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Clinton steps up pressure on Pakistan over militants

PAKISTANI-US relations have dramatically deteriorated this year over the May 2 American raid that killed Osama bin Laden near Islamabad and accusations over a...

Emergency law to be relaxed in Kashmir

TOUGH emergency laws in place for more than 20 years in Kashmir are to be withdrawn in some areas as violence wanes, the chief...

US demands Pakistan action ‘in days and weeks’

THE US called on Pakistan today to take action within “days and weeks” on dismantling Afghan militant havens and encouraging the Taliban into peace...

Clinton talks tough on militants ahead of Pakistan trip

US SECRETARY of State Hillary Clinton delivered a tough warning to Pakistan on the eve of a visit to Afghanistan today, saying it was...

Eastern Eye’s Special Diwali Edition

READ OUR SPECIAL DIWALI EDITION...DON`T MISS IT TONY BLAIR, ANOUSKHA SHANKAR, ALLAN LEIGHTON are just some of people we have interviewed....see the story about...

Indian PM pullout ‘nothing to do with uranium’

AUSTRALIA said today Indian prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh’s decision to pull out of a meeting of Commonwealth leaders next week has nothing to...

India, Brazil, SAfrica end summit, pledge to boost trade

BRAZIL, India and South Africa yesterday agreed to push for UN reform, but their summit talks in Pretoria focused more on trade and worry...

India’s growth will be weaker than expected, says Pranab

INDIA’S economic growth will be slower than government projections, highlighting how high inflation, rising interest rates and global financial turbulence threaten the country’s momentum,...

Focus on Afghanistan, not Pakistan, army chief tells US

PAKISTAN’S army chief told parliament’s defence committee the US should focus on stabilising Afghanistan instead of pushing Pakistan to attack militant groups in a...

Sri Lankan envoy queries agenda of war crimes brief

SRI LANKA’S envoy to Australia has said that a dossier alleging war crimes during the dying days of his country`s civil war only served...