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U.S. presses Pakistan for action on Haqqani network

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pressed Pakistan to take action against Haqqani militants the United States blames for an attack on the US embassy in Kabul, officials said. Clinton met in New York with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar for 3.5 hours of “very substantial” and “very candid”…

U.S. complains of Pakistan curbs on diplomat travel

WASHINGTON — The United States said Monday it is making progress toward encouraging Pakistan to lift curbs it said the authorities there had imposed on US diplomats traveling in the country. “There was an incident last week, I believe, where diplomats were prevented from traveling between Islamabad and Peshawar,” State…

Pakistan demands US apology for deadly drone strike

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – Pakistan has strongly condemned a drone strike against a Taliban bastion in the northwest tribal region that killed 35 people and demanded an apology and explanation from United States. Civilians and police were among those killed Thursday when US missiles ploughed into a militant training compound in…

Whoops: US Embassy in Pakistan had wrong date on statement about CIA contractor

Update (at bottom): State Dept. insists dateline was a typo A statement by the U.S. embassy in Islamabad, regarding the acquittal of CIA contractor Raymond Davis in the murders of two Pakistani men, had a little something wrong with it this morning: instead of reading “March 16,” it read “March…

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