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Report: Pakistan secretly endorsed U.S. drone program

Report: Pakistan secretly endorsed U.S. drone program

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Pakistani officials publicly demand an end to U.S. drone strikes but have secretly endorsed them for years, a Washington Post report says, citing CIA documents.
Pakistan's prime minister visits President Obama in White House

Pakistan's prime minister visits President Obama in White House

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Wednesday with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hours after urging an end to U.S. drone strikes.

Obama schedule for Wednesday, Oct. 23

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- President Obama meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the White House Wednesday to discuss issues of mutual concern, the daily schedule indicated.
Reports: Drone strikes kill more civilians than U.S. admits

Reports: Drone strikes kill more civilians than U.S. admits

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen killed more civilians than the United States wants to admit, two human rights groups said.
Obama-Sharif meeting described as important

Obama-Sharif meeting described as important

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama comes when bilateral relations are strengthening, the White House said.

Pakistan's Sharif arrives in D.C. for talks

WAS, D.C., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Pakistani Prime MInister Nawaz Sharif landed in Washington Sunday for a four-day visit and talks with U.S. officials.

Pakistani officials optimistic about Iranian pipeline plans

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Pakistan is optimistic about the prospects of getting its end of a natural gas pipeline from Iran completed, an official said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
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Head of Pakistani Taliban says he is open to talks with government

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The chief of the Pakistani Taliban said he is open to talks with government officials but claims he has not yet been approached.
Former Pakistan President Musharraf granted bail

Former Pakistan President Musharraf granted bail

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Pakistan's Supreme Court granted bail to the beleagured ex-military dictator and civilian President Pervez Musharraf over the death of a Baloch rebel in 2006.

Pakistan upbeat over Iranian gas pipeline

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A planned natural gas pipeline from Iran might not break sanctions rules imposed on Iran's energy sector by the United States, a Pakistani authority said.

Militants stage twin attacks in Kashmir, at least 10 dead

SRINAGAR, India, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Militants staged two attacks in India's Jammu and Kashmir state across from Pakistan early Thursday, killing at least 10 people, authorities said.

Iran launches natural gas charm offensive

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Iranian and Pakistani heads of state discussed natural gas issues on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meeting, Iran's Oil Ministry said.

Gazprom mulls role in Iran-Pakistan pipeline

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A Pakistani energy official said Russia's state-owned energy company Gazprom could eventually play a role in a long-planned natural gas pipeline from Iran.

Pakistanis protest Peshawar church bombings that killed 81

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Demonstrators turned out in force across Pakistan Monday to protest church bombings in Peshawar that killed 81 people.

Two suicide bombers kill 78 at Pakistani church

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The death toll climbed to 78 in twin explosions at a Pakistani church Sunday that also injured 120 people, officials in Peshawar said.

Roadside bomb kills senior Pakistani general, two others

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A top Pakistani army general and two other military men died in a roadside bomb explosion in the violence-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the military said.

Pakistan hoping that U.S. govt. figures on shale gas reserves accurate

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Pakistan continues to suffer from severe and ongoing energy shortages. Pakistan's ramshackle and investment starved private power companies currently have roughly 50 percent less electricity generation capability than actual demand, leaving Pakistan's National Grid facing more than a 5,000-megawatt shortfall in power generation, leading to blackouts (referred to in the Pakistani press as "load shedding") in both urban and rural areas of the country, which can produce blackouts in some areas of up to 20 hours per day.

Eight people dead in targeted killings in Karachi, Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- At least eight people died Wednesday in Karachi, Pakistan, prompting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to call a meeting to discuss increased violence in the city.

Karzai extends trip by another day for talks on peace process

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai extended his Pakistan visit by an extra day to Tuesday as he seeks Islamabad's help in Kabul's peace talks with the Taliban.

Karzai travels to Pakistan for talks on peace process

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai traveled to Pakistan Monday to enlist its support for peace talks between his government and the Taliban, officials said.

Pakistan's former ISI chief Hamid Gul accused of terrorist links

CHENNAI, India, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Charges that former Pakistani ISI chief Hamid Gul had terrorist links have appeared in the Indian press.

In bid to defuse Kashmiri tension, Pakistan to free Indian prisoners

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Amid rising tensions along the Line of Control in Kashmir, Pakistan is shortly to free 367 Indian prisoners. The gesture is intended to send a positive message to India.

Pakistani government prepares to hang Lashkar-e-Jhangvi terrorists

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The government of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is preparing to hang a trio of convicted Lashkar-e-Jhangvi terrorists.

Pakistani soldiers injured as border controversy with India heats up

NEW DELHI, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Two Pakistani soldiers were wounded Wednesday in northern Kashmir in renewed clashes along a disputed border between Pakistan and India, officials said.
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