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Congress sends mixed signal to Pakistan

cendorsing another that links aid to the reopening of Nato supply routes. The amendment to “cut off every cent” to Pakistan “because it’s being used for evil purposes” came from Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a California Republican who also seeks to make Balochistan an independent state. Congressman Gerry Connolly, a Virginia Republican, made a huge impact […]

Coalition Support Fund: US Congress links Pakistan payments to NATO routes

WASHINGTON:  Though the deed, as it were, has all but been done, the US has shown Islamabad what the repercussions could have been.  US lawmakers vented their frustration on Friday with the closure of Nato supply routes by Pakistan as they debated an annual defence policy bill that seeks 2.5 billion in military spending for […]

Coalition Support Fund: US Congress links Pakistan payments to NATO routes

WASHINGTON:  Though the deed, as it were, has all but been done, the US has shown Islamabad what the repercussions could have been.  US lawmakers vented their frustration on Friday with the closure of Nato supply routes by Pakistan as they debated an annual defence policy bill that seeks 2.5 billion in military spending for […]

Pak 'terrorism accountability' bill introduced in US Congress

A far-reaching legislation has been introduced in the US Congress that would deduct USD 50 million from the aid to Islamabad for every American killed by terrorists operating from the safe havens in … Islamabad News Sources -2

Motion submitted against US Congress resolution on Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: A motion was submitted on Monday in the Punjab Assembly Secretariat against the resolution on Balochistan in the United Stated Congress, DawnNews reported. The motion was submitted by the Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid’s (PML-Q) Chaudhry Zaheer uddin and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz’s (PML-N) Zamrad Yaseen. The motion states that the resolution on […]

Motion submitted against US Congress resolution on Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: A motion was submitted on Monday in the Punjab Assembly Secretariat against the resolution on Balochistan in the United Stated Congress, DawnNews reported. The motion was submitted by the Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid’s (PML-Q) Chaudhry Zaheer uddin and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz’s (PML-N) Zamrad Yaseen. The motion states that the resolution on […]

Balochistan resolution in US Congress raises hell in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Another kind of US “drone attack” on Pakistan s sovereignty through moving a resolution in the House of Representatives on Balochistan by l Islamabad News Sources

Pakistan passes resolution against US congress debate on Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly unanimously passed a resolution presented by Opposition Leader in National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday aga Islamabad News Sources

Defence budget: US Congress clears Pakistan aid freeze bill

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: The US Senate on Thursday passed the National Defense Authorisation Act for the fiscal year 2012 with 86 senators voting for, and 13 against the bill, agreeing to freeze close to 0 million in aid to Pakistan. Prior to the passage of the bill, the Senators debated the language and clauses pertaining to military detention […]

US Congress moves closer to freezing Pakistan aid

  WASHINGTON: The US Congress moved Wednesday towards final passage of legislation that freezes some aid to Pakistan, slaps harsh new sanctions on Iran, and embraces indefinite detention of suspected terrorists. The Republican-led House of Representatives was to approve the 2 billion Defense Authorisation bill, which also sets high hurdles for closing the prison at Guantanamo […]

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