Archive for November, 2011
ISLAMABAD: The United States is preparing to accede to Pakistani demands that it vacate a remote air base in Pakistan used for drone flights, but the move is not expected to have a significant impact on operations against militants, U.S. government sources say.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s nuclear programme has made some extraordinary progress by developing one of the world’s smartest nuclear tactical devices, it has been learnt.
LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday called Iran a “disgrace” and warned of serious consequences after protesters stormed Britain’s embassy in Tehran.
KARACHI: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said the government would consider the country’s sovereignty first and then the Bonn Conference, Geo News reported Wednesday.
BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she regretted Pakistan’s decision to boycott next week’s international conference on Afghanistan but hoped to secure Islamabad’s cooperation in future.
LONDON: Expressing his sympathy for the families of Pakistani soldiers killed by a Nov 26 airstrike on the border with Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told British reporters here today that NATO and Pakistani officials have been working hard to improve strained relations.