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Amjad Ali

India, Pakistan to expel diplomats amid Kashmir tension

27 Oct 2016

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD India and Pakistan on Thursday announced they would each expel one of the other's diplomats amid growing tension between the nuclear-armed arch-foes over the disputed region of Kashmir.

Pakistan says it will expel Indian diplomat

27 Oct 2016

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's foreign ministry said late on Thursday it has declared an Indian diplomat persona non grata and given him 48 hours to leave the country.

Pakistan lifts travel ban for journalist but warns media

14 Oct 2016

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Friday lifted a travel ban on a prominent journalist over an article he wrote about an alleged rift between the country's government and powerful military, but sternly warned media against publishing reports against the national interest.

Afghan Taliban free six crew of Pakistani helicopter captured after crash

13 Aug 2016

ISLAMABAD Five Pakistanis and a Russian who were captured by the Afghan Taliban after their government helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan have been released and returned to Pakistan, the foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Four-country talks on Taliban to begin in Pakistan

10 Jan 2016

ISLAMABAD Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will begin talks on Monday aimed at reviving the Afghan peace process and eventually ending 14 years of bloodshed fighting Taliban insurgents.

Four-country talks on Taliban to begin in Pakistan

10 Jan 2016

ISLAMABAD Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will begin talks on Monday aimed at reviving the Afghan peace process and eventually ending 14 years of bloodshed fighting Taliban insurgents.

Four-country talks on Taliban to begin in Pakistan

10 Jan 2016

ISLAMABAD Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States are set to begin talks on Monday aimed at reviving the Afghan peace process and eventually ending 14 years of bloodshed fighting Taliban insurgents.

Pakistan contradicts Afghanistan on venue of next talks on Taliban

30 Dec 2015

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani official said on Wednesday that talks on how to restart a tentative peace dialogue with Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents would be held in Islamabad next month, contradicting an Afghan statement that they would be in Kabul. The confusion over the venue highlighted the fraught, multi-country process to coax the Taliban to the bargaining table and end more than 14 years of war since the U.S.-backed intervention to break the hard-line Islamist movement's grip in Afghanistan.

Pakistan contradicts Afghanistan on venue of next talks on Taliban

30 Dec 2015

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani official said on Wednesday that talks on how to restart a tentative peace dialogue with Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents would be held in Islamabad next month, contradicting an Afghan statement that they would be in Kabul.

Pakistan contradicts Afghanistan on venue of next talks on Taliban

30 Dec 2015

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani official said on Wednesday that talks on how to restart a tentative peace dialogue with Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents would be held in Islamabad next month, contradicting an Afghan statement that they would be in Kabul.

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