second Strike Capability’...

    The military had at the time of Babur-III’s first test claimed the second strike capability...

  • Pakistan falter as England strike

    Pakistan’s batting demise close to the stroke of tea here on the first day of the second Test was a mixture of failures of various technicalities which may be a point of argument when analysing their innings which for most of its part lacked in control once they were faced with a disappointing start...

    And also for the fact where Lord’s had a low-bounce pitch and very much to the liking of Pakistan batsmen, the Headingley track with a...

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