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Karzai criticises timing of Hakimullah''s killing

in International - Mon November 04, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has criticised the "unsuitable" timing of the US killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud and e

US drone strike in North Waziristan leaves three dead

in National - Thu October 31, 2013

MIRAMSHAH: Three suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in Miramshah bazaar in the North Waziristan tribal region late Wednesday night.

US denies Obama knew of Merkel spying

in International - Mon October 28, 2013

WASHINGTON: The imbroglio over the tapping of Angela Merkel\'s phone deepened Sunday, after a US denial that President Barack Obama was personally informed for

Obama aware of Merkel spying since 2010

in International - Mon October 28, 2013

BERLIN: US President Barack Obama was personally informed of phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002, Germ

Aafia case not open to discussion: US

in National - Fri October 25, 2013

WASHINGTON: There will be no change in US drone policies, senior American officials said on Thursday while acknowledging that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had r

Pakistan"s drones consent: FO says no details, all know go

in National - Fri October 25, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Responding to a question regarding a Washington Post report that the Pakistani government had been on board with regard to drone attacks, at least d

Nawaz says he urged Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan

in National - Thu October 24, 2013

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday he urged US President Barack Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan, touching on a thorny subject in rel

Merkel grills Obama on reports US spied on her phone

in International - Thu October 24, 2013

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded answers from President Barack Obama on Wednesday after learning US spies may have monitored her phone, warning

US refutes reports, insists drone strikes are legitimate

in International - Wed October 23, 2013

WASHINGTON: The United States on Tuesday denied its drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan and elsewhere infringed international law and said it did all it could

Saudi Arabia warns of shift away from US

in International - Wed October 23, 2013

WASHINGTON: Upset at President Barack Obama\'s policies on Iran and Syria, members of Saudi Arabia\'s ruling family are threatening a rift with the United Stat

US drone strikes may tantamount to war crimes: Amnesty

in National - Tue October 22, 2013

Killing of Pakistanis in US-led drone strikes may amount to war crimes or extrajudicial executions, according to a report to be released by the London based ri

Afghan peace on the table as Nawaz heads to US

in National - Sat October 19, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed Saturday for talks in the United States, with the Afghan peace process and the prickly issue of Washington\'s d

Afghan peace on the table as Nawaz heads to US

in International - Sat October 19, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed Saturday for talks in the United States, with the Afghan peace process and the prickly issue of Washington\'s d

US special envoy arrives in Islamabad

in National - Mon October 14, 2013

ISLAMABAD: US special envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins arrived in Islamabad Monday to finalise the agenda of a meeting scheduled to take place

Obama meets Malala Yousufzai

in National - Sat October 12, 2013

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama met Friday with 16-year-old Malala Yousufzai, an advocate for girls\' education and the target of a Taliban assassination at

Secret US court approves further phone tracking

in International - Sat October 12, 2013

WASHINGTON: The secret federal court overseeing US wiretapping programs has extended the government\'s authority to collect US telephone records, the office of

US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

in International - Wed October 09, 2013

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: US officials said Wednesday that the Obama administration is poised to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assi

US still expects to sign pact with Afghanistan

in International - Tue October 08, 2013

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is optimistic that a US-Afghan agreement over the future role of American troops in the country can be finalised in the ne

Syria arms inspectors face unprecedented danger: UN

in International - Tue October 08, 2013

NEW YORK: The United Nations warned Monday that inspectors face a year-long mission of unprecedented danger in trying to destroy Syria\'s chemical weapons arse

Arms experts report progress in Syria, on-site inspections

in National - Fri October 04, 2013

DAMASCUS: International experts preparing to destroy Syria\'s chemical weapons arsenal said they had made "encouraging" progress Thursday and expect to carry o

Gunfire forces brief lockdown at US Capitol in Washington

in International - Fri October 04, 2013

WASHINGTON: A dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington from near the White House to the US Capitol ended in gunfire on Thursday when law enforcemen

Shutdown chokes Washington, political standoff deepens

in International - Wed October 02, 2013

WASHINGTON: The first US government shutdown in nearly two decades put a choke hold on Washington Tuesday, as the White House and Republicans dug in for an ext

Singh rules out resigning after clash with Gandhi family

in International - Wed October 02, 2013

NEW DELHI: India\'s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ruled out resigning ahead of a meeting with a ruling party leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, following their

Iran parliament endorses President Rouhani\'s diplomatic o

in International - Wed October 02, 2013

DUBAI: Iran\'s parliament, dominated by conservatives, strongly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani\'s diplomatic bid to break down mistrust at the United Nation

Kerry sees potential for quick Iran nuclear deal

in International - Mon September 30, 2013

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said a deal on Iran\'s nuclear weapons program could be reached relatively quickly, and it would have the potentia