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US-Pakistan

US-PAKISTAN NEWS

Pakistan has much to gain from Afghan peace: US

August 03, 2021 2:05 pm

Last week, Pakistan's national security advisor, Moeed Yusuf, met his American counterpart Jake Sullivan but had no meetings at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department.

40 militant groups were operating in Pakistan: Imran Khan

July 24, 2019 9:14 am

Khan who was addressing a Capitol Hill reception hosted by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Chairperson of the Congressional Pakistan Caucus, explained to the lawmakers that part of the reason for this was that Pakistani governments were not in control.

US imposes sanction on Pakistan; may deny visas to Pakistanis

April 27, 2019 11:32 am

Pakistan is the latest to join the list of 10 nations that have been imposed with sanctions under a US law according to which countries refusing to take back deportees and visa over-stayers will be denied American visas.

Pakistan shrugs off impending US aid cuts, wary of harsher measures

January 04, 2018 10:21 pm

Washington plans to imminently slash 'security assistance' to Pakistan, US congressional aides told Reuters on Wednesday, although the type, scale and length of the cuts was unclear.

US Vice-President Mike Pence thanks Pakistan for safe recovery of US-Canadian hostages

October 19, 2017 1:42 am

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi received a telephone call from Vice President Pence this evening, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad.

US lawmaker concerned over human rights violations in Pakistan

October 14, 2017 11:49 am

"Human rights abuses of this type cannot go unanswered. Activists disappear under suspicious circumstances. It is our obligation to speak out and demand accountability," said Congressman Brad Sherman.

White House hoping for uptick in US-Pakistan ties after rescue of US-Canadian family

October 13, 2017 6:58 am

The couple was kidnapped in 2012, in Afghanistan, while on a backpacking trip. Their three children were born while the pair was in captivity.

US blocks $350 million coalition support fund to Pakistan for insufficient action against Haqqani network

July 21, 2017 9:53 pm

The decision, which was based on US Defence Secretary James Mattis' report that says Islamabad has failed to take 'sufficient actions' against the terrorist group Haqqani network, comes prior to the US review of its policy on South Asian countries Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Pakistan-US cooperation critical for regional peace, says Pak foreign office spokesman Nafees Zakaria

June 22, 2017 7:04 pm

Ignoring a question on media reports that the Trump administration might toughen its policy towards Islamabad, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria highlighted the importance of Pakistan's ties with the US, saying the relationship encompasses cooperation in various fields.

Pakistan: All indicators confirm US killed Taliban leader Mullah Mansour

May 26, 2016 3:53 pm

The foreign affairs adviser to Pakistan's prime minister said that Pakistan has conveyed their serious concerns to the United States over the issue of the drone strike.

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