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  • gilani denies his government approved us drone strikes

    Gilani denies his government approved US drone strikes

    World | Oct 24, 2013, 09:30 PM IST

    Lahore: Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani today denied a report that his government had approved US drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas.  “In fact, I had registered the government's protest with President Barack Obama over

  • pakistan secretly endorsed us drone strikes report

    Pakistan secretly endorsed US drone strikes: Report

    World | Oct 24, 2013, 01:50 PM IST

    Washington: The Washington Post published a report Wednesday describing a top-secret Central Intelligence Agency file which claimed that Pakistan for years secretly approved of US drone attacks on its territory despite public denunciations. The purported

  • pakistani provincial assembly says no to us drones

    Pakistani provincial assembly says no to US drones

    World | Aug 24, 2013, 09:44 AM IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Punjab provincial assembly adopted a resolution Friday condemning the US drone strikes in the country's tribal regions.Law Minister Rana Sanaullah of the Punjab province moved the resolution which was also supported by opposition

  • pakistan protests us drone strikes after 18 killed

    Pakistan protests US drone strikes after 18 killed

    World | Jul 03, 2013, 05:20 PM IST

    Islamabad, July 3: Pakistan demanded an immediate end to the US drone strikes Wednesday while lodging its protest against the Tuesday strikes in the mountanious region of North Waziristan agency that killed 18 people, Geo

  • sharif condemns us drone strikes

    Sharif condemns US drone strikes

    World | Jun 10, 2013, 11:37 PM IST

    Islamabad, June 10: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his speech to the first cabinet meeting Monday condemned the US drone attacks as violation of national sovereignty.Sharif has been critical of the drone attacks in

  • sharif asks u.s. to end drone strikes

    Sharif asks U.S. to end drone strikes

    World | Jun 05, 2013, 04:38 PM IST

    Islamabad, June 5: Pakistan's newly-elected prime minister is calling for an end to American drone strikes in tribal areas.Nawaz Sharif's call came in his first speech in parliament, minutes after lawmakers elected him the country's

  • nawaz sharif expresses concern over us drone strikes

    Nawaz Sharif expresses concern over US drone strikes

    World | Jun 01, 2013, 09:08 AM IST

    Islamabad, June 1: Nawaz Sharif, who is set to become prime minister of Pakistan, Friday expressed strong reservations over US drone attacks inside Pakistani territory.The drone strikes were not only violation of Pakistan's sovereignty but

  • obama defends us drone strikes as legal and effective

    Obama defends US drone strikes as 'legal and effective'

    World | May 24, 2013, 01:42 PM IST

    Washington, May 24: US President Barack Obama today strongly defended the controversial drone strikes as “legal, effective” and necessary in a “just war” of self-defence as he announced a new counter-terrorism doctrine that include setting

  • peshawar high court declares us drone strikes as illegal

    Peshawar High Court declares US drone strikes as illegal

    World | May 09, 2013, 06:22 PM IST

    Islamabad, May 9:  US drone strikes on Al-Qaeda and Taliban elements in Pakistan's lawless tribal belt are illegal, a top court declared today and directed the Foreign Ministry to move a resolution in the UN

  • top haqqani commander killed in us drone strikes in pakistan

    Top Haqqani commander killed in US drone strikes in Pakistan

    World | Aug 25, 2012, 04:24 PM IST

    Washington/Islamabad, Aug 25: Badruddin Haqqani, the key operational commander of the al-Qaeda linked Haqqani network, and top Pakistani Taliban commander Mullah Dadullah are believed to have been killed in US drone and air strikes in

  • pakistan parliament demands end to us drone strikes

    Pakistan Parliament Demands End To US Drone Strikes

    World | Mar 21, 2012, 12:09 PM IST

    Islamabad, Mar 21: A Pakistani parliamentary commission demanded on Tuesday an end to American drone attacks inside the country and an apology for deadly US airstrikes in November as part of a review of its

  • barack obama confirms us drone strikes in pakistan

    Barack Obama Confirms US Drone Strikes In Pakistan

    World | Jan 31, 2012, 12:00 PM IST

    Washington, Jan 31: President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed that US drone aircraft have struck Taliban and al-Qaida targets within Pakistan -- operations that until now had not been officially acknowledged.When asked about the use