Pakistan Newslinks 26-27 November 2011

27 November 2011 —

Pakistan buries Nato-raid troops
BBC News Today at 11:00
Pakistan buries 24 troops killed in a ‘tragic unintended’ airstrike by Nato helicopters on the border with Afghanistan.

Pakistan to ‘completely review’ ties with US Today at 10:19
Pakistan is set to ‘completely review’ its relations with the US and its NATO allies after an alliance helicopter attack on Friday night killed at least 24 Pakistani soldiers and wounded several more.

All-out War in Pakistan: Pakistan Army warns of Retaliation in the Case of Future NATO Attacks Today at 08:20
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Pakistan asks U.S. to vacate key air base in 15 days
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 03:46

Pakistan buries troops amid fury over NATO strike
By Aftab Ahmed PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan on Sunday buried 24 troops killed in a NATO cross-border air raid that has pushed a crisis in relations with the United States toward rupture. The attack was the latest perceived provocation by the …

Third anniversary of 26-11: Strategic outlook bleak
Reuters India
India exhorted Pakistan to act “decisively” in the prosecution of the perpetrators even as homage and tributes were paid across the country. But the outlook is bleak. The fact that the Home Ministry has issued a general alert prior to the anniversary …

Pakistan blocks US supplies, orders drone base closed after NATO raid
Detroit Free Press
Pakistani security personnel stop trucks carrying supplies for NATO forces in neighboring Afghanistan at Takhtabeg check post in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber, Pakistan, on their way to Torkham border post on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. …

Pakistani FM says NATO strike negates progress
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By SEBASTIAN ABBOT AP ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s foreign minister has told US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that an alleged NATO attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers has negated progress in improving the tattered alliance between the two …

COAS Gen. Kayani orders ‘effective response’ to …
The COAS strongly condemned NATO helicopters and fighter aircraft’s unprovoked firing on two Pakistan Army border posts in Mohmand Agency resulting in loss of 24 security forces officials. He said that the NATO/ISAF’s blatant and unacceptable …

US, Pakistan tension rising
Washington Post
Pakistan claims that NATO forces fired upon and killed Pakistani soldiers. In response, the country closed a key border for coalition troops. (Nov. 26) (/CBS News) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, …

Pakistan: US Must Vacate Suspected Drone Base
By The Huffington Post News Editors
By SEBASTIAN ABBOT, The Associated Press ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani government has demanded the U.S. vacate an air base within 15 days that the CIA is suspected of using for unmanned drones.

Pakistan Demands US Vacate Drone Base… Obama Goes Golfing …
By Jim Hoft
Pakistan Demands US Vacate Drone Base… Obama Goes Golfing. Posted by Jim Hoft on Saturday, November 26, 2011, 5:22 PM. The Pakistani government has demanded the U.S. vacate an air base within 15 days that the CIA is suspected …

Robert Weller: NATO Admits Deadly Attack On Pakistan Army
By Robert Weller
News reports said NATO forces were involved in an anti-Taliban operation in the Khyber region of northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border.

NATO: Pakistan Border Attack Being Investigated
By The Huffington Post News Editors
KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO says it is investigating an incident that occurred along the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, in which its helicopters were accused of killing 25 Pakistani soldiers. Pakistani officials on Saturday accused …

US vows full probe into Pakistan NATO attack – World News – IBNLive
The Obama administration on Saturday pledged a full investigation into a NATO attack that allegedly killed 24 Pakistani troops. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in a joint statement offered their …

Pakistan demands US vacate air base – World news – South and …
The Pakistani government has demanded the United States vacate an air base within 15 days after blaming NATO air forces for the fatal attack on military …

26 November 2011
Nato raid prompts Pakistan review

BBC News Yesterday at 21:30
Pakistan orders a review of all co-operation with the US and Nato after the alliance struck an army checkpoint, killing at least 24 people.

NATO to investigate airstrike in Pakistan
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 19:13

Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths
BBC News Yesterday at 14:36
It is ‘highly likely’ Nato aircraft were behind an attack on a Pakistani border checkpoint that killed at least 24 soldiers, a Nato spokesman tells the BBC.

Pakistan closes key NATO supply route to Afghanistan after alliance’s airstrike
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 10:48

Nato ‘strike on Pakistan troops’
BBC News Yesterday at 09:01
Pakistani officials accuse Nato helicopters of firing on a military checkpoint near Pakistan’s Afghan border, killing 26 soldiers.

NATO attacks Pakistani Army checkpoint
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 07:33

Pakistan seals border in response to NATO attack Yesterday at 05:21
Pakistan has closed a key Afghan border crossing to NATO supplies after the US-led coalition’s helicopters fired on a checkpoint in northwest Pakistan, killing 25 soldiers and wounding fourteen more.

Pakistan accuses NATO of cross-border attack that kills at least 20 soldiers
Los Angeles Times
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani allegations of a NATO helicopter attack that killed at least 20 Pakistani soldiers near the Afghan border early Saturday will probably deal a serious blow to already tense relations between Washington and Islamabad at a …

Still awaiting action on 26/11: India tells Pak
The Hindu
On the third anniversary of the 26/11 attack, India on Saturday reminded Pakistan it was still awaiting “decisive” action against perpetrators of the crime, and said evidence provided by it was sufficient to prosecute those behind the “inhuman act”. …

Pakistan’s former foreign minister to join Imran Khan’s team
Pakistan’s former foreign minister will announce he is joining Imran Khan’s political team tomorrow, according to a senior party source, as the former cricketer’s campaign to become prime minister continues to gather momentum….

Pakistan, UK pledge to stamp out terrorism
Pakistan Daily Times
Malik said that Pakistan had suffered a lot in the war against terrorism and expressed the determination of the government to fight against this menace till the death of the last terrorist. He said that this was not only the war of Pakistan, …

Pakistan’s Toxic Brotherhood
India Today
Pakistan’s President Asif Zardari’s sins could fill a few volumes during a lean publishing season, but he has one compelling virtue, all the more impressive for being so rare in politics. He stands by his friends. Cynics might snipe that this is …

CIA intrigues against Pakistan
Pakistan Observer
A couple of days ago Pakistani politics was pushed into turmoil because of an article published in a British paper last month, which was written by incredible Mansoor Ijaz, a Pakistani-American businessman with political connections in Washington. …

Pakistan tested by ‘memogate’ row – Hina Rabbani Khar
BBC News
By Orla Guerin BBC News, Islamabad Pakistan’s “memogate” controversy has raised questions about the strength of the country’s civilian government, FM Hina Rabbani Khar has told the BBC. The memo asked for Washington’s help to avert a military takeover …

Pakistan’s soft image
The News International
But I am surprised by all this talk of portraying a ‘soft image’ of Pakistan that the vested interests want us to believe would serve us better. Our soft image was not served when our foreign minister, on an official visit to India, showed off her …

NATO helicopters fire on checkpoint, 25 killed – Pakistan military — RT
Helicopters believed to belong to NATO have fired on a checkpoint in northwest Pakistan, according to the country’s military. Twenty-five soldiers have been reported killed, and seven more wounded.

Mumbai Attacks: Pakistan needs ‘credible evidence’, says Rehman …
Interior Minister says Pakistan released Hafiz Saeed because Indian evidence was “vague, insufficient”.

NewsDaily: NATO helicopters “attack Pakistan post, eight killed”
NATO helicopters from Afghanistan intruded into northwest Pakistan and attacked a military check post near the border, killing eight troops and wounding four, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

Denying Pakistan – Featured Articles From The Los Angeles Times
At the latest international conference on Afghanistan, held this month in Istanbul, participants affirmed their resolve to “combat the financing, harboring, training, …

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Posted 27th November 2011 by InI in category Pakistan Newslinks

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