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Jul 23, 2019
After meeting Imran Khan, Donald Trump claims Pakistan will 'help extricate' US from AfghanistanDonald Trump voiced optimism Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old US war in Afghanistan. Trump spoke of possibly restoring $1.3 billion in American aid that he had cut last year. Trump told reporters he would discuss Shakil Afridi’s case with Khan as well as other 'hostages'.
Jul 22, 2019
Donald Trump to push Imran Khan on 'concrete cooperation', Afghan peace, crackdown on terrorism, says senior US officialUS likely to press Pakistan for help on ending war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when Trump and Khan meets. Khan, who arrived in Washington on Saturday, is expected to try to mend fences and attract much-needed US investment. Khan’s visit follows the arrest on Wednesday of Hafiz Saeed.
Oct 04, 2018
Pakistan govt orders 18 international NGOs to shut operations and leave, says reportActionAid, which focuses on education, poverty alleviation and human rights and is headquartered in Johannesburg, said it had received an expulsion notice from Pakistan’s ministry of interior
May 24, 2018
US released 'far fewer funds' to Pakistan in 2018 and may give even less next year, says Mike PompeoThe US released "far fewer funds" to Pakistan in 2018 and it may even come down next year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo indicated on Thursday as he accused Islamabad of treating American diplomats "badly".
Apr 28, 2018
Shakil Afridi, doctor who helped CIA track down Osama bin Laden, moved to undisclosed 'safe location'Shakil Afridi, a doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, has been moved out of a prison in Peshawar to an undisclosed 'safe location.'
Dec 14, 2017
Pakistan continues to look at NGOs with suspicion, asks 12 foreign aid groups to wrap up activitiesPakistan has asked nearly a dozen foreign aid groups to wrap up their activities in the country, officials said on Thursday.
Feb 27, 2016
Secretary of State John Kerry defends sale of F-16 jets to Pak:'Critical part of fight against terrorism'A joint resolution to block the sale of eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan has been introduced in the US House of Representatives.
Mar 15, 2014
Pak reduces sentence for doctor who helped US track OsamaA defense lawyer says a Pakistani judicial official has reduced the 33-year jail sentence of a doctor accused of helping the US track down Osama bin Laden to 23 years.
Dec 18, 2013
Retrial of Pak doctor who helped US search for Osama under reviewA Pakistani court called Wednesday for the government to review an ordered retrial of a doctor who helped the U.S. search for Osama bin Laden over a separate case
Oct 23, 2013
Doctor who helped CIA track down Osama not a hero: Pakistan to USPakistan has told the US that Shakil Afridi, the doctor who allegedly worked for the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden and is currently languishing in a jail in the country for anti-state activities, was no hero and that the court will decide his fate